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Friday, November 7, 2008

Dissent in “green-land”

UPI reports that concern about their ailing economies has prompted several European Union member states to rethink their energy package.

opn-quote Bulgaria, Estonia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Poland have criticized the proposed shift to a pan-European carbon credit auctioning mechanism and have gotten the support of France, Germany and Spain in their efforts to change the planned trading mechanism.cls-quote

 

The European Environment Committee announced that the EU should revise key clauses in its climate and energy package, because the economic slowdown has hurt carbon credit demand and pricing.

And to think that Stéphane Dion and his Grits were all set to saddle Canada with his version of a pipe-dream green utopia.

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