Tue, 2007-03-13 13:30Kevin Grandia
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Monbiot on the Channel 4 Swindle

Here's author and UK Gaurdian columinist, George Monbiot's take on the Channel 4 “Great Global Warming Swindle” piece.
Tue, 2007-03-13 12:05Bill Miller
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Harness prairie wetlands in climate-change battle

A study has found that the prairie wetlands of North America hold vast potential for absorbing the greenhouse-gas emissions linked to global warming.

Tue, 2007-03-13 09:57Richard Littlemore
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Tim Ball, et al: Revisionist History?

Here's an interesting query that I can't resolve. A DeSmog reader, looking back on an October 4, 2006 post under my name wondered why I was nattering about Tim Ball presenting himself as a Professor of Climatology when, under the link in that particular post, he was signed as a “Retired Professor of Geography.”

The questioner is correct on the facts. The link - to an “Open Letter to the Royal Society, reported in an NHInsider blogpost dated Sept 29, 2006 - assuredly lists Ball correctly as a retired geography prof. But the letter appeared in many places at the time, most consistently with William Gray as the lead signatory. You can find copies here and here with Ball signed as a “Professor of Climatology.”
Tue, 2007-03-13 08:51Bill Miller
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Britain to propose first-ever legally binding carbon-emission cuts

UK’s environment secretary has unveiled draft legislation to slash greenhouse-gas emissions by 60 per cent by 2050. If they miss the figure, future governments could be taken to court.

Tue, 2007-03-13 08:29Ross Gelbspan
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US Government Keeps Cats In Many Bags

The federal government suppresses or manipulates information about the environment, prescription drugs and public safety, making it increasingly hard for members of the public to learn about matters that could affect their lives.


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