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Oil-For-Food: Canadian Connection

Canada: Life in a banana republic

Greed & Corruption: UN

Global Food Crisis

Greed & Corruption BC  

 
   
   

Computer models flawed

CALGARY - Climate models are based on perhaps the most complex mathematical models ever designed, but they are still just a crude approximation of the intricacies of natural forces.  Climate model error growth is cumulative and compounding.  (Beacon)

    

Latest blow to 'science'

OAKLAND - A leading defender of climate change admitted tricking the libertarian Heartland Institute into turning over confidential documents detailing its plans to discredit the teaching of science to school children in last week's sensational expose.  (Guardian UK)     MORE:    Fake Heartland memo   Origin of the Heartland documents   Identity released    Peter Gleick   Humans may not be to blame for global warming   Global warming v climate change  

 

Green project wants right to endanger

TORONTO - Gilead Resources would have the legal right to kill the two species - if the province approves the proposal.  The company is applying for a permit that would allow it to "kill, harm and harass" the Blanding's turtle and the Whip poor will.  (CBC)  

 

New little ice age? 

Sunspot activity, which follows an 11-year cycle, is due to peak in 2013 after which it will start to wane slightly.  Between 1645 and 1715 almost no sunspots were observed, a solar period which came to be called the Maunder Minimum.  During those decades Europe suffered frequent unusually harsh winters, and the time was later termed the Little Ice Age.   (Telegraph UK)   Worried about climate change

 

Our 'green' bags wouldn't kill you

In random tests performed at BCIT, bags used by IGA, Whole Foods, Toys ‘R Us and Thrifty Foods were all found to contain some lead.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Lead in reusable shopping bags

 

Himalayan glaciers not melting

Himalayan glaciers are actually advancing rather than retreating, claims the first major study since a controversial UN report said they would be melted within quarter of a century.  (Telegraph UK)   MORE:   Ice sheet safer than scientists thought  

   

More climate change corruption

UNITED NATIONS - Human rights and environment groups called for a radical rethink of the UN scheme, known as REDD (Reduced emissions from deforestation and degradation), after it emerged that many countries were trying to cheat the system.  (Guardian UK)  MORE:  Even more climate corruption   Ontario's green dance   UEA finds UEA 'did not withhold data'

 

Never mind the panic headlines

BOULDER - A glitch in satellite sensors caused scientists to underestimate the extent of Arctic sea ice by 500,000 square kilometers (193,000 square miles), a California - size area, the US National Snow and Ice Data Center said.    (Bloomberg)  

 

Ellesmere Island loses ice shelf

One of Canada's five remaining Arctic ice shelves - the 4,500-year-old, 50-sq.-km. Markham Ice Shelf - has broken completely away from Ellesmere Island and drifted into the Arctic Ocean.  (CanWest)  PREVIOUS:   Major ice-shelf loss for Canada   Ellesmere Ice Shelf breaks up (1947)    Ward Hunt Ice Shelf (2003)   Ayles Ice Shelf (2005)   Ice shelf collapse (2001)  .pdf

 

Cleanup funding benefits giants

SACRAMENTO - Environmentalists and former lawmakers who pushed to establish the fund, which motorists pay into whenever they buy gasoline in California, say they never intended it for large energy companies with the means to repair environmental damage from their own operations.  (LA Times)

 

Africa seeks climate change cash

Ministers from 10 African countries are meeting in Ethiopia to try to agree a common position on climate change, months before a crucial UN meeting.   (BBC)  RELATED:  'Africa is not poor, it is just poorly managed' 

Climate McCarthyism

READING - Professor Lennart Bengtsson, a research fellow at the University of Reading, said he was worried about his own "health and safety" as a member of the Global Warming Policy Foundation's academic advisory council.   (Telegraph UK)   Lennart Bengtsson   Study rejected for publication   6 degrees of warmeritzation   McCarthyism.

