Wed, 2006-12-20 10:31Richard Littlemore
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"Denier:" A Remedial Class in Definition

Having taken a break from the wierd, dangerous and expensive weather plaguing Vancouver of late, I missed my Globe and Mail last week and was nearly spared reading Rex Murphy's most recent argument in favour of climate change confusion.
Tue, 2006-12-19 17:23Richard Littlemore
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Ambrose out, Prentice in

Canadian Press is quoting unamed sources confirming that embattled Canadian Environment Minister, Rona Ambrose , will be replaced by Indian Affairs Minister Jim Prentice in the new year. Developing…
Tue, 2006-12-19 12:40Kevin Grandia
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New Scientist slams Canada's inaction

The December issue of New Scientist pulls no punches in its editorial titled: Canada faces the wrong way on climate change.

As usual it is a subcription-only article, but here's a snippet:

“If there is one nation that should be acutely aware of how damaging climate change could be it is Canada. Its northern wilderness has been romanticised in literature, has inspired great art, and remains a treasured element in the national character. Yet instead of leading the charge to halt global warming, the Canadian government led by Stephen Harper is retreating.”

Tue, 2006-12-19 11:57Darren Barefoot
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OMG! Thanks for the Add!

We're a little embarrassed about it, but we've got ourselves a MySpace page. What can I tell you? All the kids are doing it. In the 21st century, one's value to the world is apparently judged by the number of MySpace 'friends' one has.

At the moment, we've got four.

But we just started the page. That's our excuse, and we're sticking to it. That said, if you're a MySpace user, please add us as your friend.

Tue, 2006-12-19 11:03Kevin Grandia
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A skeptics guide to the "Medieval Warming Period "

Our friends at Grist Magazine have been spending a lot of time updating their guide on “How to talk to a Global Warming Skeptic.” Here's the latest entry dealing with the “Medieval Warm Period,” an oft-quoted favorite of those who continue to ignore the scientific consensus on the realities of global warming.

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