Adrian G. Uribarri | Al Gore to Talk Climate Change on WBEZ
Al Gore, whose "Inconvenient Truth" won him an Oscar and Nobel Peace Prize, will join our colleagues at Chicago Public Radio for an hourlong discussion on climate change and its effects. It begins tomorrow at 9 a.m.RM Williams carbon projects plunge into receivership
The event talk will also be blogged live.
RM Williams Agricultural Holdings, the private carbon farming and cattle company run by former News Ltd chief Ken Cowley has been placed into receivership.World’s Highest Carbon Price Bedevils Australia’s New Leader - Bloomberg
The company, which owns large areas of land used for carbon sequestration and cattle production in Queensland and the Northern Territory, appointed insolvency firm PPB Advisory as administrators last week, AAP reported this afternoon.
“The carbon tax has been very politically damaging for the Gillard government, so it is likely that Kevin Rudd will look to neutralize the anti-carbon tax sentiment by moving the scheme to an emissions-trading phase, letting the market determine the price as soon as possible,” Kobad Bhavnagri, head of carbon analysis in Sydney for New Energy Finance, said yesterday in an interview. “We think it is likely that this change will be part of Rudd’s re-election platform.”Coalition warns of triple whammy as families hit with carbon tax costs | Breaking National News and Australian News | Herald Sun
FAMILIES will be slugged $545 in annual carbon tax costs starting from Monday with the Coalition warning of a "triple whammy'' if Labor is re-elected and the price of cutting emissions keeps rising.