Browsing All posts tagged under »Greenhouse Gas Emissions«

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 Originally enacted in 1975 to offset the impacts of the OPEC […]

AP Runs Interference For Washington Governor Inslee’s Punitive, Ever-Increasing Carbon Tax

January 22, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Dedicated tax-and-spend liberals often get help from the press in describing their plans to raid constituents’ pocketbooks in vague terms, while nobly describing the alleged benefits of their plans to use the money. Washington’s Democratic Governor Jay Inslee (pictured) has the Associated Press running that kind of interference for his carbon tax. […]

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 […]

Blame Those Damned Romans For Global Warming

June 1, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The (Australian) ABC announces: “Australian climate scientists have the clearest evidence yet of their links to human activity.” Its guest then says: “The greenhouse gases are rising relentlessly over 2000 years.” (at the link, press play for the audio of this radio interview) The dangers of greenhouse gasses to the climate […]

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 […]

Businesses Try Not To Sweat New Global Climate Change Rule

November 3, 2016 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ The air conditioning and refrigeration industries are accustomed to change. Indeed, manufacturers had been bracing for an international climate regulation targeting them, and representatives of the industries even had a seat at the negotiating table. Global leaders last month celebrated completion of a deal to phase down worldwide emissions of chemical […]

The UN’s “Climate Change” Pretext For Urban Control

October 20, 2016 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ With an ever-increasing amount of the world’s population expected to be concentrated in urban areas in the decades to come, the United Nations and allied national governments as well as green non-governmental organizations (NGOs) hope to use the sheer power of demographics to transform the energy, housing, and transportation sectors […]