>Global Warming: The vicious circle

>by Steve Connor, Science EditorThe Independent & The Independent on SundayIndependent.co.uk Online Edition (January 29 2007)The effects of man-made emissions of carbon dioxide are being felt on every inhabited continent in the world with very different parts of the climate now visibly responding to human activity.These are among the main findings of the most intensive … Continue reading >Global Warming: The vicious circle

>Future of Iraq: The spoils of war

>How the West will make a killing on Iraqi oil richesby Danny Fortson, Andrew Murray-Watson and Tim WebbThe Independent (January 07 2006)Iraq's massive oil reserves, the third-largest in the world, are about to be thrown open for large-scale exploitation by Western oil companies under a controversial law which is expected to come before the Iraqi … Continue reading >Future of Iraq: The spoils of war

>Clusterfuck Nation Chronicles

>Comment on current eventsby Jim Kunstlerauthor of The Long Emergency (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005)The Cheap Oil Mirage (January 15 2007)The American public is understandably happy to see the bottom fall out of the oil futures market. But temporary circumstances are only sending them another false signal that everything is perfectly okay on the oil scene. … Continue reading >Clusterfuck Nation Chronicles

>The New Friends of the Earth?

>The superstores are suddenly competing to be green.Can we trust them?by George MonbiotPublished in the Guardian (January 23 2007)You batter your head against the door until you begin to wonder whether it is a door at all. Suddenly it opens, and you find yourself flying through space. The superstores' green conversion is astonishing, wonderful, disorienting. … Continue reading >The New Friends of the Earth?

>Clusterfuck Nation Chronicles

>Comment on current eventsby Jim Kunstlerauthor of The Long Emergency (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005)The Warming (January 08 2007)Everyone was walking around upstate New York delirious in their shirtsleeves on Saturday as the thermometer soared into the sixties (an all-time record for January here). The resource cornucopians were beside themselves with glee as the price of … Continue reading >Clusterfuck Nation Chronicles