Why does Al Gore sound superficial on climate change rhetoric?

In an article posted in the editorial of Rolling Stone magazine, Al Gore has come down heavily on President Barack Obama's approach in avoiding a climate crisis. Article titled, Climate of Denial: Can science and the truth withstand the merchants of poison?, says President Obama has thus far failed to use the bully pulpit to make the case for bold action on climate change.

Meg Whitman joins VC firm Kleiner Perkins

Former eBay Inc Chief Executive Meg Whitman will join leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a source close to her said on Tuesday.

Events that shaped the US in the past decade (2000-2010) – Part 1 of 3

9/11, George W Bush, Afghanistan, Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, Recession, Facebook, Unemployment, Barak Obama and You Tube - this almost sums up the whole of the first decade this millennium for the United States. We have put together a series of events that changed your and in fact our lives. Take a short walk... Deep down the memory lane...Try to remember where you were when hell broke loose, joy came knocking on your doorstep. Where were you when politicians lied, slapped taxes, or kept their pro...

Goldman's CDO woes mean dollar signs for lawyers

Goldman Sachs Group Inc's mounting legal and regulatory woes stemming from the firm's sale of subprime mortgage-linked securities are turning into gold for a growing number of lawyers in New York and Washington.

Al Gore: 'Climate-gate' emails signify nothing

Al Gore, the former U.S. Vice President and noted environmentalist, says that recently leaked emails from East Anglia University will do nothing to counter the scientific consensus about climate change.

Hacked Global Warming Emails Pose Further Legal Risk

Thousands of emails related to global warming from the Climate Research Unit at East Anglia University in the U.K were hacked into and posted online, with government representatives now calling for an independent inquiry into what is being dubbed, the Climategate.


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Obama not doing enough on climate change - Pachauri

U.S. President Barack Obama should do much more to ensure Congress passes a greenhouse emissions bill, giving global climate talks a major boost, the head of the U.N. Climate Change Panel said on Thursday.
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Circus tycoon clowns around after space docking

Canadian circus billionaire Guy Laliberte, dubbed the first clown in space, arrived at the International Space Station in a Russian space craft on Friday on a 10-day trip that cost over $35 million.
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Negotiators urged to speed up climate pact talks

Delegates at the start of marathon climate talks in Thailand on Monday were told to speed up painfully slow negotiations as they struggle to settle on the outline of a tougher pact to fight global warming.
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Circus billionaire plans show from space

A billionaire Canadian circus entrepreneur who will visit space this month said on Wednesday he will host a live event from orbit on October 9 to promote the importance of access to clean water globally.
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Daily Wrap Up - August 10 - Energy

Smart Meter producer Echelon Corp. saw its shares spike as much as 40 percent early Monday after announcing a long-term deal to supply smart meters to the third largest utility in the United States, Duke Energy Corp. North American nations said they would build a capacity and infrastructure with the view to facilitate future cooperation in greenhouse gas emissions trading systems to fight climate change.