Friday, August 30, 2013


Nissan Joins Tesla Selling California Green-Car Credits - Bloomberg
Including sales of credits for exceeding federal efficiency requirements, such transactions accounted for 16 percent of Tesla’s total revenue.
Business blames carbon tax for local job losses | Ipswich Queensland Times
A FERNVALE businessman claims the spiralling cost of the carbon tax is hitting his business hard - triggering redundancies and putting potential private sector contracts on hold.
Sky News: Three dead in Peru and Bolivia snowfall
At least three people have died as a result of heavy snowfall in Peru and Bolivia, the worst in a decade, officials say.

Two Peruvians died in the southern province of Carabaya. One of the victims was a 75-year-old man killed when his roof caved in under the weight of snow accumulated above, local officials said.

Bolivia also reported another snow-related death, bringing to eight the number of people who have lost their lives due to a cold weather system over South America.

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