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9/7/05

MANMOHAN Singh hopeful on climate change
HindustanTimes.com UK edition – India
He did however admit that the G8 communiqué on the climate change, so
much stressed upon by Tony Blair, “ does not grip with the challenges
of climate change …
www.hindustantimes.com/news/5983_1425820,00430005.htm

G-8 leaders see progress on climate change, aid to Africa
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer – Columbus,GA,USA
… Bush administration officials also called the summit a success, especially
on climate change. The G-8 communique, signed by all …
www.ledger-enquirer.com/mld/ledgerenquirer/news/world/12088025.htm

FRESH talks but little hope on climate change
Guardian Unlimited – UK
G8 leaders agreed yesterday to start a new series of talks on climate change
that will bring together big polluters, including the US and China, with
the aim …
politics.guardian.co.uk/green/story/0,9061,1524687,00.html

MORE talk but no action yet on climate change
Times Online – UK
THE G8 agreed to disagree on enough of the climate change agenda to produce
a deal that Tony Blair could hail as the start of a new US-backed drive
to tackle …
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,22649-1687226,00.html

G8 announces aid increases, but little progress on climate change
progressiveU – USA
… Less progress was made in the realm of climate change with countries
agreeing that climate change was a problem but without any concrete decisions.

www.progressiveu.org/node/516

G8 Countries State Common Approach to African Aid, Climate Change
US Dept of State (press release) – Washington,DC,USA
… double assistance to Africa, advance peace in the Middle East through
Palestinian aid, and establish a plan of action to combat global climate
change. …
usinfo.state.gov/usinfo/Archive/2005/Jul/08-700441.html

9/7/05

LEADERS take stand on global warming
Detroit Free Press – Detroit,MI,USA
… Leaders from the world’s top eight industrial nations ended their annual
summit Friday by agreeing that humans are a major cause of global warming
and pledging …
www.freep.com/news/nw/summit9e_20050709.htm

G-8 Takes No Concrete Global Warming Steps
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
… summit bowed to US pressure on Friday by approving a declaration on
climate change that avoided taking any concrete steps to fight global
warming, such as …
www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/07/08/international/i170113D67.DTL

US Appears to Win Global Warming Debate
WTVG – Toledo,OH,USA
… on climate change at their G-8 summit by approving a watered-down declaration
Friday that avoids taking concrete steps to fight global warming, such
as setting …
abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=920374&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312

SUMMIT reaches compromises on African aid, global warming
USA Today – USA
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — World leaders wrapping up an economic summit
shaken by terrorism agreed Friday on an “alternative to the hatred” —
aid packages …
www.usatoday.com/news/world/2005-07-08-g8-summit_x.htm

SUMMIT shaken by bombings reaches compromises on aid, global …
National Post – Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
… The major failure was in the area of global warming, where staunch
opposition from Bush thwarted Blair’s efforts to get a US commitment to
firm targets for …
www.canada.com/national/news/story.html?id=8276c6e3-4e61-4501-b33b-f2273b2f11e6

7/7/05

G8 leaders try to finalise climate change deal
Daily Times – Lahore,Pakistan
GLENEAGLES: A declaration and plan of action on climate change that were
to be released at the G8 summit on Thursday will be issued on Friday because
of the …
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_8-7-2005_pg7_12

G-8 declarations on climate change and global economy postponed
Malaysia Star – Petaling Jaya,Malaysia
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) – The G-8 summit’s declarations on climate change
and the global economy were delayed until Friday following the attacks
in London …
thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2005/7/7/nation/20050707222006&sec=nation

BUSH concedes ground on climate change
Guardian Unlimited – UK
… countries refused to be distracted by the terrorist attacks on London
yesterday as they prepared to sign a limited agreement on climate change
and continued to …
www.guardian.co.uk/climatechange/story/0,12374,1523901,00.html

CHINESE president calls for international cooperation in climate …
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
… called on the developed and developing countries to promote cooperation
through technology exchanges and funding to tackle the problem of climate
change at a …
english.people.com.cn/200507/08/eng20050708_194812.html

ECLIPSED by London blasts, Gleneagles summit grapples with climate …
Hindu – Chennai,India
… much political capital in these ventures and Mr. Blair was on record
saying he had taken “a chance on this G8 choosing Africa and climate change…you
couldn’t …
www.hindu.com/2005/07/08/stories/2005070809520100.htm

