343 CO Feed-in Tariff 2AC Updates

343 CO Feed-in Tariff 2AC Updates - FILE NAME DDI 2008...

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FILE NAME DDI 2008 <CO>    Your Name Elliot Feed In Tariff Blocks 1
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FILE NAME DDI 2008 <CO>    Your Name McCain supports Feed-in Tariffs PR Newswire, 5- 22 , 2008, BLACKROCK NEW ENERGY INVESTMENT TRUST PLC - Portfolio Update, p.lexis Performance at month end with net income reinvested Portfolio Activity We continued to take profits among certain companies in the solar sector, where the industry looks to be moving towards over-capacity - particularly in cell and module manufacturing. In addition, there is uncertainty about Spanish and German feed-in tariff rates in 2009. We have been reinvesting that money in wind companies and other stocks where we see more valuation upside. Outlook The outlook for political support for new energy continues to strengthen in the US. John McCain recently pledged his support for a carbon dioxide cap-and-trade system in the US as well as a goal of reducing emissions by 60% by 2050. The US has been accused of dragging its heels on climate change in the past. We could now see an important step change in policy from the next US administration, Democrat or Republican. With the US being such a large potential market, such a change would likely prove to be an important catalyst for the new energy sector. 2
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FILE NAME DDI 2008 <CO>    Your Name Global Warming           EXTN     An increasing rate  of warming dwarfs nuclear war as the biggest cause of extinction Terry L. Deibel , professor of IR at National War College, 20 07 , Foreign Affairs Strategy, Conclusion: American Foreign Affairs Strategy Today Anthropogenic—caused by CO 2 Droughts, floods, and violent storms Consensus Disease and Illness 26% of GDP Thermohaline circulation collapse Runaway green house warming Positive Feedback, H 2 O vapor More true than Nuclear Winter Finally, there is one major existential threat to American security (as well as prosperity) of a nonviolent nature, which , though far in the future, demands urgent action . It is the threat of global warming to the stability of the climate upon which all earthly life depends. Scientists worldwide have been observing the gathering of this threat for three decades now, and what was once a mere possibility has passed through probability to near certainty. Indeed not one of more than 900 articles on climate change published in refereed scientific journals from 1993 to 2003 doubted that anthropogenic warming is occurring. “In legitimate scientific circles,” writes Elizabeth Kolbert, “it is virtually impossible to find evidence of disagreement over the fundamentals of global warming .” Evidence from a vast international scientific monitoring effort accumulates almost weekly, as this sample of newspaper reports shows : an international panel predicts “brutal droughts, floods and violent storms across the planet over the next century”; climate change could “literally alter ocean currents, wipe away huge portions of Alpine Snowcaps and aid the
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