Saturday, August 10, 2013


Plans to build more wind farms are 'deluded' | This is Money
Plans to build more wind farms are ‘deluded’, one of Britain’s biggest investors warned the Government.

Dr Nigel Wilson, chief executive of insurance giant Legal & General, said the controversial green energy strategy will carpet the countryside with ‘ugly modern windmills’ and result in even higher bills for hard-pressed consumers.
Kimberley A. Strassel: Washington's Latest Special Favor -
Of the nation's 143 refineries, one was exempted from the EPA's ethanol mandate. Why?
...So an exemption from today's mandate is far more than a perk—it is a lifeline, an outright payday. Making this indulgence even more curious is that it is being issued by the Obama EPA, an agency that isn't exactly known for doing favors for beastly carbon producers.

So who is the lucky dog? Who could make this happen? That's the best part. The EPA won't say. The agency not only refused to name the refinery in its rule, but also obscured certain numbers in the document to hide the beneficiary's identity. An EPA press officer would not give me the name, citing "confidentiality restrictions."

Green Weenie of the Week: The Weather | Power Line
The crime rate in the United States has been falling steadily for the last 20 years, during which time, we are told daily, we’re notching the hottest years since Satan lit up his sulfur pits. Hmmm.
Northern Sea Route May Not Open This Year | Real Science
It is truly shocking to report, but it appears that the experts were wrong about this.
England Wasn’t Always Cool In August | Real Science
Before global warming hit, England was much hotter in August and September.

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