Browsing All posts tagged under »Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)«

Climate Change Australia – No, The Nationals Haven’t Fallen To The Warmists

May 21, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: The Nationals mentioned here are The National Party Of Australia, the second and minor party which goes to make up the coalition of two political parties from the conservative side of the political fence here in Australia. Those two parties are The Liberals and The Nationals. The Liberal Party of […]

Climate Change Australia – Global Warming Backdown: Prime Minister Turnbull Drops Carbon Tax Plan

December 7, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s everything-on-the-table review of climate policies is going as badly as last year’s everything-on-the-table review of tax options. Here is what Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg suggested just two days ago – a form of carbon tax on power stations: The electricity sector is the one […]

Australian Election 2016 – Prime Minister Turnbull’s Powerful New Greens Advisor: For A Carbon Tax And Big Spending

May 9, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Australia’s Turnbull Government ministers and influential backbenchers at first did not believe me when I reported that Malcolm Turnbull had quietly had a Greens candidate, Lin Hatfield Dodds, made one of the deputy secretaries of his Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, in charge of his social policy. Incredible, but true. […]

Australian Politics – The Australian Labor Party Is Signing Australia Up For An International Rort In Carbon Offsets

May 3, 2016 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ The Australian Labor Party will open us up to being rorted blind by carbon credit shysters trading in hot air. Here is Labor’s plan: Labor’s Climate Change Action Plan will … create new opportunities for Australian firms to trade and engage with other ETS [emissions trading scheme] jurisdictions – already 40 […]

Climate Change Australia – China Pretends It Will Cut Emissions, While Making Sure We Cut Our Throats

September 26, 2015 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Bottom line: China’s emissions will keep growing. Feeding the global warming scare means encouraging its Western rivals to cut their own growth, giving China a strategic long-term advantage: Australia’s Environment Minister Greg Hunt has cast doubt on China’s willingness to impose an effective price on greenhouse gas emissions, noting its regional […]

UN Climate Change Conference Paris – Emissions Reduction Targets Ignored By Non Target Countries

September 21, 2015 by


Developed Countries pressured to reduce emissions. Non Developed Countries ignore calls for reductions. By Anton Lang ~ The UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) upcoming Climate Change Conference (COP 21) will be held in Paris, and is scheduled for December this year. The UN is desperately seeking to lock into place deals for […]

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

July 16, 2015 by


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


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


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

June 26, 2014 by


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 […]

Climate Change Australia – We’re On Our Own With This Crazy Carbon Tax

October 17, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Greg Sheridan fact checks the ABC’s favorite claim about world-wide moves to “put a price on carbon”: The ABC in particular runs a constant propaganda campaign in favour of the idea that the world is moving to put a price on carbon… But here are some actual facts. The UN Framework […]

Down Under Turning Right Side Up On Carbon And Climate!

September 30, 2013 by


But the lust for destructive carbon taxes remains widespread in the U.S. across the board! By Larry Bell ~ Realists in the great land down under have finally emerged on top in rebuking epic scams that have wrought disastrous economic consequences. On September 7, the national Liberal Party (not to be confused with the American […]

Trading In Air To Make No Difference To The Temperature

July 31, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Here, Andrew summarises the article from Joanne Nova, an article published today in the main Australian national news outlet The Australian, reproduced in its National Affairs section. The link Andrew provides here with his Post is to that article. The article just includes a small introduction and the rest of the […]

Australia’s Carbon Policy: Just Do Something

July 18, 2013 by


By Katie Tubb ~ At this time last year, the Australian government began collecting the world’s most expensive carbon tax. A year later, it seems unanimous among Australia’s two biggest parties that the tax has got to go. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd yesterday recommended replacing the tax with cap and trade. The change would potentially […]

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Isn’t Telling The Truth About His Carbon Tax

July 18, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ People cheer Kevin Rudd because they cannot believe a prime minister would trick them so brazenly. But never has Rudd – a genius at seeming, a disaster at doing – been as brazen as he was this week. No, he did not “terminate” Labor’s carbon tax. No, his planned emissions trading […]

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Makes A Carbon Tax Promise He Cannot Keep

July 17, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Kevin Rudd’s promise to terminate the carbon tax (in fact, switch to an emissions trading scheme in July 2014) cannot be delivered. He would need to get any such plan through the Senate. But the current Senate will sit until June 30, 2014, and a Greens and Coalition majority is almost […]

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Will Still Make Australia Pay A Carbon Tax – And As High As Europe Decides

July 16, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Terry McCrann on Kevin Rudd’s great carbon tax fraud: Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is NOT ditching the carbon tax. He isn’t even cutting it. Your power prices won’t fall by a single cent on his announcement. … in this case, he simply doesn’t have the power to guarantee what the […]

Will Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s Carbon Tax Now Soar To $38, Or Will He Just Run Out Of Money?

July 15, 2013 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Watch out for Kevin Rudd fiddling the books to hide a huge budget black hole from his latest carbon tax backflip. Simon Benson: KEVIN Rudd has punched a $6 billion hole in the budget by confirming he will fast track the introduction of an emissions trading scheme to replace the carbon […]

The Courts and the EPA

September 24, 2012 by


By Alan Caruba ~ A bit of news that slipped beneath the radar on September 11th was the announcement by the Competitive Enterprise Institute that it had filed a legal suit in the federal district court for the District of Columbia challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to shield a senior official’s practice of hiding […]

CO2 Tax Australia – We Pay Europe $1 Billion For Nothing

August 31, 2012 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Alan Moran says the Gillard Government’s latest backflip on the carbon tax – letting the price fall to European levels – makes a mad tax even madder: First it has abandoned the intent of the carbon tax, which as the Government appears to have forgotten, is an 80 per cent reduction […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Linking Europe’s Carbon Anchor To Our Ankle

August 30, 2012 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ An insane policy is still insane even when you change an insane detail: The Australian government’s plans to link Australia’s emissions trading scheme to Europe have been attacked by the chairmen of two of Australia’s biggest carbon polluters. John Hannagan, chairman of the Australian arm of the world’s largest aluminium producer, […]

Australia’s Climate Commission Cherry Picks Again

August 22, 2012 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Not for the first time, Australia’s  Climate Commission has released a disgracefully selective and misleading report to preach the warmist gospel: The report states that 90 countries, representing 90 per cent of the global economy, have committed to limit their greenhouse gas emissions, and lists the efforts of major economies, country […]

CO2 Tax Australia – We’re Leading The World In Useless Gestures

July 7, 2012 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Greg Sheridan on one of the great carbon tax lies: ONE of the main reasons the Gillard government is so unsuccessful in selling its carbon tax is that its overall narrative is so utterly dishonest. Here is the key example. The government and its countless, mostly paid, carbon tax spruikers would […]

Britain Goes Cooler On Warming Targets

October 5, 2011 by


By Andrew Bolt A big call from the British Government in May: The UK is to put in place the most ambitious targets on greenhouse gases of any developed country, by halving carbon dioxide emissions by 2025, after a tumultuous week of cabinet rifts on the issue. Second thoughts in October: George Osborne has vowed […]