ExxonMobil Says Climate Change Is Real, Governments ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Do Much About It

By: Wednesday April 2, 2014 6:53 am

Apparently ExxonMobil did not get the memo that climate change is a hoax as the world’s largest energy corporation acknowledged that the carbon being pumped into the atmosphere posed serious risks.

 

Koch Brothers Upset Article Portrayed Them As Resentful Of Other Oil Companies

By: Wednesday December 11, 2013 1:24 pm

America’s richest brothers, Charles and David Koch of Koch Industries, are upset with the New York Times. Representatives for the family claim that the Times characterized their position on government policies related to climate change.

Canada Proves a Revenue Neutral Carbon Tax Can Work

By: Monday August 5, 2013 2:45 pm

Back in 2008, British Columbia (BC), Canada implemented a revenue neutral carbon tax. The basic idea is to tax carbon pollution and use the revenue to lower other taxes. According to a new paper to be published in Canadian Public Policy, results show the revenue neutral carbon tax has been a clear success .

Lakeside Diner

By: Wednesday August 1, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.

Carbon Emissions Reach Record High in 2010

By: Monday May 30, 2011 4:00 pm

The International Energy Agency (IEA) reported that global carbon emissions set a record in 2010, rebounding from the recession to exceed 2008 levels. The EPA found in April that US carbon emissions dipped in 2009, mirroring the rest of the world. But though the recession has recovered in 2010 slowly in the industrialized world, and economic output (which has followed carbon emissions, for obvious reasons) has not reached pre-recession levels, growth in emerging markets pushed emissions up. China and India accounted for most of the increase.

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