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.
Fri, 2006-12-15 11:17Ross Gelbspan
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Forget the skeptics, the real global warming cheerleaders are horny seals

While most of nature shudders as the atmosphere warms, there's one species that is wildly enthusiastic.
Fri, 2006-12-15 10:41Kevin Grandia
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NASA: 2006 continues heatwave records

Thought it was a little warmer than usual this summer? Well that's because it was. NASA is reporting out today that 2006 will most likely be the 5th hottest year on record since we began recording global temperature in the 1880's. The five warmest years on record in descending order are 2005, 1998, 2002, 2003 and 2006.

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