BUSH, Blair Deadlocked on Global Warming
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
… Scotland, July 7 – President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair
failed to reach agreement on international efforts to combat global warming
today, as …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/content/articles/gleneagles070705.html

G-8 Declaration Recognizes Global Warming
Guardian Unlimited – UK
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) – Leaders of the Group of Eight industrial nations
reached a global warming agreement that recognizes the problem as partly
caused by …
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5126180,00.html

RESPONDING to global warming
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
… In June 1992, the UN held the Earth Summit to discuss this. The G8
will discuss it at Gleneagles. Is it just theory, or is there evidence
on global warming? …
iecolumnists.expressindia.com/full_column.php?content_id=74026

DON’T blame US alone for global warming: Blair
Financial Express – Bombay,India
… JULY 7: Rich and poor countries must work together in coming years
if the world is to deal successfully with the threat from global warming,
Prime Minister …
www.financialexpress.com/fe_full_story.php?content_id=95865

CUT global warming by becoming vegetarian
PhysOrg.com – Evergreen,VA,USA
Global warming could be controlled if we all became vegetarians and stopped
eating meat. That’s the view of British physicist Alan …
www.physorg.com/news4998.html

6/7/05

G-8 Negotiations Continue on Africa, Climate Change
Voice of America – USA
… It’s tricky. These people are making very difficult choices,” he said.
There is also disagreement on what to do about climate change. …
www.voanews.com/english/2005-07-06-voa69.cfm

CLIMATE change tops full G8 talks
BBC News – UK
Climate change and global trade will top Thursday’s agenda when G8 leaders
get down to business in earnest. The first full day of …
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4658427.stm

OIL chiefs disagree on issue of climate change
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Perhaps more than any other industry, oil companies are having to get to
grips with the issue of climate change one of the top items at the Group
of Eight …
news.ft.com/cms/s/0e5fbade-ee34-11d9-98e5-00000e2511c8.html

BUSH line on climate change fails to bridge G8 gap
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… could replace petrol in vehicles, and nuclear power as a source of
electricity that avoids the emissions of greenhouse gases associated with
climate change. …
news.ft.com/cms/s/a725b832-ee1a-11d9-98e5-00000e2511c8.html

G-8 Summit Begins with Africa and Climate Change
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
… protestors. The main agenda articles of the G-8 summit include the
issues such as the debts of African countries and climate change. …
www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20050706&hn=21386

BUSH unyielding on global warming
International Herald Tribune – France
… and he signaled that he would not budge on one of the most contentious
issues dividing the United States from its allies: how best to address
global warming. …
www.iht.com/articles/2005/07/07/news/prexy.php

BUSH admits to role of humans in global warming
Financial Times – London,England,UK
President George W. Bush yesterday acknowledged more openly than in the
past the role of human activity in causing global warming, as he travelled
to Scotland …
news.ft.com/cms/s/cb0c3b94-ee84-11d9-98e5-00000e2511c8.html

GLOBAL warming costs us: reinsurer
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
… steamroll Florida. It’s global warming, which he believes is already
costing the $US3trillion ($4trillion) insurance industry. Worldwide …
www.smh.com.au/news/business/global-warming-co
sts-us-reinsurer/2005/07/06/1120329504074.html

HUNGRY to get hungrier with global warming – FAO
Reuters.uk – UK
… Reuters) – The poorest countries where food is scarcest will find it
increasingly difficult to feed themselves as global warming exacerbates
desertification …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=globalNews&storyID=
2005-07-06T143801Z_01_N06208455_RTRIDST_0_BIGSTORY-FOOD-AFRICA-CLIMATE-DC.XML

STATE governments, other countries taking action on global warming
Biloxi Sun Herald – Biloxi,MS,USA
… KRT) – While President Bush and other world leaders will talk Thursday
at the Group of Eight summit in Scotland about slowing global warming,
Bush has already …
www.sunherald.com/mld/sunherald/news/politics/12068788.htm

6/7/05

LORDS fuel climate change row with blow to Kyoto
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
… In a report seemingly timed to have maximum impact on the G8, which
is due to release its climate change communique tomorrow, the peers said
that the …
news.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=746502005

