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Continuing to raise the bar on the global response to climate change, the European Union is striving to make itself “the first economy of the low-carbon age.” By creating a plan that would cost each EU citizen 3 Euros a week the EU may well be on the path to lower emissions by 20%. All of this while the United States plans worthless tax cuts, drives bigger cars and treat the Flintstones like a documentary. So much for world leading superpower. (more…)

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EU Ministers have passed carbon emissions quotas on the airline industry. The US, true to delusional form, as threatened legal action. This comes on the heels of the US passing an Energy Bill which contains very limited improvements toward reversing climate manipulation. (more…)

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As we know, the United States is the only developed nation that refused to ratify the Kyoto Protocols. Kyoto is now near it’s tenth anniversary, as well as its end. While the rest of the world is working toward developing new, stronger policy prescriptions to stop the effects of climate manipulation, the US is still dragging its feet. It failed to send a true top level delegation to Bali, and it flatly refuses to entertain any real change in environmental policy. We suppose it’s because our president, who thinks the Flintstones were a documentary, is too busy robbing other countries of their oil, and torturing the dissenters to be bothered. Our only hope is that the rest of the world fights back. (more…)

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For us, fall is the start of a baking season that lasts until spring. Cookies, pies, holiday treats, the cold, and all the family gatherings drive us in and toward the kitchen. It’s one of the few things we enjoy about the winter, which is why we were glad to see this new take on a food story in the New York Times. (more…)

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