Tuesday, July 09, 2013


Green Deal ‘Could Lead To Deadly Summer Overheating’ | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
Temperatures could soar to dangerously high levels in some homes insulated under the government’s flagship Green Deal scheme, experts have warned. “Particularly the elderly are going to suffer. Suffering means they are going to die from overheating.”

Energy-saving measures designed to save on winter fuel bills and protect the environment could pose a risk to health during summer heatwaves, they add.
Germany Kills Solar Stone Dead – Green Subsidies To End | Tory Aardvark
German solar is dead, it just hasn’t hit the ground yet.

The shining beacon of Green light in Europe, Germany is to kill its solar renewables industry dead no later than 2018 when all Green subsidies will stop.
UK Steel Industry No Longer Competitive, Tata Claims | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
The Tata steel company told a government minister that it was losing business because of the high cost of energy prices in the UK. The company claims its energy bill is almost twice its European competitors and an offer of financial support announced by the Treasury last week is not enough.
[Are we all completely sure that more snow is better than less snow?]:  WRPS snow removal costs more than triple in 2012-13 | Daily Tribune Media | wisconsinrapidstribune.com
The Wisconsin Rapids School District saved nearly 7.3 percent in utility costs in 2012, though snow removal expenses for the year increased by 244 percent, according to newly released data.

With 64.7 inches of snow in 2012-13, compared to only 17.9 inches the previous school year, snow removal costs more than tripled from $28,700 to nearly $99,000

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