Thursday, December 10, 2015
DAY 12-CLIMATE OBSESSED POWERGRABBERS-21-THE HERDS FLOOD FRANCE TO GET A WORLD CARBON TAX SCAM INSTITUTED.
11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.(WORLD TERRORISM,MURDERS)(HAMAS IN HEBREW IS VIOLENCE)
12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence (TERRORISM)(HAMAS) through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
1 Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.
2 By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out, and blood toucheth blood.
3 Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away.
23 And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.
24 The LORD shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.
OZONE DEPLETION JUDGEMENT ON THE EARTH DUE TO SIN
26 Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold,(7X OR 7-DEGREES HOTTER) as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up the breach of his people,(ISRAEL) and healeth the stroke of their wound.
27 Behold, the name of the LORD cometh from far, burning with his anger, and the burden thereof is heavy: his lips are full of indignation, and his tongue as a devouring fire:
7 And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments.
8 And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.
9 And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him glory.
EVERYTHING DIES IN THE SEA DUE TO POISONED WATERS
3 And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.(enviromentalists-(COP 21 CLIMATE KOOKS) and animal rights nutjobs-mentalcases won't like this result)
4 And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood.
5 And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus.
6 For they(False World Church and Dictator) have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.
COP-21 CLIMATE SCAM MEETING NOV 29-DEC 11,2015
EZRA LEVANTS THE REBEL MEDIA-STRAIT TALKER
YOUTUBE THE REBEL
Factbox: New climate text shows many hurdles to Paris deal-Reuters – DEC 9,15-YAHOONEWS
PARIS (Reuters) - Hosts France proposed a slimmer draft text at global climate talks on Wednesday that leaves major issues unresolved, including finance for developing nations.The new text is 29 pages, against 43 on Saturday.Almost 200 nations are meeting in Paris, seeking a turning point away from an increasing reliance on fossil fuels since the Industrial Revolution. The meeting is due to finish on Friday, Dec. 11, but could run longer.Following are details of the new draft:-FINANCE-Developed nations promised in 2009 to mobilize $100 billion a year by 2020 from both public and private sources to help developing nations limit their greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to more floods, heat waves and rising sea levels.The new text retains a split between poor and rich.One option favored by developing nations says "financial resources shall be scaled up from a floor of $100 billion per year" beyond 2020. Another option, which is favored by rich nations, is vaguer and says countries should "enhance the scale and effectiveness of climate finance".-LONG-TERM GOAL-The text includes options of holding temperature rises below two degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times, "well below 2C" or "below 1.5" (2.7F), the goal supported by more than 100 developing nations. Global average surface temperatures have already risen by about 1.0C (1.8F).Options include cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases to net zero after the middle of the 21st century, or by the end. Another option is that countries would set no clear deadline.China and India, heavily dependent on coal, are among those reluctant to set clear dates for giving up fossil fuels they see as vital to lift millions from poverty.-LOSS AND DAMAGE-Developing nations want a long-term mechanism to help them cope with loss and damage from disasters such as typhoons or the impacts of a creeping rise of sea level rise.All governments set up a loss and damage mechanism in 2013, but it has so far done little. The draft agreement would extend the mechanism, a sign of progress for the demands of developing nations.-RAISING AMBITION-The United Nations says promises by 186 nations to curb greenhouse gas emissions beyond 2020, already made, are too weak to limit rising temperatures to an agreed 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial times.That means there will have to be a system to ratchet up action, but it is poorly defined.The draft suggest that countries should take stock of efforts in 2018 or 2019, and then follow up with a more formal stocktake in 2023 or 2024 to guide countries in updating their pledges, and then every five years thereafter.-CARBON MARKETS-The draft contains no explicit mention of carbon markets, nor of the possibility of carbon penalties for aviation and shipping. It does, however, include a reference to "use of internationally transferred mitigation outcomes", which carbon experts say can be read as markets.-DIFFERENTIATION-Developing nations say that rich nations, as defined in a 1992 Convention, should continue to take the lead in cutting emissions and providing finance. Developed nations argue that many of these countries, such as Singapore and South Korea, have since become wealthy and should do more.-LEGAL FORCE-All nations agreed in 2011 that the Paris deal will have some form of "legal force". The draft leaves the issue unresolved, saying in line with previous texts that it will be either a "protocol, another legal instrument or an agreed outcome with legal force".(Reporting by Alister Doyle; Editing by Tom Heneghan)
