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Sixty Skeptics Find "observational evidence" Wanting

“Observational evidence does not support today's computerclimate models, so there is little reason to trust model predictions of the future,” write 60 climate skeptics, many of them bankrolled by the carbon industry.

(Oh. The glaciers are melting, the ice caps are dissolving, deep oceans are warming, violent weather is increasing and the timing of the seasons is changing – and it must be due to the fact that earth's temperature has flatlined! – RG) (Open Letter from 60 climate skeptics to Stephen Harper)

 

Industry On-side; Government Off-side

The six biggest energy firms in the U.S. appear before Congress to plead for carbon caps and Grist's Amanda Griscom Little does a nice job on the coverage.

Has US Awareness of Global Warming Passed Tipping Point?

For reasons that range from economics to ethics, a confluence of Christian leaders, corporations, environmentalists and investors are turning up the heat for legislative action on global warming: Read the report in: US News & World Report

ABC World News Tonight on Climate Change

Our colleague Ross Gelbspan shows his best side in this video of an ABC World News Tonight broadcast from last week.

Why we need to worry about global warming -- now

With climate-related changes occurring faster than expected, scientists say we have 10 years to slash carbon fuel use – or else …

How Sweet it is -- Brazil Bids Farewell to Gasoline!

At the dawn of the automobile age, Henry Ford predicted that “ethyl alcohol is the fuel of the future.” Brazil is already there. And like any benevolent developed country, it is offering the technology free to the U.S,

A Masterpiece of Will-ful Misinformation

George Will's column reads like a farce.  He parrots arguments  advanced by the industry-paid skeptics at least 10 years ago – most of which have long since been abandoned by the skeptics themselves.  A fuller, more thoughtful rebuttal, published on the “Media Matters” website, follows Will's column below.

Michael Crichton Rebuffed, Specifically and Conclusively

If Michael Crichton still claimed any credibility anywhere for his counter-climate change fantasies, this should finish it nicely.

Seven Signs of Phoney Science

Thanks to Erin Jeffries for spotting this piece on the seven signs of phoney science.

1. The discoverer pitches the claim directly to the media.

Another Compilation of Sobering Climate Stories

Kudos to Steven Hume of the Vancouver Sun, always a voice of conscience in a corporate storm, for this climate change wrap.

From the Vancouver Sun:

Let's comme

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