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Oct 28, 2009 3 Comments ›› Erik Wong

IBD Editorials: The Environment: Britain's climate chief says humans should give up eating meat to protect the planet from global warming. The alarmists keep making it hard for anyone to take them seriously. According to Lord Nicholas Stern, "Meat is a wasteful use of water and creates a lot of greenhouse gases. It puts enormous pressure on ...

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Oct 28, 2009 1 Comment ›› Erik Wong

CNS News: Around the globe, environmental protesters tried “a synchronized burst of more than 4,300 demonstrations, from the Himalayas to the Great Barrier Reef,” according to The New York Times. The sweeping Oct. 24 protest was to bully developed nations like the United States into a climate change agreement when they meet in Copenhagen this December. ...

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Oct 28, 2009 16 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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Oct 28, 2009 1 Comment ›› Erik Wong

Wall Street Journal: Suppose for a minute—which is about 59 seconds too long, but that's for another column—that global warming poses an imminent threat to the survival of our species. Suppose, too, that the best solution involves a helium balloon, several miles of garden hose and a harmless stream of sulfur dioxide being pumped into the ...

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Oct 24, 2009 21 Comments ›› Erik Wong

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate plan to tackle global warming would add about $100 a year to the energy costs for a typical household, according to an analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency. The analysis released late Friday by the office of Sen. Barbara Boxer, who heads the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, generally mirrors ...

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Oct 24, 2009 17 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Times Online: President Obama will almost certainly not travel to the Copenhagen climate change summit in December and may instead use his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech to set out US environmental goals, The Times has learnt. With healthcare reform clogging his domestic agenda and no prospect of a comprehensive climate treaty in Copenhagen, Mr Obama may ...

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Oct 23, 2009 23 Comments ›› Erik Wong

NY Times: STOCKHOLM — Shopping for oatmeal, Helena Bergstrom, 37, admitted that she was flummoxed by the label on the blue box reading, “Climate declared: .87 kg CO2 per kg of product.” “Right now, I don’t know what this means,” said Ms. Bergstrom, a pharmaceutical company employee. But if a new experiment here succeeds, she and millions of ...

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Oct 23, 2009 18 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Isn't the green movement supposed to protect all animal life on the planet? At that, isn't eating meat bad for the environment? Isn't this animal cruelty? I smell hypocrisy... Or is that someone cooking my dog? Stuff: The eco-pawprint of a pet dog is twice that of a 4.6-litre Land Cruiser driven 10,000 kilometres a year, researchers ...

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Oct 22, 2009 3 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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Oct 22, 2009 3 Comments ›› Erik Wong

AJC: WASHINGTON — Americans seem to be cooling toward global warming. Just 57 percent think there is solid evidence the world is getting warmer, down 20 points in just three years, a new poll says. And the share of people who believe pollution caused by humans is causing temperatures to rise has also taken a dip, even ...

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Oct 20, 2009 152 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 20, 2009 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 19, 2009 2 Comments ›› Erik Wong

IBD Editorials: Global Warming: A co-sponsor of cap-and-trade legislation has tried to convince the public that the regime would cost families only "about a postage stamp a day." The real cost might be closer to next-day delivery rates. Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf, testifying before Congress last week, said the House global warming bill will slow ...

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Oct 19, 2009 8 Comments ›› Erik Wong

NewsBusters: The liberals at Time magazine would never want to impose their sexual morality on you – unless it involves environmentalism. The October 26 issue features an article headlined "Sex and the Eco-City: Look out, petroleum jelly. Getting it on is getting greener." Writer Kathleen Kingsbury began: In many ways, choosing a sex ...

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Oct 19, 2009 4 Comments ›› Erik Wong

BBC: The UK faces a "catastrophe" of floods, droughts and killer heatwaves if world leaders fail to agree a deal on climate change, the prime minister has warned. Gordon Brown said negotiators had 50 days to save the world from global warming and break the "impasse". He told the Major Economies Forum in London, which brings together 17 ...

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Oct 19, 2009 6 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Politico: In a dramatic shift, the Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that it is throwing its support behind climate change legislation making its way through the U.S. Senate.

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Oct 18, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Enter ACTIVISTS

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Oct 18, 2009 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 15, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

American Thinker: In January 2004, George Soros proclaimed to the world, "I have made rejection of the Bush doctrine the central project of my life." To which he added, "America, under Bush, is a danger to the world. And I'm willing to put my money where my mouth is." Soros then waged a ...

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Oct 15, 2009 6 Comments ›› Erik Wong

CNS News: Emily Douglas, Web editor for The Nation magazine, said Wednesday that making the “recession worse” and making goods “more expensive” for Americans are means to reduce consumerism and preserve the environment. Douglas was one of three journalists participating in a panel discussion, “Covering Climate: What’s Population Got to Do With It,” which was held ...

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Oct 15, 2009 4 Comments ›› Erik Wong

The Detroit News: Washington -- California's latest requirement for the auto industry -- advanced window glazing to keep vehicles cooler -- could prevent drivers from making phone calls, listening to satellite radio or using garage door openers. It also could lead Chrysler Group LLC to stop selling its soft-top convertible Jeep Wrangler in the Golden State. The ...

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Oct 14, 2009 14 Comments ›› Erik Wong

If anything's gonna cause a bloody revolution, this is it... LA Times: Reporting from Sacramento - The influential lobby group Consumer Electronics Assn. is fighting what appears to be a losing battle to dissuade California regulators from passing the nation's first ban on energy-hungry big-screen televisions. On Tuesday, executives and consultants for the Arlington, Va., trade group ...

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Oct 14, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: A major Senate climate change bill is written and ready to be debated before the Environment and Public Works committee, the chairwoman of the panel said Tuesday. Sen. Barbara Boxer’s legislation would distribution of tens of billions of dollars of pollution allowances to power plants, manufacturing, and other industries. It will mirror cap and trade legislation ...

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Oct 12, 2009 9 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Red Country: President Obama's energy "czar" Carol Browner hinted today that the EPA might implement a cap and trade plan for carbon dioxide emissions even if that type of plan fails in the Senate. In other words, if our elected leaders recognize that enough Americans oppose a cap and trade system and the energy tax is ...

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Oct 12, 2009 34 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Monday Update: Continued due to weekend site shutdown for server migration. You'll need an Amazon.com account to log-in here, so if you have one, great, if not it's easy to set up, and if you'd rather use a different method, there is the snail mail, and at least one other system which will be set up ...

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