  

US spent $7.45B

WASHINGTON - US taxpayers spent $7.45B to help developing countries cope with climate change in fiscal years 2010 through 2012, according to a federal government report submitted to the UN.  (CNS)   MORE:   2014 US climate action report   Climate Funds update

 

Biofuel credits

It turns out the shipments were part of a deal by a Toronto-based company, which made several million dollars importing and exporting the fuel to exploit a loophole in a US green energy program.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Biodiesel mystery shipment

 

Monitoring ineffective

OTTAWA - The federal government's information about greenhouse-gas emissions and oilsands pollution is so spotty that key decisions are being made without fully understanding the consequences, says the environmental auditor.   (CP)   REPORT:  2011 report of the Commissioner   Climate change goals falling short    Culture of secrecy    Half the facts you know are probably wrong

 

Climate change will cost

OTTAWA - Climate change will cost Canada and its people about $5B a year by 2020, a groundbreaking analysis for the federal government warns.  (CP)  REPORT:  Economic impacts of Climate Change for Canada   National Round Table on the environment and the economy   NRTEE experts  

 

Another climate model flaw

Cloud chambers have an honoured place in the history of physics. The world’s leading high-energy physics laboratory, CERN, outside Geneva, is dusting the idea off and putting it into reverse.  (Economist)   MORE:  Clouds matter  

 

Carbon credit plan

They are considered one of Australia's most damaging feral pests; a herd of more than one million camels that roam the Outback chomping through native plants and trampling over sacred Aboriginal sites.  Under the plan, culling would earn carbon credits that could be bought by industrial polluters to offset their own carbon emissions.  (Telegraph UK)   Bummer for those making money from Carbon Tax

 

'Human' rights for Mother Nature

SAN FRANCISCO - Van Jones, the Obama administration's controversial former "green jobs czar," has found a new calling: helping to push for a new, global architecture of environmental law that would give Mother Nature the same rights status as humans.   (Fox)   Van Jones   Pachamama Alliance

 

Solar farms sucking up 'green' subsidies

LONDON - Industrial-scale solar farms are threatening a government green subsidy that pays homeowners, schools and community groups for installing solar panels.   (Guardian UK)  

 

Value of good lobbying

TORONTO - A proposal that would require electricity retailers to give consumers a side-by-side price comparison, showing what they would pay with or without an energy contract, has been quietly ditched by the Ontario government.  (Toronto Star)  RELATED:  Feds probe green funding   Groups fire legal warning over their opinion

  

Feds probe green funding

OTTAWA - Federal auditors are on the hunt for $5M of claims being questioned in a "showcase" program designed to cut greenhouse gases in cities across Canada.  (CP)   

   

Blowing away money

TORONTO - Wind turbines are sucking money out of Ontarians' wallets, a new report says.  (QMI) 

What goes up 

Minister touts safety of wind power

John Wilkinson

Ontario lowers 'green' premiums

13-year power dispute coming to an end

   

Light bulb rules changed

OTTAWA - In a move aimed at lowering energy consumption in Canadian homes, the federal government is pushing ahead with a plan to ban inefficient light bulbs – but only after easing restrictions over what other types can still be sold.  (Globe & Mail) 

’Green' is dangerous to your health

Ban spin not as advertised 

CFL: good, bad and ugly   

Incandescent light bulb 

Industry killed incandescent bulbs

Incandescent light bulb ban starts Jan 1, 2014

Light bulb ban  

Industry killed incandescent bulbs

Battle of the light bulb

Ontario to ban light bulbs

Low energy lightbulbs

Lights to go out on inefficient bulbs

Australia pulls the plug on light bulbs

Energy saving bulbs 

Maplecroft: Climate Change Risk Report

   

Latest UN climate report

COPENHAGEN - The fourth and final volume of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's giant climate assessment didn't offer any surprises, nor was it expected to since it combined the findings of 3 earlier reports released in the past 13 months.  (AP)

AR5  

Rhetoric undermines decision-making 

'Jolt people into action' 

Debating 'wording'

Climate talks end   

Radical treaty by 2015  

Dialing back the alarm

Cover-up    

Walkout over 'compensation'

