Wed, 2007-01-24 08:37Richard Littlemore
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Disappointing State of the Union

It was a night of disappointments as President G.W. Bush delivered his State of the Union Address to the joint Houses of Congress Tuesday.

First, the rumoured White House policy shift on global warming never materialized. It's true that President Bush mentioned climate change for the first time in a State of the Union address, but it was a less-than stirring reference:

“America is on the verge of technological breakthroughs… these technologies will help us become better stewards of the environment – and they will help us to confront the serious challenge of global climate change.”

Wed, 2007-01-24 07:57Richard Littlemore
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Tim Ball Rewrites the "Truth" Once More

In this article in the Texas-based Energy Tribune, Dr. Tim Ball, lead spokesperson for the energy industry front group the Natural Resources Stewardship Project, says, “Current weather and climate changes are not outside long-term normal patterns.”

That's just not true.

Tue, 2007-01-23 09:00Richard Littlemore
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The Environment Ends in Etobicoke

In a poverty-stricken analysis of federal climate change policy , the Globe and Mail's John Ibbitson announced on Tuesday that, for him at least, “the environment” stretches only as far as he can see, and certainly no farther than the suburbs surrounding Toronto.
Mon, 2007-01-22 16:21Kevin Grandia
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The Ol' Danish Media Trap

DeSmog friend and fellow blogger, Mathew Nisbet, reports on a recent media trap sprung on Al Gore with Bjorn Lomborg as the bait. Lomborg, is best known for his “can't walk and chew gum ” economic theories of global warming.
Mon, 2007-01-22 15:44Emily Murgatroyd
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Eco-Home on The Range

This article looks at the many reasons, including saving money over the long run, that eco homes make sense and paints a picture of a scenario entirely within our reach.

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