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January 2008

Free The Groundhog Day Rally!

Minnesotans For Global Warming Is having a rally at the Minnesota Capital on the South Side Capital Steps on Saturday February 2, Groundhog Day from 12 -2PM. The Rally is called “Minnesotans For Global Warming – Free The Groundhog Day – Don’t Tax Our Breath Rally!”. The purpose of the …

Governor’s climate group makes recommendations

by Stephanie Hemphill, Minnesota Public Radio The Minnesota Climate Change Advisory Group has approved a long list of suggestions on how the state can reduce its carbon footprint. Some ideas are more controversial than others, but they all mean changes in how we do things. St. Paul, Minn. — Gov. …

Scientists: Warm seas may mean fewer hurricanes

By Ken Kaye | Sun-Sentinel.com Following in the footsteps of an earlier study, government scientists on Tuesday said warmer oceans should translate to fewer Atlantic hurricanes striking the United States. The reason: As sea surface temperatures warm globally, sustained vertical wind shear increases. Wind shear makes it difficult for storms …

China: Worst Winter Storm in 50 Years!

China agriculture official says snow disaster impact on winter crops ‘extremely serious’ By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN , Associated Press BEIJING – Snow battering central China has dealt an “extremely serious” blow to winter crops, a top agriculture official warned Thursday, raising the likelihood that future shortages would exaggerate already surging food …

New green taxes for ‘gas-guzzling’ cars

By David Millward, London Telegraph Motorists face having to pay new green taxes as ministers step up their war on “gas-guzzling” cars. The Government wants to get people out of high-emissions vehicles by making them more expensive, while also cutting the cost of driving for more environmentally-friendly options. Two recently …

The Great Global Warming Swindle

A Must Watch! What’s the truth about Global Warming? Global Warming is indeed real, but does it have more to do with the natural cycles of the Sun rather than Man-made C02? “We’ve almost begun to take it for granted that climate change is a man-made phenomenon. But just as …

Warning: Vacate room when CFL bulb breaks

Energy-saving devices called so dangerous everyone must leave for at least 15 minutes. Thomas Edison must be rolling over in his grave. Less than a month after the U.S. Congress passed an energy bill banning the incandescent light bulb by 2014, the UK Environment Agency issued guidelines calling for evacuation …

Will Steger, MN Governor Tim Pawlenty Hold Meeting About Climate Change

(AP) ― A forum on global warming hosted by explorer Will Steger and Governor Pawlenty brought warnings that some of Minnesota’s natural resources are at risk if people fail to reduce carbon emissions….  The Republican governor and Steger, a frequent polar explorer, are hosting several of the forums around the state to bring attention to what scientists predict will happen to different parts of Minnesota if global warming advances.