Saturday, January 19, 2013

“Low-Hanging Fruit” Out of Greens’ Reach | Via Meadia
Throwing money at ill-conceived green energy projects isn’t working. That’s not a call for throwing more money at more of the same projects; it’s a wakeup call for a different policy strategy.
EU Watering Down CO2 Emissions Targets For Cars | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
Tough new EU carbon dioxide emissions targets for cars are facing “dilution” due to heavy pushback from member states with strong auto-industry lobbies, such as Germany, according to an Irish presidency source, who was speaking on condition of anonymity at a press briefing on 16 January.
Researchers Puzzled About Global Warming Standstill | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
How dramatically is global warming really? NASA researchers have shown that the temperature rise has taken a break for 15 years. There are plenty of plausible explanations for why global warming has stalled. However, the number of guesses also shows how little the climate is understood.
China's Green Leap Backward | The Nation
Three recent developments have shifted China’s tack toward a more fossil-fuel-centered approach and away from the low-carbon model the country pursued under outgoing president Hu Jintao.

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