Browsing All posts tagged under »Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions«

The College Republicans’ Misguided Support For A Carbon Tax

April 7, 2018 by

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By Elliott Raia and Nicolas Loris ~ In what many view as a stark about-face, College Republicans across the country are endorsing a carbon tax to address climate change. As one young Republican put it, “I think students really want to have a solutions-based discussion.” If that’s the case, the conversation should be over before […]

Those Fraudulent Climate Litigation Shakedowns

March 9, 2018 by

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Which aspects are most fraudulent? The cities’ lawsuits, junk science or bond offerings? By Paul Driessen ~ The ultra liberal enclaves of New York City and San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Marin, and Imperial Beach, California, all claim to be deeply worried about man-made climate cataclysms. They detest petroleum, oppose pipelines, fracking, and […]

To Improve The Environment, Look To The Free Market

March 7, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Elliott Raia ~ Over the past three years, China had become the new poster child for economists and environmentalists alike. The country seemed to attain the impossible by maintaining high growth in gross domestic product, while at the same time reducing reported carbon emissions. However, the admiration went up in smoke after […]

“Revenue Neutral” Nonsense

February 24, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ There are a lot of wacky schemes around for forcing people to stop using carbon-based energy, even though fire is still the basis for human civilization. The economists like carbon taxes, because in economics a tax is not a cost, just a transfer. Those who pay these taxes disagree, but […]

1.5 Degrees Of Climate Madness

February 6, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The international climate machine is about to achieve a new degree of alarmist absurdity, basically speeding up as they hit the wall. It is all about the Paris Climate Agreement targets and it is kind of fun to watch. Here’s how it goes. The Agreement has a hard (and silly) […]

Go Green With Gasoline If You’re Going To Consume That Sandwich

January 31, 2018 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ A new study shows that if you aren’t ready to go vegan to save the world, then you should quit riding your bike and take a car. An article in the Journal of Insufferable Busybodies (official title: Sustainable Production and Consumption) calculates the carbon footprint for a variety of sandwiches. […]

Germany Becomes The New Poster Child For Climate Change Hypocrisy

January 12, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Climate hypocrisy is nothing new. Celebrities cruise around the world in their private jets, eating filet mignon while telling you to pack a salad and bike to work to reduce your carbon footprint. So, color me not at all surprised that Germany, a vocal critic of the U.S.’ decision to exit […]