Monday, August 10, 2009

The Associated Press: Labor sec'y says green jobs hiring will pick up
LAS VEGAS — Hiring in the alternative energy industry will pick up in the next 12 months, though it will take some time before so-called green-jobs will become a bigger part of the U.S. job market, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Monday.
Several Utah towns record lowest high temps
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Record low high temperatures are being reported throughout Utah.

Nearly a dozen different weather stations reported record low high temperatures or ties on Sunday, including Alpine, where the high was 74, and Alta, where the high temperature was 58 degrees on Sunday.
JUST SAY NEIN | Daily Telegraph Tim Blair Blog
And who could blame them? The US government describes carbon as a pollutant; the Australian government describes carbon as a pollutant; the German media routinely describes carbon as a pollutant. Would you want a pollutant stored in massive quantities underneath your town?
Clean-Energy Summit: You Want Clean Energy? Shale Gas. - Environmental Capital - WSJ
Of course, no clean-energy summit would be complete without Mr. Gore. He repeated many familiar lines—climate change is “threatening the future of our civilization” and continued greenhouse-gas emissions are “madness”—and again wondered what future generations would say: “What were you doing, watching American Idol?”
Energy Summit draws vocal protesters - News -
"Just what the doctor ordered is a national program to re-power America," Gore said. "Sooner or later we are going to have to come to grips with the fact the climate crisis is threatening the future of our civilization."

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