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Mass. to give $50m for storm, flood protection (Climate Change)
Boston Globe ^ | January 14, 2014 | By Erin Ailworth

Posted on 01/14/2014 3:20:43 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

Governor Deval Patrick will commit more than $50 million on Tuesday to help Massachusetts communities and utilities prepare for and protect themselves from the increasing number of destructive storms and rising sea levels blamed on climate change.

This is the first time the state has awarded these funds, which are partially financed by payments that retail electricity suppliers must make if they fail to procure enough power from renewable sources such as wind and solar. Power plants that burn fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas are considered among the major producers of carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: climategate; hoax; marxism; socialism

1 posted on 01/14/2014 3:20:43 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Weather is dead , long live Global Warming , D’oh


2 posted on 01/14/2014 3:22:40 PM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: molson209

I’ve often wondered how sucking the energy out of the wind will affect climate.


3 posted on 01/14/2014 3:38:15 PM PST by be-baw (still seeking)
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To: be-baw
I’ve often wondered how sucking the energy out of the wind will affect climate.

It will never be studied because it does not use oil, And it is a legitimate question that should be investigated. Those windmills play havoc with Eagles though.

4 posted on 01/14/2014 5:46:30 PM PST by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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