Monday, July 01, 2013


Attention rich people who want to waste fuel: Uber will be offering helicopter rides to the Hamptons | Grist
Since it’s time for summer fantasies, we’re going to indulge in a daydream that cap-and-trade passed and that the carbon surcharges would make this ride — already $600 per person — so expensive that even rich people would decide it was an unaffordable luxury, sell their beach houses, and let the Hamptons return to the wild.
Twitter / Chris_C_Horner: One way of finessing the disaster ...
One way of finessing the disaster of EU climate policies O used to tout as his model: pretend they were never enacted
Party Time for Corporations Who Love the Regulatory Favoritism Game | National Legal and Policy Center
resident Obama’s speech last week that re-emphasized his commitment to reduce US carbon dioxide emissions brought dismay to those who appreciate affordable energy, but it sparked a celebration among corporate types who have long sought caps and taxes on CO2.
Media: the power of the green lobby
At the heart of its power is the ability of campaign groups to forge alliances and create networks, and in their fund-raising capabilities, often using iconic images to assist in prising cash from the gullible public. Not for nothing is the logo of WWF a panda – an animal, like the badger, which invokes strong public affection.

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