Six in the Morning

1. U.S. SQUASHING PEAK OIL INFORMATION: A whistle blower in the International Energy Agency says the group has been downplaying signs that oil production has peaked and overestimating oil reserves because of pressure from US officials. (Guardian)

2. SCIENTOLOGY FACING TORTURE ALLEGATIONS: The Australian prime minister is contemplating launching an investigation into the activities of the Church of Scientology after a senator brings forward allegations that the church has been involved in forced abortions, assault, torture, imprisonment, covering up sexual abuse, embezzlement of church funds and blackmail

3. NATIONAL POST ADMITS CLIMATE CHANGE REAL: Mitchell Anderson at Desmogblog points out that the near-bankrupt National Post has finally, through an editorial, admitted that climate change is real, people are causing it and that it could be a danger to the planet. Of course, they go on to argue that despite all this we shouldn't do anything about climate change because the plans brought forward so far sound too much like socialism. (National Post via Desmogblog)

4. ATOM SMASHER GOOD TO GO: Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider are getting ready to flick the switch and start up their problem-plagued experiment again. (Guardian)

5. G20 MEETING MOVES: Harper plans to move the G20 meeting from the Muskoka region to Toronto. (Globe and Mail)

6. KISS DRUMMER IN BREAST CANCER SCARE: Peter Criss -- Kiss' Cat Man behind the drumkig -- tells of how in 2007 he discovered he had breast cancer. (Globe and Mail)


observer said...

#2 sounds like the catholic church in Ireland

observer said...

#2 might also be a description of a residential school