• EU Worries About Russia Turning To Coal

    • Date: 10/03/10

    European efforts to reduce greenhouse emissions could be undermined by Russian plans to dramatically increase energy production from coal, Western experts said in Brussels yesterday (9 March). Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin recently said that for his country to continue exporting gas while satisfying growing domestic demand, it must turn to other fuels such as coal […]

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  • ABC Chairman Criticises Media Coverage Of Climate Change

    • Date: 10/03/10

    ABC chairman Maurice Newman has attacked the media for being too willing to accept the conventional wisdom on climate change. In a speech to senior ABC staff on Wednesday morning, Mr Newman said climate change was an example of “group think”. He says contrary views on climate change have not been tolerated and those who […]

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  • EU Commission Threatens Member States With Carbon Tax

    • Date: 09/03/10

    The EU’s new taxation commissioner, Algirdas Šemeta, will revive debate on harmonised minimum CO2 tax rates on fuels at EU level, and plans to table fresh proposals as early as next month, it has emerged. The commissioner wants to discuss the legislation with his colleagues in the college of commissioners in the second half of […]

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  • Carbon Traders Depressed About Japan’s Climate Bill

    • Date: 08/03/10

    Carbon traders and green businesses are increasingly concerned that Japan’s planned emissions trading scheme could be watered down after the government released a draft climate bill that provided few details of how the proposed initiative would work. The bill, which was released last week, would enshrine the Japanese government’s high-profile commitment to cut emissions 25 […]

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  • Global Warming Has No Impact On Himalayan Glaciers, Indian Experts

    • Date: 07/03/10

    Senior scientists at the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WITG) have rejected the Global Warming [scare] and told that the Himalayas are quite safer zones on earth, where Global Warming has no role in controlling the conditions. In an exclusive chat with HT, Director WIHG Dr AK Dubey said that the conditions of the Himalayas […]

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  • U.S. States Sue EPA Over Global Warming Ruling

    • Date: 06/03/10

    The bitterly contested fight in Washington over global warming and pollution is also taking hold at the state level. The Environmental Protection Agency, which is threatening to regulate carbon emissions if Congress won’t, is facing legal heat from states that say new regulations will kill jobs at the worst possible time. Texas, Alabama and Virginia, […]

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  • Czech President Vaclav Klaus Warns Of Threat To Freedom

    • Date: 06/03/10

    Czech President Vaclav Klaus, now on a working visit to the USA, today warned of the threat to freedom and prosperity by environmentalists who are trying to dominate people and stop economic growth under the excuse of the protection of nature and climate. “Environmentalism and its most extreme version, global warming alarmism, asks for an […]

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  • EU Plans For New Climate Taxes

    • Date: 05/03/10

    The European Union is drawing up plans for its first direct tax with a “green” levy on petrol, coal and natural gas that could cost British consumers up to £3 billion. Proposals expected to be announced next month would give the EU its first funding which would not come from national governments. Algirdas Semeta, the new […]

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