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Europe solves its “green” quota, declares gas to be green enough
Orange Punch, The Orange County Register political commentary blog ^
| Mark Landsbaum
Posted on 06/01/2012 11:36:11 AM PDT by Mark Landsbaum
This is our favorite news item this week, hands down. The Europeans, so enamored by things green that they have implemented subsidies, mandates and regulations that have nearly strangled their economy, have found a way out of their dilemma.
Energy from gas power stations has been rebranded as a green, low-carbon source of power by a 80bn European Union programme, in a triumph of the deep-pocketed fossil fuel industry lobby over renewable forms of power, reports the Guardian in Great Britain.
There you have it. To make the green quota, simply reclassify a fossil fuel as green enough. Voila! . . .
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Science
KEYWORDS: california; climatechange; europe; europeanunion; gas; germany; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; renewable; spain; unitedkingdom
To: steelyourfaith; Red Badger
posted on 06/01/2012 11:37:47 AM PDT
by Army Air Corps
(Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
To: Mark Landsbaum
Could you summarize the rest for me? Thanks.
To: Mark Landsbaum
There you have it. To make the green quota, simply reclassify a fossil fuel as green enough
Even the Europeans are getting Green Weary!!
posted on 06/01/2012 12:26:14 PM PDT
(If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; Rurudyne; steelyourfaith; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; xcamel; AdmSmith; ...
posted on 06/01/2012 2:22:13 PM PDT
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- OBAMA'S GREEN JOBS -
swimming pool company janitors
consignment shop sales
public school teachers
lawn care workers
gas station workers
septic tank installers
used record shop sales
garbage truck workers
junk yard employees
school bus drivers
golf course maintenance workers
vehicle oil changers
posted on 06/09/2012 7:51:13 AM PDT
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