Browsing All posts tagged under »Carbon Dioxide Tax«

Green New Deal Would Barely Change Earth’s Temperature. Here Are The Facts.

February 8, 2019 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Here’s the most important fact about the Green New Deal: It wouldn’t work. Ultimately, fully implementing the Green New Deal would have no meaningful impact on global temperatures. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., released their much-anticipated blueprint for a Green New Deal Thursday. And make no mistake: […]

Carbon Tax Ignorance

January 31, 2019 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ There’s a new push on to institute a carbon tax in America. This is folly.  Bi-partisan folly. The carbon tax folks have compiled a large list of economists and past public office-holders in support, with some pretty impressive names on board.    The names include such heavy-hitters as Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan, Janet Yellen, […]

UN’s Solution To Climate Change: End Capitalism

October 20, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ What will it take to keep the planet habitable? According to some eco-warriors, all that’s necessary is to end capitalism—the one economic system that has lifted billions from poverty and suffering. The latest United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report led Eric Holthaus, a Grist writer, to tweet enthusiastically, “The […]

Climate Alarmists Admit They Want To Dismantle Our Free Enterprise System

October 12, 2018 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning that the dire costs of climate change are going to be here sooner than we think. The planet is close to reaching its alleged 1.5-degree Celsius warming threshold, and civilization only has 11 years to fix it. Oh, yeah, and the […]

Why The ‘Conservative’ Carbon Tax Is Still A Non-Starter

July 18, 2018 by

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By Bryan Cosby and Katie Tubb ~ It feels like beating a dead horse, but the “conservative” carbon tax proposal is still hanging around. A number of conservative groups are so tired of the mislabeled carbon tax that they’re pushing Congress to take a nonbinding vote to help finally put the issue to rest. That vote—based […]

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 […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Encourages Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten To Choke On His Carbon Tax

September 17, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Terry McCrann says Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has encouraged the Labor Party to hang itself with a new carbon tax: Oh dear. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has set about taking renewed ownership of … the defining disaster of Julia Gillard’s prime ministership… At the next election Shorten now has to either […]

Climate Deal: Barack Obama Agrees With China To Weaken The U.S.

November 12, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ China gets a good deal: permission to keep raising emissions for 16 years while the US – its great strategic rival – promises to make its electricity even dearer quicker: Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Obama struck a deal Wednesday to limit greenhouse gases, with China committing for the first […]

Forget A Carbon Tax From Obama

November 6, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Remember Barack Obama’s madly messianic boast in 2008 when Democrats made him their presidential candidate? This was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow, and our planet began to heal. Greg Sheridan says global warmists here can now go weep over what American voters have just done […]

CO2 Tax Australia – No Warming, But Here Comes Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten Promising Another Form Of Carbon Tax

October 11, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The atmosphere hasn’t warmed for more than 16 years. The deep ocean hasn’t warmed for nine years.  Ice around Antarctica is at record levels unpredicted by climate scientists. And here comes Labor, crying “kick me”: Australia’s Opposition Leader, the Australian Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten has raised the prospect of reviving […]

It’s About The Money, Not The Climate

August 7, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), the Irish poet and dramatist, wrote “Pray don’t talk to me about the weather. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always feel quite certain that they mean something else.” These days, when some world leader or politician speaks of the climate—the weather is what is […]

The Carbon TAX Scam

July 31, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ In a recent appearance before a congressional committee, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told them that the agency’s proposed sweeping carbon-regulation plan was “really an investment opportunity. This is not about pollution control.” If the plan isn’t about pollution, the primary reason for the EPA’s existence, why bother with yet more regulation […]

Ignore The New Obama Administration Report On Climate Change Action

July 30, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The Obama administration released Tuesday a new report warning that with accelerating climate change comes accelerating costs: Costs will increase by 40 percent each decade of inaction on climate change. The report fails to mention, however, that the administration’s climate policies come with much steeper price tags. Nor is there any […]

