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Climate change - the POLITICAL debate.

Climate change - the POLITICAL debate.

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chris watton

19,792 posts

168 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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If any of our resident warmists want to come clean and earn a reward....:

http://thepointman.wordpress.com/2012/10/05/im-loo...

Lost_BMW

12,955 posts

84 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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Being reported on the lunchtime radio news that Ofgen are warning about energy shortfalls, predicting a potential drop in 'spare' capacity from 14% to 4% in just 3 years!

LongQ

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11,861 posts

141 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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Lost_BMW said:
Being reported on the lunchtime radio news that Ofgen are warning about energy shortfalls, predicting a potential drop in 'spare' capacity from 14% to 4% in just 3 years!
Pity they didn't start to raise tins point about years ago when others spotted the potential problem.

Quote:

"Energy UK, which represents the energy industry, said Ofgem was right to highlight the challenges it faces in the coming years.

"We must secure over £150bn of investment in the UK to replace aging power stations and infrastructure, keep the lights on and meet our carbon targets," said its chief executive Angela Knight.

"All while making sure that energy bills are affordable for the millions of homes and businesses that rely on the power supplied by our members."


Is that the same Angela Knight, former MP, who has been so "successful" in her previous semi-sinecure roles since leaving parliament? Seems it is.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Knight


LongQ

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11,861 posts

141 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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Good Grief. Just found this on the BBC News pages.

"Electric cars pose environmental threat".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19830232

Seems quite balanced, sort of.

turbobloke

74,911 posts

168 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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Probably a shock tactic to divert attention from the row over paying costly beeb staff via service companies wink
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jshell

7,603 posts

113 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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LongQ said:
Good Grief. Just found this on the BBC News pages.

"Electric cars pose environmental threat".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19830232

Seems quite balanced, sort of.
Already posted in GG and N,P & E.

Lost_BMW

12,955 posts

84 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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turbobloke said:
Probably a shock tactic to divert attention from the row over paying costly beeb staff via service companies wink
Well, if you're going to get a shock from any car it's fitting it's electric...

turbobloke

74,911 posts

168 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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Lost_BMW said:
turbobloke said:
Probably a shock tactic to divert attention from the row over paying costly beeb staff via service companies wink
Well, if you're going to get a shock from any car it's fitting it's electric...
smile it's the way ya teslas them

turbobloke

74,911 posts

168 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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EU energy commissioner warns against new climate targets.

http://thegwpf.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=c...

Nice one Gunther and good luck with the click-through.....

Lost_BMW

12,955 posts

84 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Guam said:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2213437/UK...

Oh note the clever use of emotive photos in that!

Btw heads up, fox news has a special on Sunday night 9 PM Pet "The truth behind Obamas Green Agenda" Set your recorders, it looks like it could be dynamite!
Yeah! You mean Obama (soon to be) ex President of the USA?!

Happy82

8,160 posts

77 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Guam said:
Lost_BMW said:
Yeah! You mean Obama (soon to be) ex President of the USA?!
Yep, I think its Sean Hannity and its 9 pm Eastern time sunday, I have seen some of the trailers looks like it could be major league stuff.
Fingers crossed biggrin

Jasandjules

58,611 posts

137 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Guam said:
Report on the US wind industry from the Manhattan institute.....here http://www.manhattan-institute.org/html/ir_25.htm#...

Sobering reading, especially for the wildlife!
Do they not have private prosecutions over there? Surely the American version of the RSPB etc should be taking these people to task.

Blib

31,307 posts

105 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Oerttinger kinda said:
The U.S. had increased its own oil, be with their shale gas supplies become the major gas producer than Russia and would lower electricity prices. Because of the energy independence it might be that the United States had less interest in the future of the security around North Africa. "Without the U.S., the EU member states would have to play world police".
Or, Europe could develop its own massive shale gas reserves and be energy independent too. But, of course, that's too bleedin' obvious for this mob.

rolleyes

turbobloke

74,911 posts

168 months

Sunday 7th October 2012
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Watts is reporting Steve McIntyre's continuing probe into UEA CRU servers and backups and archives.

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/10/07/questions-on...


rovermorris999

3,755 posts

97 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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Good. Seeing they're only viable because of taxpayer subsidy it'll save money. The only one of those I'd be happy subsidising is nuclear.

dickymint

12,960 posts

166 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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Art0ir said:
Last sentence of article...........

"David Cameron must stop the Chancellor's dash for gas that would send the economy and our environment hurtling in the wrong direction,"

Yes........UP rolleyes

turbobloke

74,911 posts

168 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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Guam said:
dickymint said:
Last sentence of article...........

"David Cameron must stop the Chancellor's dash for gas that would send the economy and our environment hurtling in the wrong direction,"

Yes........UP rolleyes
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thumbup to PH approach

banghead in terms of idiotic officialdumb

Apache

39,690 posts

192 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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I bet it's not that simple, all of these 'investments' are intertwined

PRTVR

2,829 posts

129 months

Monday 8th October 2012
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Art0ir said:
One of the firms who signed up to the letter was Vesta, have been cutting back even before this,
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-18550638
Plus I think they shut down their only UK plant a few years ago, based in the isle of wight, follow the money or in this case the subsidy , when that's gone so will be these company's and we can get back to a proper energy policy.
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