• U.S. Administration Abandons Hope Of Global Climate Treaty

    • Date: 19/05/10

    The US climate negotiator said Tuesday it was politically unrealistic for the next treaty to impose global targets on emission cuts, amid deep divisions between rich and developing nations. Special envoy Todd Stern said a better model was the “bottom-up architecture” proposed by Australia during last year’s Copenhagen summit, in which each nation submits details […]

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  • California’s Global Warming Law Could Cause Businesses To Flee State

    • Date: 19/05/10

    A state law that requires power plants, factories and other businesses to cut greenhouse gas emissions could cause energy prices to rise and prompt businesses to delay expansion or flee California, according to a study by the state Legislative Analyst’s Office. The landmark global warming law, which is being enforced in phases, could put the […]

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  • Survey: Most TV Meteorologists Doubt Global Warming Is Man-Made

    • Date: 17/05/10

    A recent CBS News report revealed a startling statistic: While more than half of all TV meteorologists believe global warming is occurring, less than a third believe it is caused by human activity. From CBS News via Breitbart TV comes some surprising news: a joint George Mason University and University of Texas survey of TV meteorologists […]

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  • Carbon Scam: Bulgaria Suspended From CO2 Emissions Trading

    • Date: 15/05/10

    Bulgaria will be suspended from carbon emissions trading under the Kyoto Protocol as a result of poor transparency and untrustworthiness, the country’s environment minister said on 13 May. The decision represents a heavy blow for the government in Sofia, which expected to receive €250m in revenue from the scheme this year, according to Dnevnik, EurActiv’s […]

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  • EU Emissions Trading Plans Threaten Survival Of Steel Industry

    • Date: 14/05/10

    TATA Europe chief executive Kirby Adams warned yesterday that proposed changes to the European emissions trading scheme (ETS) from 2013 would threaten the survival of the steel industry in Europe. Speaking at the launch of a £60m gas recovery scheme at Port Talbot, Mr Adams said it could cost Corus up to £500m a year. […]

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  • G20: Climate Change No Longer A Priority

    • Date: 13/05/10

    Canada brushed aside a direct public demand Wednesday by the visiting United Nations chief and reiterated that it will not make climate change a priority agenda item when it hosts the G20 summit next month. Prime Minister Stephen Harper stuck to his G20 plan to keep the summit’s focus squarely on the global economic recovery […]

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  • Green Third Way: Academics Urge New Approach To Climate Policy

    • Date: 11/05/10

      A major change of approach is needed if society is to restrain climate change, according to a report from a self-styled “eclectic” group of academics. The UN process has failed, they argue, and a global approach concentrating on CO2 cuts will never work. They urge instead the use of carbon tax revenue to develop […]

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  • Anti-Green Rollback: Germany Slashes Solar Subsidies

    • Date: 09/05/10

    The German parliament yesterday approved long-expected cuts to solar energy incentives prompting US shares in solar companies to tumble amid fears that demand from one of the world’s largest markets for solar panels will now fall. The Bundestag voted in favour of a 16 per cent cut to feed-in tariff incentives for solar rooftop installations, […]

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