Posted 18 May 2009

"Generally people believe what they want to believe, so their minds will not change. However, as the issue is exposed in terms of economics and cost benefit - in my view, it's all cost and no benefit - I think some of the people will take one step backward and say, Let me inves...

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Posted 16 May 2009

Thirty-three years after he graduated from Utah Valley University, energy company CEO Keith Rattie returned to tell 2009 grads about the choices that will face them in a world of 9 billion people by 2050, and in which 2 bn of the present 6.5 bn don't even have electricity - the...

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PostedĀ  11 May 2009

On May 4, the New Zealand Climate Science Coaltiion presented its oral submission to the Parliamentary Select Committee reviewing the Emissions Trading Scheme Act passed by the previous Labour-led government..In addition to its main submissions, the Coalition presented two sup...

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AN IRRATIONAL FEAR OF CARBON

May 9, 2009, 1:42 am News

Originally published August 2008

"The obsessive fear of carbon, carbon emissions, and carbon dioxide is totally irrational.

In the first place, carbon was forged in the unimaginable heat of the supernovae to become the fourth most common element in the universe and the most common o...

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Posted 9 May 2009

On two successive days, writers in Australia's top national newspaper, The Australian, have called the Rudd Government's stance on ETS into serious question.

Terry McCann says the $80 billion budget turnroundĀ  "makes an overwhelming case that the Government's emissions trad...

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