CLIMATE consultant says climate change not affecting rainfall
ABC Online – Australia
There is disagreement over whether climate change and the resulting lack
of rainfall are behind Australia’s worst drought in a hundred years. …
www.abc.net.au/rural/content/2005/s1408075.htm

DISARRAY over climate change
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
ON THE eve of the G8 summit at Gleneagles, what had appeared to be a broad
consensus on climate change looked to be unravelling. …
news.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=745972005

ECOLOGISTS urge action on climate change
innovations report – Bad Homburg,Germany
… the UK government’s initiative during its G8 Presidency to get world
leaders to set out a clear direction for political action on climate change,
based on …
www.innovations-report.de/html/berichte/umwelt_naturschutz/bericht-46190.html

BLAIR: Climate change deal within reach
Manchester Evening News – Manchester,England,UK
PRIME Minister Tony Blair is heading for the G8 summit at Gleneagles believing
a deal on climate change with fellow world leaders is going “down to the
wire …
www.manchesteronline.co.uk/men/news/s/164/
164890_blair_climate_change_deal_within_reach.html

JAMES K. Glassman: Tony Blair’s global warming fix would bring …
The Union Leader – Manchester,NH,USA
AS chairman of this year’s Group of 8 conference, Tony Blair has chosen
to put African poverty and global warming at the top of the agenda when
the leaders …
www.theunionleader.com/business_showa.html?article=57313

GLOBAL Warming
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
Preparing for this week’s G-8 summit to discuss global warming and other
issues, President Bush made a significant acknowledgment. …
www.sun-sentinel.com/news/opinion/editorial/
sfl-edittdwarmjul06,0,2519596.story?coll=sfla-news-editorial

G8: Global warming tops agenda
News24 – Cape Town,South Africa
Gleneagles – The campaign against poverty in Africa and the fight against
global warming will top the agenda of the Group of Eight (G8) summit in
Scotland from …
www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1732691,00.html

BUSH, the obstacle to a deal on global warming
Belfast Telegraph – Belfast,UK
… summit television interview with Trevor McDonald, rejecting outright
any suggestion that the US might join the Kyoto protocol on global warming,
or consider …
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/story.jsp?story=651345

CLIMATE changes on global warming as PM heads for Gleneagles
NewKerala.com – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
… While the wealthy G8 countries are the biggest current producers of
greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, the five rapidly developing
‘outreach countries …
www.newkerala.com/news.php?action=fullnews&id=5096

4/7/05

G8 nations tackle climate change
ABC Online – Australia
PETER CAVE: The United States President George Bush may be flexible on
trade but he’s certainly not flexible on climate change. …
www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2005/s1406773.htm

STRAW positive on climate change
BBC News – UK
UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has said he believes there will be a “satisfactory
outcome” on the issue of climate change at the G8 summit. …
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4649231.stm

G8 summit may lead to deal on climate change
EUobserver.com – Brussels,Belgium
The leaders of the world’s eight most hihgly-industrialised states (G8)
may reach an agreement on climate change during their meeting on 6-8 July
in Gleneagles …
www.euobserver.com/?sid=9&aid=19478

GREENS hit out at Bush climate change decision
Ireland Online – Dublin,Ireland
The Green Party has attacked US President George W Bush for his continued
refusal to sign up to the Kyoto Protocol on tackling climate change. …
breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=148220464&p=y48zzyy7x

UK to bind developed nations, China, India on climate change
Deccan Herald – Bangalore,India
Britain has said that it is trying to put in place a process on climate
change that binds together the developed nations and China and India,
which are going …
www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/jul42005/update94236200574.asp

BUSH Maintains Stance on Global Warming
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… As world leaders prepared for a major summit, President Bush said Monday
that he would not substantially change his stance on global warming to
reward British …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-war
ming5jul05,0,7451975.story?coll=la-home-headlines

SCHWARZENEGGER: ‘Time for Action’ on Global Warming
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… Arnold Schwarzenegger urged the United States and other nations to
combat global warming and vowed in an opinion piece in London’s Independent
newspaper to …
www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arnold5ju
l05,0,5054369.story?coll=la-home-headlines

GLOBAL warming at Gleneagles: PM for N-option
Newindpress – Chennai,India
… Brazil, Mexico and South Africa, Singh will be joining the leaders
of G-8 in Scotland to discuss practical ways to deal with the challenge
of global warming. …
www.newindpress.com/NewsItems.asp?ID=IEH200507
04111127&Page=H&Title=Top+Stories&Topic=0

