Monthly Archives: February 2008

B.C. Carbon Tax

The new B.C. carbon tax may make you want to stop your CO2 polluting ways but the tax doesn’t tell you what you can do. If you are a homeowner with an efficient natural gas furnace about all you can … Continue reading

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It’s the wind….stupid

The climate modellers used to say it was manmade warming that caused polar ice melt. Now they are saying it’s ocean currents caused by a 40 year cycle of winds. Doesn’t this change everything? Hey B.C.Liberals,there is still time to … Continue reading

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Your new car

An open letter to the liberal government of British Columbia Dear leaders, Your new Carbon Tax is meant to save us ultimately from "runaway global warming" which is a very laudable goal. A few degrees of warming would be very … Continue reading

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Carbon Tax

February 19,2008.   B.C. becomes the first North American jurisdiction to introduce a consumer based carbon tax. The carbon tax will apply to virtually all fossil fuels, including gasoline, diesel, natural gas, coal, propane, and home heating fuel. B.C.’s carbon tax, … Continue reading

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Cellulose Ethanol

What is cellulose ethanol? Talk to the Green (TTTG) has posted on this topic several times and will continue to do so. A previous post was about converting carbon based feed stock into syngas and then using microbes to produce … Continue reading

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Fast Freeze

With all the reports of melting arctic ice it’s a surprise to see a report from a media source that reported the recovery of arctic ice. Recent reports that could have mentioned the recovery only mentioned the melting. For example: … Continue reading

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Tax or Technology

With mounting demands for a CO2 tax to "save the planet" some alternatives to a tax are starting to surface. Sequestering CO2 in old oil fields to enhance oil production is well known. But what about using CO2 in producing … Continue reading

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