Thu, 2006-08-17 05:33Richard Littlemore
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A Climate Change Ostrich Argues for Inaction

Donald  J. Boudreaux , chairman of the Department of Economics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., says, “It's a perfectly legitimate stance for truly reasonable people to conclude that the best policy regarding global warming is to neglect it - and let capitalism continue to make us healthier and wealthier.”

Actually, no. There is nothing legitimate or reasonable about this position, and it's a continuing problem that mainstream media outlets keep buying this bunkum on the basis that the writer has a PhD in a field unrelated to climate change (or to common sense, apparently).

Wed, 2006-08-16 12:08Kevin Grandia
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Behavioral evolution of polar bears due to climate change

It seems there is now unequivocal evidence that behavior in polar bears is evolving due to environmental changes caused by global warming.
Wed, 2006-08-16 11:14Richard Littlemore
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New Research Links Hurricanes to Climate Change

James Elsner, director of the Hurricane Center at Florida State University, says he has evidence that global warming is to blame for the gathering intensity of hurricanes, in this MCNBC story.
Wed, 2006-08-16 11:07Richard Littlemore
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Harvard Prof Touts Sea-floor CO2 Sequestration

Siphoning liquified CO2 to the bottom of the ocean may work, according to this Scientific American article, but Greenpeace argues it would be cheaper for people to start addressing climate change by conserving energy and looking to renewable alternatives.
Wed, 2006-08-16 10:59Richard Littlemore
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"Ethical" Investors Cash in on Climate Change

Apparently, there is money to be made in saving the world. In its first year, the KLD Global Climate 100 Index outperformed the market by nearly five per centage points (up 22.2 versus 17.5 from July 2005 to 2006).

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