Debate heats up over Keystone pipeline's gas price impact
Midwest motorists will pay 20 cents to 40 cents more per gallon at the gasoline pump if the disputed Keystone XL pipeline is built, an activist group contends in a report released today.
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#1 Jul 17, 2013
Bogus. The crude oil is to be shipped to China from ports in Texas. It will make gasoline MORE expensive in the Southwest, not less. All the hazards and costs of this pipeline will only go to increasing the emissions in China, and the costs in the USA.
#2 Jul 17, 2013
Hey, read again:
"Midwest motorists will pay 20 cents to 40 cents MORE per gallon at the gasoline pump if the disputed Keystone XL pipeline is built, an activist group contends in a report released today."
I capitalized MORE.
#3 Jul 17, 2013
My bad. The cost increase will primarily be from taking refinery capacity away from US gasoline and from higher prices for tar sands oil (with ready export markets). The petroleum industry speakers seem totally out of it. Or they are lying.
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#4 Jul 18, 2013
Spambrat, maybe you should tell Mr Undoubtably Spelt Fourty that he's wrong about a few other things, he apparently takes note of what you say.
Here are a few suggestions:
Forty is spelt with a U
Etymology is not a serious subject
Deforestations is a consequence of AGW
Epistemologists compile dictionaries
Epystemologists compile dictionaries
Samuel Johnson was an American
Ice calving is restricted by size
Spelt is only an ancient grain
The equator doesn't have "season"
There isn't a 'right or wrong' way of spelling
Cars can be charged with road collisions
Vikings didn't know how to live in a warmer Greenland
How much heat you are transferring at one time has NO relationship to the temperature of any objects
Alberta is a country
New Moore island is in the MOUTH of the several rivers
Insects and plants don't qualify as species
Enercon install offshore wind generators
Scientific laws are not science
Climate and weather are not 'linked'
Predictions are for astrologers
Ethanol is a very workable and effective solution
AGW is just the warming of the global average surface temperature due to GHGs
AGW is the global average
The science says that human emissions are responsible for MOST of AGW, which has SOME unknown but significant part of climate change
The IPCC report of 2001 and 2007 clearly show that GHGs are by far the largest contributor but not the exclusive contributor to AGW
America has two political parties
Climate and weather are not 'linked'
'nondenier' is a real word
Fruiting plants are especially chosen by bees for, "polination"
We acted on CFCs in the 70s
CO2 is not vital for life on planet Earth
CO2 causes, "thermal pollution"
The Alps are only in Europe
CO2 is a 'thermal pollutant'
CO2 levels are rising faster than the temperature can react
AGW is comparable to the Holocaust
Please show this 'ararmist club' and membership list
And theory is the endpoint of science
The 'unproven' stuff is 'hypothesis'
The fact that all the scientific authorities confirm AGW as theory means that it IS science fact as defined
There are no 'laws of science'
Scientific laws are NOT science
the science isn't going to change
While the science doesn't change rapidly it does change
And nowhere is there 'skepticism' of the science
Experiment is NOT science
Experiment can only give you data. it cannot PROVE anything
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