Saturday, March 23, 2013

Russia to shut off Kremlin lights for Earth Hour
The International Space Station itself will not be turning off its lights, a source in the space industry told the RIA Novosti news agency.
Let’s count the ways Keystone approval helps us | Grist
Because it will take the wind out of the sails of America’s first real citizen climate movement (that demonstration on the mall was worrisome), and reduce pressure on President Obama to be bold on climate change and clean energy during his final term in office.
The Climate Hockey Stick is Wrong! – Greg Laden's Blog
This is the Grim Reaper’s Scythe:
Does Marijuana Cause Global Warming? | Tory Aardvark
A study has been done of the carbon footprint of home grown medical marijuana, and there is bad news for the earth mother loving hippies, the carbon footprint of a joint (never in his wildest thoughts did Aardvark ever think he would write that!) is 2 pounds of CO2. and then there is the CO2 produced during growing, a single plant requires 70 gallons of fuel:
Senate Puts Carbon Tax on Back Burner - Washington Wire - WSJ
The U.S. Senate still has little appetite for imposing a carbon tax on fossil fuels, but lawmakers want to keep the option on the table.

The Senate on a vote of 58-41 rejected an amendment from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.) that was viewed as a proxy for establishing a tax on carbon.

1 comment:

Greg said...

Thanks for the link!