Monday, September 02, 2013

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France Revamps Dreaded Carbon Tax
Exhuming the idea of the dreaded carbon tax, French Ecology Minister Philippe Martin has announced plans recently to introduce a new "climate energy contribution" in France, within the framework of the Government's 2014 finance bill.

Determined to reassure households, already "fed up" with taxes, French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has stepped in, however, insisting that this will not mean the creation of a new tax. The level of taxes in France will not be affected by the introduction of the contribution, Ayrault made clear.
Shock News : Earth Was Five Degrees Warmer 4,000 Years Ago | Real Science
In the pre-Mannian Era, scientists actually did science.
Pissed Off | Alan Townsend's Blog
I’ve been trolled by a series of climate change deniers of late, some of them on twitter, some on email, some in person. This is also nothing new – it’s happened before and it will happen again. But yesterday a switch flipped.
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Not sure I can do it any more.

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