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U.S. senator supports carbon-capture project [Graham, as Rat companion says climate change "real"]
Canwest / The Star Phoenix, Saskatoon, Sask. ^ | 2009-09-19 | Angela Hall

Posted on 09/19/2009 1:18:48 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

The United States has an opportunity to learn from Saskatchewan's leading work in carbon-capture technology, a prominent U.S. politician said Friday, as he offered support to a Saskatchewan-Montana project seeking American government funding.

Saskatchewan, like the U.S., relies heavily on burning coal for power. But U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (Republican-South Carolina) said the province appears to be "ahead of, quite frankly, the world" with carbon sequestration, the process of capturing the gas and storing the CO2 underground.

"What we want to try and do is find out what is working in the area of carbon sequestration, because when you look at reducing your carbon footprint, you've got to put this somewhere," Graham said after arriving in Regina on Friday as part of a congressional delegation with U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan (Democrat-North Carolina).

(Excerpt) Read more at 2.canada.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Canada; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: North Carolina; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: 111th; agw; canada; climatechange; economy; energy; globalwarming; kayhagan; lindseygraham; rino; saskatchewan

1 posted on 09/19/2009 1:18:50 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: upchuck; steelyourfaith; Tolerance Sucks Rocks
*Ping!*
2 posted on 09/19/2009 1:19:32 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (So many Communists, so little time.)
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To: fanfan
*Ping!*
3 posted on 09/19/2009 1:20:24 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (So many Communists, so little time.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Lindthee, Lindthee, Lindthee...


4 posted on 09/19/2009 1:22:35 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Barack Obama: in your guts, you know he's nuts!)
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To: rabscuttle385

C’mon Graham. Why don’t we sequester the carbon in your ... big head.


5 posted on 09/19/2009 1:24:31 PM PDT by NotSoModerate (Report dissenters to snitch@whitehouse.gov for a $4,500 tax credit)
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To: rabscuttle385; alarm rider; Alex1977; at bay; Babsig; BILL_C; bnelson44; Clintonfatigued; ...
Pandsey, yer a RINO pig. Disgusting.

  Lindsey Ping
  "Republican by day, Democrat by night."

  Add me to the list. / Remove me from the list.

6 posted on 09/19/2009 1:24:34 PM PDT by upchuck (New sign on my pickup: Are you a "Hope and Change" regretter?)
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To: rabscuttle385

New policy coming out of Washington. All citizens except blowhard politicians will be required to report to the nearest breath testing facility to be required to take a exhale test for CO2 and will have to purchase carbon credits. /s/


7 posted on 09/19/2009 1:25:21 PM PDT by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: rabscuttle385

“What we want to try and do is find out what is working in the area of carbon sequestration, because when you look at reducing your carbon footprint, you’ve got to put this somewhere...”

Too easy...


8 posted on 09/19/2009 1:26:11 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in it." - Ted Kennedy (D-HELL)
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To: rabscuttle385
carbon-capture technology

Carbon a rare but oh so sought after element of the universe.

We must capture as much as we can and sell it to those without at a large profit.

9 posted on 09/19/2009 1:30:01 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: rabscuttle385
Of all the crackpot schemes being generated in the name of "climate change," sequestration of possibly millions of tons of CO2 under ground has to be the worst.
10 posted on 09/19/2009 1:30:12 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard (truth--the liberal's kryptonite.)
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To: jessduntno
“What we want to try and do is find out what is working in the area of carbon sequestration, because when you look at reducing your carbon footprint, you’ve got to put this somewhere...”

Us folks in SC need a "Senator Sequestration" program, where we can capture Lindsay and keep him underground!

11 posted on 09/19/2009 1:35:15 PM PDT by liberateUS
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To: hinckley buzzard

Please, please South Carolina spare your state further embarrassment and get this light in the loafers RINO out of the Senate before he can do anymore harm.


12 posted on 09/19/2009 1:35:49 PM PDT by marlon (Scorpions Sting, Marxists Lie, it's just what they do.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Of course terrestrial climate change is real. It has been changing for the last 4.5 billion years.


13 posted on 09/19/2009 1:35:53 PM PDT by reg45 (Be calm everyone. The idiot children are in charge!)
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To: rabscuttle385

How did Grahamnesty get his lips away from McCain’s a$$ long enough to make a statement?


14 posted on 09/19/2009 1:49:22 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: rabscuttle385
"I do believe that climate change is real, so we've got to figure out the technology to sequester the CO2 emissions," said Hagan

I believe that climate change is real too.

It is the human induced climate change theory that is false.

The Earth’s climate has been in flux for as long as Earth has had a climate. It is in fact impossible that Earth could ever have a stable climate.

