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Another EU Greenfail As Poland Vetoes Carbon Targets
The American Interest ^ | March 10, 2012 | Walter Russell Mead

Posted on 03/10/2012 11:20:45 AM PST by BfloGuy

The EU’s carbon agenda has launched a trade war that has China blocking purchases of Airbus’s troubled new jumbo jets; now word comes that the EU climate agenda is beginning to fall apart at home.

The European Union’s ambitious low carbon plan collapsed yesterday when Poland vetoed plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions drastically after 2020. The move is the latest stage in the ignominious failure of EU carbon policy that has seen a grandiose carbon trading system bog down in a quagmire of scandal and price collapse. Europe will meet its current carbon reduction goals less because of any serious action than because the continent’s economic crisis brought on by the poorly constructed euro experiment has stalled economic growth.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: capandtrade; carbon; climatechange; fail; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax
And to think. Obama didn't even have to pass any cap-and-trade targets. You shut down the powerplants, industry that depends on cheap electricity moves to China, people are laid off and drive less.

Voilà! Lower CO2 emissions. And some people still think he doesn't know what he's doing.

1 posted on 03/10/2012 11:20:48 AM PST by BfloGuy
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To: BfloGuy
"And some people still think he doesn't know what he's doing."

When I heard zero introduce that hahvid prafessah, and hear NO DIFFERENCE in his language, vocabulary and inflection between what and how he says today as compared to what? .. thirty years ago? ...

it is obvious zero was selected and groomed, perhaps from day one ...

Rosemay's baby?

Maybe not, but I AM thinking first cousin.

2 posted on 03/10/2012 11:25:33 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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Heh. It’s a veto against the wishes of the EU. Watch that get flushed down the toilet like the UK’s veto of the “fiscal compact” or whatever it’s called . . .


3 posted on 03/10/2012 11:28:15 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks BfloGuy.


4 posted on 03/10/2012 11:54:04 AM PST by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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Watch that get flushed down the toilet like the UK’s veto of the “fiscal compact” or whatever it’s called . . .

Yep. Just like a school budget -- you vill vote until it passes, Ja?

5 posted on 03/10/2012 1:50:40 PM PST by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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Rosemay's baby?

Maybe that explains all the mystery around the birth certificate.

6 posted on 03/10/2012 1:53:35 PM PST by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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