Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Sting operations reveal Mafia involvement in renewable energy - The Washington Post
In an unfolding plot that is part “The Sopranos,” part “An Inconvenient Truth,” authorities swept across Sicily last month in the latest wave of sting operations revealing years of deep infiltration into the renewable energy sector by Italy’s rapidly modernizing crime families.
Leaked UN climate report slammed for citing WWF, Greenpeace | Fox News
Critics are blasting a draft U.N. climate change report that combines studies by advocacy groups like the World Wildlife Fund and Greenpeace alongside scientific research papers -- the same issue that led independent auditors to slam the U.N.'s last report.
Twitter / dbiello: shocking MT @jason_pontin: ...
shocking MT : 530 comments Letter to the President on climate change, most furiously skeptical
Swiss Re Sees $41.7 Billion Energy Losses Boosted by Renewables - Bloomberg
The rising share of renewables in the global power mix may spur insurable losses of as much as $41.7 billion a year by 2030, according to Swiss Re Ltd.

As new energy projects become bigger and more complex driven by demand from nations with climate goals, the risk of losses caused by disasters and adverse weather increases, according to a report by the world’s second biggest reinsurer.

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