All if the major influences of Earth’s climate are variable.

The Earth’s orbit is variable. The Earth orbits a variable star that has a variable out put. The tilt of the Earths axis is variable. The convection currents of the Earth’s oceans that move vast amounts of thermal energy around the planet are variable.

Random events like volcano eruptions can pump huge quantities of ash, water sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide an other material high in to the atmosphere can change the atmosphere’s reflectivity or change how much of the suns energy will be absorbed by the atmosphere by huge amounts.

If the activities of man kind have any effect on the Earth’s climate it is too small to be measured next to the changes that are built in to the climacteric system by nature.

These senators need to get a little basic Earth Science education. Go back to High School kids.

15 posted on 09/19/2009 1:50:01 PM PDT by Pontiac (Your message here.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Lightfoot gaylord grahamnesty is a putrid little leftist ba$tard. I despise him and I am starting to despise SC for their choice.

LLS

16 posted on 09/19/2009 1:55:15 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (hussama will never be my president... NEVER!)
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To: rabscuttle385
The tree of the future...


17 posted on 09/19/2009 1:57:45 PM PDT by raybbr (It's going to get a lot worse now that the anchor babies are voting!)
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To: rabscuttle385

What a waste of money.


18 posted on 09/19/2009 1:58:11 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: rabscuttle385

Lindshay ... JUST SHUT UP. You loser Democrat.


19 posted on 09/19/2009 1:58:24 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: rabscuttle385

Climate range is real.

The northern hemisphere is beginning to undergo a cooling period. This cooling period has occurred previously. It is sometimes referred to as “Autumn” or “Fall.”


20 posted on 09/19/2009 1:58:29 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Crisis - America Held Hostage)
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To: rabscuttle385

Carbon capture = tree

What ... am I missing?


21 posted on 09/19/2009 2:09:25 PM PDT by ROTB ("By any means necessary" apparently includes helping pimp underage sex slaves, and lying.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Just to let you guys know, Saskatchewan is the most left leaning of all the Canadian provinces. It is the birthplace of socialized medicine in Canada.

It is blessed with abundant and productive farmland, a growing oil sector, a couple of good universities, and abundant deposits of uranium. I guess they are rich enough to be socialists.

22 posted on 09/19/2009 2:12:25 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (How do I change my screen name now that we have the most conservative government in the world?)
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To: rabscuttle385

Why doesn’t SC just drop him?


23 posted on 09/19/2009 2:16:02 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: rabscuttle385; Clive; exg; kanawa; backhoe; -YYZ-; Squawk 8888; headsonpikes; AntiKev; Snowyman; ...
Thanks for the ping, Rabscuttle385.


24 posted on 09/19/2009 2:27:17 PM PDT by fanfan (Why did they bury Barry's past?)
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To: Logical me
"All citizens except blowhard politicians will be required to report to the nearest breath testing facility to be required to take a exhale test for CO2 and will have to purchase carbon credits. /s/

Ironically, fat, lazy couch potato's exhale the least amount of carbon, about half a ton a year, while very active athletic types exhale the most, about 10 tons a year.

So, all these football hockey, baseball and basketball players should be paying- based on Obama's $500 a ton carbon tax guidelines- And extra $5000 in special "sports" carbon taxes, as should those Mr. fitness types that you see jogging around your neighborhood, pumping all that "evil CO2" into YOUR airspace.

Or, we can just put a stop to all this CO2 is a pollutant, and causes global warming nonsense.

How can people in this country and world be so absolutely STUPID?

25 posted on 09/19/2009 2:31:31 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: rabscuttle385

Amazing, isn’t it. We don’t really have to do one damn thing to cut down on carbon emissions and no harm whatever will come to us or the Earth.

This is clear to any thinking person with an IQ greater than that of a plant, so it’s all about something else entirely...and guys like Linseen know it. Isn’t that acary?


26 posted on 09/19/2009 2:32:41 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: rabscuttle385

Isn’t it the height of self-centered arrogance, for these wackos to believe that puny humans can change the climate of Earth? These idiots want to tax us all in to a 3rd world cess pool of poverty. The ones who don’t really believe in globull warming just want our money, the true believers are delusional useful idiots. We exhale carbon dioxide! I say they can start by holding their breath. If they want to stop CO2 emissions, they should hold their breath and not pass gas at the same time. I hope they explode or pass out.


27 posted on 09/19/2009 3:28:13 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (I am Sarah Palin, the NRA, and a Mob of One. .)
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To: TheConservativeParty

Actually we can cut global warming and save the planet in numerous ways by the elimination of all leftists from the face of this earth. Why not? They breathe, the emit tons of carbon.

