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Hot New Entry into Global Warming Solutions Debate in Senate

A new global warming bill introduced today by Senator James Jeffords (I-VT) would set bold targets to cut the heat-trapping pollution that causes global warming. The plan would trim emissions based on solid science and is a positive vision for the future of global warming solutions, says the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

NRDC (StopGlobalWarming.org | 20 Jul 2006)

A Primer in Climate Change for Doubters

Today is predicted to be the hottest day ever recorded in the British Isles. Temperatures are forecast to reach 102F (38.8C), passing the record of 101F, recorded in Kent in August 2003. By itself a single hot day is not proof that our climate is changing. The summer of 1911 was extremely hot, long before anyone had ever heard of global warming.

(The Independent | 19 Jul 2006)

Temperature Set to Hit 100 Degrees - and Global Warming is to Blame

Think before you enjoy it. The near-record temperatures expected today are a sign of things to come, and will become commoner and hotter in future years as man-made global warming takes hold, scientists predict.

Michael McCarthy and Steve Connor (The Independent | 19 Jul 2006)

Northeast Floods Stir Global Warming Debate

Images of swamped homes in the U.S. Northeast deepened suspicions over global warming, giving ammunition to scientists and others who say greenhouse gas-spewing cars and factories are fueling extreme weather.

Jason Szep (Reuters | 29 Jun 2006)

Global Warming a Concern for Hunters, Fishermen

An overwhelming percentage of hunters and fishermen say they are concerned about global warming based on personal experience, according to the results of a nationwide survey taken in March and April.

(The Sun News | 14 Jul 2006)

Pearl Jam donates green for environment

Rock group to give to$100,000 to several groups that focus on climate, energy and other environmental causes

Associated Press (Associated Press | 14 Jul 2006)

Cross Country: Hurricane in the Hamptons?

NEW YORK -- Hurricanes bring obvious hazards like wind and water, but one of the obstacles preventing sensible hurricane preparation is a moral hazard. The evidence can be found here on the eastern tip of New York state.

Nicole Gelinas (The Wall Street Journal | 13 Jul 2006)

Climate warming threatens wineries

Washington coast may buck trend WASHINGTON -- Climate warming could spell disaster for much of the multibillion-dollar U.S. wine industry. Areas suitable for growing premium wine grapes could be reduced by 50 percent -- and possibly as much as 81 percent -- by the end of this century, according to a study Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Randolph E. Schmid (Associated Press | 11 Jul 2006)

Wildfire Increase Linked to Climate

Higher temperatures over 34 years -- rather than land-use changes -- have led to more blazes, researchers say. Theyre sure its not a fluke. Rising temperatures throughout the West have stoked an increase in large wildfires over the past 34 years as spring comes earlier, mountain snows melt sooner and forests dry to tinder, scientists reported Thursday.

Robert Lee Hotz (Los Angeles Times | 7 Jul 2006)

Brokaw brings home global warming fight

Newsman says ‘world will be a drastically different place' in documentary. NEW YORK - Tom Brokaw is giving Al Gore some company in the effort to raise awareness of global warming.

Associated Press (MSNBC | 9 Jul 2006)

Climate change puts parks at risk

Natural preserves may lose distinctive features. GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. - Global warming is erasing the glaciers from Glacier National Park and the Joshua trees from Joshua Tree National Park, and may turn the Everglades into the Neverglades.

Paul Nussbaum (Philadelphia Inquirer | 2 Jul 2006)

Tropical Ice Cores Show Two Abrupt Global Climate Shifts

Sensitive climate system can change abruptly due to natural or human forces Washington - For the first time, glaciologists have combined and compared sets of ancient climate records trapped in ice cores from the South American Andes and the Asian Himalayas to see how climate has changed - and is still changing - in the tropics.

usinfo.state.gov (StopGlobalWarming.org | 29 Jun 2006)

Scientists OK Gore's Movie for Accuracy

The nations top climate scientists are giving An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gores documentary on global warming, five stars for accuracy.

Seth Borenstein (Associated Press | 27 Jun 2006)

Greenland's Ice Sheet Is Slip-Sliding Away

The massive glaciers are deteriorating twice as fast as they were five years ago. If the ice thaws entirely, sea level would rise 21 feet.

Robert Lee Hotz (Los Angeles Times | 25 Jun 2006)

Justices to hear global warming case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed today to take a case that could determine whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency starts regulating greenhouse gases to combat global warming.

Johanna Neuman (Los Angeles Times | 26 Jun 2006)

Study: Earth 'likely' hottest in 2,000 years

Study: Earth likely hottest in 2,000 years Panel: Warmth is unprecedented for at least the last 400 years

- (Associated Press | 22 Jun 2006)

Oilman Calls for More Fuel Efficiency

WASHINGTON — The chief executive of the worlds fifth-largest oil company endorsed tougher fuel economy standards for cars and trucks Sunday, underscoring higher gas prices potential to change the political equation on an issue that has long stalemated the capital.

Ronald Brownstein (Los Angeles Times | 19 Jun 2006)

New Global Warming Bill Sets Prudent Targets for Emissions Cuts

Congressional Movement Reflects Growing Desire for Action, Solutions.

NRDC (NRDC | 20 Jun 2006)

Next Victim of Warming: The Beaches

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — When scientists consider the possible effects of global warming, there is a lot they dont know. But they can say one thing for sure: sea levels will rise.

Cornelia Dean (The New York Times | 21 Jun 2006)

Study: Polar bears may turn to cannibalism

ANCHORAGE — Polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea may be turning to cannibalism because longer seasons without ice keep them from getting to their natural food, a new study by American and Canadian scientists has found.

Dan Joling (Associated Press | 13 Jun 2006)

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