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Reports from Abroad: Lights Out in a Decade

Here are two gems from across the pond today, providing food for thought.


First, I got an early glimpse at a blog post coming from the invaluable Roger Helmer, MEP, on the absurdity of the U.S. calling carbon dioxide — or maybe just some of it — a “pollutant,” a designation that President-elect Obama has indicated he will make a priority. Read this and remember that these are the same people who gnashed teeth and rent their clothes over designating ketchup a vegetable.


Second, OpenEurope’s daily briefing cites three press reports about warnings by a panel in the UK that the EU’s anti-coal battiness — also soon to visit our own shores courtesy of President “Bankrupt ‘em” Obama — has them on track for the lights going out in as few as five years.


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