Washington Bill Would Open Up Possibility of Regressive, Harmful Cap-and-Trade Program or Carbon-Dioxide Tax

Research and commentary by Tim Benson A bill introduced in the Washington House of Representatives would give the state Department of Ecology (DOE) the authority to create either a carbon-dioxide…

COP25 Press Release: The UN Push for an All Powerful Global Carbon Market

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Chilling mission almost complete press release from the United Nations. UN CLIMATE PRESS RELEASE / 29 NOV, 2019 COP25 to Be the Launchpad for Significantly more…

Oregon Democrats Order State Police to Force Republican Senators to Return, to Pass a CO2 Cap and Trade Bill

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A group of Republican senators are refusing to attend a session, denying Democrat senators the quorum required to pass a climate change bill. Oregon Republicans…

California lawmakers are turning cap-and-trade into the slush fund critics long feared

From the LA Times For years, critics of California’s cap-and-trade program have lambasted it as a government slush fund. They say that politicians are able to dip into it to…

On oldie, but a goody… “7 years later, failed Waxman-Markey bill still”… FAILED

Guest nostalgia by David Middleton When writing my last post on Nancy Peolosi’s Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, I ran across this gem… CLIMATE 7 years later, failed Waxman-Markey bill…

Moonbeam Brown Unhinged: 'Existence of humanity rests on extending California's cap and tax law'

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin, Existence of humanity rests on extending Governor Brown’s cap and tax law. Just watch Jerry Brown in his rant over the issue on July 14th:…

The Economic Cost Of The Social Cost Of Carbon

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve crossposted this from my blog, “Skating Under The Ice“. The unscientific enterprise called the Social Cost of Carbon (SCC) is a thinly disguised political…

The Recursive Cost Of Carbon

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I see that Andrew Revkin continues to try to keep the climate pot bubbling. In this case, he’s issued dire warnings about reducing the so-called…

Aussie Carbon Pricing is Back

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Remember back when Australian voters thought they were electing a government which was committed to abolishing carbon taxes? The following are the words of Australia’s…

Will Obama's energy plan save you money?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Back in 2009, Obama said that his energy plan will cause energy bills to skyrocket. In 2015, Obama says his energy plan will save you…