Wed, 2006-10-18 12:24Ross Gelbspan
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How do you say "Silly Skeptic" in Chinese?

Zhang Wenjing, a leading Chinese glaciologist has said that the world’s glaciers could neutralize the effects of global warming, by absorbing heat, which would help in curbing the rapid increase in global temperatures.

Wed, 2006-10-18 09:36Kevin Grandia
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CBC on Shwarzenegger and Canada's climate change conundrum

CBC National's Sasha Perticic did a great piece last night on California's efforts to tackle climate change. In the report, Schwarzenegger urges Canada and Mexico to join California in it's fight against C02 emissions created by the burning of fossil fuels.


Tue, 2006-10-17 16:44Richard Littlemore
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Canadian Bureaucrats Reported to be Resisting Climate Policy

The Vancouver Province reports here that Environment Canada bureaucrats are distancing themselves from a government policy that they feel is wrong and will earn no public support. The story rests partly on charges from former Liberal environment minister David Anderson, but it is more compelling, given the long series of leaks that have plagued  Environment Minister Rona Ambrose in the last few weeks.
Tue, 2006-10-17 15:43Kevin Grandia
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Minnesota GOP, a hot-bed for climate change skeptics

Last week we posted a video of Minnesota GOP candidate, Michele Bachmann making her comedic debut as a climate change “skeptic.” Now less than a week later we have found footage of another Republican candidate in Minnesota, Bill Cullen, going on about “sunspots” and “global cooling.”

I don't know if this is a case of two election candidates singing from the same song sheet, or an overzealous “youtuber” trying to make a point. Or maybe, just maybe, it is something in the GOP kool-aid.

Tue, 2006-10-17 14:31Jim Hoggan
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NRSP: Not Really Science People

The new public relations group calling itself the Natural Resources Stewardship Project is a classic example of an astroturf group - a surprisingly well-funded PR team that presents itself as a grassroots organization.

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