Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Suspend [bad-weather-prevention] tax for farmers to balance rising feed costs
Carbon taxes should be suspended for farmers facing soaring feed costs and prolonged silage shortages, said Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association president Gabriel Gilmartin.
Environmental watchdog says Ontario backing away from climate change commitments - Yahoo! Finance Canada
TORONTO - Ontario's environmental watchdog says the Liberal government is backing away from its commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
How DECC Quadrupled Its Predictions For New Gas Capacity | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
When Whitehall wants to put out new information without mass coverage the technique is quite simple: ministries publish the data without any press release or calls to journalists.

And so it was a few weeks ago when Decc, the energy department, published figures predicting where Britain’s future energy supplies would come from.

At a stroke of a pen, officials quadrupled their predictions for gas from 8GW to 28GW; in layman’s terms, about 8 new power stations to around 28.
Cruel new fact of crustacean life: lobster cannibalism | Reuters
(Reuters) - Researchers studying Maine's lobster population, booming in recent years amid warming waters and disappearing predators, have detected something never before seen in the wild: lobster cannibalism.
Twitter / ToryAardvark: "Selling wind power is akin ...
"Selling wind power is akin to selling snake oil " how true #cop18 #cameron

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