California ‘veered’ out of its lane in climate pact with Quebec: U.S. lawsuit

From Reuters Timothy Gardner, Valerie Volcovici, Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday sued California for entering a climate agreement with Canada’s Quebec province, saying the…

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…

'Free market' carbon trading solution to climate change?

From the University of Edinburgh Free market is best way to combat climate change, study suggests The best way to reduce carbon emissions and combat climate change is through the…

Australia's carbon tax – an expensive sop to the Greens?

Guest essay by Phillip Hutchings The main political news down-under this weekend is that Australia’s flawed Carbon Tax is going to morph into an emissions trading scheme in 2014, one…

The beginning of the end

Guest post by Dr. Vincent Gray NZCLIMATE TRUTH NEWSLETTER NO 308 APRIL 25th 2013 I have been neglecting you. Things have quieted down. I am 91 and it is high…

EU Carbon Trading 'death spiral' continues

UPDATE: it’s worse than we thought, see below. Carbon has closed below $4 a ton in a new record low while Deutsche Bank bails From Reuters: Deutsche Bank quits carbon…

The disparity of carbon dioxide emissions vividly illustrated by competing news stories

I noted this juxtaposing today, and thought I would share it. First this story from Reuters today: EU capped emissions fall below expectations * Carbon prices drop to record low…

EU carbon sinks to new record low – loses nearly 40% of value in January

From the told ya so department, after a small dead cat bounce yesterday due to an auction, traders are unloading today. Yesterday’s closing price was 5.02, today it is 4.64.…

Oh that's gonna leave a mark – EU carbon trading 'worthless'

From the I’ve been telling you so for some time now department comes this headline from Bloomberg. And it is getting desperate in the carbon market. Readers may recall last…

End times for carbon trading

Readers may recall this story this past week at WUWT: European Carbon Trading Hits Another Record Low. It was a short lived record, beaten again the very next day. Today,…

European Carbon Trading Hits Another Record Low

Sluggish German economy forces EU carbon to record low 17 Jan 2013 17:26 Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 21:32 LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters Point Carbon) – EU carbon prices hit…

EU aircraft carbon emissions tax crashes and burns

From the BBC comes this bit of good news: EU suspends aircraft emissions trading rules The European Union has agreed to suspend its rules that require airlines flying to and…

'Almost half of the CO2 transfers into the US are caused by the American trade deficit'

From the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) Constraining world trade is unlikely to help the climate Instead, researchers were able to pin down a number of factors explaining…

John Coleman on the California Cap and Trade Law

John Coleman, founder of The Weather Channel, writes on his Facebook Page: I will be presenting a skeptical report on the new California Cap and Trade law on the KUSI…

Global carbon market expected to crash, already loses half of its value since 2011, from $18 to less than $10 in 2012

Global Carbon Market Hits $176 Billion in 2011 By Jo Nova Global Carbon Market trading climbed to $176 billion in 2011 according to the The World Bank, which has just…

CARB's Mary Nichols disallows presentation of public concerns on cap-and-trade carbon trading

Guest post by Lorraine Yapps Cohen California Air Resources Board (CARB) met on Thursday, May 24.  On the agenda was discussion toward deciding where and how to spend the billions…

Cap and Trade protest petition in California

Thousands Petition Gov. Brown To End Cap And Trade By Amy Quinton, California Capitol Network Californians Against Higher Taxes and business groups delivered the petitions against what they call an…

Newsbytes: Climate Hysteria Threatens Global Carbon War

By Dr. Benny Peiser of the Global Warming Policy Foundation Russia is considering limits on European flights over Siberia as countries approve possible retaliatory measures against the European Union’s move…

China Warns EU's Green Fanatics Of Global Trade War

Via the GWPF, the great war of flying carbon credits appears to be massing on the border. China has warned the European Union to abandon its controversial carbon tax on…

EU carbon trading in freefall

Looks just like what happened to the Chicago Carbon Exchange is about to repeat in Europe. Source: http://www.barchart.com/charts/futures/CKZ11 By Thomson Reuters Point Carbon LONDON | Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:01pm…

UEA: shake-shake-shake up your Carbon at Durban

From the University of East Anglia  some news that a Major shake-up of carbon markets is called for. To that I ask: what carbon market? Seems they are pretty much…

Pacific Gas and Electric: not so climate smart after all

When you can’t sell this on the green left coast, you know its gotta fail worldwide. Gotta love this quote, one of the best denials of reality I’ve ever seen:

"Technology funding makes climate protection cheaper"

From the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research a call to bring on the carbon trading and other tools. Of course, its all just modeling again. 09/19/2011 – To cost-effectively…

Corruption in the carbon trading market

Corruption and crime already taking place in the carbon market Opinion piece by Julie Bishop, Deputy Leader of the Opposition (Australia) 20th July 2011 Carbon offsets have already run out…