Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Carbon Tax’s Costs on Economy Seen Exceeding Revenue Gain - Bloomberg
A tax on carbon emissions would curtail U.S. consumption, investment and wages, limiting the ability of the levy to add revenue for the federal government, according to the National Association of Manufacturers.
“Any revenue raised by a carbon tax -- under both carbon tax cases -- would be far outweighed by the negative impacts to the overall economy,” the Washington-based organization said today in its report.
Slideshow Landing Page - WNEM TV 5
Multiple roofs collapse across MO, KS under heavy snow
Warming climate could mean bigger blizzards | News - KXLY.com
"We have to keep in mind that in any given winter, you're going to have some big snowstorms," said Marshall Shepherd, a research meteorologist at the University of Georgia. "But we're loading the dice or stacking the deck toward more intense blizzards."
Carbon Market Intrigue After European Parliament Vote Cancelled | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
A planned European Parliament vote today (26 February) on fast-tracking negotiations with EU states over carbon market reform was inexplicably cancelled as rumours and counter-rumours swirled around Brussels.

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