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I'm Speechless

by: EJ on 09/03/2009
Posted in: Climate Change

Just a little something to to rival the last YouTube video I posted from the US Chamber of Commerce. Not quite seasonal but Christmas is coming.

ACCCE (Astroturf) from the clean coal lobby group came up with this beauty last winter. It was pulled due to severe criticism.

What is the matter with clean coal, apart from cutsie Christmas carol …

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US Chamber of Commerce Demands Hearing on Climate Change Evidence

by: EJ on 08/31/2009
Posted in: Climate Change

The US Chamber of Commerce is calling for the Environmental Protection Agency to hold a public hearing to determine whether climate change represents a threat to human health. They are disputing the science behind the EPA's declaration in April of this year that "greenhouse gases are responsible for climate change and endanger public health and …

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Evolving for the Sake of Gaia

by: EJ on 07/16/2009
Posted in: Climate Change

James Lovelock, originator of the Gaia theory (the idea that the Earth is a living and self-regulating organism), was interviewed by Anna Maria Tremonti on May 27th on the CBC Radio 1 program The Current. In his new book, The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning, Dr. Lovelock argues that we must very quickly learn to adapt to the impending …

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G8 Meeting Releases Joint Statement on Global Warming

by: EJ on 07/09/2009
Posted in: Climate Change

The results of this week's G8 meeting in Italy have been announced. The G8 set a goal to hold the temperature rise to 2 deg. Centigrade/3.6 deg. Fahrenheit above average temperatures in the year 1900. A more far-reaching proposal to slash production of greenhouse gases was not sucessful. They have agreed that global warming presents "a clear …

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Dramatic US Government Report on Climate Change

by: Heather on 06/22/2009
Posted in: Climate Change

The U.S. Global Change Research Program, operating under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee, has released a landmark climate change report entitled Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States. Weighing in at nearly 200 pages, this exhaustive document summarizes the science of climate change and its impacts on the United States, …

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