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Failed Emissions Trading Reform: 'The End of a European Climate Policy'
Spiege ^ | April 17, 2013 12:38 PM | Interview conducted by Christian Teevs

Posted on 04/17/2013 5:52:46 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Much of Germany's energy supply still comes from burning brown coal.Zoom

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Much of Germany's energy supply still comes from burning brown coal.

Europe's once celebrated cap-and-trade system to limit carbon emissions has languished. The economic crisis has caused the price of emissions licenses to plummet, and a recent remedy to the problem has been rejected by EU lawmakers. Climate policy expert Felix Matthes tells SPIEGEL ONLINE that an opportunity has been squandered.

The European Parliament on Tuesday voted down a proposal to make it more expensive for companies to burn fossil fuels, in what environmental advocates are calling a major setback in the fight against climate change.


(Excerpt) Read more at spiegel.de ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: carbontrade; climatechange; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax

1 posted on 04/17/2013 5:52:46 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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DER SPIEGE

2 posted on 04/17/2013 5:54:45 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

What’s funny, is that where I work, we have had “pollution permits” for many years. kind of an early carbon trading thing? or equipment just grandfathered in?


3 posted on 04/17/2013 5:57:35 PM PDT by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

the smoke is not smoke. The structures are cooling towers and the emissions are water vapor


4 posted on 04/17/2013 5:59:22 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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5 posted on 04/17/2013 7:06:37 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Goldman Sachs must be having a fit. :)


6 posted on 04/17/2013 8:06:03 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: bert
The structures are cooling towers and the emissions are water vapor

That's what they want you to believe, but I know better! That is the same stuff chem-trails are made of!

How do I know? Because when I squirted vinegar at them, they began to dissipate, just like Saint Ron-Paul said they would!

7 posted on 04/17/2013 11:53:37 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: bert

“The structures are cooling towers and the emissions are water vapor”

AHHHhhh, we’re all going to die from anthropogenic water vapor.... /s


8 posted on 04/18/2013 10:48:05 AM PDT by Owl558 (Think twice before speaking once)
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