Browsing All posts tagged under »Carbon Credits«

Carbon Credit Scam Exposed: Carbon Markets Fail As CO₂ Declines

April 3, 2020 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ Environmentalists and green bureaucrats have watched in shock as the coronavirus global shut down has now caused carbon credit markets to crash. The European Union’s carbon credits price has fallen by 40% this year so far. This market was worth $215 billion last year, according to Bloomberg Environment. The […]

Carbon Credits: Just Buying Hot Air

August 26, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ A pretend fix to a pretend warming that’s a pretend catastrophe – and it’s a pretend fix of foreign carbon credits that Labor recommends: The vast majority of carbon credits generated by Russia and Ukraine did not represent cuts in emissions, according to a new study. The authors say that offsets […]

Stop Global Warming! Charge Families A Carbon Tax For Breeding

October 13, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Global warming is just the latest vehicle for Malthusians, authoritarians and assorted anti-capitalists. Too harsh? Then explain this proposal to tackle global warming by making people pay for carbon credits for the privilege of having children. Here are Associate Professor David Hodgkinson, from the University of Western Australia’s law school, and […]

Trading In Air To Make No Difference To The Temperature

July 31, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Here, Andrew summarises the article from Joanne Nova, an article published today in the main Australian national news outlet The Australian, reproduced in its National Affairs section. The link Andrew provides here with his Post is to that article. The article just includes a small introduction and the rest of the […]

CO2 Tax Australia – The Great Offsets Scam Begins

November 10, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt Most of Australia’s  Gillard Government’s planned cuts to our emissions actually involves paying foreigners to cut their own. From 2020, we’ll be spending more than $3 billion a year on foreign carbon credits, rising to an astonishing $57 billion a year by 2050, according to Treasury modelling. If you think this is […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Gillard’s $650 Billion Giveaway

August 26, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt The Gillard Government can’t possibly be serious: AUSTRALIAN businesses and households will have to send about $650 billion overseas between 2020 and 2050 to buy permission to keep some of our coal-fired power stations and other industries operating. This staggering cost is indicated in the fine print of the Treasury modelling of […]

Of Windy Schemes And Windless Power

April 9, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt Who’d have thought that a trade in hot air might be rorted? The Sydney Morning Herald alleges: A SYDNEY carbon credits company thought to have been running some of the world’s biggest offsets deals appears to be a fake, shifting paper certificates instead of saving forests and cutting greenhouse emissions. Shift2neutral says […]

Warmists Put Norfolk Island On Ration

November 1, 2010 by

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By Andrew Bolt Notice how there was a Government grant involved in this…..TonyfromOz. The global warming faith is just the latest vehicle for people who like to order other people around “for their own good”. Nothing reveals its appeal to the inner totalitarian better than the latest taxpayer-funded research of the Southern Cross University: Southern […]

The US Government Is Pushing Climate Change Like A Drug

May 14, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba We all know that heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamines are addictive drugs that do a great deal of harm to those addicted to them, but the U.S. government has been pushing global warming, now called climate change, to addict Americans to the belief that the Earth is threatened when it is not. Climate […]

Blowing Wind Up Your Skirt

March 7, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba One of the keystones of the Obama administration’s energy policies has been a very expensive emphasis on “clean energy”, sometimes called “renewable energy”, allocating billions to the wind and solar energy producers. Like much of the “stimulus” bill that money is a waste. The wind power trade group, the American Wind Energy […]

The “Rent Seekers” – Green Corporations

October 21, 2009 by

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By Alan Caruba In economics, “rent seeking” is a term that describes the process by which corporations, unions, trade groups, and individuals try to gain unfair advantages through politics and lobbying rather than via competitive trade in the free marketplace. Going “Green” has proven to be one of the favorite ways by which corporations position […]

Only Idiots Listen To These “Leaders”

October 20, 2009 by

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By Alan Caruba Not long ago U.N. Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, told everyone they only had a few weeks in order to save the Earth from “climate change” and this week it’s the Prime Minister of Great Britain, Gordon Brown. Ever since he was Vice President and a defeated candidate for the presidency, Al Gore […]

Beer For My Horses

September 16, 2009 by

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By Iain Murray The global-warming industry would probably still be solely owned by assorted cranks and romantics (and the odd vice president) if it weren’t for a bunch of CEOs taking a leaf from Enron’s play book and attempting to monetize the issue. Playing the bootleggers in a classic bootleggers and baptists alliance, these businessmen […]

Psst. Like To Buy A Bag Of Wind?

August 21, 2009 by

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By Andrew Bolt TonyfromOz prefaces ….. On the surface this may seem an innocuous little story, but think about this. We are told ad infinitum that this whole environmental debate is a good thing that we are doing for the future of the Planet. All along I have been saying that it has nothing to […]

I Accuse!

August 12, 2009 by

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By Alan Caruba In 1898, an article by the great French novelist, Emile Zola was published in L’Aurore. It was addressed to the President of France. Zola accused the military of having wrongly convicted Capt. Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish artillery officer, of treason, incarcerating him for years on Devil’s Island. The title of the article […]

Capping (CO2 Emissions) And Trading (Carbon Credits) How It Works – An Actual Case

June 29, 2009 by

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HOW CARBON CAP AND TRADE WORKS. This is an actual case. An Australian Company is planning to give away 30 million of the new energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs. Here is the link to that article from an Australian media outlet. This is a great idea, and you might think at first that it […]

Save The Planet! Make A Useless Sacrifice

June 13, 2009 by

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By Andrew Bolt. Jonah Goldberg says it makes no financial sense for the US to adopt a Rudd-style emissions trading scheme: It’s a legislative blunderbuss that fails any remotely honest cost-benefit analysis, as Jim Manzi painstakingly demonstrates in the current issue of National Review. Under the bill, the government would sell or give away waivers—call […]

How Much Will Eco-Cops Fine Us?

June 4, 2009 by

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Andrew Bolt. TonyfromOz prefaces ….. Hmm! So it isn’t just about the environment. It really is just about the money. Who would have thought that? This will cost, as I warned at the time: AUSTRALIA is on track to breach the Kyoto protocol by emitting too much greenhouse pollution. Under the landmark international climate pact, […]