Wed, 2006-12-20 14:55Ross Gelbspan
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For this enviros celebrated the US Election results? Oy!

“The [human] race of which you and I are a part, is great at having consensuses that are in great error. And so I want to get the scientific facts, and find out what the situation is…”

These words were uttered by:

(1) Bjorn Lomborg,

(2) Christopher Monckton,

(3) former Exxon CEO Lee Raymond,

(4) Rep. John Dingell, incoming Democratic chair of the House Energy and Commerce committee
Wed, 2006-12-20 14:06Ross Gelbspan
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Wave Goodbye to The Days of Smooth Sailing

Stormy weather all over the planet has caused a surge in the number of giant waves in 2006 — perhaps a taste of what the surf could be like in a warmer world.
Wed, 2006-12-20 12:39Kevin Grandia
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Monckton wrapped up

Here's a great story by Gideon Rachman, fellow blogger and The Financial Times, Chief Foreign Affairs commentator, regarding the latest squabble in the UK press over recent comments made by Viscount Christopher Monckton.
Wed, 2006-12-20 10:55Kevin Grandia
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Canada's PM: science is in, action needed on global warming

In a CanWest news interview yesterday, Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper stated:

I'm not a scientist. From what I've seen, the preponderance of evidence suggests this is a real and serious problem. As you know, the science has evolved several times, even in the last couple of decades. I think all of the evidence suggests we should take the problem seriously and start to try and act on it.”

Wed, 2006-12-20 10:51Richard Littlemore
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Monckton fights for Exxon's freedom of speech

Christopher Monckton, a well-known climate change “skeptic” and British aristocrat has fired off a response to U.S. Senators Snowe and Rockefeller for their letter this fall urging oil giant ExxonMobil to cease funding to US “think” tanks that are actively involved in the PR campaign to confuse the public about climate change.

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