Following Climategate 2 revelations of BBC personnel’s close relationship with ‘scientists’ at the University of East Anglia, the public has had enough of being played for suckers.
It is impossible to underrate the importance of situational morality for liberals. So divorced are they from reality, so used to dealing only with abstractions, so innocent of the world as it is, that they exhibit a sort of reverse-Midas touch -- any attempt on their part to do something practical inevitably turns into a series of pratfalls. Naturally, they are loath to talk of their deeds, concentrating instead on their pristine and virtuous intentions, the only thing that really counts in their book.
ERU prices hit their lowest level for the year on the day, when the spot contract closed at €4.35/tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent as the market remains long - down more than 66% since April, when ICIS Heren started quoting this contract.
”Congressman Markey would gladly discuss with Sen. Inhofe the over 100 years of science that proves carbon dioxide and other global warming pollutants are raising the temperature of the earth and changing the chemistry of the oceans,” said Markey spokesman Eben Burnham-Snyder.