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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Minnesota cities struggle with measuring their carbon footprint

Thirty-two Minnesota cities have signed the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement. More than two years since the agreement launched, cities are having a hard time figuring out the size of their carbon footprint.

Read the whole article here.

Your tax dollars at work. Make work projects abound in government.

"Over the next five years, cities, including those with little resources, will be able to rely on grant money from the 2007 Energy Bill. Congress blocked out $10 billion to help states and local governments "green" their cities."

"This money could go towards things like hiring someone to figure out their carbon footprint or retrofitting old buildings."

Since government is not accountable, it is the biggest waster. It is impossible for government not to squander huge amounts of money in a never ending venture to solve a never ending supply of imaginary problems while real problems are not addressed.

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