Draft Climate Bill Reveals Deep Rifts
Gerard Wynn, Reuters, 29 April 2009
A gulf needs to be bridged if the world is to sign a new climate treaty by a December deadline, according to proposals from more than 30 countries posted on a U.N. website on Tuesday.
Chevy “Volt” Not Ready To Roll
Charles Lane, Washington Post, 29 April 2009
Translation: Unless and until gas prices shoot up, you’d be crazy to buy one of these much-ballyhooed vehicles, which will run 40 miles on a single charge if GM can overcome difficult battery-engineering issues.
Morning Bell: Al Gore’s Morals vs. Your Pocket Book
Heritage Foundation, 27 April 2009
Endorsing the Waxman-Markey cap and trade bill Friday, Al Gore told the House Energy and Commerce Committee: “I believe this legislation has the moral significance equivalent to that of the civil rights legislation of the 1960′s and the Marshall Plan of the late 1940′s.” Gore went on to warn of global sea level rises of 20 feet and monster Hurricanes. He even blamed recent floods in Fargo, North Dakota and wildfires in California and Australia on global warming.