GLOBAL WARMING
Canadian Democratic Movement – Canada
Global warming is an increase over time of the average temperature of Earth’s
atmosphere and oceans. Global warming theories attempt …
www.canadiandemocraticmovement.ca/mod-
pnEncyclopedia-display_term-id-60-vid-1.html

GLOBAL warming? It doesn’t worry Exxon
Sustain Online – Switzerland
… turbines. Oil giants such as BP and Royal Dutch/Shell Group are trumpeting
a better-safe-than-sorry approach to global warming. …
www.sustain-online.org/includes/getTarget.asp?MenuId
=1&ClickMenu=&doOpen=1&type=DocDet&id=MTU3MTQ

3/7/05

NO favours on climate change – Bush
This is London – London,England,UK
… gave the PM little cause for hope that he is ready to join other G8
nations in concerted action to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions blamed
for climate change …
www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/articles/PA_NEWA282
01411120380618A0?source=PA%20Feed&ct=5

CHIRAC hopes breakthrough on climate change at G8 summit
Xinhua – Beijing,China
MOSCOW, July 3 (Xinhuanet) — French President Jacques Chirac expressed
the hope on Sunday that a breakthrough on climate change could be made
at the summit of …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-07/04/content_3171469.htm

DIPLOMACY clears cloud over climate change
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… But for some time now it has been the other big issue on the summit
agenda – the need to address climate change – that risked turning the
meeting in Gleneagles …
news.ft.com/cms/s/937d938a-ec27-11d9-9796-00000e2511c8.html

BUSINESS divided on moves to tackle climate change
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Businesses are divided over the prospect of further international action
to tackle climate change, which will be discussed by the Group of Eight
industrialised …
news.ft.com/cms/s/2fb93d0e-ebfa-11d9-9796-00000e2511c8.html

CHIRAC hails possible climate change breakthrough at G8 summit
Forbes – USA
SVETLOGORSK, Russia (AFX) – French President Jacques Chirac on Sunday hailed
a possible breakthrough on climate change at this week’s G8 summit talks
in …
www.forbes.com/finance/feeds/afx/2005/07/03/afx2121863.html

BUSH wants to shift global warming debate
CNN – USA
… LONDON, England (AP) — Ahead of this week’s G8 summit, President Bush
says he wants to shift debate on global warming away from limits on greenhouse
gas …
www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/07/03/g8.bush.ap/

DEVELOPING states to have say on global warming
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… This week’s highly structured G8 meeting on global warming is expected
to leave little room for talks on other issues such as China’s currency
and rising trade …
news.ft.com/cms/s/0b26aa66-ec28-11d9-9796-00000e2511c8.html

DISASTER Losses Lead Insurers to Global Warming Debate
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… steamroll Florida. It’s global warming, which he believes is already
costing the $3-trillion insurance industry. Worldwide disaster …
www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-climate3jul03,0,7571170.story?coll=la-home-business

WORLD should act on global warming
Denver Post – Denver,CO,USA
The evidence of human-caused global warming becomes more clear every day,
and with it the need for governments to take effective action. …
www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_2833993

BUSH wants action against global warming
Hindustan Times – Delhi,India
… the G8 has to tackle climate change, US President George W Bush on
Monday vowed to spurn any Kyoto-style deal on the “significant” problem
of global warming. …
www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1420056,00050003.htm

2/7/05

SCHWARZENEGGER urges governments to act on climate change
San Jose Mercury News – San Jose,CA,USA
… Climate change is one of the major issues to be discussed at this week’s
summit of the G8 wealthy nations at Gleneagles in Scotland. …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/breaking_news/12043180.htm

BUSH may bend on climate change
Times Online – UK
SENIOR government officials are confident that President George W Bush
will sign up to a G8 statement on climate change at the summit in Scotland
this week. …
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-1678677,00.html

RICH nations ‘must change to avoid climate disaster’
Financial Times – London,England,UK
The developed world is “going to have to adjust” to prevent climate change
becoming a global catastrophe, Hilary Benn, Britain’s international development

news.ft.com/cms/s/9674710a-ea95-11d9-aa7a-00000e2511c8.html

CLIMATE change tops agenda for G8
Hindu – Chennai,India
London, July 2. (Guardian News Service): Senior officials from G8 countries
were last night locked in intensive talks on climate change and details
of aid for …
www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200507021003.htm

