• Green Travelling Circus Closing Down?

    • Date: 01/04/10

    It is a giant travelling circus that has spent 20 years touring some of the world’s most exotic locations — Bali, Marrakesh, Barcelona, Rio, Buenos Aires — all at taxpayers’ expense. But the good times may soon be over for the 20,000 people who attend the annual climate change summit because the Government wants to […]

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  • Has Obama Painted Himself Into A Corner Over Climate Change?

    • Date: 01/04/10

    After all, a good look at how Wednesday’s offshore drilling announcement will likely be viewed by individual Senators suggests [he] has. As President Obama said in the earlier stages of the presidential campaign, opening up offshore waters will make about as much difference to US energy security as getting drivers to inflate their tires properly […]

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  • Drill Baby Drill: Obama Announces New ‘Climate’ Policy

    • Date: 31/03/10

    U.S. President Barack Obama has announced plans to open large areas of the east and southern coasts of the United States to oil and gas exploration and drilling. President Obama said the move is part of a broader strategy that shifts American dependence on fossil fuels and foreign oil to domestic fuels and clean energy. […]

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  • Sudden Revolt By Insurance Regulators Scales Back Climate Rule On Industry

    • Date: 31/03/10

    A surprise rebellion by a majority of insurance regulators Sunday reversed key elements of a landmark regulation requiring the nation’s largest industry to publicly disclose its efforts to address climate change. Companies can now submit their answers confidentially in most states. The upheaval rolls back the nation’s maiden climate rule on corporations, casting environmentalists and […]

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  • Police Arrest Nine In Carbon Fraud Case

    • Date: 30/03/10

    Spanish police on Tuesday said they had arrested nine people and charged two more with avoiding 50 million euros ($67.54 million) in tax linked to trading in carbon credits. The arrests came after Spanish police announced last week they were investigating alleged tax fraud, which European police agency Europol estimates has cost governments around Europe […]

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  • HSBC Ejects Carbon Traders From Index

    • Date: 30/03/10

    The banking giant HSBC removed two companies involved in carbon trading from its Climate Change Index on Monday because they had lost too much value. Analysts from HSBC said the cause was mainly that governments had failed to come up with a timetable for a global climate deal at the United Nations summit in Copenhagen in […]

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  • Green Joblessness

    • Date: 28/03/10

    BP will close its solar-panel manufacturing plant in Frederick, the final step in moving its solar business out of the United States to facilities in China, India and other countries. Just 3 1/2 years ago, in an announcement widely hailed by Maryland officials and promoters of “green jobs,” BP unveiled a $70 million plan to […]

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  • Germans Are Shedding ‘Klima-Angst’

    • Date: 28/03/10

    Germans no longer fear climate change. This finding was revealed by a survey commissioned by the news magazine SPIEGEL. Only a minority of 42 percent is afraid of global warming. Hamburg – In November 2006, a clear majority of 62 percent of Germans expressed fear about the consequences of climate change. This has now changed […]

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