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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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Oct 12, 2009 2 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Washington Post: It is a sign of our weird political moment that the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to President Obama will probably hurt him among some of his fellow citizens. His opponents are describing the award as premature. The deeper problem is that the Nobel will underscore the extent to which Obama is a cosmopolitan ...

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Oct 12, 2009 2 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Wisconsin State Journal: Former Vice President Al Gore shared his optimism about the "shifting momentum" of the climate change debate with about 500 environmental journalists Friday in Madison. "We're very close to that political tipping point," Gore said at the Society of Environmental Journalists annual conference at the Madison Concourse Hotel. "Never before in human history has ...

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Oct 12, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

There has been no Global Warming for 11 years... Austrian Times: Austria’s provincial capitals are expected to see their earliest snowfalls in history today (Mon) as Arctic air sweeps the country. Josef Haselhofer from Vienna’s Central Agency for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) said today (Mon) Arctic air would probably result in the first snow cover in provincial capitals ...

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Oct 11, 2009 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Examiner: by Anthony G. Martin From the very start of Barack Obama's rather odd, meteoric rise to prominence in American politics, many of us on the conservative side voiced our suspicions that something subversive was under way. Too many strange coincidences, too many troublesome alliances, too much hype in too short a period of time all pointed to ...

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Oct 11, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Oct 11, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Billionaire George Soros said on Saturday that he would invest $1 billion in clean energy technology as part of an effort to combat climate change. The Hungarian-born U.S. investor also announced he would form and fund a new climate policy initiative with $10 million a year for 10 years. "Global warming is a political ...

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