Not a bad little stunt by Greenpeace last night in front of the Parliament buildings. I'm surprised, though, that security didn't come out and roust them off the grounds.
On a happier note, the best news re. fighting AGW these days seems to be coming from the private sector:
“It’s not some sort of peripheral, marginal phenomenon,” he said. “It’s a fundamental economic restructuring driver, in the same way that the railroads were.”
According to Kiernan, most of the investor focus in this realm is on the potential for carbon trading or investing in clean tech companies. He says this is far too narrow a view. “You’re catching about 5% of the opportunity bandwidth as an investor,” he says. “How companies do or don’t deal with these issues is very clearly correlated with their financial performance.”
Somebody in a dark blue suit gets it. But then this is how its supposed to work in a Capitalist society, no? Science brings their case to the Market, and the Market responds. The judgement of Government, slow and stupid as it is, always lags that of the Markets. All hail the Market, and etc.
Meanwhile, a not entirely useless article from the Western Standard on how regulation can stifle green innovation.