Posts Tagged ‘coal’

Standing side by side in Ottawa last month, the Prime Ministers of Canada and Australia jointly blasted carbon taxes as environmentally ineffective job killers. As outspoken defenders of a carbon economy, the pair, it they cared to look, would find themselves as part of a club with an ever-dwindling membership. Neither, it is worth noting, [...]

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China’s pollution epidemic has finally spurred the country’s leadership to declare a war on smog. It’s about time. Chinese citizens are angry about what’s going into their lungs, while a recent government report says pollution has left 16 percent of the country’s land unfit for use. Much of that pollution can be traced back to [...]

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Don’t confuse North American voter skepticism about the recent farce in Copenhagen with indifference to environmental issues. Photo ops for local schmoes trying to make it big on a world stage don’t abate a single ton of carbon going out into the atmosphere, and neither does anything else coming out of that environmental summit. Nor [...]

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