Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Exempt UK industry from domestic carbon [dioxide swindle]
UK-based energy intensive industrial companies like chemical producer Ineos and steel maker Tata Steel should be exempt from a planned domestic floor price on carbon dioxide emissions covered by the EU Emissions Trading System, Confederation of British Industry Director-General John Cridland said in a speech at a conference Tuesday.
New Zealand quake kills one, condemns thousands of homes | Inquirer News
In what mayor Bob Parker described as “a very rough night in the city”, 20,000 homes were without power in the bitter cold
More than half the electorate disapproves of Julia Gillard's performance, poll finds | News.com.au
About half the electorate oppose the carbon pricing scheme and just 40 per cent support it, the survey found.
Climate change to affect Australian wine industry - Drinks Business Review
"The wine drinkers may not understand the complexity that goes into it, but I am sure they can taste the difference,"Webb added.

Webb and her co-authors found the average ripening creep has increased to 1.7 days a year in the period 1993 to 2009 compared to 0.8 days a year from 1985 to 2009, reports news.com.au.
[It's a consensus:  Both Revkin and David Roberts suggest that soldiers are dying so that both of them can continue freely engaging in unnecessary fossil-fueled travel?]
@drgrist "We sent an army to the desert to keep this country free, & to liberate some carbon, baby, for you & me." nyti.ms/aWCf2y

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