The American Petroleum Institute did what? Because climate?

Guest “explaining what the API did” by David Middleton Note: The primary purpose of this post is simply to lay out what the API has actually endorsed regarding carbon pricing.…

UK Carbon Tax to Drive Up the Cost of Gas Heating, Milk and Beef

If you read Willis’ excellent essay on energy poverty, you might think countries like Britain would be keen to address this terrible burden on the poor. Think again; the reality…

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…

EU could use carbon border tax against Brexit Britain, warns MEP

From EURATIV By Sam Morgan | EURACTIV.com Jan 28, 2020 (updated: 2:29) The EU could deploy a carbon border tax against the UK after Brexit, according to the head of…

IPCC Demands Peak Oil Now!!!

Guest hyperbole by David Middleton Definition of Hyperbole Hyperbole, derived from a Greek word meaning “over-casting,” is a figure of speech that involves an exaggeration of ideas for the sake of emphasis. Literary Devices…

Trudeau’s carbon tax on gas won’t motivate Canadians to switch to fuel-efficient transportation: Ipsos poll

  From Global News   By Rahul Kalvapalle National Online Journalist  Global News Ipsos poll says Canadians want climate change action, but not at any cost. Most Canadians agree that…

Shell Announces Major Pivot To Green Energy

From The Daily Caller Shell Announces Major Pivot To Green Energy 11:29 AM 12/26/2018 | Energy Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator Royal Dutch Shell revealed an ambitious plan to double…

Brown-to-Green Report: “G20 nations still led by fossil fuel industry”… Because fossil fuels are good for people.

Guest slam-dunk by David Middleton G20 nations still led by fossil fuel industry, climate report finds Coal, oil and gas subsidies risking rise in global temperatures to 3.2C, well beyond…

Washington State to Impose Carbon Tax… Because Climate Change and Chicken Little of the Sea!

Guest ridiculing by David Middleton Energy & Environment Washington could be the first state to charge for carbon emissions that cause climate change By Steven Mufson October 28 The bride…

US Carbon Dioxide Emissions – down by source

I’ve often said my email is like a fire hose. Here’s an example of something that got lost in the stream and I didn’t find it until last night while…

Australian Elections Bring Climate Common Sense

WUWT reader “Conrad” submits this story: The new Government is reversing alarmist climate policy and law. The Australian Federal elections of September 7, 2013 saw the left-wing Green/Labor party coalition…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-09-07 (September 7, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: In wartime, truth is so…

Australia liberated from their long national green nightmare

Today is a great day not only in Australian history, but also in world history. It marks the day when people of character and sensibility pushed back against an overwrought…

Current Crop of Computer Models “Close to Useless”

From the Institute for Energy Research: … It is this second class of models, the economic/climate hybrids called Integrated Assessment Models, that Pindyck discusses. Pindyck’s paper is titled, “Climate Change…

The Real Canadian Hockeystick

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, the leaders of the carbophobes in British Columbia are already declaring victory for their carbon-based energy tax as a way to reduce CO2 emissions.…