Friday, January 25, 2013

EU carbon market faces bleak future after vote defeat
The EU carbon market faces a sustained period of low prices after planned reforms were voted down by a European Parliament committee.
Vestas Says Economy Overtook CO2 Cuts as Wind Driver - Bloomberg
The fragile world economy has overtaken climate change as the main driver of the wind industry, Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS) Chief Executive Officer Ditlev Engel said.
...“It’s evident that over the last few years, the climate discussions have declined considerably.”
How Climate Change Could Wipe Out the Western Forests - Sarah Garland - The Atlantic
A bad year for fires in 1879 laid waste to huge swaths of American forest
Canadian Scientists Must Speak Out Despite Consequence, Says Andrew Weaver | DeSmog Canada
“Science can never proscribe policy,” he says.
How the 'Kochtopus' stifled green debate - Climate Change - Environment - The Independent
For instance, in 2003 Donors received just 3 per cent of the funding that eventually went to climate sceptic groups such as the ultra-conservative Heartland Foundation, which has led the attack on climate scientists. Professor Brulle said this had risen by 2009 to about a quarter of the total funding of the climate countermovement dedicated to denying the link between greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels and global warming.
So what is the total funding of the climate countermovement, and how is this alleged money allegedly being spent?

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