Browsing All posts tagged under »Climate Change Legislation«

Three “Green” Ballot Initiatives To Shut Down Fossil Fuels This November

October 5, 2018 by


By Adam Houser ~ Three initiatives are on the ballot this November in Colorado, Arizona, and Washington State, all aimed at severely restricting fossil fuel use and development within these states’ borders. With the Trump administration putting a stop to aggressive action on climate change at the federal level, environmentalist groups across the nation are […]

Obama Foreign Policy Still Punishes The Global Poor

May 17, 2018 by


By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ One of the first great things that President Trump did was to rescind a lot of Obama’s wrongheaded climate change directives, in March 2017. As it turns out, however, Team Trump missed a big one. Either that or they let it slide for questionable reasons. The directive in question is […]

The College Republicans’ Misguided Support For A Carbon Tax

April 7, 2018 by


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 […]

How The French Fight Global Warming

October 25, 2014 by


By Katie Tubb ~ The past month has seen considerable news on the global warming front—the National Academy of Sciences found that the U.N. underestimates the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) absorbed by plants, Greenpeace’s founder described the group as an “evil organization” that has “lost concern for humanity,” and a paper in the journal […]

Global Warming Plateau Turns 18

October 10, 2014 by


By Katie Tubb ~ A whole generation of people have been born, learned how to walk, ride bikes, drive cars, graduated from high school, celebrated 18 birthdays, and are now considered legal adults while the data show there has been no global warming over their lifetimes. The problem is the U.S. government and others are […]

Combating Climate Change With Sunshine And Fuzzy Math

September 20, 2014 by


By Katie Tubb ~ The White House yesterday released a list of executive actions to “combat climate change” with “solar deployment and energy efficiency” regulations that promise to cut 300 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030 and allegedly billions from electricity bills. For the most part, the list doesn’t consist of anything […]

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

June 25, 2014 by


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 […]

Congress Is Voting On Efficiency Legislation Next Week. Here’s Why It’s Bad News

May 3, 2014 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ The Senate is expected to vote on the Energy Savings and Industrial and Competitiveness Act, sponsored by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D–N.H.) and Rob Portman (R–Ohio). Here are six reasons why it should concern you. 1.   Federal Paternalism Makes Us Worse Off. When the government forces efficiency measures on people, it takes […]

Climate Change: Lessons Learned From Around The World

July 2, 2013 by


By Katie Tubb ~ If it ain’t broke, the government will break it for you. That seems to be the lesson to draw from other nations that have implemented climate change energy plans similar to the ones Obama recently proposed in his Climate Action Plan. Australia. Momentum for Australia’s carbon tax is waning as the […]

Climate Change: The Cost Of “Bold Action”

June 22, 2013 by


By Katie Tubb ~ This week, President Obama stood in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin and declared that “the effort to slow climate change requires bold action.” Some in Congress say we need to take such bold action now by taxing carbon dioxide. But according to a Heritage Foundation analysis of the Boxer–Sanders […]

Legislators Must Oppose a Carbon Tax

November 30, 2012 by


By Alan Caruba ~ One of the most disturbing pieces of news has been the way some Republicans in Congress have gone wobbly on the greatest hoax of the modern era, global warming or climate change or whatever other name is being applied to it as the effort to impose an insane tax on carbon […]

Clean Energy Standard: Significant Costs, Insignificant Benefits

May 24, 2012 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ In its pitch for a federal clean energy standard (CES), The Washington Post’s editorial board asks, “Will America do anything significant to slow climate change?” Assuming America actually needs to do something to slow climate change, even if the Post’s editorial board got its wish for a CES, America still wouldn’t […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Julia Gillard – Absolutely Clueless

July 10, 2011 by


Today, Sunday 10th July 2011, the Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, unveiled proposed legislation to place a cost on the emissions of Carbon Dioxide (CO2). To hide the fact that the Tax is on a naturally occurring gas we all breathe, both in and out, she’s given it a trendy name to obscure the […]

CO2 Tax Australia – And All Of This For Nothing

July 9, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt All pain, no gain. The tax won’t change the temperature, but will choke our growth: Citigroup Global Markets said the carbon price would double as a tax on consumption but should have less impact on consumer prices and growth than the last major tax reform of the GST. It predicted a one-off […]

Climate Change – Billions Wasted For No Gain

June 10, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt Treasurer Wayne Swan says Treasury’s latest modelling justifies the government’s carbon dioxide tax. Henry Ergas is horrified: Most striking is just how large the costs of the new scheme are estimated to be. According to the Treasurer, per capita incomes will grow by 1.2 per cent annually. The scheme is expected to […]

With A Record Like This, You Trust Them With A Green Tax, Too?

June 8, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt To see what a disaster this Government’s green programs have been, check the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency’s website. Programs and rebates The Australian Government is committed to developing programs and initiatives to support householders, industry and the community to save energy and reduce emissions. Green Loans Green Start Home […]

How Dare This TV Ad Tell Such Lies?

May 30, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt Count the lies in this one still from the ad in which Michael Caton and Cat Blanchett tell us to say “yes” to Julia Gillard’s carbon dioxide tax: – No, our skies aren’t black with soot. – No, this tax won’t clear the skies. – No, this isn’t about carbon but carbon […]

Study: Push for Cap and Trade Failed Despite Friendly Media, Corporate Cash

April 24, 2011 by


By Lachlan Markay A recent report from American University communications professor Matthew Nisbet examined the apparent decline of the environmental movement in recent years. For all the questions raised by the report over what happened to the moment, it does answer a pair surrounding the debate as it pertains to bias in the media. First, […]

Global Warming Advisor Garnaut Is No Expert And Not Infallible

April 2, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt Chris Kenny warns that the Gillard Government’s chief adviser on global warming has no formal expertise on the subject: At a recent dinner party a guest who impressed me with her detailed knowledge of the climate change debate was disbelieving when I insisted the government’s prominent climate change adviser, (Ross) Garnaut, was […]

Soon Gillard May Have No Climate Change Programs At All

February 7, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt I do not rule it out, but suspect Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard may not get her “price on carbon” through Parliament in this ”year of delivery”: JULIA Gillard and the Greens are on a collision course over the assistance levels for big greenhouse gas emitters in the government’s proposed new carbon […]

Al Gore Says He Supported ‘Not Good’ Ethanol Policies To Help His Presidential Ambitions

November 23, 2010 by


By Noel Sheppard Nobel laureate Al Gore said this weekend that tax breaks for corn-based ethanol are “not good policy” and that he only supported these subsidies in order to assist his eventual run for president. Reuters Africa reported Monday the former Vice President made these comments while speaking to a green energy conference in […]

High School Science And Cap And Trade Legislation

November 16, 2010 by


This article was first posted in a shorter form at American Thinker in a Post at this link. When people said that any Climate Change legislation was not about the environment, but was really only about the money, it was an easy thing to discount. People passed it off as being said because that was […]

How Green Madness and Gillard’s Dithering is Hurting You

November 16, 2010 by


By Andrew Bolt While some Countries in the rest of the World are ditching this madness, the Australian Government is pushing ahead with plans to impose a cost on CO2 emissions, a cost that will be crippling to every sector of business, industry, and to the residential consumer of electrical power as well. The people […]

The UN and Climate Change – Ten Fateful Words

November 9, 2010 by


I saw this article on Saturday just gone, and it immediately piqued my interest. Click on the link and read the article before going any further. UN climate panel calls for carbon and transport taxes. Nearly three years ago now, I started contributing posts at this site, in the form of a series on the […]