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ExxonMobil Gets The Leftist Tiger In Its Tank

Control over one-third of ExxonMobil’s board of directors was captured by climate activists at the recent annual shareholder meeting. Wall Street Journal columnist Holman Jenkins dismissed the astonishing accomplishment as a “pseudo-event” — one “arranged or brought about merely for the sake of…

Climate policy models need to get real about people — here’s how – Nature.com

COMMENT 08 June 2021 To predict how society and political systems might actually respond to warming, upgrade integrated assessment models. Wei Peng Wei Peng is at the School of International Affairs and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn…

Tasked to Fight Climate Change, a Secretive U.N. Agency Does the Opposite – The New York Times

LONDON — During a contentious meeting over proposed climate regulations last fall, a Saudi diplomat to the obscure but powerful International Maritime Organization switched on his microphone to make an angry complaint: One of his colleagues was revealing the proceedings…

‘War’ footing needed to correct economists’ miscalculations on climate change, says professor – CNBC

Economic forecasts predicting the potential impact of climate change have grossly underestimated the reality and delayed global recovery efforts by decades, according to a leading professor. Mainstream economists “deliberately and completely” ignored scientific data and instead “made up their own…

What threatens Earth is not global warming | Opinion | lmtribune.com – Lewiston Morning Tribune

Global warming is not now and never will be the greatest threat to the health of our nation’s forests, waters and rangelands. It is ironic that it is even being discussed during the current pandemic affecting our planet, especially since…

The Carbon Race To The Bottom For Subsidies

And they’re off … across Canada and around the world, from Norway to China, oil corporations from Suncor to Exxon, carmakers from Ford to GM, battery developers, solar power firms and mining companies, bankers and investment houses are scrambling to…

Opinion | Bitcoin’s Effect on Global Warming – The New York Times

To the Editor: Re “Battle Brewing Over Regulating Cryptocurrency” (front page, May 10): Cryptocurrency’s race ahead of regulation exemplifies the pace at which the technologically feasible becomes the inexorable. While lobbyists for Ripple Labs and other cryptocurrency purveyors are busy…

Big Oil Is Trying to Make Climate Change Your Problem to Solve. Don’t Let Them – Rolling Stone

For decades, various industries have weaponized American individualism, laying the blame for systemic issues at the feet of individual citizens. Tobacco companies wouldn’t exist without smokers, the story goes. Litter wouldn’t exist without us litterbugs. Cars wouldn’t crash if we…

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OREGON: Can Democrats learn from British Columbia’s carbon tax?

In 2019 and again in 2020, Oregon Republicans walked out of the state Legislature to prevent a vote on cap-and-trade climate bills. The legislation was meant to drive down the state’s carbon emissions, but Republicans feared the bills would place the greatest burden of higher fuel prices on sparsely populated rural communities.

12 Years to Disaster? How Climate Activists Distort the Evidence – Reason

Many officials and climate activists claim we have only 12 years to act on global warming. Where does this figure come from? A 2018 Special Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The second sentence of that document…