Sun, 2007-01-28 08:40Ross Gelbspan
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Scientists Fear New IPCC Report Sugarcoats Grim Reality

The melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are a fairly recent development that has taken scientists by surprise. They don't know how to predict its effects in their computer models. But many fear it will mean the world's coastlines are swamped much earlier than most predict.
Sat, 2007-01-27 11:18Richard Littlemore
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Straight Goods on Media Bias

Check this excellent article in the Vancouver weekly, the Georgia Straight, on media haplessness in the coverage of climate change.
Sat, 2007-01-27 10:25Ross Gelbspan
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Is Bush Serious or Coy About Climate Change?

It was just a couple of dozen words out of more than 5,000, uttered so fast that many in the audience missed them at first. But President Bush's commitment to fight global warming in his State of the Union address this week has echoed around the world and provoked debate about whether he is shifting his view of climate change.
Fri, 2007-01-26 12:14Ross Gelbspan
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UN climate change report will "shock the world"

With the first in a series of scientific reports set to be released later next week, R.K. Pachauri, the chairman of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that the findings of the report will be “far more serious and much more a matter of concern.”

Pachauri hopes that “this report will shock people, governments into taking more serious action as you really can't get a more credible piece of scientific work.”

Fri, 2007-01-26 11:51Ross Gelbspan
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Global warming tops terrorism and health in Canada

Anxiety about environmental change has climbed so quickly within Canadians' consciousness that it now overwhelms terrorism, crime and health care as society's greatest threat, says a poll that kicks off a major Globe and Mail examination of the issue.


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