Thursday, February 21, 2013

New Paper: Carbon Dioxide Lags Global Temperature
Changes in global atmospheric CO2 are lagging 11–12 months behind changes in global sea surface temperature and 9.5–10 months behind changes in global air surface temperature. Changes in atmospheric CO2 are not tracking changes in human emissions.
Heritage Sites Of ‘National Significance’ Under Threat From Wind Farms
Heritage sites of “historical, architectural, cultural and religious” significance are under threat from wind farms, English Heritage and National Trust have warned on the first day of a landmark legal case.
Great Shale Debate: Europe Will Come Around | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
There has been a significant shift in public opinion over the last 2-3 years. The hysteria about global warming has damped down; people are much less concerned about these issues and much more concerned about the economy and the recession. In terms of shale gas, the public opinion has shifted somewhat, mainly because there now seems to be an all party consensus that shale might be very good for Britain. After all there’s a growing realization that we might be sitting on a huge gold mine of shale reserves.
FT: CO2 Emissions No Longer Driving Factor Setting UK Energy Policy | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
Carbon emissions are no longer the driving factor setting UK energy policy. The new and dominant issue is cost.

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