Tuesday, July 30, 2013


Forbes India Magazine - Uttarakhand Disaster is a Wake-Up Call: RK Pachauri
[IPCC chief Pachauri] There are ‘good’ and ‘bad’ dams.
EU's carbon pricing strategy takes a potentially fatal hit - QFINANCE
Right now the EU's ETS scheme looks like no more than a rather useless additional "green" tax which the power companies simply pass on to the consumer. As a behaviour changing mechanism, it is dead in the water until and unless the EU finds a way of shoring up the price. Unfortunately for the EU no one actually wants carbon in the way that they want gold. The market is entirely artificial and carbon allowances, as a tradable asset class have just given a graphic illustration of what is meant by "political risk".
Food-Grain Harvest in India Seen at Record on Monsoon Rainfall - Businessweek
Monsoon-sown grain production in India may climb to a record this year as the best start to the rainy season since 1994 spurs rice and corn planting, potentially easing inflation in Asia’s third-largest economy.
Ukraine maize crop set to rise by a fifth year-on-year
Ukraine is on course to produce a record maize (corn) crop in the 2013/14 marketing year, with output set to increase by around 20% compared with the previous 12 months.
New billboard outside Coors Field .. it is a start - Imgur

No comments: