Tuesday, January 22, 2013

[Prepare for gentler hurricanes]:  Sweden Mulls Carbon Tax on Meat to Reduce Emissions
Sweden's Agricultural Board on Tuesday proposed a tax on meat, to discourage consumption of a product that supposedly strains the environment because much of it has to be imported.
What Can Obama Do about Climate Change?: Scientific American
"In the end, what's going to count is what happens during those [next] four years, not what he says" in the address, Eileen Claussen, president of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, said before the speech. "We're starting off really partisan here. The fiscal stuff is not going to end in two months or three months. It's going to go on for a long time. I'm sure they're going to try to do gun control and immigration while it's going on. The question then is, is how much energy is left" for climate legislation?
Can Huge Man-Made Lakes Fix Our Rising Sea Levels?
Can we fix the problem of rising sea levels by constructing massive man-made lakes on useless land?
State Department delays Keystone pipeline decision - Yahoo! News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration has delayed a decision on TransCanada Corp's rerouted Keystone XL oil pipeline until after March, even though Nebraska's governor said on Tuesday he approved a plan for a section of the line.

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