Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Areva, Unable to Obtain Funding, Scraps Australia Solar Plan - Bloomberg
A venture including Areva SA (AREVA) abandoned plans for a A$1 billion ($1 billion) solar-thermal project in Australia after failing to get government funding.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency, established last year to spur investment in the industry, is “no longer pursuing development” of the 250-megawatt Solar Dawn plant in Queensland state, it said today in a statement.
[Fear of trace amounts of CO2 is patriotic!] : Discovery News
If anything, this study and a recent presentations at the annual meeting of Geological Society of America, underscore that a little more Revere-like alarmism may be a really good idea. It's even patriotic.
The New Nostradamus of the North: The European Union buries its international aviation carbon tax
From day one it was clear that the European Union would would lose the fight for its unlawful, costly and useless international aviation carbon tax. Today the EU ├╝berwarmist, climate change commissioner Connie Hedegaard was forced to beat a hasty retreat. It was a bitter pill to swallow for the arrogant former Danish journalist, who until recently has had nothing good to say about the opponents to the stupid EU ta
Cold records shattered in Alberta
With clear skies last night (Nov 11), almost 20 records were shattered in S and Cent. Alta, the coldest being Three Hills at a frigid -31C (-23.8F)!

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