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Canada’s Climate Barbie Makes Ludicrous Promise On Carbon Taxes

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna’s assertion last week that the Trudeau government, if re-elected, will freeze its carbon price/tax at $50 per tonne of emissions after 2022 is ludicrous. It runs counter to everything the federal government’s own experts have said…

Pope Francis Convinced These Big Oil CEOs to Fight Global Warming – Fortune

With protestors clamoring outside the 9th Century Vatican walls last week, a collection of the world’s largest oil and gas companies and investment funds vowed to adhere to the Paris Agreement and to do their part to transition the planet…

Joe Biden’s ‘Clean Energy Revolution’ An American Calamity

Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his “Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.” While it might be viewed as a Green New Deal Lite, the plan would inflict enormous economic, environmental and societal pain on most of…

Pope backs carbon pricing as ‘essential’ to cut global warming – Independent.ie

In an address on Friday to energy executives at the end of a two-day meeting, he also called for “open, transparent, science-based and standardised” reporting of climate risk and a “radical energy transition” away from carbon to save the planet….

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers – Thomson Reuters Foundation

Carbon pricing, via taxes or emissions trading schemes, is used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of using the fossil fuels that contribute to global warming * Pope Francis tells top energy executives to act…

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…

Is your kid's lemonade stand legal?

Two young girls in Texas who were put out of business for their renegade lemonade stand have been vindicated. A new law passed in Texas this week legalizes children’s lemonade stands across the state. Naturally, Gov. Greg Abbott celebrated signing…

Under construction for 137 years, this famous Spanish basilica just got its building permit

A visionary architect and artist in the truest sense, Antoni Gaudí — godfather of Catalan Modernism — marched to the beat of his own drum. And while Gaudí was busy marching, it would appear that someone neglected to obtain a…

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…