Saturday May 27th 2006, 7:25 PMAll panics are equal. But some are more equal than others. Present-day government warns us to be very, very afraid, successively of Aids, Saddam Hussein, BSE, terrorists, Sars, bird flu and now global warming. Rulers were once elected to free us from fear, not to increase it. [News Source]
Global warming might not be so bad, if we keep our cool (Times Online)
Shipping line acts for cleaner air at L.A. harbor.
Saturday May 27th 2006, 4:00 AMBucking the maritime industry, the largest shipping line in the world took a critical step Friday toward reducing air pollution in Los Angeles Harbor by vowing to use clean-burning, low-sulfur fuel. [News Source]
A toxic love affair.
Saturday May 27th 2006, 4:00 AMOnce heralded as an engineering marvel, the automobile is now becoming a menace. [News Source]
Bear hunting caught in global warming debate.
Saturday May 27th 2006, 4:00 AMAs its icy environs shrink, the polar bear has become the new poster face of Arctic vulnerability. [News Source]
Emissions reality check.
Saturday May 27th 2006, 4:00 AMA meeting of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society is shaping up as the toughest reality check yet into recent controversial shifts in climate policies and programs by the federal government. [News Source]
Environment meeting closed to stop ‘rhetoric.’
Saturday May 27th 2006, 4:00 AMSenate environment committee chairman James Inhofe (R-Okla.), who has called global warming a hoax, held a roundtable on greenhouse gases behind closed doors yesterday. [News Source]
Alberta vows to introduce stiff emissions regulations.
Saturday May 27th 2006, 4:00 AMAlberta says it will shortly clamp down on emissions of greenhouse gases by introducing regulations that the oil-producing province's Environment Minister claims will be the toughest in Canada. [News Source]
U.N. says: Emission controls need to stay.
Saturday May 27th 2006, 4:00 AMEnvironmentalists from 165 nations agreed that climate controls need to remain in place after the Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012, a U.N. body on climate change said Friday. [News Source]
Ad blitz reeks of toxic spin.
Saturday May 27th 2006, 4:00 AMFunded by Exxon-Mobil among others, CEI, a Washington advocacy group, strives to prevent regulations targeting global warming. [News Source]
Welcome to the climate crisis.
Saturday May 27th 2006, 4:00 AMFor those who have been working for decades to raise awareness about climate change, this is a moment charged with opportunity -- and with peril. [News Source]