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Category: C02 emissions

Australian Labor’s ‘Biggest Carbon Tax’ Will Cripple Businesses, Opposition Argues

The Opposition has warned that the Australian federal government’s new “carbon tax” will come at a heavy cost for businesses suffering from the cost of living crisis. Under the centre-left Labor government’s new safeguard—which the previous centre-right Coalition government introduced—Australia’s biggest polluters will be required to reduce their net emissions by almost 35 percent by…


Bill Gates: No One Wants to Be ‘the First to Say It,’ but the Paris Agreement Climate Goal Is Not Within Reach

Software billionaire Bill Gates recently admitted that the climate change target as established by the Paris Climate Accord will likely not be met. The 2015 Paris Climate Accord has a goal of limiting global warming below 2 degrees Celsius—and preferably below 1.5 degrees Celsius—compared to preindustrial levels. In a recent interview with Reuters, Gates said…


European Union Agrees to Impose World’s First Carbon Tariff on Imports

The European Union (EU) struck a political deal on Tuesday morning that seeks to impose tariffs on carbon dioxide emissions made by manufacturers of imported goods that are deemed to be polluting, a first of its kind carbon tariff. The members of the European Parliament arrived at an agreement with the European Council on the…


Drill for a Greener Planet

Commentary One of the worst movies ever made–apart from the bottomless pit of direct-to-video fare—has got to be 2003’s “The Core,” starring Hilary Swank and the insufferable Stanley Tucci. Swiping the Booby Prize long held by 1977’s “Exorcist II: The Heretic,” this “save the planet from itself” journey to the soft Tootsie Roll center of…