Well Bush’s handlers must have seen this purveyor of “truthiness,” attacking the liberal media and intellectual left and believed him to be one of their own. Or perhaps they knew Colbert was a liberal minded comic, but because of his satirical conceit, believed he would behave more like his character in order to stay in the good graces of his fictitious hero, George W. Bush.
Set to become the undisputed leader in crude and gas production, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.The report from the Paris based agency will come as grim news for officials attending global climate talks in Bonn, Germany, as they grapple with ways to contain carbon emissions. Scientists just this week said that emissions of the heat trapping gas rose this year after three years of not growing.The IEA said oil production will be driven by continued growth in energy hungry industries. Though solar power is set to become the cheapest source of new electricity generation and the boom years for coal are over, oil and gas will continue to meet the bulk of the world energy needs, the IEA said.Oil demand is forecast to keep rising until 2040, with natural gas growing by a sharp 40 per cent.A more widespread use of electric cars will not be enough to consign oil to the past, said IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol.is far too early to write the obituary of oil, as growth for trucks, aviation, petrochemicals, shipping and aviation keep pushing demand higher, said Birol.Total energy demand is expected to have grown by 30 per cent by 2040 and would be growing twice that without efforts to improve energy efficiencies.Environmental activists decried the IEA forecasts as discounting any efforts by countries to limit emissions as part of the Paris Agreement on climate change.of its core scenarios for the future of energy provide a reasonable chance that the world will avoid climate catastrophe, said Adam Scott, senior advisor at Oil Change International..
The university released a statement saying it has provided written notice of his termination, effective immediately, from his faculty position. Manweller, a political science professor at the school since 2003, can appeal the decision. In a text message Tuesday, Manweller said the action came no surprise and he be suing both the university and the investigator in the coming days..
Cool link. Not true. The US spent $823B on the military last year alone. Awkward. Is about the specific incidents in our formative years that define us, sometimes for the best and sometimes for the worst. In seasons one and two, Jenna tackles “”Who am I?” and “Who do I want to be with?” Now, coming into her junior year, Jenna for the first time is confronting the monumental question of “Who do I want to be?” In the wake of her romance with Collin, she begins to question the stability of her relationship with Matty, and whether her straying is a sign of something deeper.