Monday, November 26, 2012

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UK fights for global climate change deal while failing at home
UN talks seen falling short despite climate change fears | Reuters
DOHA, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Despite mounting alarm about climate change, almost 200 nations meeting in Doha from Monday are likely to pay little more than lip service to the need to rein in rising greenhouse gas emissions.
San Francisco’s ‘Green’ Energy Plan: Back-Door Coercion, Front-Door Costs — MasterResource
Thousands of San Francisco residents may be sucked into a green energy plan that will raise their electricity rates 77 percent without their knowledge or consent. Beginning next spring, half of the city’s 375,000 residential ratepayers will automatically be enrolled in CleanPowerSF – unless they take action to opt out of the program. Eventually the entire city will be enrolled in the program unless they choose to opt out.
Another WUWT.TV segment – Engineer and aviation pioneer Burt Rutan on why he doubts global warming | Watts Up With That?
This aired on WUWT.TV on November 14th in response to Al Gore’s “dirty weather report”. Engineer and aviation pioneer Burt Rutan gives his presentation on why he doesn’t think global warming/climate change is a problem, by presenting the data that convinced him it is a non-issue from and engineering standpoint. Burt gets a bit fired up in this presentation, saying to me afterwards by email that “it was fun!”.

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