Comments on: The Climate Desk launches http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/19/the-climate-desk-launches/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: ascoss http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/19/the-climate-desk-launches/comment-page-1/#comment-14203 Thu, 29 Apr 2010 11:51:08 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3469#comment-14203 Climate change is a global problem, and yet each one of us has the power to make a difference. Even small changes in our daily behaviour can help prevent greenhouse gas emissions without affecting our quality of life. In fact, they can help save us money!

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By: Ghandiolfini http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/19/the-climate-desk-launches/comment-page-1/#comment-13702 Mon, 19 Apr 2010 21:46:25 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3469#comment-13702 …all I see on this web page today is cars and aeroplanes, whatever happened to Amtrak ?

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By: Ghandiolfini http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/19/the-climate-desk-launches/comment-page-1/#comment-13701 Mon, 19 Apr 2010 21:31:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3469#comment-13701 W = 3/6(+-cubic kilometers air emissions) + 2/6(+-cubic kilometers water emissions) +1/6 (+-cubic kilometers ground emissions).

Where W = Waste is a positive or negative result.

Let’s refine this:W = ½(+-x cubed kilometres air) + 1/3(+-y cubed kilometres water) + 1/6(+-z cubed kilometres ground).

If positive, i.e. in your favor, you sit with a carbon debit, as an asset, and with a credit to a non-distributable reserve

If negative, i.e. against your favor, you sit with a carbon credit, as a liability, and with a debit to a distributable reserve.

The hob knobs must just ask all 190 countries to come up with a fuzzy ‘y’ and stick it into a terraflop (sic) computer for simultaneous solving. The result WILL be a net debit as an asset, as everybody will cheat.

So then we redo it with optimized equation solving until we sort it out and start carrying it on governments’/corporates’ balance sheets as assets or liabilities.

Only then can we start trading carbon debits and credits.

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By: Ghandiolfini http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/19/the-climate-desk-launches/comment-page-1/#comment-13694 Mon, 19 Apr 2010 20:22:12 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3469#comment-13694 I made a blig mistake blunder, that is Y1, X1 and Y2, the Iranian Chewbacca army and the dozing Pope slides threw me. It is getting all too bloggy much.

Lloyd’s, when they get into the environment, we are really scraping the bottom.

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By: hollar01 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/19/the-climate-desk-launches/comment-page-1/#comment-13684 Mon, 19 Apr 2010 17:28:40 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3469#comment-13684 I missed your previous ‘blegs’ about what companies are doing to adapt to climate change, and I’m sorry I didn’t have a chance to post this before.

One company that is looking very seriously at this is Lloyd’s of London. Take a look at the series of reports that they’ve put out on the subject. http://www.lloyds.com/News_Centre/360_ri sk_insight/The_debate_on_climate_change/ Reports_and_views_on_climate_change.htm

The latest is a pamphlet that they put out on the security risks of climate change to business with the International Institute for Strategic Studies last year.

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By: Ghandiolfini http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/04/19/the-climate-desk-launches/comment-page-1/#comment-13672 Mon, 19 Apr 2010 16:06:38 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=3469#comment-13672 You could not have timed it better. Is a ‘bleg’ and Icelandic blog ?

Anyhow, further to your Greek spreadsheet model: Foreign reserves graph good:

X1 axis: Months of imports;
Y axis: Calendar Years from 1999;
X2: International liquidity in $ billions;

where International liquidity =

Gold reserves+SDR holdinbgs+Forex reserves = Gross reserves;

Less foreign loans, less foreign deposist received =

International liquidity position = Net Reserves.

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