White House: momentum moving in right direction in Paris climate talks-Reuters – DEC 9,15-YAHOONEWS
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Momentum at international talks in Paris to curb climate change was "moving in the right direction" though there is still more work to be done, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Wednesday.(Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; editing by David Alexander)
Alberta's 'dirty oilsands' reputation is fading, Suncor CEO says-CBC – DEC 9,15-YAHOONEWS
Alberta hasn't always had the best reputation on the world stage. A year ago, the European Union nearly put a formal "dirty" label on oil coming from the bitumen-rich oilsands in the northern part of the province.The characterization still exists today, with U.S. President Barack Obama repeating the "dirty" depiction in his rejection of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.But as the head of Canada's largest energy company strolls through the United Nations climate change conference in Paris, he says the reputation is changing, slowly."I think it's slightly outdated," Suncor chief executive Steve Williams said Tuesday in an interview with CBC News. "We are earning our way back onto the stage."Suncor is part of Canada's delegation at the global conference aimed at securing an agreement between all countries to take action on climate change.So far, the oilsands have barely been mentioned in discussions inside the airplane hangers of Le Bourget, a suburb of Paris, where the negotiations are being held.Williams believes each province, state and country should have a carbon tax. Alberta has not only announced plans for a carbon levy, but also a limit on oilsands growth and an accelerated phase-out of coal-fired power plants."If you look at what is actually happening in Alberta, we're now leading the way," said Williams.While he calls the Alberta's plan big and bold, Williams confessed he is working to convince other players in the oilpatch to get on board with the new policies. "What you'll find in the more forward-thinking companies is they have already been pricing carbon in and taking a view on the future," said Williams.What's clear is that the industry is entering a new world where the companies with the strongest balance sheets and most efficient projects are the ones that will survive. With oil prices expected to remain low for the foreseeable future, no wonder Husky Energy's chief executive Tuesday described the oil and gas sector as entering "into uncharted territory."Technology top priorityWhile there is frequent talk about the need for innovation to reduce the environmental footprint of the oil and gas sector, companies haven't always used the technologies that already exist.- ANALYSIS | Brad Wall and the elusive goal of carbon capture and storage-"In a high commodity price environment, it's easier to get away with being less efficient, but where prices are now, the squeeze is on," said Yvan Champagne, president of Blue Source Canada, a company that sells carbon offsets and develops greenhouse gas reduction projects. He spoke with CBC News Tuesday in Paris.Champagne suggests one of the biggest opportunities in Alberta is to capture vented methane emissions. In many cases, it hasn't been economic to do this in the past. But with the proposed carbon tax, it may make much more sense in the future. Typically, there is a strong correlation between the greenhouse gas intensity of an operation and its costs, said Champagne, and that's why there is a real opportunity to be more competitive and reduce emissions at the same time.Tighter financial conditions focus the mind.Williams admitted that industry hasn't always implemented the latest innovations. However, he said more technology is vital and increased funding will likely flow to the Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA), an organization representing 13 companies aimed at improving the oilsands' environmental performance.There's no question that the energy sector is going through a period of disruption caused by environmental policy and low oil prices. But disruption can spur innovation, and a carbon tax combined with a tough price environment could be what's needed to lower emissions and costs at the same time.If that happens, Williams will be right and the dirty oil label might be left behind.
