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Fri, 2006-06-23 13:12Ross Gelbspan
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British Official Slams Bush Inaction on Climate

Bush climate change policy 'unhelpful'

The Financial Times, June 23, 2006 

A new British government adviser on climate change has hit out at the US for what he says is its unhelpful stance on global warming.

Fri, 2006-06-23 12:15Kevin Grandia
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Jewish Bulletin's Wes Pruden: stop reading press releases and start reading science

Washington Times Editor in Chief Wes Pruden’s rant today in the Western Jewish Bulletin shows a blatant lack of understanding of the scientific process and highlights the fact that some people, no matter how many studies and reports by the world’s top scientists verify the science behind man-made climate, will never accept that it is happening.
Fri, 2006-06-23 12:15Kevin Grandia
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Jewish Bulletin’s Wes Pruden: stop reading press releases and start reading science

Washington Times Editor in Chief Wes Pruden’s rant today in the Western Jewish Bulletin shows a blatant lack of understanding of the scientific process and highlights the fact that some people, no matter how many studies and reports by the world’s top scientists verify the science behind man-made climate, will never accept that it is happening.
Fri, 2006-06-23 10:14Ross Gelbspan
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New Findings on 'Cane Strength Trash Assertions of "Skeptic" William Gray

Global warming accounted for around half of the extra hurricane-fueling warmth in the waters of the tropical North Atlantic in 2005, while natural cycles were only a minor factor, according to the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

 

Global Warming Beyond Natural Cycles Fueled 2005 Hurricane

Wed, 2006-06-21 11:12Ross Gelbspan
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Sea Level Rise Expert Gagged by EPA

James Titus, an Environmental Protection Agency project manager for sea level rise, wrote an essay for a law review in which he argued that the nation needed to make decisions on whether or how wetlands and beaches should be allowed to migrate inland.  Reached by telephone, Mr. Titus said he was no longer allowed to discuss such issues publicly and referred questions to the agency's press office, which would not allow him to speak about it on the record.
Fri, 2006-06-09 08:38Ross Gelbspan
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Bush on Climate: Less Action and More Research? Not Really!

Despite President Bush's call for more research – instead of action – on the climate crisis, his administration has just scuttled three major programs to monitor drought and rainfall patterns, cloud formation and extreme weather patterns.

Wed, 2006-06-07 11:16Jim Hoggan
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Inhofe's Congressional Spinmeister Takes to the Air

U.S. Environment and Public Works staff director Andrew Wheeler takes to the airwaves to defend the position of his boss, EPC Committee Chair Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.). Anyone who is subject to vertigo in the face of quickly changing reality should take a Gravol before reading or watching this link.
Mon, 2006-05-22 10:56Ross Gelbspan
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A Climate of Deep-Seated Doubt

Bush snubs Gore film on global warming

          Is President Bush likely to see Al Gore's documentary about global warming? 

          ''Doubt it,'' Bush said coolly Monday

          Bush has had bitter disagreements with Gore about the environment and other issues. Bush defeated Gore, then the Democratic vice president, in a disputed presidential election that was finally settled by the Supreme Court in 2000.  

Sat, 2006-05-20 11:00Richard Littlemore
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Appropriate Attention on Solutions

It's nice to see our colleague, Ross Gelbspan, receiving so much mainstream media attention. Check out this New York Times opinion piece by San Francisco author Katherine Ellison.
Wed, 2006-04-26 06:51Richard Littlemore
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Ottawa Drifting Toward Anti-Kyoto Group

It is, woefully, no surprise whatsoever that Canada's Conservative government is considering joining the Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate. As the Globe and Mail reported today, anti-Environment Minister Rona Ambrose is cuddling up to the U.S. policy position, saying “I've been looking at the Asia-Pacific Partnership for a number of months now because the key principles around the Asia Pacific Partnership are very much in line with where our government wants to go.”

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