Quote of the Week #6

Image from WUWT reader “Boudu” Speaking about Australia and Kevin Rudd’s turnabout in delaying a carbon trading scheme, this quote from WUWT commenter “hareynolds” comes to mind: In this case, we’ve apparently had a global genocide of common sense, with the last remaining bits taking up residence in Australia. I guess that’s why it’s God’s…

Australia delays carbon trading

Details here at news.com.au Meanwhile, let’s all sleep in tomorrow. INTRODUCTION of the Federal Government’s emissions trading scheme has been delayed until mid-2011, 12 months later than originally planned. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made the announcement in Canberra today, saying the Government had also decided to increase the upper limit of its carbon reduction target…

ecoAmerica’s guide to effective climate vernacular

Only the Coriolis effect is created with more spin than this. – Anthony May 2, 2009 Seeking to Save the Planet, With a Thesaurus By JOHN M. BRODER WASHINGTON — The problem with global warming, some environmentalists believe, is “global warming.” The term turns people off, fostering images of shaggy-haired liberals, economic sacrifice and complex…