From the Left: ‘The Keystone Fight Is a Huge Environmentalist Mistake’ – Warmist admits: ‘The whole crusade increasingly looks like a bizarre misallocation of political attention’ – McKibben & Hansen blamed!
Excerpts From Jonathan Chait’s NY Mag article: “To an increasingly disillusioned environmental movement,” environmental activist Bill McKibben writes in the Huffington Post, “Keystone looks like a last chance.” It may be a last chance for the movement McKibben has helped lead — he has spent several years organizing activists to single-mindedly fight against approval of the Keystone […]
In a humiliating climb-down, the French government ‘suspended indefinitely’ a green tax on heavy goods vehicles following violent protests against ‘ecotax’
The unpopular “ecotax”, aimed at encouraging environmentally-friendly commercial transport, was designed to impose new levies on French and foreign vehicles transporting commercial goods weighing over 3.5 tonnes. Critics in Brittany said the tax would seriously damage the region’s precarious farming and food sectors by increasing transportation costs, driving companies out of business and leading to […]
Gore in WSJ: ‘The Coming Carbon Asset Bubble’- ‘Fossil-fuel investments are destined to lose their economic value. Investors need to adjust now’
Investor rebuts: ‘3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Take Investing Tips From Al Gore’ – ‘My advice to investors is to look elsewhere for guidance’