Archive | February, 2007

Omission and Censorship Mark Climate Change Debate

by Zoe Kenny Global warming has “very likely” been caused by humanity’s actions. This is one of the main conclusions of the fourth assessment report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released on February 2. The IPCC’s assessment is that it is at least 90% sure that humanity has caused global warming, […]

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Listen Gore: Some Inconvenient Truths About the Politics of Environmental Crisis

By Mitchel Cohen Al Gore’s film, “An Inconvenient Truth,” raises the issue of global warming in a way that scares the bejeezus out of viewers, as it should since the consequences of global climate change are truly earth-shaking. The former Vice-President does a good job of presenting the graphic evidence, exquisite and terrifying pictures that […]

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The Greening of Stephen Harper

by John Allemang Ignore the Arctic’s melting caps The warnings on the weather maps, The ozone layer’s gaping holes, But Stephen, don’t ignore the polls. When worried voters all go green, A nation’s leader must be seen To turn his platform on a dime And shift convictions just in time To save, if not the […]

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