Alberta court rules federal carbon tax is unconstitutional By JUSTIN GIOVANNETTI CALGARY PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 24, 2020UPDATED 53 MINUTES AGO 196 COMMENTS SHARE 00:00 Voice 1x The Alberta Court of Appeal has concluded the federal government’s carbon tax is an unconstitutional intrusion into provincial powers, handing Alberta a key victory in its battle with Ottawa over climate-change policies. In a 4-1 decision, the […]

BBC asks: Since ‘worst-case scenario’ for climate ‘is no longer plausible’ does this ‘mean human extinction is less likely from climate change?’ # Climate change: Worst emissions scenario ‘exceedingly unlikely’ – January 29, 2020 The worst-case scenario for emissions of CO2 this century is no longer plausible, say researchers. Referred to as “business as usual”, the scenario assumes a 500% increase in the use of coal, which is now considered unlikely. Climate models suggest that […]

Prince Harry Will Take Jet To Lecture Tourists On ‘Climate Change’ By KURT ZINDULKA Eco-warrior Prince Harry will fly from Canada to the United Kingdom for the first time since renouncing his royal responsibilities to promote a project aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of frequent fliers. The Duke of Sussex will head to Edinburgh on Wednesday to host a conference for Travalyst, an online […]

UN seeks to expand its power: Hypes UN biodiversity accord to stave off mass extinction Paris (AFP) – Nature experts and government delegates gather this week in Rome to thrash out an international deal for endangered species, trying to avoid a mass extinction event caused by human activity. Having been hastily relocated from Kunming in China following the coronavirus outbreak, negotiators from more than 140 countries have until February […]

‘Would Be Criminal Not To Produce Oil’: Energy Execs Rail Against Anti-Fracking Dems Ahead Of Super Tuesday By Chris White Several dozen energy executives across the United States published an open letter in The New York Times on Monday railing against Democratic 2020 candidates Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders’s anti-fossil fuel positions. Eliminating the fossil fuel industry would result in catastrophe and human misery, according to an open letter written by 54 […]

The anti-Greta: German teen touts climate skepticism – ‘I don’t want you to panic. I want you to think’ By Desmond Butler and  Juliet Eilperin  Feb. 23, 2020 at 7:53 p.m. EST For climate skeptics, it’s hard to compete with the youthful appeal of global phenomenon Greta Thunberg. But one U.S. think tank hopes it’s found an answer: the anti-Greta. Naomi Seibt is a 19-year-old German who, like Greta, is blond, eloquent and European. But […]