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…

EU Threatens China with Carbon Pricing Import Duties

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon; The new President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has threatened to impose import duties on China unless they implement a domestic Chinese carbon tax. Davos 2020: Ursula von der Leyen warns China to price carbon or face tax Commission president sets out Brussels’…

A plea from a Washington State Reader

From MCR, Washington State voters have, over the course of the last few years defeated multiple, repeated attempts to have Carbon Trading Schemes enacted and enforced in that once-great State. Our Illustrious (and Former Democratic Presidential Candidate) Mr. Jay Inslee was seen and heard all over the airwaves during those times, endorsing the supposed benefits…