Saturday, December 22, 2012

Driessen: Big Wind tax credit exterminates endangered species |
“New studies reveal that these appalling [bird kill] estimates are frightfully low and based on misleading or even fraudulent data.”

“No other American industry is allowed to operate with such immunity and impunity. It is time to end the wind PTC and the blatant favoritism and exemptions for the wind-power industry. Big Wind must be held to the same standards, laws and regulations that apply to other industries.”
Antarctic ozone hole closes early this year |
“Despite a 25-year-old agreement that limits the production and use of ozone-destroying chemicals (the Montreal Protocol), stratospheric ozone in the Arctic and Antarctic regions, as well as globally, is no longer decreasing, but it has not yet started to recover either.”

“Relatively warm stratospheric temperatures helped limit the size of this year’s Antarctic ozone hole, which disappeared completely by Nov. 10, earlier than in recent years.”
A shameless lack of blame at Patten's BBC - Telegraph
...It was the BBC Trust that told the world in 2007 that the briefing at this policy-changing seminar had come from the “best scientific experts”. Yet it recently came to light that this was a complete falsehood. Not one proper climate expert was there and almost all those present were professional propagandists from organisations such as Greenpeace.
Prepare for better weather:  Fossil Free Seattle Mayor Orders City to Divest from Fossil Fuels - Fossil Free
SEATTLE, WA — Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn sent a letter to the city’s two chief pension funds on friday, formally requesting that they “refrain from future investments in fossil fuel companies and begin the process of divesting our pension portfolio from those companies.”

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