Fri, 2007-02-09 11:28Bill Miller
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British airline tycoon pledges $25 million to spur research aimed at winning greenhouse-gas battle

The prize will go to the first person or group to discover a way to remove billions of tones of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore has endorsed the five-year contest.

Fri, 2007-02-09 08:52Ross Gelbspan
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The Pain In Spain Is Mainly -- Due to Global Warming

With its rising temperatures, spreading deserts, disappearing glaciers and invasions of tropical fish, Spain has become the poster-child for global warming impacts.
Thu, 2007-02-08 21:15Kevin Grandia
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Gore-a-palooza

Forget Gore the Nobel Prize nominee, or Gore the Oscar nominated documentarian, Gore is planning a series of concerts that aim to be “bigger than live aid.”
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Thu, 2007-02-08 13:53Richard Littlemore
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AEI Looking for "Middle Ground" in Climate Debate

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI ) is once again offering $10,000 payments to scientists who will comment on climate change - this time in the search for policy options that will open up a “middle ground” in the debate over climate change policy.

This fascinating-if-true development is reported here on the Science and Politics of Global Climate Change Blog.

Thu, 2007-02-08 10:02Richard Littlemore
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Ball's Self-promotion Presumptuous Twaddle

As recently as Monday Feb 5, 2007, the presumptuous Dr. Tim Ball was still advertising himself as “the first Canadian PhD in climatology.”

Here, for the record, is an incomplete list of Canadian climatologists, all of whom received their PhDs before Ball (1983). Each of these has a list of publications and accomplishments that should leave the good Dr. Ball chastened, if not humiliated, when he tries to pass himself off as a Canadian expert.

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