Thursday, January 24, 2013

Green Europe: Desperate Greeks Turn To Wood-Burning – And Choke
Fireplaces were long a status symbol for Greece’s up-and-coming middle class, like the second car and the flat-screen TV. Now, they are increasingly their owners’ only defense against the encroaching winter cold.
Green Deal Branded A Rip-Off | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
THE Government’s flagship energy-saving scheme was branded a “rip-off” last night — as it emerged that families face eye-watering interest rates.
Industry Warns EU Climate Laws Are Squashing Recovery | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
Europe’s heavy industries claim to be unfairly hit by rising energy prices caused by the EU’s climate policies. But manufacturers are simultaneously being accused of profiteering from the bloc’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) amidst controversy over the real impact of climate policies on industrial activity.
Temperature Standstill Continues: 2012 Just Scrapes Into Top Ten | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
The global temperature standstill continues. 2011 was the 10th warmest year according Hadcrut3 and the 10th warmest year in Hadcrut4 (only one thousandths of a degree warmer than 2001 – statistically insignificant). 2012 stays in the top ten warmest years – by a statistical sliver.
John Stossel - Environmental Scare Tactics - YouTube
[6-minute video] Al "Chicken Little" Gore and the gang use deception as their primary scare tactic. Bjorn Lomborg is John's guest.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Not just Greeks burning wood. Americans are too. My wife burned wood behind the house to cook with during the recent extended power outage in Little Rock, AR.

One of our friends installed a cast iron wood stove inside her city home for heat.