Tue, 2006-11-07 11:38Richard Littlemore
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Correction: We Were Wrong About ExxonProfits

How embarrassing: the DeSmogBlog has reported, at least twice, that ExxonMobil posted profits of $9.92 billion in the third quarter this year. That's incorrect. At least, it's old news.

The $9.92 figure was last year's total. Third quarter profits for this year were $10.49 billion. Profit for the first nine months of 2006 totalled $29.25 billion.
Tue, 2006-11-07 10:16Ross Gelbspan
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Bush's Darlin' Harlan: "US Won't Budge"

The chief U.S. climate negotiator on Monday defended Washington's stand against compulsory caps on global-warming emissions, and said it is unlikely to change during U.S. President's George W. Bush's term.
Tue, 2006-11-07 09:08Richard Littlemore
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NRSP: Climate Change Denial Wrapped Up as Science

Natural Resources Stewardship Project (think: Not Really Science People) Executive Director Tom Harris is back in the only venue that seems willing to give him a soapbox, the “news” site Canada Free Press. And he's up to the same tawdry tricks as ever.



Tue, 2006-11-07 07:28Ross Gelbspan
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World Energy Outlook: Grim and Dimmer

“[T]he energy future we are facing today, based on projections of current trends, is dirty, insecure and expensive,” said Claude Mandil, executive director of the International Energy Agency.

Mon, 2006-11-06 16:49Kevin Grandia
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Are the Estonians funding the NRSP?

Canada's latest and greatest climate change denial group, the Natural Resource Stewardship Project, has come up with a laughable reason for hiding it's funding sources. According to a recent CanWest News Service article, the NRSP's executive director, Tom Harris, states that “a confidentiality agreement doesn't allow him to say whether energy companies are funding his group.”

Unfortunately for Harris and his secretive little club, such a a statement does not diffuse speculation, it only begs the question more. What organization could be funding Harris's NRSP that necessitates such secrecy? Even the Competitive Enterprise Intstitute, an industry front group with a great deal more profile than the NRSP, readliy admits they lobby-for-dollars on behalf of of industry leaders like Ford Motor Company and ExxonMobil.

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