Conference all about money

G77

Non-profits walkout

UN wealth redistribution conference begins

'Carbon pollution' and wealth redistribution  

COP 19

UNFCCC

Climate change 2013   .pdf

UN '95% sure' humans cause warming 

Climate change on ice

Climate models vs actual climate

Global warming

Climate change

Sorry about that

Economic effects of climate change 

IPCC demonized co2

Report overestimated

Climate change report leaked

IPCC

Stop Green Suicide

Canadian notice of Kyoto Withdrawal

Extension

Conference to sock it to the US

UN climate talks

Doha climate change conference

COP18

UN climate change summit kicks off

Post Kyoto Protocol negotiations

Kyoto Protocol 

   

'Misinformation' on environment

RIO DE JANEIRO - Environment Minister Peter Kent says Canada must stop the spread of “misinformation” on the environment by ecologists with an ideological agenda.  He suggested that environmental groups and competitors in the international market for natural resources “are promoting their own interests.”  (CP)

UN Conference on development 2012

Downside of replacing pollution as focus

UN reaps billions in pledges

Low on concrete outcomes

Rio summit ends with 'meaningless' agreement

Canada criticized for weak draft plan  

Why humans don't have much to do with climate change

Good riddance to a bad deal 

A one size fits all apology

'Guilty payment' rejected  

$100B UN fund  

Kyoto Protocol  

Climate conference in Durban   

Greed & Corruption: UN  

Canada's greenest school too pricey to copy

'Guilty payment' rejected  

Kyoto done

Time for some Kyoto honesty 

Canada under fire

What withdrawal means  

   

BC chops carbon trust

VANCOUVER - BC will move its much-maligned Pacific Carbon Trust into the government fold, saving $5.6M annually.  (CTV) 

More stopgap measures

Carbon bubble crisis

Carbon bubble

Unburnable carbon 2013

Carbon bubble map   

All carbon policies carry a price

Complete disaster in the making  

Carbon tax grants questioned

EU carbon tax   ETS

Western Climate Initiative

BC still out in the carbon tax wasteland   

Carbon corruption caravan 

Global warming word games

Alberta Energy

BC carbon tax a sham  

Trees advance

Experts now wary of carbon credits

'Green' subsidies drying up in EU 

Senate votes down bill

Crash of the climate exchange

Climate Registry  

Emissions trading  

BC carbon tax $20 per ton

Carbon Tax bummer

Scientist cracks carbon capture conundrum

Wave of green taxes

Global warming hypothesis

EU carbon market suspended  

EU emission trading scheme   Carbon credit

Collapse of the climate exchange

Chicago Climate Exchange

Hansen and the corruption of science  

James Hansen

Carbon tax threatens research

Climate of stupidity   CRC

Emissions of power firms exceed UK

China warms to BC coal  

BC coal mining  

Orbiting Carbon Observatory

Carbon trading at risk

Guide to Carbon Trading Crime .pdf

Pollution blamed for halt in global warming

PNAS

Commissioned panel clears scientists

A scandal that won't go away

Investigator failed to declare eco directorship

Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO)

Launch mishap ends OCO mission

Global warming satellite falls to Earth

Dubious science of climate crusaders  

Forest density a factor  

Data cherry picking or legit explanation?    

Global warming conspiracy theory

Canada's carbon catastrophe begins

State of the climate 2009

Corruption of the Panel on Climate Change  

UN climate body 'needs reform'

Predictions must be based on evidence  

Climategate  

US climate strategy document  

Scientists not using best statistical tools

Frances ditches carbon tax

Carbon market hit

The great global warming collapse

IPCC & CRU  

Science designed for propaganda

Yvo de Boer  

UNFCCC

KPMG

KPMG 'global adviser on climate' 

EU considers general carbon tax

Where on Earth is David Suzuki?

