• The Carbon Tax Riots May Be The Breaking Point For France’s Socialism

    • Date: 18/12/18
    • Stephen D. Davis, The Federalist

    As calls for reduced taxes continue, there will have to be a national discussion regarding welfare spending and other socialist policies. France’s motto is “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité,” or “Liberty, Equality, Brotherhood.” Over several decades the French government has tried to achieve this motto through socialist policies. However, French President Emmanuel Macron’s climate change gas tax […]

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  • George Melloan: The Yellow Jackets Are Right About Green Policies

    • Date: 17/12/18
    • George Melloan, The Wall Street Journal

    Seek out the most basic cause of the French riots and you’ll come to a bizarre answer: carbon dioxide. More specifically, the demonization by political activists of that vital element of the earth’s atmosphere. French President Emmanuel Macron stirred popular rage by trying to raise the gasoline tax by about 25 cents a gallon. He […]

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  • China Was The Climate Champion Of Paris. Now It’s Doing A Complete U-turn

    • Date: 12/12/18
    • Patricia Adams, Financial Post

    To meet its energy needs, China is aggressively pursuing every means at its disposal except green energy In 2015, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were lauded as world saviours for endorsing the UN Paris agreement “to combat climate change and to accelerate and intensify the actions and investments needed for a […]

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  • Climate Change Alarmism Is the World’s Leading Cause of Hot Air

    • Date: 07/12/18
    • David Harsanyi, Townhall

    Even as anti-gas tax riots raged in France this week, naturalist David Attenborough warned a crowd at a United Nations climate change summit in Poland that “the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon.” U.N. General Assembly President Maria Espinosa told the media that “mankind” […]

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  • As the UN Holds Global Climate Talks, Climate Consensus Is Crumbling

    • Date: 06/12/18
    • Steve Goreham

    The 24th Conference of the Parties — COP24 — a United Nations-led effort to fight global climate change, began Monday in Katowice, Poland. More than 15,000 attendees from 190 nations are expected to participate. But as delegates arrive at Katowice 2018, the global climate consensus crumbles around them. The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change […]

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  • Bret Stephens: France’s Combustible Climate Politics

    • Date: 06/12/18
    • Bret Stephens, The New York Times

    Climate policy should be about solving problems, not salving consciences. A car burning near the Champs-Elysees during a demonstration in Paris on Saturday.CreditCreditKamil Zihnioglu/Associated Press The recent publication of the Fourth National Climate Assessment is being hailed as a potent rebuke to President Trump for his do-nothing approach to climate change. Meanwhile, another president is learning that […]

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  • Can Academia Be Saved From The Mob?

    • Date: 05/12/18
    • Debra Soh, UnHerd

    Anonymity is the only way to save free thinking from dictatorial campus views When we think of academia, we think of an idyllic landscape where fresh, young minds embark on a fearless pursuit of intellectual inquiry and knowledge. Well, we need to think again. Because the university climate has changed so significantly in recent years, it […]

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  • Memo To Congress: French Riots Show Why U.S. Carbon Tax Should Be A Non-Starter

    • Date: 04/12/18
    • Editorial, Investors Business Daily

    The U.S. shouldn’t travel down France’s road. Americans aren’t stupid. They won’t accept a massive new tax to prevent a threat they don’t really believe in. They call themselves the “Gilets Jaunes,” or yellow vests, in French. They’re mostly young, male and extremely angry, and they’ve been marching in the streets and rioting in Paris […]

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