The telling silence of Martin-Shulte and the Science and Public Policy Institute

Last week I wrote a piece about the people and organizations involved in the latest attack on the work of Dr. Naomi Oreseks. They were: Dr. Klaus Martin-Shulte, Christopher Monckton and Rob Ferguson, who was formerly employed by the oil-industry backed “think” tank, the Frontiers of Freedom. Ferguson now runs his own think tank called the “Science and Public Policy Institute.”

After exhausting resources on the internet, I had a few important questions left outstanding, so I sent emails to Ferguson and Martin-Shulte almost a week ago with no response as of yet.

Here are the questions I sent Ferguson…

152 Photos and Counting For Our Photo Contest

Just a quick note to say that our Greenest Photo Ever contest on Flickr has taken off and exceeded our expectations. We're less than a week in, and we've already got over 150 photos submitted.

If you haven't submitted yet, feel free to head on over to the group, and add a few photos. Also, don't forget to 'favourite' some of the ones you like best–that's how we're choosing the finalists.

That photo is a very green rendering of yours truly, courtesy of Jordan Behan.

Busting the polar bear myth

Joseph Romm has a great article today on the grim prediction that polar bears will be extinct by 2030.

The myth is that polar populations are increasing. While we wish this was true, it is anything but as Romm explains. 

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A fresh voice sounds alarm over escalating threat of global warming

The Turkish Armed Forces says global warming will likely herald regional upheaval and wars in the near future.

With approximately five billion people facing clean-water shortages by 2025, Turkey could become a target – for Israel, Syria and Iraq, in particular – because of its plentiful clean water resources.

 

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