UN climate change conference

Attendees aren't always the brightest   

Delegates reach climate change deal

UN climate panel to make changes  

Science & Technology Committee

UK politicians back scientists

Cap & trade scam  

Bill for CO2

Shady side of green building

'Green gone bad' 

New errors in IPCC climate change report

Political agendas

The money trail  

Ghost on the expedition that never happened

Rise in UK carbon emissions disputed

Bring Gore back to Earth 

Global warming has been good for us  

Al won't call back  

Drowning in climate stupidity

BC carbon tax based on false IPCC reports

Canada is full of crap

Another error  

Lies of global warmists

Climate fraud  

Rajendra K. Pachauri   IPCC

No apology from IPCC chief

Unaffordable energy bills

UN claims based on magazine article

Canada files emissions target with UN

Scientist 'hid' data flaws 

'No money, no deal'  

Boycott over    

Under the radar negotiations

China constructive player in Copenhagen

Biofuels policy fails to achieve goals

Global sea level decrease

Defections shake up climate lobby

Impartiality questioned

IPCC computer modeler and political chameleon

Liars  

Global warming's latest champion

Quebec, Ontario dump on oilsands

Climategate goes serial

$100B carrot  

G77 countries (135 members)

Support for global tax grows

200 arrested Sunday

Catch and release

Summit a split-screen event

Climate science not faked, but not pretty

Climate industry: $79B so far

Scientist 'pressured' to defend climate research  

Environmental activist on taking the bait

Charest takes the bait  

Why Charest took the bait

Climategate: how to follow the money

Another climate guru conflict of interest

Climate of doubt

World leaders heading home

COP15

EU climate fund

EU climate cash pledge 'not enough'  

Summit final draft text

Will Suzuki Foundation lose charitable status

CRU e-mail hacking incident

E-mail hack 'will impact Copenhagen summit'

Farmers fleeing Ontario's greenbelt

Climate conspiracy

Climategate for dummies   

The real winners 

Chinese cities short of energy

Follow the money

Summit too important to be left to taxpayers

Climate scandal has diverted attention

'Climate colonialism'  

UN's goal of becoming rule-maker

Climate scientists accused

Suzuki poll results

Board of directors David Suzuki Foundation

This is a charity?

Park sentenced to 5 years

Do tempter tantrums cause global warming?

Danish text leaked  

What 'climategate'

Climategate for dummies

Global warming scam  

Yankee protectionism dressed in green

First sign of corruption

CRU e-mail hacking incident

UN wants climategate probe

Demand to take back Al Gore's Oscar

Researcher says NASA hiding climate data

The 'science' of global warming  

Science or politics?  

Chairman Mo never left the UN

Ocean warriors to sail under Mohawk flag

Chinese farmers expect 'reward'

Australia's carbon trading bill defeated

Climate change fraud

Climategate head steps down

Phil Jones

Comedy central scoops network news

It's all unravelling now

Climate Research Unit

Showtime for climate lobbyists

Climate change given legal status as religion

World's first carbon billionaire

$100B per year climate fund not enough

EU climate change funding

   

Spotlight on 'eco corruption'

PALERMO - The still-emerging links of the mafia to the once-booming wind and solar sector here are raising fresh questions about the use of government subsidies to fuel a shift toward cleaner energies, with critics claiming huge state incentives created excessive profits for companies and a market bubble ripe for fraud.  (Washington Post)

'Green' stimulus money

Mafia goes green

Mafia goes Green for EU credits

Organized crime goes carbon

Wind farm 'empire'

Nicol Stephen

Costs spiral

Long Term Energy Plan

EU a green-energy basket base    

Cost of wind farm industry

Ill wind blows for green energy

Green has been good for us  

Another Gore business partner

Oil-For-Food: Canadian Connection  

U of Ottawa spying for Corp

Richest households have biggest footprint

Al Gore

Cathy Zoi

More global warming profiteering

OC exploits wind industry

Documents   .pdf 

Danish emission trading registry manual  .pdf

   

Carbon credit fraud

 

Carbon trading has been good for us

BRUSSELS - Carbon trading fraudsters may have accounted for up to 90% of all market activity in some European countries, with criminals pocketing an estimated €5bn ($7.3B) mainly in Britain, France, Spain, Denmark and Holland, according to Europol, the European law enforcement agency.  (Telegraph UK)

