Tuesday, August 06, 2013


'Intangible' carbon markets are ripe for crime - INTERPOL
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Carbon markets are particularly vulnerable to criminal activity because the "commodity" being traded has no physical presence and is difficult to measure, INTERPOL has said.

Criminals can target the fast-growing market through securities fraud, insider trading, embezzlement, money laundering and cybercrime, the world’s biggest international police organisation shows in a new guide to carbon trading crime.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds sea levels rose naturally to 29 feet higher than the present during last interglacial
A new paper published in Nature Geoscience finds "sea level rose to about 9 meters [29.5 feet] above the present at the end of the last interglacial."
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: Up to 50% of newly available wind power is wasted with no place to go
In other words, a lot of the power those farms were expecting to generate isn’t making it to the market.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: Scientists assert there is less global weather variability than most people believe
Environment & Energy reports on the Nature paper we highlighted 2 weeks ago finding no increase of climate variability over the past 50 years. According to the authors, "Our findings contradict the view that a warming world will automatically be one of more overall climatic variation" and "Evidence from Greenland ice cores shows that year-to-year temperature variability was probably higher in some past cold periods."
Twitter / RyanMaue: Advocate climate scientists ...
Advocate climate scientists *should* get on campaign trail & endorse candidates publicly. Be the voice & face of Democrat far-left base.

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