Monday, June 24, 2013


Tornado Update–May 2013 | NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT
A look at regional temperatures during May give a good idea of just how cold the month was. More significantly though, this cold extended throughout the south and east, as the map below shows. A change of wind direction can , at any time, introduce warmer and moister air, but it certainly is not the case that temperatures to the south and east of Oklahoma were higher than normal.
Greens plan to shut down coal- and gas-fired power in NSW
Could NSW be made to operate completely free of fossil-fuelled electricity within 17 years?

The Greens think so. The state branch of the party will this week unveil a bold plan to close down every coal- or gas-fired power plant in the state by 2030, while guaranteeing employment for displaced power sector workers.
Belgium, Germany, USA and others pledge $200m climate aid - 24 Jun 2013 - News from BusinessGreen
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) announced on Friday that Belgium, Germany, Norway, Switzerland and the United States had made pledges totalling $198m to the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF), which was established to help developing countries invest in adaptation and technology transfer programmes.
Australian Factories Meet Carbon Deadline Ahead of Cap-and-Trade - Businessweek
Australia’s carbon regime will shift from a flat charge of A$23 ($21.12) to A$25.40 a ton from 2012 through 2015, to a floating-price market system from 2015, according to legislation passed two years ago.

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