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Theresa May’s $1.1 Trillion ‘Net Zero Carbon’ Suicide Note

Stubborn, thick, petulant Theresa May has decided what her legacy is going to be: she’s going to poison the wells, salt the earth, and make damn sure that her name lives on through all eternity as the stroppy cow who…

How Mitt Romney Spurred 75 Conservative Groups To Oppose ‘Any Carbon Tax’

Seventy-five conservative groups signed a public letter to Congress opposing “any carbon tax” days after reports that Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney openly considered backing carbon tax bill. “We oppose any carbon tax,” conservative groups, led by Americans for Tax…

Why Scientists Who Know Climate Change Isn’t Causing Extreme Weather Stay Quiet

This week in Vancouver, Prime Minister Trudeau said the federal carbon tax, a key pillar in his government’s climate policy, will help protect Canadians from extreme weather. “Extreme weather events are extraordinarily expensive for Canadians, our communities and our economy,”…

Romney Considers Backing Costly Carbon Tax Bill

Senator Mitt Romney is “looking at” a carbon tax bill, according to a report from E&E News published this afternoon. Democrat Senator Chris Coons of Delaware is trying to convince Romney to impose the tax, which would impose a significant tax increase…

Social interactions impact climate change predictions, U of G study reveals

(University of Guelph) Using a new model that couples human behaviour to climate systems, researchers discovered including social processes can alter climate change predictions, a finding that may help reduce global warming.Social processes are often neglected in climate models. But this study found social learning about mitigation strategies can influence social norms in ways that ultimately affect climate outcomes. In fact, the new model found social variables are far more important than geophysical factors.

Canada’s Carbon Tax Is Worse Than You Think

A prominent economist says that Canada’s carbon tax regime, introduced last year, has been a complete mess. In a new paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation, Robert Lyman explains how a theoretically sound approach to addressing CO2 emissions…

Biden and Warren propose ambitious plans on climate change, reflecting Democratic urgency – Los Angeles Times

“The plan nowhere explicitly says carbon tax, cap and trade, carbon pricing, the things economists like myself would say are absolutely essential to achieving these reductions,” he said. “It sounds like that is what he is referring to, but it…

Trudeau’s Miracle Carbon Tax Too Good To Be True

No doubt your postcard from the Trudeau Liberals has arrived, that fancy-dancy mail-out telling you how terrific their carbon tax is — likely the only tax in the world where more money comes back to you than is ever be…

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #22

Latest Posts 2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #22 Humans and volcanoes caused nearly all of global heating in past 140 years Four scientists make creativity a key to communicating their research Beleaguered journalism interests seek…