Tuesday, November 13, 2012

- Bishop Hill blog - Quote of the day
We now know that the BBC decided to abandon balance in its coverage of climate on the advice of a small coterie of green activists, including the campaign director of Greenpeace. This shows that the "shoddy journalism" of Newsnight's recent smear was no "lapse" of standards at all. BBC news programs have for years been poorly checked recitations of the work of activists.
SA believes climate change is `natural` - survey - Local News
Most South Africans believe climate change is a natural phenomenon and not the result of human behaviour, according to a survey released on Thursday.
NationalJournal.com - Norquist: Carbon-Tax Swap for Income-Tax Cut Wouldn't Violate No-Tax-Hike Pledge - Monday, November 12, 2012
But Norquist made clear he himself doesn’t like the policy. “It would infuriate taxpayers,” he said. He also opined that politically, it’s beyond a long shot. While supporters might now be talking about how to structure the tax swap in such a way that it could win political support, “It’s a conversation about what color unicorn you’d like,” Norquist said.
Obama Will Start 2nd Term With Unfinished Climate [Swindle] Business - Bloomberg
President Obama can take immediate steps to reduce potent greenhouse gases other than carbon, such as methane and fluorinated gases used in refrigerants and industrial applications. Although carbon gets most of the attention, these substances are "climate accelerants" — they fuel global warming the same way gasoline fuels a fire.

1 comment:

susan said...

I am sorry to see the name Grover Norquist mentioned on a fine blog such as this. He is a snake, I do not care what he says about taxes. He is a net negative on western civilization.