Canada’s Trudeau Promises $170 / Ton Carbon Tax by 2030

Canada PM Justin Trudeau has promised to make manufacturers pay $170 / ton of CO2 for the crime of providing Canadians with jobs and economic security.

The Conversation: Biden Could Hit Australia with Import Duties, to Punish Aussies for Lax Climate Policies

More greens celebrating the punishment Biden will allegedly inflict on Australia; According to The Conversation, if Biden wins Australia will be punished for Australia’s climate complacency

The Guardian: A $20+ Carbon Tax would Boost Economic Growth

From the “lets tax our way to prosperity” school of economics; According to Guardian author Greg Jericho, although it might seem like a massive carbon tax would hammer the economic…

Aussie Government: “we don’t need a [carbon] price because renewables are too cheap”

According to The Guardian, the Australian Government is “more concerned with the impact of short term electricity price rises on a small number of highly energy-intensive manufacturers” than solving the…

The Economist: Future Gasoline Automobile Bans are as Effective as a Carbon Tax

According to The Economist, announcing a future ban on the sale of gasoline cars, as California just did, helps shape future expectations, and discourages investment in vehicles with a looming…

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…

Republican Led Government Commission Recommends a Carbon Tax

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, a government body led by Republican appointee Heath Tarbert, has just recommended imposition of a carbon tax.

German Chancellor Calls for Europe Wide Carbon Pricing on Transport and Industry

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As Germany and Europe reels from the economic impact of Covid-19, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has just added to the reasons for not investing in…

Biden’s Green New Deal Turns One

Reposted from The Institute For Energy Research By Robert L. Bradley, Jr.June 3, 2020 One cannot know what is going on in a certain Wilmington, Delaware, basement. But so far,…

Global supply chains as a way to curb carbon emissions

Norwegian University of Science and Technology The coronavirus outbreak has companies from Apple to Amazon warning consumers, shareholders and governments about how factory shutdowns in China and across the globe…