Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Solo showers in jails boost CO2. And: Calif. Pair Heads To Prison In Hedge Fund Scam

From the BBC:

Giving prisoners their own showers has forced up the government's carbon dioxide emissions, official statistics have shown.

Carbon emissions within former Home Office bodies, including the prison service, rose from 28,237 tonnes in 2005-06 to 28,925 tonnes in 2006-07.

The rise has been attributed to the increase in the prison population and the provision of in-cell showers....MORE

From FINAlternatives:

A California hedge fund scam artists has been sentenced to five years in prison for his “dastardly fraud.”>>>MORE