Your Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act Talking Points

Mon, 2008-06-02 11:55Emily Murgatroyd
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Your Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act Talking Points

Dan Weiss at the Center for American Progress has assembled a list of the “Top Ten Industry Arguments Against Action on Global Warming… and Why They  Are Wrong” for the upcoming debate on the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act.

These will no doubt come in handy in the comments section of the blogosphere over the coming weeks. 

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Problems caused by climate change are likely already dangerous and global warming may be irreversible, according to a draft science report by a United Nations committee.

The Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) report, leaked earlier this week to a number of major media organizations, said continued greenhouse gas emissions caused primarily by burning oil, coal and natural gas will probably increase the likelihood of  “severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems.”

The New York Times...

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