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New Climate change report released – Copenhagen Diagnosis

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

The Copenhagen Diagnosis was released yesterday in advance of the December 7th United Nations-led climate change conference in Copenhagen — This report is an update from the 2007 assessment of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) You can read the full report here Read the Times Colonist story here

Debate heats up in the Legislature over salaries after release of Comptroller General’s report.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

The House resumed yesterday after a week long break and the top story was the salary of BC Ferries CEO David Hahn. The report generating the intense debate was requested by the Transportation Minister Shirely Bond but she will not be taking any immediate action. “…the person who requested the review, B.C. Transportation Minister Shirley […]

World Bank public data now available in Google search

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Google.com has had some US public data embedded in its search results for a while now, but as of November 11 the World Bank’s public data has been added to Google search results.¬† According to the Official Google blog, “17 World Development Indicators¬† are now conveniently available to you in Google search…. Complete list of […]

Lisbon Treaty signed

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Read the NY Times article here From the NYT: ” The signing raises the prospect of an empowered Europe with an enhanced global stature. The treaty, which may go into effect as early as Dec. 1, creates a permanent presidential post and sets up a more powerful foreign policy chief supported by a network of […]

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