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Ignore The New Obama Administration Report On Climate Change Action

July 30, 2014 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The Obama administration released Tuesday a new report warning that with accelerating climate change comes accelerating costs: Costs will increase by 40 percent each decade of inaction on climate change. The report fails to mention, however, that the administration’s climate policies come with much steeper price tags. Nor is there any […]

The Carbon Trading Money Tree

January 29, 2013 by

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By Dr. Kelvin Kemm. PhD ~ The COP-18 environmental conference held in Doha has come and gone. In the wake of high expectations for a successor treaty, the Kyoto Protocol was extended, but only after bitter debate – and several countries have withdrawn from the process or signalled their intent to do so. Moreover, many […]

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s Carbon Scheme Faces Collapse

January 29, 2013 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Gillard Government has hit Australia with a carbon tax of $23 a tonne. It predicts that when we switch to international carbon trading in 2015/16, the world price for carbon credits will be $29 a tonne. That now seems highly unlikely, given the collapse of the two main carbon trading […]

CO2 Tax Australia – The Carbon Tax Just Became Another Damaging Tax Grab

August 29, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Henry Ergas on the cost of the latest Gillard Government backtrack – dropping the $15 a tonne floor price on carbon permits: But even if the carbon price falls to only $10, and then rises after that by 4 per cent in real terms annually, the commonwealth’s fiscal position during the […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Carbon Tax Changed Already To Limit Damage

August 28, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Climate Change Minister Greg Combet today proved the carbon tax was not thought through and needs dramatic revision just two months after it was introduced. The change is to stop the worst of the damage, but it makes the tax even more useless. When the carbon price switches to emissions […]

CO2 Australia – Why Is Gillard’s Tax Three Times Higher Than Anywhere Else?

April 4, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ A new low is reached: Carbon prices, called EU allowances, touched a record low of 6.05 euros a tonne in early trading on Tuesday, extending Monday’s 11 percent drop. They later recovered to 6.31 euros, still well below the level needed to spur green investment. Which means Europe’s carbon price “recovered” […]

CO2 Tax Australia – Running Out Of Ways To Sell Their “Carbon” Poison

March 9, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ What a desperate and transparent trick to bribe voters into supporting an utterly useless and job-killing tax: The carbon tax will help pay for an ambitious scheme to connect great swathes of the Australian landscape and protect endangered species, under a proposal before the government… It is expected any wildlife corridor […]