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Climate Change Catching Voter Attention Around World

Its the environment, stupid! Just as Bill Clinton used the battle cry Its the economy, stupid! to keep his 1992 presidential campaign focused, political leaders worldwide are chanting a new mantra based on growing alarm about global warming.

Erik Kirschbaum (Reuters | 13 Dec 2006)

Fake Snow in Alps, Moscow Blooms: Green Christmas?

Alpine ski resorts are churning out artificial snow, daisies are flowering by the Kremlin in Moscow and retailers are fretting that Europeans are simply too warm to go Christmas shopping with a record mild winter.

Laura MacInnis (Reuters | 13 Dec 2006)

Vermont Ski Resort Rewards Those Who Share Rides

Vermonts Smugglers Notch ski and snowboard resort has teamed with Essex, Conn.-based ridesharing incentive network NuRide to reward those who carpool with free lift tickets and a chance to win family vacation packages. NuRide estimates that thousands who share rides will result in 250,000 fewer miles driven and 100 fewer tons of greenhouse gas emissions.

First Tracks (First Tracks | 12 Dec 2006)

Aspen/Snowmass Offers Climate-Friendly SkiGreen Program to Resort Guests

Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) announced yesterday that it will partner with the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) to sell 100 percent Green-e certified SkiGreen Tags to resort guests who wish to offset their travel-related global warming emissions to and from the resort with wind energy.

First Tracks (First Tracks | 12 Dec 2006)

Groups urge students to cut energy use over winter break

With winter break approaching, campus environmental groups have mounted a campaign to leave energy consumption out in the cold.

Julia Osellame (The Daily Princetonian | 12 Dec 2006)

The Cost of an Overheated Planet

The iconic culprit in global warming is the coal-fired power plant. It burns the dirtiest, most carbon-laden of fuels, and its smokestacks belch millions of tons of carbon dioxide, the main global warming gas.

Steve Lohr (The New York Times | 12 Dec 2006)

By 2040, Greenhouse Gases Could Lead to an Open Arctic Sea in Summers

New studies project that the Arctic Ocean could be mostly open water in summer by 2040 several decades earlier than previously expected partly as a result of global warming caused by emissions of greenhouse gases.

Andrew C. Revkin (The New York Times | 12 Dec 2006)

Poll: Warming Tops Lists of Americans' Environmental Concerns

Americans now consider global warming the nations top environmental problem, according to a new Massachusetts Institute of Technology poll.

Darren Samuelsohn (E & E News | 9 Dec 2006)

Solar Panels in Churches Called for by Bishop

A senior Church of England bishop condemned modern society's "autistic" way of life yesterday which he said was wrecking the planet's environment. He called on churches and other places of worship to reduce global warming by installing solar panels on their rooftops.

Ruth Gledhill (The Times | 8 Dec 2006)

Boxer to Call State Leaders to Testify on Warming Law

Sen. Barbara Boxer, the soon-to-be chairwoman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said Tuesday she will ask Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and two Democratic state lawmakers to testify about why Congress should pass federal legislation modeled on Californias landmark law to combat global warming.

Zachary Coile (San Francisco Chronicle | 6 Dec 2006)

Alps Said to Be at Warmest in Centuries

Global warming has driven temperatures in the Alps to their highest in 1,300 years, according to one of the authors of an EU-backed climate study.

Veronika Oleksyn (Associated Press | 5 Dec 2006)

The Greening of Rock 'n' Roll

Rock n roll is paved with artists calls to action, from penning war protest songs to rocking to abolish world hunger. More recently, theres a growing cry to save the environment, and its one that groups hope will be heard loud and clear, with many bands and the music industry turning a green eye to the way they do business.

Althea Legaspi (Chicago Tribune | 5 Dec 2006)

Global Warming Threatens to Put Spanish Ski Resorts Out of Business

Global warming is threatening to put ski resorts out of business in Spain, where nearly all ski slopes are closed for lack of snow, the daily El Pais reported Tuesday. The Pyrenees only have a quarter of the amount of snow which is usual for the beginning of December, and the situation is similar in other wintersport areas.

DPA (German Press Agency | 5 Dec 2006)

Global Warming: Hot Times Predicted for New York

Global warming is having a significant impact on the Hudson Valley and could prompt even more dramatic changes if greenhouse gas emissions go unchecked, a broad-ranging group of environmentalists and scientists warned yesterday.

Jorge Fitz-Gibbon (The Journal News | 5 Dec 2006)

Flowers in Alps, Bears Can't Sleep as Winter Waits

Flowers are blooming on the slopes of Alpine ski resorts and bears are having trouble hibernating in Siberia amid a late start to winter that may be a portent of global warming.

Alexandra Zawadil (Reuters | 3 Dec 2006)

A Mighty Wind For Ski Areas

In time for the new ski season, several Northern New England ski areas are becoming part of a national trend of resorts going green by buying wind-generated electricity to power their energy-hungry operations.

Glenn Adams (Associated Press | 3 Dec 2006)

Singer Takes up Global Warming Fight

Kathy Mattea, a fixture on the country music scene for 20 years, embarked on a new phase of her career Saturday morning at Lakeview High School. She gave her first public presentation of An Inconvenient Truth, the slide show about global warming made famous by former Vice President Al Gores book and movie of the same title.

Howie Magner (Battle Creek Enquirer | 3 Dec 2006)

I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas

A tall, just-cut evergreen, its branches festooned with countless twinkling lights, and underneath are piles and piles of brightly wrapped presents. Could there be a more perfect image of the holiday season?

Stephen G. Henderson (The Baltimore Sun | 3 Dec 2006)

Rockies' Snowpack Shrinking

The Rocky Mountains are seeing more rain than snow at the start and end of winter, an indication of global warming, an expert said.

Paul Foy (Associated Press | 1 Dec 2006)

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Summer

Not long before Boston officials lit the citys Christmas tree in an annual seasonal rite, the area broke a 125-year-old record for the high temperature for the date yesterday when the mercury hit 69 degrees at 1:43 p.m.

Raja Mishra and April Simpson (The Boston Globe | 1 Dec 2006)

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