ARNIE tells Bush to face up to global warming
Ireland Online – Dublin,Ireland
… Republican governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, today sent
a robust message to US President George Bush to face up to the reality
of global warming. …
breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=148120918&p=y48yzy6z4

GLOBAL warming fears for Tasmania
Ninemsn – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Global warming will force some Tasmanians from their homes within a decade,
a leading coastal erosion expert says. Storm surges …
news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=54327

GLOBAL warming may threaten ducks
Sioux Falls Argus Leader – Sioux Falls,SD,USA
… a tentative alliance to conserve wildlife habitat in recent years,
but new studies are nudging that alliance toward a more controversial
issue: global warming. …
www.argusleader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050702/NEWS/507020314/1001

WHERE’S Any Evidence Of Global Warming?
TheDay (subscription) – New London,CT,USA
… to the cartoon by Nick Anderson published in the June 22 edition of
The Day, President George W. Bush wants to send all evidence of global
warming down a black …
www.theday.com/eng/web/news/re.aspx?re=17E64A6A-8CA3-478C-BDFD-BCAD00DA97D5

US must wake up to global warming
Cyprus Mail – Nicosia,Cyprus
… week have said that the United States has moved to remove a part of
the final G8 communiqué saying there is strong evidence that global warming
is happening …
www.cyprus-mail.com/news/main.php?id=20685&cat_id=1

1/7/05

CHANGE in sight as US makes gesture on climate
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Raising hopes that an ongoing deadlock over climate change could be broken
at the Gleneagles meeting, the US President yesterday appeared to make
a gesture …
news.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=727472005

RICH nations moving Œfurther apart’ on climate change
Financial Express – Bombay,India
EDINBURGH, JULY 1: The world’s richest nations are moving even further
away from agreement on climate change just days before their summit in
Scotland …
www.financialexpress.com/fe_full_story.php?content_id=95333

MAKE CLIMATE CHANGE HISTORY
Friends of the Earth (press release) – UK
Edinburgh/ London (UK): Unless urgent action is taken to combat climate
change at next week’s G8 summit, the consequences for Africa and the world’s
poorest …
www.foe.co.uk/resource/press_releases/make_climate_change_histor_01072005.html

MTV Generation Has Go at Blair on Climate Change, Africa’s Poor
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… Tony Blair took a seat beside Irish rock star Bob Geldof on Thursday
to answer young people’s questions about poverty in Africa and climate
change in advance …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-summit
1jul01,1,2321771.story?coll=la-headlines-world

CLIMATE change could ruin tourism in the Mediterranean
Mongabay.com – USA
WWF predicts climate change will in increase the number of extremely hot
days and decrease rainfall in the summer, making the region less attractive
for …
news.mongabay.com/2005/0701-rhett_butler.html

GLOBAL warming to wreck Med “paradise” -WWF
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… “Unless something is done to tackle global warming, the Mediterranean
will … Global warming is caused by certain gases in the atmosphere trapping
the sun’s heat. …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L01100221.htm

NOW global warming is a mortal sin
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
… of the environment to be a sin as a core group of Australian religious
leaders have placed their political weight behind a campaign to fight
global warming. …
www.smh.com.au/news/national/now-global-warmin
g-is-a-mortal-sin/2005/07/01/1119724815830.html

THE Gleneagles summit communique on global warming is being …
Sustain Online – Switzerland
The Times, 1 July 2005 – Senior political figures were lowering expectations
dramatically yesterday over a G8 plan to tackle global warming. …
www.sustain-online.org/includes/getTarget.asp?
MenuId=1&ClickMenu=&doOpen=1&type=DocDet&id=MTU2ODg

WAR Of Words On Global Warming
KUTV – Salt Lake City,UT,USA
… which will discuss greenhouse gases among other issues, President Bush
is explaining his position – namely, opposition to the Kyoto global warming
treaty. …
kutv.com/topstories/topstories_story_182073217.html

MISSOURI mayors commit to combating global warming
Joplin Independent – Joplin,MO,USA
… among 166 mayors nationwide to date who have signed an agreement that
commits their governments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause
global warming. …
www.joplinindependent.com/display_article.php/mariwinn1120255712

