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.
Tue, 2006-10-17 14:18Ross Gelbspan
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Britain To Enact Climate Legislation -- With Fingers Crossed Behind Its Back

British legislators will draft national climate legislation – but with no specific targets or timetables.
Tue, 2006-10-17 13:20Kevin Grandia
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UK heatwave hottest in 350

UK's Met Office is reporting that UK's sweltering summer was not only entirely unpleasant, but was also historically significant. To quote: “There has not been a hotter summer since records began in 1659 when Oliver Cromwell's son Richard resigned as Lor Protector of England and France and Spain ended their 24-year war.”
Tue, 2006-10-17 12:29Richard Littlemore
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Google Guidance Extends to Climate Friendly Corporate Behavior

Associated Press reports that Google Inc. is converting its renowned headquarters to run partly on solar power, hoping to set an example for corporate America.


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