lower GHG emissions and technologies

The Montreal Climate Exchange aims to offer access to the many sectors of the Canadian economy involved in air quality and climate change concerns. We are a global group of business leaders. We represent a considerable crosssection
of the world economy. We set out specific and practical recommendations
to G8 leaders on how an environmentally effective and economically efficient longterm
policy framework to address climate change should be designed: the
principles it should be based upon and the elements it needs to contain.
Climate change is a serious social and economic challenge. We accept the
scientific rationale for urgent action presented in the IPCC Fourth Assessment
Report. The Stern Review tells us that delaying action will only make future action
more costly. While some uncertainties remain – applying a risk management
perspective to the available information – we conclude that a reasonable approach
is for all leaders of business and government to take action now.

Technology-enabling. The framework should promote an international level
playing field to support the rapid RD&D of all clean energy and fuel technologies
that can lower GHG emissions and technologies that can help adapt to climate
change. In the near term it should encourage the wide-scale deployment of all
best available technologies that improve energy efficiency to achieve emission
reductions. It must enable research, development, demonstration and
deployment (RDD&D) of the next generation clean energy technologies, in
particular those needed to de-carbonize coal powered energy emissions. It
must also contain mechanisms to protect the rights of technology owners. Predictable. The long-term business strategies and investments necessary to
achieve such a paradigm shift are feasible only in the context of a stable,
predictabe international policy framework, based on the principles set out
above. As this framework evolves, business must be confident that the
UNFCCC will remain the principal venue for it; that nations will honour their
commitments regardless of changes in government, and that successive
agreements will be negotiated, accepted and implemented in a timely manner.
Carbon trading or a cap-and-trade emissions market for greenhouse gas reductions is therefore a fundamental aspect of their recommendations–showing a clear preference by industry and business for a cap-and-trade system in any treaty that will be negotiated to follow Kyoto.

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Zagrożenie biologiczne w miescu pracy a pomostówka

Już wkrótce wejdą nowe przepisy dotyczące pomostówek. Od 2010 roku będziemy płacić na fundusz pomostowy 3 % podstawy naszych zarobków – to znaczy nie my ale nasz pracodawca! Oczywiście tylko za tych z nas którzy urodzili się do 1969 roku i pracują w jednym z 52 zawodów.
Prace bezpośrednio przy przeróbce mechanicznej węgla oraz rud metali lub ich wzbogacaniu. Prace bezpośrednio przy obsłudze wielkich pieców oraz pieców stalowniczych lub odlewniczych. Nie wzieto pod uwage pracujacych w zagrożeniu biologicznym

z przeprowadzonych badań wynika, że brak jest merytorycznych podstaw do kwalifikowania zawodu nauczyciela jako uprawniającego do wcześniejszej emerytury. Również w swym sprawozdaniu z marca 2006 r. Zespół Ekspertów Medycyny Pracy do Spraw Zweryfikowania Wykazu Rodzajów Prac w Szczególnych Warunkach i Wykazu Prac o Szczególnym Charakterze stwierdził, że w odniesieniu do nauczycieli „trudno znaleźć obiektywny i wiarygodny wskaźnik obniżenia zdolności do wykonywania pracy”. W tym wypadku – zdaniem ekspertów – najważniejsze jest osobiste odczucie niemożności sprostania wysokim wymaganiom związanym z wykonywana pracą.
Nauczyciele nie muszą do 60 czy 65 roku życia uczyć w szkole. Zdaniem rządu potencjał i wiedza doświadczonych nauczycieli powinny być także wykorzystane do kształcenia dorosłych. Mając na uwadze powyższe względy, nauczyciele nie zostali objęci projektowanymi rozwiązaniami ustawy o emeryturach pomostowych.

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Horseball

Horseball is a game played on horseback where a ball is handled and points are scored by shooting it through a high net. The sport is like a combination of polo, rugby, and basketball. It is one of the ten disciplines officially recognized by the International Equestrian Federation.

The sport originated in France in the 1970s, it gained success and has spread across Europe and overseas. The International Horseball Federation has 11 members including three outside of Europe, Brazil, Israel, and the Cayman Islands.

The most important international competition is the European Horseball Championship (France is the current Champion in Seniors, Women and Pony). But in 2006 the Fédération Internationale de Horseball (International Horseball Federation) and the Federacion de Pato Argentina (Pato Federation of Argentina), organized the First World Pato-Horseball Championship (won by Portugal).

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GNU General Public License

The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or simply GPL) is a widely used free software license, originally written by Richard Stallman for the GNU project. It is the license used by the Linux kernel. The GPL is the most popular and well-known example of the type of strong copyleft license that requires derived works to be available under the same copyleft. Under this philosophy, the GPL is said to grant the recipients of a computer program the rights of the free software definition and uses copyleft to ensure the freedoms are preserved, even when the work is changed or added to. This is in distinction to permissive free software licences, of which the BSD licenses are the standard examples.

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tv hdtv more

The picture quality of the new, (Digital) Standard Definition TV – “SDTV” – is so surprisingly superior to traditional Analog TV, it raises the question – How did Analog Television survive for so long, with such obviously poor picture quality? Clearly, we didn’t know what we were missing! a HDTV tv more

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Smog test

If you live in California, you most likely live in a smog testing area but many other states implement or are in the process of implementing similar testing requirements that mimic if not duplicate CA exactly. Some people pass on the first attempt while others take several attempts. Some people give up and sell their bus in frustration. Overcoming the red tape is a great feeling of victoriy and relief but the process can often test your will.
Scientists don’t yet know why, but some healthy people are simply more sensitive to ozone than others. These individuals may experience more health effects from ozone exposure than the average person.
The biggest challenge for any owner is figuring out if a newly purchased bus is in a condition to pass. Because of all of the tampering by the mechanics and POs over the years the bus may have no chance in its current condition yet be close to passing given the appropriate attention. The key is to inform yourself about the process before you go for your test and that’s the goal of this article. Some states like CA, forbid vehicle title transfers without a recent smog test but quite often the purchase takes place before the paperwork is complete.

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Ozone can aggravate asthma

Ozone can aggravate asthma. When ozone levels are high, more asthmatics have asthma attacks that require a doctor’s attention or the use of additional medication. One reason this happens is that ozone makes people more sensitive to allergens, which are the most common triggers for asthma attacks. (Allergens come from dust mites, cockroaches, pets, fungus, and pollen.) Also, asthmatics are more severely affected by the reduced lung function and irritation that ozone causes in the respiratory system.

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