Category Archives: Cap & Tax

EU governments start to recognize Kyoto cap-and-trade system has failed

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No one shows for Calif. cap-and-trade auction — event cancelled

Here’s the notice from the California Air Resources Board: Continue reading

California judge allows cap-and-tax to proceed — temporarily

The Sacramento Bee reports: Continue reading

California cap-and-tax to be challenged in court Aug. 28

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‘Obamacarbon’: Cap-and-taxers anticipate EPA carbon trading rules; Obamacarbon + Obamacare = 100% economic chaos

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German coal imports up 25% this year as Kyoto emissions trading fails

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Planning to Fail Down Under: Rebooted Aussie carbon price to fall 65% to $9 — still 50% above EU prices

Climate Spectator reports: Continue reading

Backfire: Australia’s coming cap-and-trade system could INCREASE emissions

Gotta love the wonders of central planning! Continue reading

Aussie oppo leader attacked as skeptic for denouncing cap-and-trade as a fraud

Carbon dioxide is invisible. Emissions can’t be monitored. Trading of permissions to emit something invisible that can’t be monitored can only result in fraud and failure — witness the European carbon market. No matter how you feel about climate science, emissions trading is pointless. Continue reading

Aussie oppo leader hit for calling CO2 trading ‘market in the non-delivery of an invisible substance to no one’

The Age reports: Continue reading

Australia to abandon carbon tax in favor of cap-and-trade

Frying pan to fire. Continue reading

Aussie business calls for cap-and-trade to replace failed carbon tax

What will they do when cap-and-trade fails — like in Europe? Continue reading

Attention Warmist Shoppers: Carbon emissions credits 25% off already-low-prices in the China aisle

The FT reports: Continue reading

China set to launch cap-and-trade; EU-designed program already looks doomed

RTCC reports: Continue reading

Gov. Moonbeam to use cap-and-trade money to balance budget; Air chief Mary Nichols says ‘cap’ only important part of cap-and-tax

No wonder it was nicknamed “cap-and-tax.” Continue reading

Green’s Great GOP Hope: Jeb Bush?

He’s got RINO support. Continue reading

Enviros go conspiracy theory: Cap-and-trade sabotaged from within by coal lobbyists pretending to work for enviros

“In the summer of 2009, a consulting firm called Blue Line Strategic Communications was picked to manage Clean Energy Works. The firm was run by David DiMartino and Michael Meehan, two former industry lobbyists and Democratic staffers.” Continue reading

Navigating the American Carbon World (with the UN)

There is much activity in the UN climate arena at the moment, as they push for yet another “Global Agreement on Climate Change”

At the moment, UNFCC executive secretary, Christina Figueres is boasting that they have an agreement to come to an agreement by 2015. Whilst it is to be hoped that this agreement to agree goes the way of previous ones, it highlights that they haven’t gone away and are determined to keep pressing on, no matter that the AGW paradigm is collapsing.

She gave a speech this week in San Francisco, entitled Navigating the American Carbon World
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Spiegel: ‘Europe’s cap-and-trade system for reducing the release of greenhouse gases is broken’

Except for rentseekers and fraudsters. Continue reading

Dictator Hugo Chavez dead; Joins his beloved Kyoto Protocol

Said capitalism is the “road to hell.” Now he will find out. Continue reading