Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Up to 1000 tonnes of grapes lost in frosts | Stuff.co.nz
Some Central Otago vineyards have lost as much as 50 per cent of their crop after devastating frosts hit the region over the weekend - and the fight against unseasonably heavy frosts is not over yet.
"They had between 15 and 20 helicopters out . . . It was forecast, it was what we expected . . . but we ran out of inversion layer at sunrise."

Gibbston Valley and Central Otago viticulturist and consultant Timbo Morrison-Deaker described the damage as "particularly ugly" and the worst he could recall.
THE CARBON RUSH with director Amy Miller in attendance**
THE CARBON RUSH takes us around the world to meet the men and women on the front lines of carbon trading. So far their voices have gone unheard in the cacophony surrounding this multi-billion carbon industry, nicknamed "green gold" by its beneficiaries. Indigenous rain forest dwellers are losing their way of life. Waste pickers at landfills can no longer support themselves. Dozens of Campesinos have been assassinated.

THE CARBON RUSH travels across four continents and shows the connection between these tragedies and the United Nations' Clean Development Mechanism. This groundbreaking documentary feature reveals the true cost of carbon trading and
Record Cold, Sunshine & Some Snow - Western Massachusetts Breaking News
Springfield, Mass (WGGB)- It’s a cold start! Record cold! Temperatures are starting in the teens! We broke the old record of 19 degrees set back in 1998. Unofficially we dipped to 16 chilly degrees. However, the winds are light and the sun will be shinning throughout the day. It will be chilly but fine as you head off to the polls. Temperatures this afternoon will reach into the lower 40s.
Dr. Jill Stein, Breaking the Climate Silence - Boston, MA - YouTube
On the eve of Hurricane Sandy, Green Party presidential candidate, Dr. Jill Stein addressed a group of approximately 50 cold and wet students, climate change organizers and activists  [As the onlookers shift uncomfortably in the cold, some with hoods up, hands pulled up their sleeves, warmist Stein tells them that a six-degree temperature rise would not be "survivable"]

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