Wed, 2007-02-14 15:46Bill Miller
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New Zealand aims to be world’s greenest in war on climate change

A country that prides itself on its green image has set the ambitious goal of cutting its greenhouse-gas emissions to zero.

Wed, 2007-02-14 12:41Richard Littlemore
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Flirty ExMo Gets Slap from Blogger

Here's an entertaining tale of an ExxonMobil seduction-gone-wrong.
Wed, 2007-02-14 12:26Jim Hoggan
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'The science is clear. It leaves no room for procrastination. Global warming is real.'

With those words, the government of the Canadian province of British Columbia took what might be the most aggressive leadership position in the world on the issue of global warming.

The quote - that headline - is taken from the provincial Speech from the Throne, a broad statement of intent that parliamentary governments use to begin new sessions of the legislature. As such, it is a policy statement, rather than a legislated commitment. But the vision - the sheer audacity - of that stated policy puts British Columbia at the forefront of the global battle against climate change.

Wed, 2007-02-14 09:28Richard Littlemore
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Reports of ExMo's Reform Prove Premature

Anyone celebrating ExxonMobil's recent announcement that it acknowledges the truth of climate change can stick the cork back in the bottle. While Exxon's vice president for public affairs, Kenneth Cohen cast climate cange as undeniable, ExMo CEO Rex Tillerson made it clear yesterday that the company is still happily clinging to doubt.

“My understanding is there’s not a clear 100 percent conclusion drawn,” Tillerson told an industry gathering in Houston. “Nobody can conclusively 100 percent know how this is going to play out. I think that’s important.”

Wed, 2007-02-14 08:16Ross Gelbspan
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Blair Will Bypass Bush to Mobilize US in Climate Fight

Tony Blair is to devote himself to fighting global warming when he quits power this summer by promoting an American rethink on the Kyoto protocol.

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