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Fri, 2007-03-23 09:49Bill Miller
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77 per cent of Canadians convinced global warming is real

Although the vast majority is convinced, a new survey by Angus Reid Strategies also found that people in various regions hold different attitudes. In Alberta, as example, 69 per cent of respondents said they believed in global warming, while in Quebec, the number soared to 83 per cent.

Fifty-seven per cent of Quebecers, moreover, said they are promoting better behavior toward the environment while only 36 per cent of Albertans said they are doing the same.

Thu, 2007-03-22 09:58Bill Miller
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New study finds food supply already imperiled by climate change

World cereal crops have suffered losses of $5 billion US annually since 1981 due to global warming caused by human activity, says the first study to gauge how much world food production already has been affected by climate change.

Christopher Essex

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Christopher Essex

 Credentials

  • Ph.D. York 1982
  • M.Sc. Rice 1978
  • B.Sc. U.W.O. 1976

Source: [1]

 Background

Essex is a professor of applied mathematics at the University of Western Ontario.

Arthur Rorsch

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Arthur Rörsch

 Credentials

  • Ph.D., chemical engineering, University of Leiden (1963). [1]

 Background

Arthur Rörsch was a genetics professor at Leiden University in the Netherlands from 1967 to 1997.

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Nils-Axel Morner

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Nils-Axel Mörner

 Credentials

  • Ph.D., Geology, (1969). [1], [2]

 Background

Mörner is a retired professor from the University of Stockholm where he was the head of the Paleogeophysics and Geodynamics department from 1991 to 2005. [1], [3]

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Wed, 2007-03-21 10:37Bill Miller
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Global warming a “weapon of mass destruction,” says British climatologist

Accused of overstating the hazard, climate experts are striking back over the seriousness of climate change. One climate expert said it posed a greater threat than terrorism.

Tue, 2007-03-20 19:41Bill Miller
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Former White House official doctored global-warming reports to undercut scientific findings

The official made 181 changes in three climate reports to emphasize uncertainties surrounding the science of climate change and undermine widespread conclusions that man-made emissions are warming earth. Shortly thereafter, the official, a former oil-industry lobbyist, left the White House to work at Exxon Mobil Corp.

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