But, do realize that AGW had to be rebranded into "climate change" in order to continue to sell the chosen concept. "Climate change" was chosen to represent the acceptable obfuscation of our managed reality.
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And AGW was always about power politics. And I don't mean energy- I mean the powerful people pushing their political agendas on the rest of us. From it's inception to this very day.
Let's go back to a couple 2009 posts from this very blog!
Big energy and engineering companies will reap most profit from a climate deal due in December, as they use their financial and intellectual clout to grab low carbon subsidies
-Utilities and oil companies, among the biggest polluters, are using their market awareness to stay ahead of a climate race, manoeuvring to own the most viable low-carbon technologies.
-In addition, they are a natural magnet for government incentives (not a surprise)
-CCS(carbon, capture and sequstration) is receiving billions of dollars but may take a decade to develop. It is popular with big corporates as a bolt-on to coal plants which may use depleted oil wells to store carbon dioxide
Under his plan, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission would have the authority to regulate carbon derivatives as an energy commodity.
"The carbon derivatives market should be based on a strong regulatory framework," Stupak said. "The finite nature of carbon credits and absence of a physical commodity leave it particularly vulnerable to speculation."