Australia Shoots Down Climate Lobby’s Scaremongering

July 22, 2014 by

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Next on the repeal agenda: the Renewable Energy Target! By Marita Noon ~ Thursday, July 17 was a big news day. The world was shocked to learn that a Russian-made missile shot down a Malaysian Airlines jet with 298 on board as it flew over Ukraine en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam. Though flight […]

Australia Repeals Carbon Tax

July 19, 2014 by

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By Hannah Herbert ~ Australia has become the first developed nation to repeal its carbon tax after the Australian Senate voted to dismantle the tax on Wednesday in a 39–32 decision. The carbon tax has been hurting Australian consumers and businesses since its implementation, so much so that Tony Abbott, Australia’s prime minister, made eliminating […]

Aussie Aussie Aussie! Oi Oi Oi!

July 19, 2014 by

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Australia axes the carbon tax! By Craig Rucker ~ Congratulations, Australia! On September seventh last year, Australians tossed out their government and provided Tony Abbott, their new Prime Minister, with a sweeping mandate to scrap the (justly) hated tax on CO2. This week Abbott was finally able to assemble a coalition in the Senate which […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Carbon Tax Legislation Voted Out. Snow Falls. Sceptics Celebrate

July 17, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Today, here in Australia, The Senate voted to repeal the Carbon Tax Legislation. It took a while, but the day has finally come to pass. On the day the carbon tax is repealed, the bible of global warming cries in the unusual snow: UPDATE Once – as the IPA points out […]

Obama, Wall Street, And The IMF: All Wrong On Carbon Taxes

July 12, 2014 by

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By James M Roberts ~ Last month the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recommended that the United States “introduce a broad-based carbon tax.” In the summary of its annual report on the U.S. economy the IMF thus echoes the climate alarmism of the Obama Administration, which has been calling for carbon-cutting policies ever since taking office. […]

Al Gore Denounced In Australian Press As Money Hungry ‘Ferengi’ For Suspicious Mining Magnate Alliance

June 30, 2014 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Imagine if in America there were a coal mining magnate as famous as Donald Trump who was the founder of a political party named after himself (Trump United Party?). In addition, this well known person would be strongly opposed to a carbon tax. Obviously such a person would be considered an […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Carbon Tax Axe Safe: Independent Senator John Madigan Denies He’d Vote Against The Carbon Tax Repeal

June 29, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Australian carbon tax is gone, despite claims that Ricky Muir might break free from Clive Palmer’s grip: Prime Minister Tony Abbott has the numbers to abolish the carbon tax. Democratic Labour Party senator John Madigan said on Friday he would back the carbon tax repeal bills, scotching reports that an […]

CO2 Tax Australia – How Did Palmer Fool So Many Journalists While Saving Himself A Bundle?

June 28, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ How on earth did so many journalists let themselves be fooled so completely by Clive Palmer’s hoax conference with Al Gore standing by his side? Paul Kelly marvels: Palmer’s proposal to move an amendment to create a new ETS with a carbon price of zero coming into effect at some unknown […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Independent Senator Ricky Muir Could Still Save This Bad Carbon Tax

June 27, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Almost every non-Government senator now wants to be bought off, meaning the Senate is disposed to spend billions more than we have – and a double dissolution election could be best for the national interest: Clive Palmer’s alliance with incoming Australian Motoring Enthusiast Party senator Ricky Muir may unravel on the […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Why Did Al Gore Help Clive Palmer Announce The End Of The Carbon Tax?

June 26, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Clive Palmer mentioned here is the mining magnate who now has a seat in Australia’s House of Representatives. He is the Leader of his own self named political party, The Palmer United Party, (PUP) and his Party also has three Senators elected to the Australian Senate, and also control over […]

A Carbon Tax Is A Terrible Idea. Here’s Why.

June 25, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Former treasury secretary Henry Paulson is calling for a “fundamentally conservative” carbon tax to address the risks of a climate bubble. Writing in the New York Times, Paulson relates his time in office to today’s climate, writing that “I was secretary of the Treasury when the credit bubble burst, so I […]