Carbon trading undermined by Chinese projects

   

Lawsuit

WINDSOR - Ontario's Liberal government is facing a $1B lawsuit for imposing a moratorium on offshore wind farms.   (CBC)

EU, US join Japanese fight

Cost of wind power

An eco fee too far

Suzuki's non-profit takes a political stand   

More 'Green' costs

CD Howe Institute

Wind farms paid to shut down    

MPP stands to cash in on green energy 

Moratorium on off-shore wind farms  

'Corporate welfare'

Green energy deal slashed

Health Canada study

Province wants to hide eco fees

Eco smoke and mirrors

Urban 'green' space

Family sues wind farm

Cost higher than estimates

Wind farm health risks downplayed

Canada's electricity grid  

Wind farm health risks claimed in $1.5M suit  

MPP 'misspoke' over carbon tax   

Something 'fishy' about Green ads  

Ontario has a debt crisis

UN's environmental housekeeping in chaos

Ontario scraps plans  

Hydro pulls plug on solar plans

Weather isn't getting weirder   

World Wide Views on Global Warming

Carbon credit rules

Chicago Climate Exchange

Behind closed doors

Wind power glut

Wind farms in Canada

Wind farm in trouble

Municipality trying to protect

Cost of renewable electricity subsidies   .pdf  

Dion's credibility shot

Dion begins selling carbon plan

Carbon tax would 'screw everybody'

Increase in Polar bear population

Fraud attorney seeks climategate whistleblowers

Consensus is not science

Climategate

Coal mine would qualify

China sees green in carbon trading

Making law, ignoring science

What Suzuki didn't tell you  

'Green shaft'

Competition Bureau

Ottawa cracks down on 'green'

Greenwash

Green fee

Harper uses Stampede to attack

Green shift raids oil wealth

   

Green hijacking of the Met Office

LONDON - By far the biggest story of recent days, of course, has been the astonishing chaos inflicted, to a greater or lesser extent, on all of our lives by the fact that we are not only enjoying what is predicted to be the coldest December since records began in 1659, but also the harshest of three freezing winters in a row.  (Telegraph UK)  

Botched environmental forecasts  

Vintage trains deployed to handle snow

No kids, better than the carbon tax

Save the planet, eat your pet

Time to Eat the Dog

Planes 'threaten climate targets'

Carbon tax on children

More than 2 children 'irresponsible'

Jonathon Porritt

Sustainable Development Commission

Meat may not cause climate change  

Eating meat adds to global warming

Small change in the nanny state

Blair to earn millions as climate change adviser

Corporate climate crusaders

Cash incentives for electric cars

Lobbyists cleared Climategate academics

Court: carbon tax unfair  

What happened to global warming?  

Kyoto's about cash

Going green a licence to lie, cheat, steal

Coming soon to a government near you

Carbon tax to aid nuclear reactors

Fewer Emitter, Lower Emissions, Less Cost

Carbon tax to help 'save the human race'

French carbon tax

Global warming on hold

SourceWatch: Optimum Population Trust

Canadian beer drinkers threaten planet

'Beer fridges' present a gassy problem  

Fat people cause global warming

1970s lifestyle 'protects planet'   

Plans to transform UK economy

'Secret' eco-town plans spark protest

Carbon Trust funding cut by 40%   

Carbon Trust,

Green debate is over  

Countryside told to accept new wind turbines

7M homes given a 'green energy makeover'

Low carbon way 'to reshape lives'

Greenhouse gas calculator gets failing grade

   

EU's carbon tax 'windfall for power companies'

BRUSSELS - Europe's big power companies could make profits of up to $71B from the EU's scheme to curb carbon emissions, according to a report. Environment group WWF says the European Union Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), which allocates firms a fixed number of free carbon permits, does not work. (BBC) 

US eases pressure on China

EU leaders reach new climate deal

Gore praises China's contribution

EU carbon market sets up another round of windfall profits for dirtiest power generators

