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.
President Obama may be planning to sock his fellow citizens with a global tax on carbon dioxide imposed via a United Nations agreement known as a "soft law," one that technically does not require or even solicit Senate approval. The pathway toward this Lilliputian tax -- in which small, poor nations seek to siphon off much of the wealth of the American people -- began when President George H. W. Bush signed off on Agenda 21 at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992. The assault on our liberties continues.
While many are celebrating (and others condemning) Australia's vote to repeal its carbon tax, Marita Noon points out that the country's Renewable Energy Target must also be repealed in order to reverse the 70% increase in Australian energy bills that has come from this infatuation with "Green" policies.
Watch Australian PM Tony Abbott announce the repeal of the carbon tax!