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Thu, 2006-12-14 09:46Ross Gelbspan
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Longtime Skeptic John Howard Acknowledges Climate Reality

Australian Prime Minister John Howard, a longtime climate skeptic, has embraced a key climate change forecast, warning Australians to prepare for more extreme weather events such as the current bushfires. Asked whether he accepted scientists' predictions on extreme weather, Howard said: “I think the country should prepare for a continuation of what we are now experiencing.”

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Mon, 2006-08-28 10:25Ross Gelbspan
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Australia Sees An Outbreak of Climate Statesmanship

While Australian Prime Minister John Howard continues to downplay the potential severity of climate change, the leaders of the State of South Australia are taking matters into their own hands by committing to reduce emissions 60 percent below 1990 levels by 2050 and providing 20 percent of the state's electricity from renewables by 2014.

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