Thursday, July 08, 2010

Eugene Robinson: Yes, folks, climate change is real | | Asbury Park Press
It's odd how little we've heard lately from the skeptics who deny that climate change is real. What's the matter, people? Heat stroke?

The Venus-like heat that much of the country has been suffering this summer is almost enough to make anybody a believer in global warming.

Almost, but not quite...
4th straight day of record cool weather in San Diego -
Thursday was the fourth straight day in which the maximum temperature in San Diego tied or set a new low for the day.
Maine hopes to sell carbon [swindle] credits to finance energy projects - Bangor Daily News
McCormick estimated that between MaineHousing and Efficiency Maine Trust programs, the state could sell 8,000 carbon credits a year [currently worth a total of $800 on the Chicago Climate Exchange]. Exactly how much revenue that would produce is impossible to say, however, because the price of carbon credits fluctuates so much.
Scoop: NZ Loses As Aussie Confirms No ETS Before 2012
The announcement by new Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard that Australia will not have an ETS before 2012, shows what a huge mistake the National Government has made by pushing ahead with our scheme in New Zealand, ACT New Zealand Climate Change Spokesman John Boscawen said today.

"We are now guaranteed to be at a competitive disadvantage with our closest major trading partner for at least another two years, if not more. How many jobs are we going to lose overseas and what damage will be done to our economy, before Australia, the US, Japan and China get on board – if ever?” Mr Boscawen said.

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