Wednesday, July 17, 2013


$4b Public Service, Fringe Benefits Cuts to Terminate Carbon Tax
Mr Bowen suggested the most difficult cut made by the government was the decision to abolish the formula that allows people to claim fringe benefits tax on cars they use for work.
Brussels Says No Plans For Europe-Wide Ban On Cheap Energy | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
The European Union has no plans to impose a blanket ban on hydraulic fracturing, a controversial shale gas extraction method, but it will lay out rules to address environmental concerns, a top EU official said Tuesday.
Andrew Neil - these are your climate errors on BBC Sunday Politics | Dana Nuccitelli | Environment |
We don't yet know exactly how much each factor (e.g. low solar activity, more pollutants in the atmosphere, more ocean warming) has contributed to the slowed global surface warming, but we do know they have contributed to it.
Flood Insurance Needs Fixing Thanks to Climate Change |
Hurricane Sandy made it clear: as the climate warms, population grows and sea level rises, extreme weather will hurt more. That's why we need to fix flood insurance
Largest glacier in the Dolomites stops retreating
Marmolada Glacier, the largest glacier in the Dolomites, this year is not melting, says Italian geologist Dr Mirco Poletto. “This is an important news for Italy,” says Dr Poletto. “This year the weather has brought snow layers that have prevented it from melting.”

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