NZ emitters get $1.4B under trading scheme

   

Global carbon emissions steady

Greenhouse gas emissions from rich countries fell a record 7% in 2009 because of the recession, but the cut was entirely nullified by steep increases from fast-growing China and India, according to one of Europe's leading scientific research groups.   (Guardian UK) 

Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency

PM presses accountability

G8 pledges $20B to boost food supplies

G8 summit 2009

EPA admits cap & trade will fail

Cost of global warming greed

Africa's starving could treble

G8 summit 2008

Harper puts onus on China, India

Oil prices temper declaration

Oops

G8 climate rift emerges

Rich nations to pay green tab

   

Price fixing

MONTREAL - For the first time in Canadian history, gasoline companies have been found guilty of fixing prices at the pump.  The country's Competition Bureau brought criminal charges against 11 companies and 13 people tied to those companies in Sherbrooke and three nearby cities.  (Gazette)

Go broke or stay home

Ads gassed at pumps  

Pot calling the kettle black    

Regulations cause carbon blow-backs

Speculative bubble  

New York Mercantile Exchange

Gas prices skyrocket

   

Canada dodges bullet, but not BC

The international trade in carbon credits, having proven ineffective at lowering carbon dioxide emissions, while raising consumer prices and riddled with the same kind of fraud, profiteering and reckless trading practices that led to the 2008 global recession, is now suffering its final indignity.  Almost no one wants to buy carbon credits.   (Toronto Sun)  

The great carbon bazaar

Clean Development Mechanism

'Cap and tax'

Western 'hypocrites' 

20% increase in energy efficiency

All about the swag

Premiers fail to agree on GHG-emissions plan

Emissions debate still divides premiers

Premiers defend carbon trading

Baird blasts premiers’ plan

Alliance of wounded giants

Premiers announce carbon capture push

$100B in carbon futures trading coming to AU

Carbon traders bet on climate success

US business carbon slash hoax

Proposed NCEE comments  .pdf 

   

Ethanol production

WASHINGTON - The ethanol era has proven far more damaging to the environment than politicians promised and much worse than the government admits today.  (AP)  

Climate guru flees

PotashCorp leads pack   potash

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan

Rising food prices 'a silent tsunami'

Potash the new crude

Cereal prices hit poor countries

Beer, pizza prices signal end of cheap food era

Wheat board revenues highest in 10 years

Spiralling grain prices drive up bakery costs

Crop prospects and food situation Oct. 2007

The new public enemy #1

Canada Free Press series

Eco-vehicles running on dirty fuel

'Biofuel key reason for high food prices'

2008 Bill C-33

Global biofuel output to soar

EU defends biofuel goals

Ethanol craze raises concerns

Food price inflation

EU biofuel policy is a 'mistake'

UN: Biofuels ' crime against humanity'

Keeping good intentions on the Right Path

Losing land to biofuels

Climate change moral failings

Toronto blogger turns up NASA error

climateaudit.org

Global warming? Look at the numbers

Spaced out view of controversy

   

Another coming IOC windfall

LONDON - Britain could be fined up to £175M ($290M) by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) if it continues to break air pollution laws by the time the Games begin next August.   (Guardian UK)

Greenest ever

Al Gore

Generation Investment Management

A coup for junk science

Nobel Prize controversies

Al Gore's inconvenient judgment

Gore backers lead movement without candidate

   

Globe Warming rivals Sponsorship

OTTAWA - Many years ago, I warned Henry Hengeveld of Environment Canada (EC) that, if he thought it was difficult to convince ministers and MPs that global warming was due to human carbon dioxide (CO2) production, it would be twice as difficult to change their minds once they were convinced.   After all, it would be very dangerous for a bureaucrat to go back to those same politicians with the message that their political positions were wrong because they were based on wrong information.  (Tim Ball) 

 

Climate must be won in developing countries

Harper dismisses Kyoto compliance law

Study finds human influence on precipitation

Canada can't meet Kyoto targets: Harper

Economy, not climate, remains China's priority

 