We would have a prosperous planet and human harmony.


28 posted on 09/19/2009 3:33:08 PM PDT by dforest (Who is the real Jim Thompson? I am.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
"Just to let you guys know, Saskatchewan is the most left leaning of all the Canadian provinces. It is the birthplace of socialized medicine in Canada."

Just to let you all know, that is absolute BS. Just because Tommy Douglas was a Saskatchewan social credit party leader in the 50's and 60's, doesn't make Saskatchewan a left leaning province.

In fact Saskatchewan has elected conservatives almost exclusively for the past 10 years in federal elections, All except for one or two seats. It is hardly a "left leaning province" at all.

As for the HCA claim, a number of efforts to establish social insurance systems in Canada had been unable to overcome provincial opposition to federal 'incursion' into their jurisdiction. These included the 1937 Rowell-Sirois Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations, and the 1945 Green Book proposals of Prime Minister Mackenzie King as part of the post-World War II reconstruction. At the same time, Canada resembled other developed economies in its receptivity to a more expansive government role in improving social welfare, particularly given the widespread sacrifices during World War II and the still active memories of the Great Depression.

Accordingly, following the collapse of the conference proposals in 1946, in 1947, the social democratic premier of Saskatchewan, Tommy Douglas of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), decided to go it alone, and established A publicly fund hospital insurance plan IN SASKACHEWAN, the first PROVINCE in Canada to establich such a plan.

Other provinces - including British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario, introduced their own insurance plans, with varying degrees of coverage, and varying degrees of success. When Newfoundland joined Canada, it brought along its system of cottage hospitals.

These policy initiatives increased pressure on the federal government to get involved, both to assist those provinces which had introduced programs, and to deal with the perceived inequity in those provinces whose citizens did not yet have coverage for hospital care.

The result was that the Progressive Conservative government of John Diefenbaker, who also happened to represent Saskatchewan, introduced and passed (with all-party approval) the Hospital Insurance and Diagnostic Services Act of 1957. This shared the costs of covering hospital services. By the start date (July 1, 1958) five provinces -- Newfoundland, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia - had programs in place which could receive the federal funds. By January 1, 1961, when Quebec finally joined, all provinces had universal coverage for hospital care.

So you can actually attribute the very first nation wide federal health care system with John Diefenbaker.

You sure don't know Canada well for an ex Canadian.

If you really want to know just how conservative Saskatchewan has progressively become of the past 30 years, you should look it up.

The most left wing nut province in Canada is Ontario.

29 posted on 09/19/2009 3:37:51 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Nathan Zachary

Umm-I am from Saskatchewan. Electing a conservative is sort of like electing a “Democrat light”.
“Conservative” doesn’t have the same meaning up there in Canada.


30 posted on 09/19/2009 3:46:19 PM PDT by pugmama
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To: rabscuttle385
Saskatchewan, like the U.S., relies heavily on burning coal for power. But U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (Republican-South Carolina) said the province appears to be "ahead of, quite frankly, the world" with carbon sequestration, the process of capturing the gas and storing the CO2 underground.

Dear Senator Graham,

Greetings. My name is Mr. Arnold Ububuka. I am the Environmentalist Minister of Nigeria....

31 posted on 09/19/2009 4:12:34 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: rabscuttle385
U.S. senator supports carbon-capture project [Graham, as Rat companion says climate change "real"]

I read a lot of history of science, and I don't recall any real science phenomenon for which scientists considered the opinions of politicians to be scientifically relevant. I miss the good old days when scientists relied on testable hypotheses that could be disproven - a time when they would have looked at the warming predictions from 1998 to 2008 and the actual temperatures from 1998 to 2008 and rejected the hypothesis that led to such erroneous guesses.

Under liberals, the Constitution is dead, science is dead, and soon our grandparents and "imperfect" babies will be dead by government edict. It's time to pray for America, and it's close to time to go further than that.

32 posted on 09/19/2009 4:35:09 PM PDT by TurtleUp (I believe that America is good and that human life is good, so I'm a conservative.)
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To: rabscuttle385; Little Bill; IrishCatholic; Normandy; According2RecentPollsAirIsGood; ...
 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

33 posted on 09/19/2009 7:18:35 PM PDT by steelyourfaith ("Power is not alluring to pure minds." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: hinckley buzzard

Oh I don't know, launching dust particles into orbit around the earth to reduce the sun's effect ought to qualify as even dumber. How 'bout "charring" the rain forests and burying them? There's any number of beyond stupid ideas floating around, just Google geo-engineering and see what you come up with.

34 posted on 09/20/2009 6:55:11 AM PDT by StACase (Global Warming is CRAP!)
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