Wed, 2007-07-18 11:23Bill Miller
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Human misery soars in step with rising carbon emissions, economic study says

The New Economics Foundation has found that reducing social inequality and energy consumption is crucial to improved well being, not increased consumption.

While Europe’s carbon emissions have risen markedly over the last 40 years, the report says, the extra burning has not made people happier.

Wed, 2007-07-18 10:38Richard Littlemore
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Denier Cult Strengthens as it Shrivels

Here's a great HuffPost article by David Horton, venturing an explanation as to why the denial voices grow louder even as they become more irrelevant.

Check out Horton's Watermelon Blog, it's a good read.

Wed, 2007-07-18 10:28Bill Miller
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Corporate honchos acknowledge global warming but falter on emission cuts

Although they couldn’t agree on the method, 160 chief executives of leading U.S. companies have agreed that climate change is a serious issue and requires a comprehensive worldwide solution.

Wed, 2007-07-18 09:01Kevin Grandia
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A Spampology

Apologies for the nasty spam that has been getting through lately.

Somebody sicked a Denial of Service attack on us on Friday and we're still recovering.

Thanks to all those who have pointed out any they've come across in the comments section.

Think we should start a “DeSpamBlog” and go after these jerks.

Read more: A Spampology
Wed, 2007-07-18 08:41Emily Murgatroyd
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It's Getting Hot in Here

The US National Climatic Data Center just released data that shows that the period between January and June of 2007 constitutes the second warmest on record for that time period.

During the same period, the Southeast has been the second driest on record.

H/T: Think Progress.

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