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Dirty Oil - A Documentary on The Alberta Tar Sands - NYTimes Editorial: No to a New Tar Sands Pipeline

April 4, 2011View for printing

When people don't know the truth that's called ignorance. When people are presented the truth and ignore it, that's called.....STUPID!

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jA_BBGuCs20

(Thanks to John Torma for passing this along.)

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Four nations in race to be first to go carbon neutral

Iceland, New Zealand, Norway and Costa Rica are all hoping to turn their economies green, but the challenges they face are formidable

By Geoffrey Lean and Bryan Kay

Full Story: http://www.independent.co.uk/environ ... 802627.html

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25 U.S. Mayors Speak Out Against Tar Sands Pipeline http://www.greendesignhq.com/2011/03 ... s-pipeline/

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No to a New Tar Sands Pipeline

Later this year, the State Department will decide whether to approve construction of a 1,700-mile oil pipeline from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast called Keystone XL. The underground 36-inch pipeline, built by TransCanada, would link the tar sands fields of northern Alberta to Texas refineries and begin operating in 2013. The department should say no.

Full Editorial: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/03/op ... un1.html?hp

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The Truth, Still Inconvenient

Prof. Richard Muller of Berkeley, a physicist who has gotten into the climate skeptic game, has been leading the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature project, an effort partially financed by none other than the Koch foundation. And climate deniers — who claim that researchers at NASA and other groups analyzing climate trends have massaged and distorted the data — had been hoping that the Berkeley project would conclude that global warming is a myth.

Instead, however, Professor Muller reported that his group’s preliminary results find a global warming trend “very similar to that reported by the prior groups.”

By PAUL KRUGMAN

Full Story: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/04/op ... man.html?hp


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