Thu, 2006-11-16 13:55Ross Gelbspan
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New study: polar bear survival rate falling

A newly released US Geological Survey report shows that far fewer polar bear cubs are surviving off Alaska's northern coast. While the decline in sea ice due to increased Arctic temperatures is not attributed as a cause in the study, according to Kassie Siegel at the Centre for Bilogical Diversity, an organization lobbying for polar bears to be designated as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act, “it's just another example of seeing all of the impacts that scientists have previously predicted come to pass.”
Thu, 2006-11-16 11:19Richard Littlemore
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Fifth Estate Slams the "Denial Machine"

CBC's news magazine show the fifth estate slammed Dr. S. Fred Singer and company out of the park last evening with the Denial Machine” , a 40-minute documentary that gave context to the current climate change debate.
Wed, 2006-11-15 17:31Kevin Grandia
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CBC's 5th Estate slams the "Denial Machine" tonight

For all you Canadian DeSmog fans, tune in at 9pm to CBC's 5th Estate for a special documentary on the climate change “denial machine.” Watch the likes of Fred Singer, Tim Ball and Pat Michaels squirm in the media hot seat.

For our US readers, not to worry, I'm sure this piece will get popped on YouTube pretty darn quick.

 

Wed, 2006-11-15 15:07Ross Gelbspan
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Former tobacco spin-doctor plays cruel climate change hoax

Speaking of fake videos created by ExxonMobil-friendly spin doctors, according to Free Press and the Center for Media and Democracy, in June 2006 , the broadcast PR firm Medialink Worldwide put out a video news release (VNR) titled, “Global Warming and Hurricanes: All Hot Air?” Apparently, the segment was aired over WTOK in Mississippi. The firm identified “TCS Daily Science Roundtable” as the client behind the segment. But Medialink didn't disclose that TCS Daily is a website published by Tech Central Station.

Wed, 2006-11-15 12:45Richard Littlemore
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Another Instant Expert Challenges the Science

Here's a curious one: Bruno Wiskel - who claims to teach at the University of Alberta, but who is not listed anywhere on the U of A website - says that he has figured out a practical way to reduce the heating costs in his home by 90 per cent, but has decided it's not necessary.

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