   

China, US could sign climate deal

WASHINGTON - The US and China are likely to sign an agreement to combat climate change during President Barack Obama's visit to Beijing in November, Washington senator Maria Cantwell said.  (China Daily)

US can't fix all woes itself 

China diminishes hope for climate deal 

US & China will decide

Talk of green revolution belies energy grab

PetroChina    

Athabasca Oil Sands  

UN climate summit  

Mortality from ship emissions

Global CO2 emissions through 2007

Ships' diesel fumes kill 60,000

Traffic pollution kills

China will pass US as polluter

China's pollution cuts local rain

Global warming to eclipse international terrorism

Ethanol-blend emissions no greener

Global impact of Asia's pollution

Asian soot effects Canada

China to spend $14.5B to clean up lake

China Cost of Pollution   .pdf

   

Politicization of Science

A report shows the Open Society Institute funded James Hansen to the tune of $720,000 and carefully orchestrating his entire media campaign. OSI, a political group which spent $74 million in 2006 to "shape public policy," is funded by billionaire George Soros.  (Daily Tech)

 

Putting the movies on moveon.org

Worldwide cost of living survey 2008

Worldwide cost of living survey 2006

   

Tories reject green panel's advice

OTTAWA - The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, a panel of Canadian experts from environmental groups and the business world, concluded Canada could achieve a 65-per-cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 by acting as soon as possible.  (CanWest)

Canada needs carbon tax   Vested interest

Do carbon credits make a difference?

Creators of carbon credit scheme cashing in

Ministers to assess climate cost of all decisions

Some are going Green

Al Gore's $100M makeover

Toronto to go green

Death threats over climate debate

Scientists have inconvenient news for Gore

Tiny changes have huge impact

   

BC's prices to increase even more

VICTORIA - Cap-and-trade regulations will apply to emissions from stationary assets while the carbon tax would apply to transportation fuel such as diesel for large mining trucks.  

Carbon tax will be a cash cow

Happy carbon tax increase day

Carbon tax resurfaces

Industrial cap-and-trade system not on agenda

The 21st century Pardoners Tale

Vancouver changes emission fee rules

Campbell's moving targets

BC government introduces carbon tax

Wreaking havoc on global economies

Climate of Secrecy

A weapon of mass taxation

They call it cap and trade

Doomsday scare tactics nonsense

Hydro warns of price shock  

US cap & trade plans put on ice  

Cap & trade     

Company tries to cash in on carbon currency

BC NDP backs off opposition to carbon tax

Feds unveil plans for carbon market

Green legislation hike energy costs

Where did the money go?  

BC joins 'carbon credits' trading market

Huge 'green' boondoggle?

It's all about the money

Hot air over greenhouse gases

Campbell budges

Your not paying enough

Climate Action Team

Overtaxes consumers need relief

Rising fuel prices add millions to service costs

Surprise, gas prices up

Premier takes issues with slamming his gas tax

   

$225M for conservation groups

TORONTO - The federal government will spend up to $225 million to help conservation groups fight urban sprawl by acquiring private lands considered ecologically sensitive, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday.  The money will be available in matching grants for Nature Conservancy of Canada and such groups as Ducks Unlimited as part of a plan to persuade landowners to donate or sell their property.  (CanWest)

Economy to take a hit

TORONTO - Canadians households will take a hit in the pocketbook under the Conservative government's plan to force industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 18 per cent by 2010.  (CP)  

Standards will give industry 3 year free ride

Green plan highlights

Conservatives climate plan

   

Contract shortfall

OTTAWA - The city signed a 20-year contract with Orgaworld to guarantee a collection of 80,000 tonnes a year.  The Green Bin program only collected 53,000 tonnes in 2010 which means taxpayers will have to shell out $2.5M to account for the contract shortfall.   (CTV)

