Browsing All posts tagged under »Emissions Reduction Targets«

Mileage Standards And Tariffs Help Some – While Penalizing Countless Others, Often Severely

April 9, 2018 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ It’s become a recurring, frustrating pattern, as legislators and regulators ignore the immutable laws of unintended consequences, to drive political agendas or aid favored constituencies, while harming others. A good example is corporate average fuel economy (CAFÉ) standards on vehicles. Originally enacted in 1975 to offset the impacts of the OPEC […]

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 […]

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 […]

Not News: Reductions In U.S. CO2 Emissions Dwarf The Rest Of The World

November 13, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ The establishment press is making a big deal out of the fact that President Trump has not been and will not be personally invited to a climate summit in Paris in December. Both the media and the folks running the summit, where the utterly unoriginal theme is “Make Our Planet Great Again,” […]

Climate Change Australia – Hands Off Our Cars, Warmists

July 13, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ First our politicians turned electricity into a luxury item. Now they want to make cars too expensive as well. When will the Turnbull government finally call off this global warming crusade that’s punishing the poor without helping the planet? It’s had its Infrastructure Department figure ways to make us buy cars […]

The Real World Supports Trump On Climate Policy

June 6, 2017 by

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By William R. Hawkins ~ A great deal of hysteria has been displayed on both sides of the Atlantic after President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Climate Accord, negotiated under the auspices of the United Nations in 2015. But the “sky is falling” chant should be ignored. A […]

Climate Change Australia – Prime Minister Turnbull Surrenders His Biggest Weapon To The Labor Party

June 6, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ First Malcolm Turnbull gave us a Labor-lite Budget. Now he’s likely to give us a Labor-lite global warming scheme: Labor will likely back a proposed low emissions target scheme and end the nation’s climate change wars, according to the party’s energy spokesman Mark Butler. Australia’s chief scientist Alan Finkel is due […]