Thursday, October 10, 2013


Who Owns Big Oil?
You might be surprised to find out that, chances are, you do.

In a 2011 update on a study of oil and natural gas company ownership, the Sonecon consulting firm found that nearly 50 percent of all corporate shares are held by public and private pension and retirement funds, including 401(k)s, and IRAs. Individual investors own 20 percent, while financial institutions and asset management companies own 27 percent. That's 97 percent. Less than 3 percent is owned by corporate executives and board members.
Green Madness: Cold European Winter Could Create Energy Crisis, New Report Warns | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
A cold winter may plunge Europe into an energy crisis because of the over-reliance on renewable energy and the shutting of natural gas-fired generators, Cap Gemini SA (CAP) said in a report.
C3: Those Stubborn Facts: Actual Climate Evidence Again Refutes IPCC's Claim Modern Temperatures Are "Unprecedented"
The retreating glacier confirms that climate temperatures were much warmer from at least the Minoan period to the Medieval era.
- Bishop Hill blog - Ivo Vegter on green misinformation
Simply fantastic [17-min video]

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