Taxpayers pay tab for cancelled fees

Stewardship Ontario

Green police target flat-screen TV

Weather data sources

Sniffing out methane emissions

'Green' fees

Smart meters still aren't

$89M price tag

Don't believe climate chaos

Environmental Extremism

Historical and philosophical context of debate

How the world was misled about global warming

How UN structures were designed

Wreaking Havoc on Global Economies

The Hockey Stick scam

The unholy alliance

Disasters are coming

FEMA: Declared disaster by year

Canada to monitor pollution from China

BC's clean energy fund

Hydro hike of 6% projected

Scientists to track impact of Asian dust

China admits to climate failings

Emissions trading

Carbon emissions trading

European Union Emission Trading Scheme

World Bank Carbon Finance Unit (CFU)

Tories defend Harper's Kyoto-bashing

Harper letter dismissed Kyoto

Asking the right questions about climate change

BC unveils laws to reduce emissions

'Smart' meters coming to BC

Climate change: The Deniers

Global warming: the cold, hard facts?

OPG a giant among other polluters: Report

Greenhouse gases up 90%

Beneficiaries of the Budget

Global warming to 'continue for centuries'

Global Warming debate shifts to who pays

'Reef' tires create Ocean nightmare

Kyoto Protocol: UN on climate change

Opposition pushes Kyoto bill through Commons

PM says he will 'respect' Kyoto bill

Kyoto bill may trigger lawsuit

Honour Kyoto, House tells PM

Tories put election engine in gear

Ont. claims emissions below 1990 levels

Top 10 Greenhouse gas emitters in Canada

$20B warning on Kyoto

Ottawa inaction costing farmers

Audit to show waste in environment plans

Harper announces funding

Global warming blamed on humanity: report

Global warming hypocrisy

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Global warming caused by humans

OTTAWA - Hundreds of climate scientists, gathered in Paris to review the work of more than 2,000 researchers - including skeptics, have predicted that global temperatures will rise faster in the 21st century than in the previous 100 years, with stronger increases for countries in northern regions such as Canada.  (CanWest)

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Indigenous people double climate hit

Emissions cap for China, India unlikely

Skirmish over China and India

Fear, complexity in the 21st century

Intergovernmental panel on climate change

Models 'key to climate forecasts'

IPCC list of contributors

China praised at conference

Harper at odds with UN chief over Kyoto

Open Kyoto to debate

Pollution 'hits China's farmland'

Climate debate kept secret

GEO-4

Que. introduces tax to pay for Kyoto

Dion admits Liberals' Kyoto goal impossible

Western premiers signal Kyoto done

Ottawa's Kyoto plan wins backers in Bonn

Liberals' Kyoto plan a pricey dud

Kyoto accord a mystery to most people

Right to oppose Bali proposals

Climate change victims call for aid

UN chief fails to win unified approach

Kyoto would lead to economic collapse

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UN climate agency, another deception

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UN Climate change conference

US backs Kyoto alternative

Canada's Kyoto Plan: Version 2005.04.13

Greenbacks waft in with greenhouse gases

Canada agrees to next step in Kyoto Protocol

   

Investigation of 'Integrity issues'

A federal wildlife biologist whose observation in 2004 of presumably drowned polar bears in the Arctic helped to galvanize the global warming movement has been placed on administrative leave and is being investigated for scientific misconduct, possibly over the veracity of that article.   (AP)  

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Greenland glaciers losing ice at faster pace

UN downgrades man's impact on the climate

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Giant ice shelf snaps

Heat is on for Northwest Passage

Arctic heads into warmer future

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New NASA data blow hole in global warming

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Back on the road to nowhere

Report slams Canada over environment

Earth has suffered irreversible damage: study

Study highlights global decline

Stern review: Economics of climate change

Pollution lawsuits loom, experts warn

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BBC Indepth: Planet under pressure

Canadian Environmental Protection Act

   

If the global warming is real side is using 1750 as the baseline for when the Earth was in balance, then (1750 - 800M est. World population) either the Butterfly effect doesn't matter or somehow we need to get rid of about 6 billion people (2006 – 6.5B est. world population) to bring that balance back. - Chris       Children?  Not if you love the planet

   

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