Monday, June 24, 2013


Solar power still better than nuclear in the fight against climate change | Environment |
I concede I've lost the £100 bet, but it's a folly to put faith in costly reactors to cut emissions
How to Answer the Dumb Things Climate Change Skeptics Say » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names
If the earth’s global temperatures rise a mere 3 degrees, there will be catastrophic results all over the world.
...During the 1930s, for example, warming occurred in the Arctic, but the cause is not exactly known and did not take place all over the planet.
...The warming that happened during 800-1300 AD is considered to be a local warming event, which is quite different than the changes in the global climate we are experiencing today...Our oceans haven’t even started heating up yet.
US Lawmakers Seek Deep Cuts In NASA’s Climate Research | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
Republicans in the US House of Representatives want NASA out of the climate-change business.
Group wants Mass. carbon tax on state ballot - News Local Massachusetts -
The committee says the tax could generate $2.5 billion in revenue annually.

The campaign would likely face opposition by anti-tax groups and some businesses.
Boost for cars or bust? Ethanol debate heats up
Putting fuel with up to 15 percent ethanol into older cars and trucks "could leave millions of consumers with broken down cars and high repair bills," said Bob Greco, a senior API official who has met with the White House on ethanol issues.

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