30/6/05

CLIMATE change focus turns to Beijing
Financial Times – London,England,UK
The UK wants to shift the focus on climate change at next week’s Group
of Eight summit away from disagreements with the US and towards forging
ties with China. …
news.ft.com/cms/s/39c916e4-e9ce-11d9-ba15-00000e2511c8.html

CLIMATE Change Could Set Dunes in Motion, Study Suggests
Scientific American – USA
In fact, researchers report that the dunes of Africa’s Kalahari Desert
may soon be on the move once more as a result of climate change. …
www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa003&arti
cleID=0006A8CC-5761-12C4-976183414B7F0000

CLIMATE change reform needs US: Blair
Age (subscription) – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
British Prime Minister Tony Blair says climate change is probably the most
serious threat to the globe, and that there will be no solution without
the …
www.theage.com.au/news/World/Climate-change
-reform-needs-US-Blair/2005/07/01/1119724778423.html

LEADERS scrap targets on climate change to keep the US on board
Times Online – UK
… tackle global warming. They said that not a single target would appear
in the summit’s climate change communiqué. It also emerged …
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,22649-1676328,00.html

‘VAGUE’ targets on climate change
BBC News – UK
The Scottish Executive is to set its own climate change targets for devolved
areas such as transport, First Minister Jack McConnell has announced.

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/4638733.stm

FOX News – USA
By Steven Milloy. Merrill Lynch (search) is bullish on global warming.
The rest of the world, however, appears to be heading in the other direction.

www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,161266,00.html

GLOBAL warming issue key, Blair
BBC News – UK
Tony Blair has said climate change is the most serious threat to the globe
and any solution must involve the US. Along with Africa …
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/4639261.stm

GLOBAL Warming: G8 can’t save the planet
Socialist Party – UK
… Global warming is now a generally accepted phenomenon, but will the
G8 be able to reach agreement over lowering carbon dioxide emissions?

www.socialistparty.org.uk/2005/399/pp6.htm

BUSH Urged to Take Lead over Global Warming
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Climate change campaigners today increased pressure on US President George
Bush to act over global warming at next week’s G8 summit. …
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=4764694

SHIFTING sand: Warming could reshape Africa
MSNBC – USA
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Global warming could drastically alter Africa’s
southern sand dune systems, spreading desert-like conditions and destroying
the …
msnbc.msn.com/id/8416794/

29/6/05

FASTER Climate Change Predicted as Air Quality Improves
PhysOrg.com – Evergreen,VA,USA
Reductions in airborne particle pollution, or aerosols, as air quality
is improved, will amplify climate change by reducing the cooling effect
due to aerosols …
www.physorg.com/news4840.html

LIB Dems Urge ‘Robust’ Deal on Climate Change
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
World leaders at the G8 summit must press ahead with a “robust” agreement
on climate change — even if the US will not sign up, the Liberal Democrats
said …
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=4759466

BYERS Warns G8 Leaders over Climate Change
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Labour former Cabinet Minister Stephen Byers today warned G8 leaders that
time was no longer on their side in the battle to fight climate change.

news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=4757499

BOTANICS turns the camera on climate change
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
A MAJOR exhibition highlighting the drastic effects of climate change on
the planet’s natural resources was due to open at Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic
Garden …
news.scotsman.com/edinburgh.cfm?id=715952005

THE US Faces Pressure On Climate Change
Embassy – Ottawa,Ontario,Canada
“There is a lot of evidence that climate change is linked in large part
by the emission of greenhouse gas, and we need to have a reduction of
greenhouse gases …
www.embassymag.ca/html/index.php?display=story&full_path=/2005/june/29/climate/

UK insurers urge action on global warming or storm costs may reach …
Forbes – USA
… cost of cleaning up major storms could rise by two-thirds to 15 bln
stg annually by 2080 unless urgent action is taken to fight global warming,
said the …
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/afx/2005/06/29/afx2117148.html

GLOBAL warming makes sea less salty
MSNBC – USA
… the late 1960s, much of the North Atlantic Ocean has become less salty,
in part due to increases in fresh water runoff induced by global warming,
scientists say …
msnbc.msn.com/id/8408336/

SOOT blamed for global warming underestimate
New Scientist (subscription) – UK
Global warming looks set to be much worse than previously forecast, according
to new research. Ironically, the crucial evidence …
www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn7607

