Whether we call it carbon pricing, or more accurately carbon taxation, the correct adjective is dangerous.
BY MICHELLE STIRLING: As Joanne Nova reports in “The Other Side of Climate,”carbon markets are booming for banks and big business, but it all costs you and me, the little guy, way more than we can pay."
BY MARK MATHIS: A bipartisan group of Nobel Prize-winning economists, former Federal Reserve chairs and top economic advisers to recent presidents has endorsed a carbon tax. Their reasons for supporting the tax demonstrate a profound obliviousness to energy reality.
Faced with widespread carbon / fuel tax rioting, French President Emmanuel Macron surrendered. The French government suspended the wildly unpopular fuel tax, for six months at least. "The people are revolting!" Mel Brooks as Louis XIV: "You said it, they stink on ice."
Exxon is sending the money to Americans for Carbon Dividends (ACD), a group headed by former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, a Republican.
Permanently bury these job-killing proposals, after pounding wooden stakes through their hearts.
According to AEI’s panel, it does not matter if the climate science is off. The green agenda needs to be implemented, no matter what.
AEI's panel wasn’t a debate or even a discussion of pro’s and con’s. It was an echo-chamber of leftist talking points on climate change and carbon taxes.
There are a lot of wacky schemes around for forcing people to stop using carbon-based energy, even though fire is still the basis for human civilization.
Labor unions successfully pressured the French government to roll back Paris’ carbon tax.
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is not completely opposed to a carbon tax, her campaign chair said.
The CPC budget features taxes on carbon dioxide (CO2), huge increases in green energy subsidies and new cash to enforce Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations. It would add another $9.9 trillion to the national debt by 2026.
There will be CO2 trading and taxes if delegates at the UN global warming conference in Bonn get their way.
Just as the glut of oil on the world market has prompted Saudi Arabia to pump out even more oil at cheap prices (for up to 5 years, the Saudis say -- as long as it takes to crush the U.S. shale industry -- the Obama Administration wants to impose harsh new resrictions on oil and gas companies. A better recipe could not be found for decimating the U.S. economy, killing jobs, and ceding control over world oil prices and demand to the Saudis and their OPEC cronies.