US Lieberman: Religious activism helps global warming legislation

AIRFIELD, Conn. – Religious activism is helping to generate support for legislation aimed at dealing with global warming, U.S. Sen. Je Lieberman told college students Friday.

Evangelical Christians, traditionally associated with conservative issues, are supporting efforts to deal with global warming, Lieberman said during an appearance at Fairfield University. He also noted that the Catholic Church this week listed pollution as one of the new areas of sinful behavior.

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No region untouched by climate change, study shows

TTAWA — Climate change is already affecting every region of Canada, according to a major new federal government study that cites specific local examples of the good and bad in a warming nation.A common theme throughout the report is the many ripple effects to come from increasing water scarcities. Hydro power will be harder to come by, while Canada’s thirsty neighbours to the south are expected to intensify political pressure for access to northern taps.

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