Sun, 2006-08-20 08:24Ross Gelbspan
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Governor to Michaels: Stop Using State Position As Platform

The governor's office has asked Pat Michaels, a leading “greenhouse skeptic” and Virginia's climatologist, to refrain from using his title when conducting non-state business because of fears his views on global warming will be perceived as an official state position.

Sat, 2006-08-19 12:49Richard Littlemore
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Al Gore Has a Whack at Bender

More silly Futurama video from Youtube here. What the heck? It's the weekend.
Fri, 2006-08-18 14:34Kevin Grandia
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Arnie and Gore in 2008!

Between Gore's Inconvenient Truth and Arnie set to push through an unprecedented US State climate change initiative, are we seeing the makings of a 2008 climate change bi-partisan presidential run? With climate change on America's mind and everyone sick and tired of the same political rhetoric dividing important issues on partisan lines, who knows… it's politics, stranger things have happened.

Below is some not-so-good footage of Schwarzenegger talking about California's Global Warming Solutions Act that will cap C02 emissions and aim to reduce green house gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. And below that is some footage of Gore out on the hustings in a chat with Letterman.

Make a good pair don't they?

Now I know Arnie can't run for prez, and this a pretty tongue-in-cheek post, but it's Friday and I say Gore and Arnie in 2008!

Fri, 2006-08-18 09:46Ross Gelbspan
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Atlas Sings Fred's Song: A Duet in Duplicity

Environmentalists who oppose global warming also oppose any kind of realistic alternative, according to the Atlas Foundation for Economic Research. The foundation's thinking becomes clearer when one sees who their hero is! Atlas declared on their website that: “For those who believe public policy should be based on sound science, Dr. Singer offers a wealth of information, credibility and encouragement.” Even though S. Fred lied about the $10,000 he received from ExxonMobil in 1998 – the same year that Atlas got another $65,000 from the oil giant.

Fri, 2006-08-18 09:41Kevin Grandia
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California carbon cap bill good for economy too

As California's widely supported Global Warming Solutions Act, gets set to pass this summer, a new University of California study finds that the new Act could create as many as 17,000 new jobs.

Author of the report, David Roland-Holst, concludes:

“Our study demonstrates that meeting the 2020 [green-house gas] limits under debate in Sacramento can stimulate the state economy… Climate action can be profitable.”

The report also finds that the annual Gross State Product (GSP) could see a $60 billion increase as California aggressively moves on its proposed new carbon emissions cap program.

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