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Mon, 2007-01-22 11:25Jim Hoggan
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Globe Condemns Arrest of DeSmogBlog Benefactor

In this excert from today's editorial , the Globe and Mail condemns the arrest this week of John Lefebvre, a friend, founder and financial supporter of the DeSmogBlog:

The U.S. crackdown on Internet gambling, a crusade that seems to involve arresting law-abiding citizens of other countries and threatening them with long prison terms, continues to claim new victims.
Mon, 2007-01-22 11:00Richard Littlemore
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Hot Off the Presses: Warmed-over Denial

The Heartland Institute, one of those think tanks that Exxon may or may not have stopped funding to misrepresent climate science, has this new feature on its Environment & Climate News website. Dated February 1, 2007 (ony 10 days from now), the article is actually an edited version of the tired speech that Senator James Inhofe delivered last year when he was still the Chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee.

Wrong then. Wrong now. But with a smaller audeince.

Mon, 2007-01-22 10:47Bill Miller
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US Congressional stalwart invites Gore to testify on global warming

A spate of bills calling for greenhouse-gas controls have been introduced in the US senate. Ten major corporations have formed a coalition to push President Bush for action. Now a House of Representatives committee is shoving climate change to the top of its agenda.

Mon, 2007-01-22 10:42Richard Littlemore
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Inconvenient School Debate Settled

It looks like it's safe once more for Al Gore to wander into Seattle area schools, if only through his popular film, An Inconvenient Truth.
Mon, 2007-01-22 09:56Kevin Grandia
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Dem's rollback Big Oil tax breaks in first 100 hours

Here's some video footage of Democratic House Leader, Nancy Pelosi, talking tough on global warming and energy independence.

Within the first 100 hours of the new Congressional session, Pelosi and the Dems have committed to introducing new legislation “repealing big oil subsidies and investing in renewable fuels.” So far, the Democrats have kept to their word and passed the Clean Energy Act, rolling back subsidies to big oil companies.

Fri, 2007-01-19 10:01Richard Littlemore
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Deniers Attack Weather Channel's Heidi Cullen

The Weather Channel's Heidi Cullen has found herself in a hailstorm of abuse after having had the impertinence to suggest that the science behind climate change is compelling and the deniers are politicizing the issue for their own purposes.
Fri, 2007-01-19 09:18Bill Miller
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A US coalition of industry giants and environmental groups wants firm limits on carbon emissions

A nationwide group , cognizant of the increasing political momentum for federal controls, is calling for emission reductions of 10 per cent to 30 per cent over the next 15 years.


Thu, 2007-01-18 13:01Bill Miller
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DeSmog author takes the spotlight in global-warming documentary

Ross Gelbspan, a renowned climate-change author and one of the founders of DeSmogBlog, is at the Sundance Film Festival this week as a star in the documentary Everything’s Cool , a “toxic comedy” about global warming coming to America.

Wed, 2007-01-17 15:45Bill Miller
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Science meet religion. Religion meet science.

A new alliance of scientists and religious leaders has reached a first-ever agreement to join forces in defense of life on earth. Representatives of the group are meeting with members of Congress today and tomorrow, and they have requested a meeting with President Bush.

Wed, 2007-01-17 12:33Emily Murgatroyd
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Look ma, no bills

A New Jersey man, funded by a mix of public, private and personal money, has created the first home in the US that generates all of its own electricity through a combination of solar and hydrogen power.

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