Methane Madness: The Battle for our Grasslands and Livestock

By Viv Forbes, Dr Albrecht Glatzle, et al – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

“The whole purpose of farming is to convert carbon dioxide from the atmosphere into useful products.”
Vincent Gray
New Zealand Scientist and IPCC Reviewer

………………………………………………….…
Summary
Grasslands, arable lands and the oceans provide all mankind with food and fibre. But the productivity and health of our farms and livestock are under threat from global warming alarmists and green preservationists.

It is poor public policy that condones restrictions on grazing operations, or taxes on grazing animals, based on disputed theories that claim that bodily emissions from farm animals will cause dangerous global warming.

Continue reading

Raging Wildfire in Canada Fuels Oil Prices

By Matt Egan – Re-Blogged From CNN Money

Canada’s oil-rich province of Alberta is under siege from a massive wildfire. And that’s creating turmoil in the global oil markets.

The huge forest fire has already torched at least 1,600 homes and forced the evacuation of about 88,000 people in the region, including everyone from the oil sands town of Fort McMurray.

Fire Canada oil town Fort McMurray Alberta

The disaster has also caused Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA)to shut down its Albian Sands facility and other producers have had to reduce the amount of oil they are pumping as well.

Continue reading