Thursday, January 17, 2013

Congress Feels the Heat on Idea of Carbon [Dioxide Hoax] Tax -
“They’ll be out there offering the carbon tax as a fix because nothing else works,” Norquist said. “It’s like a teenage boy on prom night who wants one thing— and he’s going to keep coming back, asking the same question, again and again.”
One thing that has opponents worried is that the fossil-fuel industry is no longer united against the carbon tax. Even oil companies such as ExxonMobil and Shell have indicated they’d support it, in part because both are now big producers of natural gas, a low-carbon form of energy that would gain market advantage in a carbon-taxed economy.

“It’s not going to go away. It’s too tempting of a revenue stream,” said the group’s leader Thomas Pyle, a former lobbyist for oil conglomerate Koch Industries. “The sheer size of the hole that Washington is in has changed the political dynamic of this issue. There’s far too much money.”
Sluggish German economy forces EU carbon to record low - News - Point Carbon
LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters Point Carbon) – EU carbon prices hit a fresh record low on Thursday as poor economic data from Germany and relatively healthy supply of coal continued to force European power and coal prices lower. Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki rejects Climate Change Bill
Kibaki also rejected the Climate Change Bill, which would have set up an independent Climate Change Authority to advise on global warming and reducing the country's greenhouse gas emissions.
Hell Freezes Over–But Don’t Tell Hansen - By Wesley J. Smith - The Corner - National Review Online
Notice how little attention this story received from the mainstream media? Whatever interpretation of varying data might be made, this is an important story. The cause of the media’s ongoing collapse isn’t just because of technological factors.

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