GLOBAL warming might create lopsided planet
MSNBC – USA
Extra precipitation expected as a result of global warming could create
a lopsided world in which sea ice increases around the South Pole while
the far north …
msnbc.msn.com/id/8408283/

PRESSURE builds on US over global warming
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
… warned of “difficult” negotiations ahead on climate change as insurers
called on Group of Eight nations meeting in Scotland next week to act
on global warming. …
www.smh.com.au/news/world/pressure-builds-on-
us-over-global-warming/2005/06/29/1119724697196.html

28/6/05

G8 gets ultimatum on climate change
This is London – London,England,UK
Tony Blair and other G8 leaders have been be urged to deliver meaningful
action to address climate change when they meet next week in Gleneagles.

www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/articles/PA_NEWA9
6844281119963678A0?source=PA%20Feed&ct=5

FINANCE giant Allianz wants G8 climate change move
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… one of the world’s largest financial conglomerates, called on Tuesday
for Group of Eight leaders to come up with a clearer policy on climate
change so business …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L28432124.htm

INSURERS sound the alarm on climate change
Financial Times – London,England,UK
The cost worldwide of storms, expected to become more frequent owing to
climate change, is likely to rise by two-thirds to £15bn ($27bn, •22bn)
a year in …
news.ft.com/cms/s/84370f42-e7f8-11d9-9786-00000e2511c8.html

ALLIANZ warns on climate change risk, says will invest in green …
Forbes – USA
LONDON (AFX) – Insurer Allianz AG has called on the financial services
industry to assess climate change risks more carefully, warning that an
increase in …
www.forbes.com/finance/feeds/afx/2005/06/28/afx2115658.html

CHIRAC Backs Blair on Climate Change
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
… President Jacques Chirac said tonight that he supported efforts by
Tony Blair to get agreement at next week’sG 8 summit on tackling climate
change, but added …
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=4754821

GLOBAL warming to raise storm damage costs-insurers
Reuters.uk – UK
… Britain’s prime minister, Tony Blair, who is hosting the Group of Eight
summit, hopes to push through radical plans to combat global warming,
but US President …
today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=scienceNews&storyID
=2005-06-28T230811Z_01_L27104744_RTRIDST_0_SCIENCE-
ENVIRONMENT-GLOBALWARMING-DC.XML

GLOBAL warming threat to Norfolk
Norwich Evening News – Norwich,England,UK
Large parts of Norfolk will be left under water unless action is taken
to tackle global warming, scientists were warning today. …
www.eveningnews24.co.uk/content/news/story.aspx?brand=
ENOnline&category=News&tBrand=ENOnline&tCategory=news
& itemid=NOED28%20Jun%202005%2012%3A07%3A22%3A020

COMMENTARY: Minnesota Team Abandons Effort to ‘Prove’ Global …
The Heartland Institute – Chicago,IL,USA
… was to “draw [attention to] the gradual warming of Earth’s climate”
and “convince skeptics, especially in the Bush administration, that global
warming is real …
www.heartland.org/Article.cfm?artId=17351

CLIMATE change threatens humanity’s cradle
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Climate change in Africa gave rise to modern humans. Now experts fear that
global warming linked to carbon emissions will have its …
english.people.com.cn/200506/28/eng20050628_192794.html

PM urges caution on Gleneagles climate change campaigners
Guardian Unlimited – UK
Tony Blair yesterday warned climate change campaigners to neither raise
nor drop their expectations of a breakthrough at next week’s G8 Gleneagles
summit …
politics.guardian.co.uk/green/story/0,9061,1516107,00.html

CLIMATE Change Deal ‘Very Difficult’
Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Tony Blair today acknowledged that it would be “very difficult” to secure
agreement on tackling climate change at next week’s G8 summit at Gleneagles.

news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=4747532

CLIMATE change could cut us adrift from UK
The Herald – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
SCOTLAND could be one of the few places in Britain to remain above sea
level, under worst case predictions for climate change. London …
www.theherald.co.uk/41979.shtml

A wild idea to fight global warming
MSNBC – USA
A wild idea to combat global warming suggests creating an artificial ring
of small particles or spacecrafts around Earth to shade the tropics and
moderate …
msnbc.msn.com/id/8379643/

