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|07/05/2015 12:57 PM|
|Golf - Austria's Wiesberger wins French Open|
- Bernd Wiesberger won the biggest title of his career at the French Open on Sunday, producing a mid-round birdie barrage that blew apart a top-class field. The 29-year-old Austrian started the last 18 at Le Golf National alone in third, three shots adrift of leader Jaco van Zyl. After an hour's suspension of play due to thunderstorms, Wiesberger made his mark on the resumption. Five birdies in six holes from the fourth propelled him into a four-shot lead going around the turn and he never looked like being caught. ...
|07/05/2015 06:15 AM|
|A Carbon Tax to Combat Global Warming is Getting a Fresh Look|
With world leaders, environmentalists and even Pope Francis clamoring for tough action to slow the rate of growth of greenhouse gas emissions -- a major factor in climate change -- the idea of imposing a tax on industrial carbon emissions and pollutants is getting a fresh look. It has been more than six years since lawmakers, business leaders and economists seriously discussed using a carbon tax or free-market credit system to control emissions in the battle against global warming. The House in 2009 approved a bipartisan “cap and trade” bill designed to impose ceilings on industrial carbon emissions, while allowing utilities and other businesses to swap credits to meet their targets.
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