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Image 1 - Controversial Ad Campaign Costs Climate Skeptics Group Partnerships
2012-05-07 03:54:39

The fallout over the Heartland Institute's controversial, short-lived billboard campaign comparing climate change advocates with infamous terrorists, murderers and cult leaders continued over the weekend, as former partners moved to distance themselves from the skeptics' group. According to Leo Hickman of the Guardian, British multinational alcoholic beverage company Diageo, a former supporter of the organization, announced that they would no longer provide funds to the thinktank. A...

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2010-03-31 06:09:32

A scientist and environmentalist who gained notoriety for proposing that the Earth behaved like an organism now claims that mankind isn't smart enough to deal with global climate change. British researcher James Lovelock--the man who four decades ago formulated the Gaia hypothesis, which asserts that the living and nonliving systems of the Earth work together like the various parts of a living organism--told Leo Hickman of The Guardian, "I don't think we're yet evolved to the point where...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.