Browsing All posts tagged under »Carbon Taxes«

Climate Change Australia – Government Moves To Cave In To Emissions Trading

December 5, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ This would be a serious political and financial mistake for Australia. But it is so typical of Labor-lite Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull: The Turnbull government will consider the use of international permits to attempt to reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions as part of its landmark review into climate change policies, but […]

Climate Change Australia – Former Labor Government’s Carbon Tax: The Full Folly Exposed

November 5, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ So much pain for zero gain: The New York Times yesterday reported China has been burning up to 17 per cent more coal a year than the government previously disclosed…. As analysis by the Times ­revealed, that 17 per cent correction alone represents around one billion extra tonnes of carbon dioxide […]

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 Change Australia – Australian Labor Party Keeps Saying It’s Against The Carbon Tax It Keeps Voting For

July 16, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Labor is against a carbon tax even when it’s for it. Environment spokesman Mark Butler, July 15: In the late part of the last Labor government … we took a decision to terminate the carbon tax and that remains very much Labor’s policy. Labor’s policy was to terminate the tax? Then […]

Climate Change Australia – Australian Labor Party, Maddened By The Warming Hoax, Plans Another Useless Carbon Tax

July 15, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ How mad is the Australian Labor Party? How crazed with the global warming religion? Consider. Labor was destroyed when the Gillard Government imposed a carbon tax. A carbon tax costs money and jobs but makes no measurable difference to global warming. Global warming seems to have paused, with no real rise […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CO2 Tax Australia – So Why Is The Labor Party Still Forcing Us To Pay A Tax It Can’t Defend?

June 16, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Australian Labor Party is forcing Australians to pay a carbon tax it says may not be necessary – but which it refused to repeal: Mr Butler said if the full carbon tax package was repealed by the Senate, as seems likely, “then we’ll obviously as an opposition have to take […]

Are Our Energy Sources Moral?

May 27, 2014 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ Energy is the master resource, as the late, great economist Julian Simon used to say. You can’t produce much of anything if you don’t have affordable electric power. My children learned that lesson the hard way when we lost our electricity due to a blizzard several months ago. Welcome, I said […]

Former Australian Labor Government’s $6 Billion Carbon Tax Made No Difference

December 8, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ And by how much did the world’s temperature fall? The former Labor Government’s $6 billion carbon tax reduced Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions by less than 0.1 per cent… The official register of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions will reveal that in the financial year before the carbon tax was introduced Australia produced […]