Tony Blair has been accused of caving in to American pressure by proposing a new "watered-down" replacement for the Kyoto Protocol that relies on new technology rather than binding emission cuts as the solution to climate change.
Yesterday, The Independent newspaper in the UK did something rather amazing - it asked it's readers for their views. Rather than giving readers the usual dose of opinion from the great and the good, the paper asked for the opinion of its readers. And they asked it on the most pressing issue of all: Climate change. The paper is then going to send these comments to the All-Party Inquiry on Climate Change.
Today the paper published the results in what they call the "Great Global Warming Debate". The response, says The Independent, "has been nothing short of extraordinary".
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No its not Oil Change saying it – it’s the front page of Time magazine. Need we say more...
Do you remember George W’s promise to end oil addiction? Part of that process would be beginning to end the vast subsidies given to the oil industry at tax-payers expense.