Thursday, May 14, 2009

Pouring cold water on global warming - Environment, News -
Global cooling has arrived. Global warming is dead.
There is now irrefutable scientific evidence that far from global warming the earth has now entered a period of global cooling which will last at least for the next two decades.
For Copenhagen, de Boer sets the bar right on the ground
UNITED NATIONS, May 14 (Xinhua) -- A new global agreement on climate change will be difficult to reach, but still achievable at the upcoming UN climate change conference in Copenhagen in December, the head of the UN's climate change body said on Thursday.

"Things really are becoming very urgent," with only 200 days left before the meeting, Yvo de Boer, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, told reporters at the UN Headquarters in New York.
He expressed the hope that at the meeting clarifications on four issues will be made "at the very least."
Pure climate fraud insanity in Kentucky: Will any human ever notice any climate "benefit" from all the time, money and energy expended here?
HAWESVILLE — Beside a cow pasture in Hancock County, scientists are drilling through 8,000 feet of rock, hoping to learn how to lock away forever an invisible gas that threatens Earth's climate and our way of life.

Science fiction? No, but it's a science experiment that, if it works, would be carried out on a scale never before seen.

The idea is to capture the carbon dioxide, or CO², that spews into the air when coal is burned to produce electricity. The gas, which also is produced naturally, is one of the causes of global warming.

Some of the 50 tour participants walked near the drilling rig as they toured the 8,300-foot-deep carbon dioxide test well near Hawesville, Ky., Thursday, May 14, 2009. The well is being drilled to test storing carbon dioxide deep underground to lessen the impact of global climate change. The tour today was for state and energy industry officials.
The $8.1 million Kentucky Geological Survey project is being paid for by $1.5 million from Kentucky taxpayers, with the rest coming from Illinois, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and several companies, including E.ON U.S., the company that owns Kentucky Utilities.

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