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By Jo Nova Welcome to Futility Island Shut down Australia and save 0.01 degrees.
A hilarious standoff has developed in Aussie politics, where greens are refusing to support a new carbon tax unless all the loopholes are closed.
New Zealand is in a food crisis. Food prices jumped 11.3% over the last 12 months, many families are struggling. The government response is punitive climate taxes and regulations on food production.
A punitive industry carbon cap set to force a 30% drop in emissions by 2030 isn't enough - "these biggest polluters account for only 28 per cent of Australia’s total emissions.".
because pricing one externality but not others leads to economic and environmental distortions… causing human suffering.
Carbon tax round 2 - After claiming in 2020 a carbon tax is no longer needed, Australia's Prime Minister Albanese has decided to offer top emitters an "opportunity" to pay a $75 / ton carbon tax, with the aim of bringing...
Unfortunately, our powers-that-be don’t seem to have those five minutes to figure out the obvious, so we’ll just have to bash them over the head with it.
Trade war anyone? The EU is trying to dictate carbon policy to the world once again. But this latest tax the world initiative is overshadowed by the EU's humiliating 2012 failure to tax US airlines.
A scheme for permanent impoverishment of poor countries? US companies pay poor countries to stay poor?
RGGI would undo our progress toward cleaner energy by imposing prohibitive costs on Pennsylvania energy producers.
h/t Breitbart; In the face of last month's UN warning that 49 million people in 43 countries face severe risk of starvation, the New Zealand Government has chosen now to introduce a new climate change food tax.
is absurd to levy this sort of regressive tax on people, potentially destroying household budgets in a state that is already extremely expensive to live in
It is almost like they think saving their own political hides is more important that the crisis of our times.
In the midst of an unprecedented surge in coal price and demand, Tim Flannery's Aussie Climate Council has urged Australia to shut down the coal industry, to protect jobs.
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