COP18 – Kyoto 2 Comes Apart « Tory Aardvark
The priceless irony in this Green debacle is that the AOSIS nations are so determined to get their grasping duplicitous hands on western money, that they will follow the CO2 causes global warming lie to the ends of the earth, in pursuit of this goal. However the rest of world has shown it is not willing to limit its economic growth, and so will not sign up to a new Kyoto or commit money for the ludicrous historic blame for having had an industrial revolution.Exxon isn't pushing for carbon tax - The Hill's E2-Wire
All the Kyoto extension is now, is an economic suicide pact between the EU and Australia, cheered on by AOSIS who want bucket loads of western money to save their islands from falling sea levels, so they can build new airports and hotels on islands which they say will have sunk beneath the waves by 2015.
A senior Exxon Mobil Corp. official said Tuesday that the oil-and-gas giant isn’t pushing for a carbon tax, but called it the best policy option if lawmakers were to impose a cost on emissions of greenhouse gases.Sen. Boxer announces plans to form ‘climate change caucus’ - The Hill's E2-Wire
“The world is going to continue to run for the several decades on conventional fuels,” Cohen said.
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairwoman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that she’s forming a “climate change caucus,” and argues that Hurricane Sandy “changed a lot of minds” on the topic.THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: NOAA 2012 report finds sea levels rising at less than half the rate claimed by the IPCC
According to the latest NOAA sea level budget, global sea levels rose at only 1.1 - 1.3 mm/year from 2005-2012, which is less than half of the rate claimed by the IPCC [3.1 mm/yr] and is equivalent to less than 5 inches per century. Contrary to alarmist claims, sea level rise decelerated over the 20th century, has also decelerated since 2005, and there is no evidence of any human influence on sea levels.