U.S. solar industry battles 'white privilege' image problem-Reuters By Nichola Groom-DEC 9,15-YAHOONEWS
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Solar power companies have an image problem - and they are beginning to do something about it.Despite a sharp drop in the price of solar panels and innovative financing plans that have brought the technology to many middle income households over the past decade, it is still seen as a luxury only rich, mostly white, consumers can afford.That perception both hampers solar expansion in less affluent communities and drives political opposition to initiatives promoting greater use of solar power as a renewable alternative to gas, oil and coal.Though it has grown dramatically in recent years, solar power still makes up less than 1 percent of U.S. energy supplies and relies heavily on government incentives to compete with traditional energy sources. Those incentives help companies such as SolarCity, Sunrun and others market solar power contracts that offer customers 20 percent savings on their energy bills.However, the schemes come with certain credit requirements and are ill-suited for apartment dwellers, homes with low monthly bills or low-income households that qualify for reduced power rates.“No one needs solar on their home if their bill is not more than $150 a month," said Steven Bradford, a California Democrat who until last year was a state assembly member for an ethnically diverse district in the Los Angeles area and is now running for the state Senate. "Low income folks in a 900 square foot (83.6 square meter) home or apartment are not the perfect candidates for it.”Data from U.S. online solar marketplace EnergySage showed that just 4 percent of more than 10,000 people actively shopping for solar systems on its site identified themselves as black, with 11 percent split between Hispanic and Asian shoppers. Those who identified themselves as white made up 73 percent of the shoppers and the rest did not declare their race. EnergySage said nearly 80 percent of shoppers reported household incomes of $50,000 or more and nearly a third declared incomes of $125,000 or more.Since minorities make up a disproportionate number of low-income households, some advocacy groups have opposed certain solar power initiatives arguing that they deepen social and racial inequality.Solar companies are now trying to tackle both the perceptions and the economics by pushing to diversify their workforce, forging alliances with minority groups, and making solar power more suitable for multi-family housing."We have to get the word out that solar is not just a product for the rich," Lyndon Rive, chief executive of top U.S. solar installer SolarCity told Reuters.The stakes are particularly high in California, by far the top U.S. solar market where solar power is expected to make up more than 10 percent of the state's power generation in 2015, according to IHS.Communities with median household incomes below $40,000 account for just 5 percent of installations in the state even though a third of California households fall into that category.That share has not changed over the past seven years even as solar installations in communities in the $55,000-$70,000 income bracket have risen to more than half of the total market, according to energy data analysis firm Kevala Analytics. (Graphic:http://reut.rs/1m7vDHh)-Now companies are trying to tap the lower-income segment.They have gradually lowered the credit score requirement for the financing of solar panels and are rolling out projects that allow solar installations to be shared by groups of households or used in subsidized housing complexes.-NEW MARKET-This year California passed a law, which the solar industry and environmental groups lobbied hard for, that will allow the state to use up to $1 billion of the money from its greenhouse gas emissions trading program to install solar power on affordable housing projects over the next decade."That's a real market," said Rive, adding that SolarCity could eventually create an investment fund dedicated to affordable housing.What solar companies are up against is fears that poor Americans are effectively paying for the lucrative incentives for the rich, something that traditional utilities have sought to exploit.For example, in Florida, several black and Hispanic groups have joined utilities in opposing a proposed ballot initiative that would allow companies to lease solar systems to homeowners. Both the pro-solar ballot initiative and one proposed by its opponents are still gathering signatures.In Arizona, the solar industry's growth has slowed since 2013, when regulators approved a fee for solar customers after the state utility argued that lower-income and minority communities were left burdened with grid maintenance costs.Solar power advocates say its share is too small to have any impact on costs faced by conventional energy consumers, but the setback made them work harder to win over minority communities. Chet McGensy, an attorney who leads SolarCity's efforts to engage with minority communities, said California solar supporters held rallies this fall, for example, with black political advocacy group the Hip Hop Caucus."It's bringing in a different demographic," McGensy said.The rallies were part of the industry's defense of "net metering" that allows solar panel owners to sell their excess power back to the utility. Some utilities and minority groups criticize it as a further transfer of costs from solar customers to poorer households.SolarCity met advocacy groups such as Hispanics in Energy and the NAACP this fall, but have yet to fully dispel their concerns about solar energy' pro-wealthy bias."They are now trying to clean up a mess that has been made because they haven't built those relationships," Jacqui Patterson, director of environment and climate justice for the NAACP, said. "But it's changing and that is definitely hopeful." Patterson said she sought commitments on minority hiring and entrepreneurship as one way of ensuring that they can benefit from solar sector's growth.In 2012, The Solar Foundation, which tracks jobs in the industry, found that 54 percent of positions were filled by word of mouth or referral."That means we're hiring our friends, and we're not allowing it to be a competitive, more broadly accessible process," Andrea Luecke, the group's executive director, said in an interview.That is changing, the industry says. The percentage of blacks and Latinos in the solar workforce increased between 2013 and 2014, according to The Solar Foundation, even though blacks remain underrepresented compared with the overall workforce. SolarCity and others are frequenting minority-focused job fairs, recruiting more military veterans and engaging in job training in minority communities.Ian Fernando, a talent programs manager at Sunrun, one of the biggest rooftop solar companies, spends much of his time speaking to minority-focused workforce training programs."The approach we take is really grassroots," he said.(Additional reporting by Richard Valdmanis in Paris; Editing by Tomasz Janowski)
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