June 26, 2022

The Problematical ā€˜Social Cost of Carbonā€™ Construct

Commentary The concept of ā€œthe social cost of carbonā€ (ā€œcarbonā€ being used here as shorthand for ā€œcarbon dioxideā€) has been around for at least 40 years, and has become more prominent in the last decade or so. In the briefest terms, the social cost of carbon metric is designed to try to quantify in economic…

Report: New Yorkers Reluctant to Buy Electric Vehicles as City Pushes ‘Carbon Neutrality’

New York City residents have been reluctant to embrace electric vehicles as the city pursues a transition to ā€œsustainable transportationā€ in an effort to ā€œachieve carbon neutrality,ā€ according to reports. While the Big Apple aspires to overhaul the city fleet to consist of entirely electric vehicles by 2040 and install ā€œ6,000 publicly accessible fast chargers…

Climate Laws Threaten Family Farms as Businesses Buy Up Land for Carbon Credits

Climate laws are having a negative knock-on effect on farming as businesses outbid locals for land in hopes of generating carbon credits. The future existence of family farms in Wales is under threat as a result of Britainā€™s climate laws, which are seeing big businesses outbid locals for land. Companies have bought up more and…

Pope Francis Calls for ā€˜Net Zero Carbon Emissions as Soon as Possibleā€™

ROME, Italy ā€” Pope Francis hosted scientists and religious leaders in the Vatican Monday, where they signed a joint appeal calling for carbon neutrality and a radical change in lifestyles. ā€œScientists have warned us that there might be only one decade left to restore the planet,ā€ the appeal declares,ā€ urging the achievement of ā€œnet zero…

Wyoming Sen. Barrasso Demands Carbon Footprint Info Of Bidenā€™s Trip To UN Climate Conference

A top Senate Republican sent letters to several Biden administration officials, demanding information on their travels to Glasgow, Scotland, for a global climate summit.Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member John Barrasso asked the officials how many staff from their agency are attending the conference, how much that travel will cost U.S. taxpayers and…

ā€˜Infrastructureā€™ Bill Caters to ‘Climate Change’ with State-Mandated Carbon Reduction Programs

Obscured in more than 2,700 pages of the U.S. Senateā€™s so-called bipartisan ā€œinfrastructureā€ bill is a plan for state-mandated carbon reduction programs. The text, which Breitbart News exclusively obtainedĀ from U.S. Senate sources not authorized to leak it, details how the federal government would mandate states to craft ā€œGreen New Dealā€-style programs in partnership with localĀ metropolitan…

UN Climate Envoy Bloombergā€™s Private Jets Emitted More Than 500 Times The Carbon Footprint Of A Typical Car

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will return to the United Nations as a climate envoy, but his affinity for travel via private jet left a huge carbon footprint in the last four years, as reported by Fox News. Bloomberg, who has a net worth of around $55 billion, according to Forbes, took nearly…

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