One-third Willing to Pay Lots for Gas

Thanks to Alison at Creekside for this:

A recent CTV poll found that 64 % of survey respondents said they were not ready to pay significantly higher prices for gasoline or home heating fuel.

“Meaning that 36% of people who'd just had their dinner interrupted said they would be willing to support a significant oil and gas price increase out of their own pockets.
That's huge.”

Toronto Star Looks at Canadian Denial Machine

Canada's biggest newspaper, The Toronto Star, shines the light on Canadian climate change deniers in this weekend feature .

Scientists Fear New IPCC Report Sugarcoats Grim Reality

The melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are a fairly recent development that has taken scientists by surprise. They don't know how to predict its effects in their computer models. But many fear it will mean the world's coastlines are swamped much earlier than most predict.

Straight Goods on Media Bias

Check this excellent article in the Vancouver weekly, the Georgia Straight, on media haplessness in the coverage of climate change.

Is Bush Serious or Coy About Climate Change?

It was just a couple of dozen words out of more than 5,000, uttered so fast that many in the audience missed them at first. But President Bush's commitment to fight global warming in his State of the Union address this week has echoed around the world and provoked debate about whether he is shifting his view of climate change.

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