Thursday, February 07, 2013

Rails Across America? - The Daily Beast
High speed rail from New York to LA isn't feasible. It isn't even desirable.  [But would it prevent bad weather?]
A solar 'superstorm' is coming and we'll only get 30-minute warning - Science - News - The Independent
They cause devastation, occur every 150 years – and the last one was in 1859
NZ carbon steady at record low below NZ$2.50 - News - Point Carbon
BEIJING, Feb 7 (Reuters Point Carbon) - Spot permits in New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme closed Thursday at NZ$2.45, unchanged from last week as a lack of demand kept prices at record low levels.
Biggest party in EU Parliament opposed to ETS fix - source - News - Point Carbon
LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters Point Carbon) - Members of the European People’s Party (EPP) remain opposed to an EU plan to rescue the bloc’s carbon market ahead of a crunch vote this month, a party source said Thursday, rebuffing efforts to broker a compromise.

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