Much attention at the end of last week on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report which predicted dire consequences of heat waves, cyclones, droughts and rising seas if the world failed to act quickly.
On top of that, we also get have the news
of President Bush signing an order appointing an apparatchik flunkey
into every agency to ensure it toes the official line. Business groups
have welcomed the directive but environmentalists have attacked it,
saying it gives the White House too much control.