Friday, February 22, 2013

Snowy weekend ahead as cold snap refuses to lift - Telegraph
Britons face a weekend of snow, ice and freezing temperatures as the cold snap refuses to lift.
'Jeopardy!' Invites Al Gore to Promote Latest Climate Change Scare Text
"Alex, I'll take climate change fear mongers for $400, please ..."

The syndicated game show Jeopardy! doesn't typically allow stars to appear on the show to hawk their latest projects. Actors do that on the late night talk show circuit, Ellen DeGeneres' couch or even the morning news programs.

The game show made an exception this week for Al Gore, the former vice president whose talent for pushing a radical climate change agenda is exceeded only by the hypocrisy of his carbon-gulping lifestyle and oil-connected transactions.
Scoop Business » It’s Official … NZ Banned From Kyoto Deals
In December, the COP 18 meeting voted to exclude New Zealand, Canada and Japan from access to the units after all three countries said they would not sign up to the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol.
EU carbon falls 7.3 pct as Germany cancels auction - News - Point Carbon
LONDON, Feb 22 (Reuters Point Carbon) –EU carbon allowances fell 7.3 percent in under two minutes during trade on Friday morning after Germany cancelled a second auction this year due to low bids.
U.S. EPA's McCarthy mum on new job, says states to lead climate rules - News - Point Carbon
WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Gina McCarthy, said to be U.S. President Barack Obama's choice as the nation's top environmental regulator, avoided questions about a potential promotion on Thursday but said states will play a key role in shaping federal regulations at an energy and climate policy forum.

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