Wednesday, September 11, 2013


Biofuels Face Uncertainty in Europe -
BRUSSELS—The European Parliament voted Wednesday to limit the use of biofuels in the European Union, one of a series of potential changes to the bloc's climate-change policies that investors say are creating uncertainty and bottling up energy investments.
A new study ranks the fuel efficiency of U.S. airlines
Your life may be getting greener by the minute, but when it comes to going on quick weekend getaway or a European vacation, you can’t exactly load up the Prius and set off. You have to fly. The most diligent fliers among us can, of course, tack on their own personal carbon offset tax on a flight so they can sleep better onboard.
RSS global temperature data: No global warming at all for 202 months | Watts Up With That?
The least-squares linear-regression trend on the data from the RSS satellites since November 1996 shows there has been no global warming at all for 202 months (16 years 10 months). In a few more months, unless an el Niño comes along in January, its favorite month, RSS may be the first dataset to show 17 full years with a zero global warming trend.

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