Tue, 2006-06-06 10:04Richard Littlemore
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TheTyee Speaks to John Robinson

The kinds of behaviour changes we need are not so much individual as collective. It’s the rule changes: the building codes, transportation infrastructure, transit, urban form – nobody makes those decisions as individuals. That’s why we need to support these collective policies – they are more important than, say, buying a smaller vehicle. If we just focus on the individual behaviour we miss all the big items. UBC Professor John Robinson

For the full text of an excellent interview by www.thetyee.ca, click here.

Tue, 2006-06-06 09:51Richard Littlemore
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Americans and Climate Change: An Ivy League Overview

Click here for a report called Americans and Climate Change: Closing the Gap Between Science and Action.

It is a “Synthesis of Insights and Recommendations from the 2005 Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies on Climate Change.

Tue, 2006-06-06 09:40Richard Littlemore
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Martin Luther King Ahead of His Time

We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history there is such a thing as being too late. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked and dejected with a lost opportunity. The ‘tide in the affairs of men’ does not remain at the flood; it ebbs.We may cry out desperately for time to pause in her passage, but time is deaf to every plea and rushes on. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residue of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words: ‘Too late… .’— Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Tue, 2006-06-06 09:31Richard Littlemore
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Free Marketeers Speak Up on Climate Risk

“Climate change is today's problem not tomorrow's. If we don't take action now to understand the changing nature of our planet we will face extinction.” - Lloyd's of London director, Rolf Tolle.

For more complete coverage of the nervousness that prevails in the oldest insurance market in the world, click here.

Tue, 2006-06-06 09:19Richard Littlemore
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U Texas: Thars Gold in Them Thar Solutions

The Dallas Morning News (a hotbed of climate change hysteria, I'm sure), reports a University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) study that points to the considerable number of business and cost-savings opportunities that arise because of climate change.


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