Michael E. Mann: A scientist in the crosshairs of climate-change denial

16 November, 2010 — Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists


mann.jpgThe Penn State climate scientist who helped author the ‘hockey stick’ global warming temperature graph describes the campaign to discredit him following the theft of emails, including some he wrote, from servers at England’s University of East Anglia. Climate-change denial groups said the emails showed unethical conduct, but scientific organizations and academic panels said this was not the case, defending Mann and the credibility of climate science. Mann believes the widespread media coverage contributed to the failure of the US Senate to take action on carbon dioxide emission controls this summer. But he cites polls showing that the matter may not have compromised public belief in climate science and expresses optimism that policymakers will force emissions reductions in time to avert truly catastrophic changes to Earth’s climate.

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South London Bin Veolia Campaign

16 November, 2010

MERTON PSC are running a ‘Bin Veolia’ campaign to prevent South London Waste Partnership – covering London Boroughs of Merton, Sutton, Croydon and Kingston upon Thames – from awarding a 25-30 year contract worth £990 million to develop a waste treatment infrastructure to Veolia, a company identified by PSC as a ‘complicit’ firm. Complicit in Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine. For more information click on www.bigcampaign.org/veolia

Merton PSC are looking for members and supporters in those four boroughs to help with this campaign. Please contact us at mertonpsc@aol.com if you would be willing to take part, or know of individuals or groups who would have an interest in this campaign.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks for all your help.

Samrina Mir
Merton PSC

Identity and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict By Tom Segev

16 November, 2010 — The Real news Network

Israel: A refuge or a colonial project? Pt.5 Israeli historian Tom Segev

Tom Segev is an Israeli historian, author and journalist. He is associated with Israel’s New Historians, a group challenging many of the country’s traditional narratives. He worked during the 1970s as a correspondent for Maariv in Bonn. and he was has been a visiting professor at Rutgers University, the University of California at Berkeley, and Northeastern University,

Global Research 7-17 November, 2010 – Selected Articles: Big Brother Security Measures, Austerity Program, and Endless War in Afghanistan and Iraq

17 November, 2010 — Global Research

The Great Depression of the XXI Century
– by Michel Chossudovsky, Andrew Gavin Marshall – 2010-11-20

George Galloway in Montreal : Palestine. Afghanistan
17 November 2010
– 2010-11-16

American Hypocrisy: Destruction of the Constitution, Collapse of the Rule of Law
– by Paul Craig Roberts – 2010-11-15

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