Friday, March 01, 2013

Sequester This: U.S. Consumers Paid a 3.9% Climate Disruption Tax in 2012 | NRDC
Obligatory disclaimer: We don’t know what portion of these costs can be attributed to climate change, but we do know that smoking causes cancer and carbon [sic] pollution [sic] fuels more extreme weather.
Seven children freeze to death in Hubei orphanage | South China Morning Post
The death of seven orphans in Shiyan , Hubei , in the past four months has added more fuel to concern about the protection of children.

An online posting said the children had died from the cold after the public orphanage turned off the heat to save money.

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