Monday, February 04, 2013

Tony Abbott's [bad-weather prevention] plan won't [actually prevent bad weather] - Al Gore
FORMER US vice-president Al Gore says Labor showed courage with its carbon tax and the coalition's direct action on climate change won't work.
UK’s Leading Wind Farm Advocate Pleads Guilty | Real Science
He was a passionate advocate of windfarms, calling opponents to wind power “short-termists, arm-chair engineers, curmudgeons and faultfinders”.

But with today’s guilty plea, and ambitious Mr Huhne now facing a possible prison sentence, the possibility of a return to the top appear slimmer than ever.
Composting efforts gain traction across the United States - The Washington Post
“We’re finally at a point of figuring out how to make money through organics,” said Compost Cab founder Jeremy Brosowsky, who charges his 400 District residential customers $32 a month to collect their food scraps, which he gives away to local farms and gardeners.
Climate Symbolism : Collide-a-Scape
Al Gore is a very smart person. He undoubtedly thought through the tradeoffs of his latest business transaction with a Persian Gulf oil state. He surely anticipated what it would look like and how it might reflect on his signature cause. And he went ahead and did the deal.

I don’t get that.
Flashback [Not very impressive Natural Sciences grades for a guy who's allegedly so smart] an undergraduate at Harvard University in the late 1960s, Gore--one of the most prominent spokesmen on climate change today--earned a “D” in Natural Sciences.

Gore’s transcript documents that during his sophomore year at Harvard he earned a "D" in Natural Sciences 6 (Man’s Place in Nature). Also, as a senior at Harvard, he earned a C-plus in Natural Sciences 118.
For his college board achievement tests, Gore earned a 488 (out of 800) in physics, and a 519 (out of 800) in chemistry.

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