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If Global Warming Promoters are Proud of all their ██████ ████████ Work, then Why do They Hide Parts of It?

We can apparently add one more situation to the growing pile of instances where folks pushing the idea of man-caused global warming are caught trying to hide inconvenient details. Continue reading

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Moonbat: The cabinet reshuffle is a declaration of war on the environment

Well it’s about time. Nature has been attacking humanity from day one and as we all know, appeasement never works. Time to give it a darn good thrashing! Continue reading

Andrew Bolt: Waking too slowly from our green daze

How is business meant to plan investments, when the Gillard Government changes its mind so abruptly on taxes and mad multi-billion schemes? Dennis Shanahan:

The decision to end the negotiations to buy and close down Australia’s “dirtiest” brown-coal power plants is not just a shift in policy that might ultimately save the budget billions; it is another shift in the goalposts that sends the wrong signals to industry and investors.
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Critics Say California Law Hurts Effort to Add Jobs

Environmentalists in this greenest of places call the California Environmental Quality Act the state’s most powerful environmental protection, a model for the nation credited with preserving lush wetlands and keeping condominiums off the slopes of the Sierra Nevada.

But the landmark law passed in 1970 has also been increasingly abused, opening the door to lawsuits — sometimes brought by business competitors or for reasons unrelated to the environment — that, regardless of their merit, can delay even green development projects for years or sometimes kill them completely. Continue reading

Greenpeace pickets Volkswagen’s flashy Golf launch

Environmental activists from Greenpeace picketed the flashy premiere of Volkswagen’s latest Golf hatchback in Berlin’s New National Gallery late on Tuesday, accusing the German carmaker of doing too little to reduce fuel consumption and tarnishing the most important model launch in the group’s calendar. Continue reading

Can science prevent the great global food crisis?

Previous agricultural revolutions have saved us from starvation – and we need another one now, says Michael Hanlon. Continue reading

Small signs of improvement in the UK?

Geoffrey Lean seems troubled by a Cabinet reshuffle in the UK – that can’t be bad Continue reading

In Arctic, Greenpeace picks new fight with old foe

Global warming has ignited a rush to exploit Arctic resources—and Greenpeace is determined to thwart that stampede. Continue reading

Aus: Outmanoeuvred: how Combet blindsided Greens into policy backdown

IT was about six weeks ago that Greg Combet made his move. The implementation phase of Labor’s carbon pricing regime was over; the emissions tax was up and running. Continue reading

Environmental Guilt Is Big Business

39% of Americans feel ‘green guilt’ for wasting food, a much higher number than letting the sink run while they brush their teeth or not buying those stupid low-flow toilets. The 2012 Eco Pulse results are in. So look for the latest marketing campaigns from environmental activism corporations soon. Continue reading

Dennis Ambler: Samples of U.S. Government Grants to the Global Warming Industry

$1.9 million in environmental justice grants 10th May 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.9 million in environmental justice grants to 76 non-profit organizations and local governments working on environmental justice issues nationwide. Continue reading

Paul Driessen and David Legates:

Governments treat us like Sim-citizens: with fewer rights for us and no accountability for them Continue reading

[Aus state] Victoria halts ‘fracking,’ coal seam gas exploration

Victoria put a hold on hydraulic fracturing, a technique used to produce hard-to-reach gas deposits, and a halt on new coal seam gas exploration licenses. Continue reading

UNFCCC Newsletter #31

It is not true that UNFCCC stands for “United Nations for Союз Советских Социалистических” (UN for Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh or Union of People’s Councils). In fact it is supposed to be the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and entirely coincidental that the organization is densely populated with anti-democratic big “S” Socialist anti-capitalist zealots. Continue reading

NZ: High Court appeal decision

The High Court has upheld an Environment Court decision on a resource consent application for a coal mine on the West Coast, saying that climate change can’t be considered under the Resource Management Act. Continue reading

Don’t rush changes to the California Environmental Quality Act

Lawmakers want to change the California Environmental Quality Act in their session’s final days. But it’s too late for careful language or public vetting. Continue reading

California environmental law faces changes

A proposal to loosen California’s landmark environmental protection law is expected to be introduced at the Capitol as soon as Thursday, giving the public and lawmakers only about a week to debate and consider the controversial legislation’s fate. Continue reading

Nutrient-boosted Golden Rice should be embraced

ONE of the more unedifying aspects of the fight over genetically modified food has been the unbending opposition of Greenpeace and others to rice that has been modified to help prevent blindness. Golden Rice contains a precursor of vitamin A, deficiency of which blinds an estimated half a million children every year. Continue reading

EPA actions at mine could hurt $220 billion in investments

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) preemptive assessment of the Pebble Mine in Alaska could have a “chilling effect” on $220 billion in investments, according to the Brattle Group, an economic and financial consulting firm. Continue reading

Eye-roller: Don’t Waste the Drought

WE’RE in the worst drought in the United States since the 1950s, and we’re wasting it. Continue reading