Environmentalists Back Off of Carbon Tax

Politico says environmentalists have backed off from proposing taxes on carbon. The reason? Their news report says: This month’s fuel-tax riots in Paris and the defeat of a carbon-fee ballot measure in Washington state show the difficulty of getting people to support a levy on the energy sources that heat their homes and power their…

The Decline and Fall of California

Earlier this year, U.S. News ranked California as having the worst quality of life in the country. Tucker Carlson recently interviewed author, Hoover Institution fellow and also a California native Victor Davis Hanson on Fox News about why California went from one of the most powerful, innovative economies in the United States to having the…

Environmentalists Seek Meat Tax to Curb Climate Change

During January, scientists at the University of Manchester, England released the results of a study conducted examining the carbon footprint of homemade and pre-packaged sandwiches. Researchers found that producing sandwiches made with pork meat, cheese and prawns resulted in the highest carbon emissions. Worst of all, making so-called all day breakfast sandwiches resulted in carbon…

Environmentalists lobby for huge carbon tax in Vermont

Despite a budget deficit it is not preventing environmentalists from continuing to seek restrictions on carbon emissions. According to The Northfield News, environmentalist groups in Vermont are pushing for a carbon tax that, in theory, is supposed to tax fossil fuels and, hence, tax polluters would would result in less use of fossil fuels. The…

Environmentalists assist in UK tax crackdown

As if their advocacy of carbon controls and campaigns against fossil fuels aren’t enough, environmentalists attack industry on another front: taxes. According to Royal Dutch Shell, Friends of the Earth teamed up with other groups in order to expose Shell’s use of low tax jurisdictions (such as the Cayman Islands, Bermuda and Bahamas) that the…