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Republican supremos proposing carbon tax?!?

Here’s a follow up from previous reference to item in Washington Post. It’s always good to hear audio as well as read print and it elaborates on why Emission Trading Scheme(s) are such a crock(except for benefit of merchant bankers). Republican Bob … Continue reading

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Carbon tax to replace Obama’s climate policies – Senior Republican statesmen!

James A. Baker is a member of the Climate Leadership Council. (Jae C. Hong/Associated Press) Representatives from a coalition of veteran Republican officials — including five who have either served as treasury secretary or as chairman of the Council of … Continue reading

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Electricity not in election when prices double and triple

However, this is all a bit strange, because wholesale electricity prices have almost doubled over what they were at the equivalent stage of the last election cycle. Incredibly, they are 300% above what they were in the 2010 election…relevant here … Continue reading

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Lessons from – Oil Rich Alberta’s New Carbon Tax

“You may be aware that the “Texas of Canada”, Alberta, recently had an election, and that the results were roughly equivalent to Bernie Sanders being elected Governor of the Lone Star State.One of the first things the new administration did, … Continue reading

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Malcolm Turnbull was right: Direct Action is a waste of money

Labor has sought to differentiate itself from Coalition by unveiling a much higher emissions reduction target by 2020 and recognising that some form of carbon price – even if only an adaptation of a “baseline and credit scheme” – is needed … Continue reading

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Fossil fuel industry must ‘implode’ to avoid climate disaster

Professor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber,  adviser to German government and Pope Francis, said on Friday: “In the end it is a moral decision. Do you want to be part of the generation that screwed up the planet for the next 1,000 … Continue reading

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95% consensus of expert economists: cut carbon pollution

Institute for Policy Integrity at the New York University (NYU) School of Law recently published a report summarising a survey of economists with climate expertise…key finding: there’s strong consensus among climate economics experts that we should put a price on carbon pollution … Continue reading

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Greg Hunt In Paris – Delusional Revolutionary Fighting Truth Instead Of Carbon

 Hunt was once a debating champion (as was Turnbull). It shows – there’s a lack of commitment to principle. It’s all just debating points, often meaningless. Were I Hunt, I wouldn’t dare show my face in Paris after what he’s … Continue reading

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China announces national emissions trading scheme – experts react

Will China be able to wedge Mr Turnbull into introducing an ETS? Free market pundits keep telling us “this is the only way” because “markets” are so much more efficient, despite the fact  that economic growth is a lie for most … Continue reading

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Record growth in emissions from electricity sector

As Federal leaders keep repeating that there’s no need to do anything…this time about proportionate measures to  mitigate against climate change…here’s how well carbon tax performed at $23/tonne, which comes from: “One hundred days on from the repeal of the … Continue reading

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