Supreme Court case on carbon price is about climate change, not the Constitution

The Supreme Court of Canada begins hearing appeals in three cases on Sept. 22 to determine whether Ottawa’s national carbon price is constitutional. Appellate courts in Saskatchewan and Ontario had previously upheld the law, but the Alberta Court of Appeal had ruled that it was unconstitutional and intruded on provincial powers.

EU Agrees to Weaken Climate Change Rules for Aviation

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The EU has disappointed green activists by rubber stamping airline industry proposals for deferred climate action. ‘Final blow’ to aviation climate plan as EU agrees to weaken rules  Published on 09/06/2020, 6:20pm EU member states will back an industry proposal to reduce airlines’ climate obligations in response to the coronavirus pandemic,…

Former Aussie PM Kevin Rudd

Climate Wars: How Activists Lost the Battle for an Aussie Carbon Tax

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon; Lots of finger pointing, hand wringing, accusations against the Green Party of dirty politics, sad former PM Malcolm Turnbull admitting a “failure of leadership”, uncomfortable questions for former Aussie PM Kevin Rudd about why he “walked away” from hardline climate policies. Four Corners is a high…

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 tax or cap-and-trade system, or both, in the Evergreen State. If passed, DOE could establish each program without any sort of legislative approval. “Department of…