Friday, August 09, 2013


Report: Keystone XL won't impact greenhouse gas emissions - The Hill's E2-Wire
The Keystone XL oil sands pipeline “will not have any impact” on greenhouse gas emissions, a report released by prominent energy industry consulting group IHS CERA said Thursday.

The report said that’s because Canada’s oil sands, which are more carbon-rich than conventional oil, will come out of the ground with or without Keystone.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds existing cropland could feed an additional 4 billion people if not wasted on biofuels
The world's croplands could feed 4 billion more people than they do now just by shifting from producing animal feed and biofuels to producing exclusively food for human consumption, according to new research from the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota.
“Surprised” scientists find Ozone Hole may have caused warming not cooling | Tallbloke's Talkshop
A lot of people mix up the ozone hole and global warming, believing the hole is a major cause of the world’s increasing average temperature. Scientists, on the other hand, have long attributed a small cooling effect to the ozone shortage in the hole.

Now a new computer-modeling study suggests that the ozone hole might actually have a slight warming influence, but because of its effect on winds, not temperatures.
Twitter / ClimateReality: Investor's legs turn to jello ...
Investor's legs turn to jello over change
Last week: US stocks: Dow, S&P 500 end at record high for 2nd day despite tepid jobs data - The Times of India
NEW YORK: The Dow industrials and S&P 500 ended at record highs for a second day on Friday, posting modest gains despite a mixed employment report that showed US hiring slowed in July.

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