Will the world give the USA a chance to regain respect as a global climate leader? According to time, it depends on John Kerry’s diplomacy and how much “tangible support” the USA can offer.
According to a German think tank, most people are not aware of the overwhelming scientific consensus on climate change, with a majority of people even in European countries believing that the modern warming is at least partially a natural phenomenon. But the survey notes even believers are reluctant to embrace expensive climate interventions.
Australian opposition politicians are aghast that the Scott Morrison government has not even bothered responding to a report prepared by the Government Climate Change Authority, which recommends stimulating Australia’s Covid-19 economic recovery by investing in renewable energy.
The World Economic Forum, which hosts the big annual party in Davos every January, thinks “Today’s consumers do not want more and better goods and services for a reasonable price. Rather, they increasingly expect companies to contribute to social welfare and the common good”.
In my opinion the United Nations is not serious about climate change. The UN is continuing to try to conflate Covid-19 and climate change, in the apparent hope some of the Covid-19 recovery money sloshing around the world’s banks will spill over into UN climate programmes. But they are ignoring the only genuine, proven path to reducing CO2 emissions, in favour of fabulously expensive and ineffective non-solutions.
My question – instead of punishing ordinary people by raising £30 billion of new taxes, why doesn’t the British Government plug their budget shortfall by cutting £30 billion of useless expenditure, by cancelling all subsidies for renewable energy, the foreign aid guarantee, and other assorted big government boondoggles?
Guest essay by Eric Worrall The United Nations appears to think nations should stop wasting money on guns and soldiers and instead embrace funding UN climate change, economic decarbonisation and sustainability programmes. Redirect military budgets to tackle climate change and pandemics Governments should stop spending billions of dollars on weapons and protect citizens from the…
Emma Herd, chief executive of the Investor Group in Climate Change, wants more regulation and government coordination to bolster Australia’s response to climate change.
Green energy is not economically viable. When government life support is removed green energy investment collapses. But according to a new study, a green Covid-19 stimulus package would deliver us to renewable nirvana.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched legal proceedings against Sumo Power, accusing them of enticing domestic customers into heavily discounted energy supply contracts, while concealing a standard business practice of slamming customers with a 35-40% price hike after they have received their first few electricity bills. Sumo sent alleged victims of this scam a booklet which claimed the price hikes were due to climate change, ageing coal assets and power plant closures.