Does it matter?

Our previous two blogs referred to proceedings occurring in a quiet sedate place where news media do not penetrate: the Canadian Senate. The Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources has been conducting hearings on climate change, renewable energy and related issues. At these hearings “Climategate” surfaced – once again!   “Scientific witnesses” …

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News from Norway!

Halfdan Wik of the Grandparents Climate Campaign (Norway) writes: We have really appreciated our contacts with Canadian grandparents, and are still hoping we can spread the message to new countries. It’s my firm conviction that grandparents have an important political role to play. A few days ago I received James Hansen’s newsletter, and read his …

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Climate Change and Risk Management for International Transport

The UN Commission on Trade and Development and the UN Economic Commission for Europe recently circulated a study on climate change (the ECE study) that in its opening paragraphs makes this emphatic statement: “Compelling scientific evidence and a better understanding of the potential economic impacts of climate change have moved the issue to the forefront …

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