More than 52 percent of respondents said complying with regulatory and environmental mandates to reduce emissions will require them to “significantly” raise customer rates, while 40percent expected rates to increase “slightly,” according to the report.
About two-thirds of them said a rate increase of 5 percent to 10 percent would prompt customers to “object to further investment in renewables.”
Being complicit in the business of carbon trade even in the second commitment period is akin to being complicit in the opium trade. The fact is environmentalism of any sort that supports carbon trade has been hijacked by ungovernable corporations and financial institutions. Carbon trade is emerging as the biggest free trade scandal that entails commerce in pollutants in the name of stopping dangerous interference in the atmosphere and in improving global ecosystem. Genuine environmentalism holds that carbon trade is a fake solution for climate crisis. In fact, it is part of the problem.
Here's what LaL says about the scene at the Climate meeting.
"Watch as climate change promoters Arnie and Amy Mindell implement several psychological tactics to intimidate a global warming skeptic at the Open Forum on Climate Change. Continual interrupting, body language, ganging up, encroachment of personal space, diversions, and distractions are employed in an effort to the throw the skeptic off his game."
Lord Christopher Monckton speaks on Rio 2012, Agenda 21, the Green Movements next moves and the Eurozone.
ONE of the country's leading climate scientists believes it is inevitable Australia will need to turn to nuclear power by 2020 to seriously cut carbon emissions.
Barry Brook, the director of climate science at the University of Adelaide's Environment Institute, said the country would have no choice but to embrace nuclear power to meet sustainable energy needs and would focus on next-generation nuclear technology that provided safety, waste and cost benefits.