Thursday, December 20, 2007

Dueling Headlines

These headlines appeared on consecutive articles in the RSS feed for the Earth Times Online Newspaper:

ANALYSIS: Expert says German carmakers cannot afford CO2 cuts
Stuttgart - Luxury automakers cannot afford to use emissions-cutting technology because their powerful cars would become impossibly expensive, an industry expert warned Wednesday. The European Union's executive arm, the Commission, put itself on a collision course with the German automobile industry on Wednesday by approving strict limits on average carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions of cars.
Wed, Dec 19, 2007 11:21 AM

Experts discount German outcry at CO2 cuts - Feature
Frankfurt - Germany's premium carmakers worked themselves into a rage this week over coming EU limits on carbon-dioxide emissions, suggesting they face punitive fines and must slash jobs. But many experts disagree, saying the 748,000 Germans working in the automotive industry can rest easy.
Wed, Dec 19, 2007 9:12 PM