Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Earth Hour 26 March 2011. Switch off for an hour.

Conserve energy. We need to confront the true cost of energy. Energy should cost more to try and reduce consumption and reduce pollution. Leglisation needs support rather than protest. If protest is more a matter of defeating the government then choice of any old issue would do instead of that of carbon credits. It needs all the help it can get. But the government is into provocation.

Taxpayers don't presume to know all there is about medical science, by and large, they accept and respect what experts say and pay up taxes and pay a levy for medical care.  Taxpayers do not claim to know more than medical scientists. Yet, when it comes to climate we are all experts.  The issue is continually subverted and exploited.

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