Saturday, November 17, 2012

Qatari president of the UN climate talks joins the Oil & Money conference | Avaaz
With less than two weeks before the next round of UN climate negotiations in Doha, guess who the president of those crucial climate talks was having a party with? Yes, that's right, Big Oil chiefs at the Oil & Money 2012 conference in London – a gathering of over 450 senior executives from the fossil fuel industry.
Revkin: Is @IPCC_ch going to #unfccc #cop18 or not? @GLFT...
Is @IPCC_ch going to #unfccc #cop18 or not? @GLFT says no. An IPCC e-mail says yes
The New Nostradamus of the North: Great news: Greenpeace will be invisible at the COP18 in Doha
Hoda Baraka, Communications representative of the Arab World Project of Greenpeace Mediterranean, told The Peninsula that “due to practical challenges in a country where we have no local office, we have finally decided not to organise visual events in Doha in the way that we have had at many previous Conference of the Parties”.
[2010?]: Al Gore Purchases $9 Million Dollar Mansion – Consumes More Energy Than An Entire Working Class Neighborhood
If you look at the photos here, you’ll notice there are no solar panels on the roof – even though the region gets lots of sunshine. In fact the house indeed is a real energy pig and probably consumes more than an entire working class neighborhood.

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