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Tue, 2007-01-16 07:23Ross Gelbspan
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Why Is The Sky Falling? US Won't Pay To Find Out

The government's ability to understand and predict hurricanes, drought and climate changes of all kinds is in danger because of deep cuts facing many Earth satellite programs and major delays in launching some of its most important new instruments.
Mon, 2007-01-15 13:40Bill Miller
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Vancouver credit-union official joins climate-change crusade

The top executive at British Columbia’s largest credit union attended training sessions recently on how to make the case for action against global warming.

Mon, 2007-01-15 10:05Ross Gelbspan
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Six senators back mandatory greenhouse gas cuts

And the coal industry rushes 150 new plants into construction. Story from the Washington Post
Sun, 2007-01-14 08:55Ross Gelbspan
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Bush's State of the Union May Address State of the Climate

After six years of adamant denial, President Bush is expected to acknowledge the need to act on climate change in his forthcoming State of the Union address, according to British sources.

Sat, 2007-01-13 18:03Bill Miller
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Inconvenient Truth stirs controversy in Seattle suburb

A Washington state school board has imposed restrictions on Ex-vice president Al Gore’s film on global warming after several parents complained about their children viewing it at school. But none of the board members who voted for the restrictions has seen the film.

Sat, 2007-01-13 09:42Ross Gelbspan
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One Lump in a Christmas Stocking Is Usually Sufficient

As the world heats up, the coal industry is racing to build more than 150 new power plants before Congress decides to crack down on global warming.
Thu, 2007-01-11 11:25Richard Littlemore
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Exxon Acknowledges Climate Change, cuts CEI's funding

“We know enough now - or, society knows enough now - that the risk is serious and action should be taken.”

Exxon Vice President for Public Affairs Kenneth Cohen

In an interview reported in the Wall Street Journal today, Kenneth Cohen began to shift Exxon's corporate positioning on climate change, accepting the reliability of the science and announcing that Exxon has stopped funding climate change deniers like the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI).

Wed, 2007-01-10 21:07Kevin Grandia
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It's not easy pretending to be green

Once in a while a great public information campaign comes along, and this one by the Rain Forest Action Network fits the bill.

At the Detroit Auto Show, they had a full-size Kermit the Frog complaining about it's involvement in Ford Motor Company advertisements. As DeSmog readers well know , Ford Motor Company promotes a very green image, while continuing to fund organizations, like the Competitive Enterprise Institute, that sow doubt about the realities of global warming.

Wed, 2007-01-10 17:01Bill Miller
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Will Schwarzenegger’s bold move prod B.C. on climate change?

The California governor’s decision to slash carbon emission by 10 per cent has raised hopes action may soon be coming in B.C. Despite recent approval of two new coal-fired electricity plants, Premier Campbell has hinted that steps are forthcoming on climate change. The technology is in place and opinion-poll results tell him to use it. Is he listening?

Wed, 2007-01-10 10:15Bill Miller
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Schwarzenegger orders 10 per cent cut in carbon emissions

The California governor continues to lead the global warming battle today with news he will ask regulators to order petroleum refiners and gasoline merchants to cut by 10 per cent the greenhouse-gas emissions associated with their products. He wants the cuts completed by 2020.

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