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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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Six senators back mandatory greenhouse gas cuts

And the coal industry rushes 150 new plants into construction. Story from the Washington Post

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.

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.

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.

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