SPACE Ring Could Combat Global Warming
Slashdot – USA
telstar writes “Though the debate continues around global warming, a new
proposal suggests building an artificial space ring around the Earth to
block the …
science.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/06/27/2244227

MORE on Global Warming
RedState.org – USA
One of my assertions about Global Warming and the impending “catastrophe”
that so many believe it portends has always been that even if warming
is occuring …
kowalski.redstate.org/story/2005/6/27/163946/777

GLOBAL Warming May Alter Atlantic Currents, Study Says
National Geographic – Washington,D.C.,USA
In the 2004 eco-disaster film The Day After Tomorrow, Europe and North
America are gripped by a deep freeze after global warming halts the circulation
of a …
news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/06/0627_050627_oceancurrent.html

KYOTO Protocol Consequences of Global Warming By Kamal Raj Dhungel
Gorkhapatra – Kathmandu,Nepal
… environment. In December 1997, 150 nations of the world, in Kyoto city,
Japan agreed to protect the earth from global warming. This …
www.gorkhapatra.org.np/pageloader.php?file=2005/06/28/editorial/editorial1

26/6/05

CLIMATE change threatens humanity’s cradle Africa
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
By Ed Stoddard. THE STERKFONTEIN CAVES, South Africa, June 26 (Reuters)
– Climate change in Africa gave rise to modern humans. Now …
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L26535693.htm

BRITONS Concerned About Climate Change
Angus Reid Global Scan – Vancouver,BC,Canada
40 per cent of respondents say climate change is already a threat to the
world, while 49 per cent say it will endanger future generations unless
action is taken …
www.angus-reid.com/polls/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewItem&itemID=7814

BLAIR must fight for action on climate change
Sunday Herald – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
… impossible for a reasoning individual to do anything other than agree
with your leader and the thrust of Rob Edwards’s article on climate change
(News, June …
www.sundayherald.com/50475

WINTER Solstice raises climate change
Green Left Weekly – Chippendale,NSW,Australia
NEWCASTLE — Environmental group Rising Tide staged an evening protest
in Civic Park on June 21 to highlight the damaging impact of climate change.

www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/631/631p2d.htm

FRENCH watchdogs call for action on climate change
Gulf Times – Doha,Qatar
PARIS: France needs to introduce a early strategy to cope with climate
change, whose effects will ripple across almost every sector of society
and the economy …
www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=
2&item_no=42072&version=1&template_id=39&parent_id=21

GLOBAL warming’s pace could devastate Africa
Economic Times – India
… humans. Now experts fear that global warming linked to carbon emissions
will have its worst impact on humanity’s cradle. “Africa …
economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1152856.cms

GLOBAL Warming ‘Could Trigger Ice Age’ – Scientists
Mathaba.Net – Africa
Global warming could trigger an Ice Age in the northern hemisphere as seen
in a recent Hollywood disaster movie, a groundbreaking study suggested
today. …
mathaba.net/0_index.shtml?x=251032

CAN We Bury Global Warming?
Scientific American – USA
By Robert H. Socolow. When William Shakespeare took a breath, 280 molecules
out of every million entering his lungs were carbon dioxide. …
www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa006&
articleID=0001D260-6966-12B9-9A2C83414B7F0000

WILTED Europe eyes global warming (and air conditioners)
Christian Science Monitor – USA
A searing heat wave closes stores, opens windows, and gives new life to
perceptions that America is inattentive to global warming. By Howard LaFranchi.

www.csmonitor.com/2005/0627/p07s01-woeu.html

GLOBAL warming? Thanks all the same, but it’s not for us
Times Online – UK
… Wouldn’ta smidgin of global warming be rather good for us in Britain?
… Global warming would give us a glorious, all-year-round Mediterranean
climate. …
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,1069-1668425,00.html

G8 SUMMIT: Alarm Bells to Ring Over Climate Change
Inter Press Service (subscription) – World
LONDON, Jun 25 (IPS) – Alarm bells will ring out during the Group of Eight
(G8) summit next month to wake up world leaders to take action against
climate change …
www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=29224

FORESTRY Sector must Adapt To Climate Change
Green Building Press – Carmarthenshire,Wales,UK
… Minister Elliot Morley has urged all those planting or managing trees
to take action now to cope with the seemingly unavoidable climate change
impacts that the …
www.newbuilder.co.uk/newbuilder/NewsFullStory.asp?ID=816

     
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