Friday June 30th 2006, 7:07 PMTHANKS TO Al Gore's movie, the global-warming debate is back on our political radar screen. We can let the scientists sort out the accuracy of his vision of a world tilting toward ruin. [News Source]
The problem with global-warming cures (NorthJersey.com)
FRIDAY’S LETTERS: ‘NYT’ Ire, Coulter and Swift, What Global Warming? (Editor & Publisher)
Friday June 30th 2006, 5:41 PMNEW YORK In today's letters, anger at the New York Times over the bank records scoop controversy, some thoughts on Ann Coulter's syndicate, and a rebuttal to Greg Mitchell's article on global warming. [News Source]
A refinery clears the air to grow roses.
Friday June 30th 2006, 4:00 PMA few miles north of Rotterdam, in a region the Dutch call "glass city" for its thousands of greenhouses, gardeners are part of an unconventional experiment by Royal Dutch Shell to curb carbon emissions. [News Source]
Harvest yields global warning.
Friday June 30th 2006, 4:00 PMPrevious plant experiments led most researchers to forecast that global warming might lead to improved crop yields. New research challenges that belief. [News Source]
Ford abandons pledge on hybrid production.
Friday June 30th 2006, 4:00 PMFord Motor Co. has dropped a pledge to build 250,000 gas-electric hybrid cars per year by the end of the decade, saying it will expand into other fuel-saving technologies. [News Source]
Global warming may lead to colder winters in Britain.
Friday June 30th 2006, 4:00 PMGreenland's melting glaciers have the power to change Britain's climate because of the way they can interfere with the Gulf Stream of the North Atlantic, which keeps winters relatively mild. [News Source]
Yes, it’s been getting warmer in here since the CO2 began to rise.
Friday June 30th 2006, 4:00 PMThe last decades of the 20th century were most likely warmer than any comparable period in the past 1000 years. [News Source]
Northeast US floods stir global warming debate.
Friday June 30th 2006, 4:00 PMImages of swamped homes in the US Northeast deepened suspicions over global warming, giving ammunition to scientists and others who say greenhouse gas-spewing cars and factories are fueling extreme weather. [News Source]
Spring is early, and so are the birds.
Friday June 30th 2006, 4:00 PMSpring is coming earlier to Europe, thanks to global warming. And at least some birds have adjusted to the change. [News Source]
Project asks Canadians to imagine 2020.
Friday June 30th 2006, 4:00 PMNearly a quarter of Canadians think global warming will be the single biggest challenge facing the country by the year 2020, according to a poll commissioned by the Dominion Institute. [News Source]
Global warming top worry: Poll.
Friday June 30th 2006, 4:00 PMA national poll identified global warming, the environment, pollution and the need for new energy technologies as leading concerns for Canadians. [News Source]