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Ending government discrimination against cars.

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Limit regulations to those for safety and fraud prevention

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NASA’s Jim Hansen gets $10,000 speaking fee; received $300,000 (he controls NASA’s climate reporting)

Secretary General of the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development -- the so-called Earth Summit -- held in Rio de Janeiro, which gave a significant push to global economic and environmental regulation.
Mr. Strong founded the Earth Council

Strong is on the board of directors of the Chicago Climate Exchange, described as “the world’s first and North America’s only active voluntary, legally binding integrated trading system to reduce emissions of all six major greenhouse gases (GHGs), with offset projects worldwide.”   
Maurice Strong is on The Chicago Climate Exchange board of directors

Data in chart from:  http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=34405


Sir Nicholas Stern launches carbon credit ratings agency
1. “Lord Nicholas Stern, author of the UK’s Stern report on climate change, will launch a new carbon credit ratings agency on Wednesday, the first to score carbon credits on a similar basis to that used to rate debt.”

“Among our principal guests were Sir Nicholas Stern, who will be joining us as Vice Chairman, IDEAGlobal Group on August 13th 2007,”

“The markets for emission reductions under the flexible mechanisms and the EU ETS have increased from small and hesitant trades to a growing market, projected to possibly exceed $10 billion in the CDM alone. In a follow up commitment period to the Kyoto Protocol, projections place a market size at over $100 billion.”
BILLIONS in Research Money:
“NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Eight scientific organizations urged the next U.S. president to help protect the country from climate change by pushing for increased funding for research and forecasting ... $9 billion in investments between 2010 and 2014 ... The investments would pay for satellite and ground-based instruments that observe the Earth's climate and for computers to help make weather predictions more accurate.”

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by Steven Milloy

Here are a few questions Gore should answer


1. You are a partner in the venture capital firm of Kleiner-Perkins and a co-founder of the United Kingdom-based investment firm of Generation Investment Management, each of which stands to gain financially from greenhouse gas regulation. Please describe any other financial interests that you have in any other businesses that stand to profit from greenhouse gas regulation.

Read all ten questions at http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?print=yes&id=31584

10 Questions for Al Gore

London, 15 October: Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros has said he will invest $1 billion in clean technology, in a bid to tackle climate change.

Read the whole press release


More Environmental Incestments

Billionaire expects to make $$$ off of climate

1. Nature Conservancy


$910.7 million

2. Wildlife Conservation Society


$197.4 million

3. World Wildlife Fund


$169.5 million

4. Environmental Defense Fund


$122.8 million

5. Natural Resources Defense Council


$108 million

6. National Audubon Society


$92.7 million

7. National Wildlife Federation


$90.1 million

8. Sierra Club


$81.8 million

9. Sierra Club Foundation


$29.9 million

10. Greenpeace Inc.


$26.3 million

Top 10 Richest Green Groups:

Total = $1.828 BILLION!

Al Gore made $100 MILLION
Big Money in Scaring People

Excellent Paper on The Billions the Alarmists Are Raking In

While Complaining About a Few Million From the Other Side

Who will be the Robber Barons of the 21st century?

Al Gore is poised to become the first climate billionaire

Climate Money: Bigger Money Moves In

“I can see carbon trading being a $2 trillion market.”

Hockeystick creator raked in $6 million

U.N. IPCC head: Making a Fortune

The head of the UN's climate change panel - Dr Rajendra Pachauri - is accused of making a fortune from his links with 'carbon trading' companies


The PR Machine

The Truth about RealClimate.org

The Truth about DeSmogBlog And SourceWatch

The warmist PR con job

Discover The Networks entry on Fenton

Fenton ... masterminded the mad cow scare campaign, the organic marketing craze, the phony Alar-on-apples food scare,

Environmental Media Services

Fenton Communications – The Tide Foundation and Tide Corporation

How Wikipedia’s green doctor rewrote 5,428 climate articles.


Goldman started pushing hard for cap-and-trade long ago, but things really ramped up last year when the firm spent $3.5 million to lobby climate issues. (One of their lobbyists at the time was none other than Patterson, now Treasury chief of staff.) Back in 2005, when Hank Paulson was chief of Goldman, he personally helped author the bank's environmental policy, a document that contains some surprising elements for a firm that in all other areas has been consistently opposed to any sort of government regulation. Paulson's report argued that "voluntary action alone cannot solve the climate change problem." A few years later, the bank's carbon chief, Ken Newcombe, insisted that cap-and-trade alone won't be enough to fix the climate problem and called for further public investments in research and development. Which is convenient, considering that Goldman made early investments in wind power (it bought a subsidiary called Horizon Wind Energy), renewable diesel (it is an investor in a firm called Changing World Technologies) and solar power (it partnered with BP Solar), exactly the kind of deals that will prosper if the government forces energy producers to use cleaner energy. As Paulson said at the time, "We're not making those investments to lose money."


The bank owns a 10 percent stake in the Chicago Climate Exchange, where the carbon credits will be traded. Moreover, Goldman owns a minority stake in Blue Source LLC, a Utah-based firm that sells carbon credits of the type that will be in great demand if the bill passes. Nobel Prize winner Al Gore, who is intimately involved with the planning of cap-and-trade, started up a company called Generation Investment Management with three former bigwigs from Goldman Sachs Asset Management, David Blood, Mark Ferguson and Peter Harris. Their business? Investing in carbon offsets. There's also a $500 million Green Growth Fund set up by a Goldmanite to invest in green-tech … the list goes on and on. Goldman is ahead of the headlines again, just waiting for someone to make it rain in the right spot. Will this market be bigger than the energy futures market?


Read the entire article at RolingStones.com

Goldman Sachs and the carbon credit scam

350.org not all volunteer - got millions in grants


During 2011, the most recent year for which tax returns are publicly available, 350.org again had a US$2-million payroll, including US$622,000 for consultants. 350.org spent US$1.2-million on grassroots fieldwork, partnership with other organizations and media coverage, and US$356,000 to recruit participants through emails, blogs and social networking.

Read the rest at Financial Post

The $10 Trillon Dollar Prize!

“We’re going to see a worldwide market, and carbon will unambiguously will be the largest non-financial commodity in the world,” he said, predicting trades eventually will total $10 trillion a year.



+ TRILLION Wasted on regulation of CO2


From the United States Government Accountability Office (bold added):

Funding for climate change activities reported by OMB increased from $4.6 billion in 2003 to $8.8 billion in 2010, and is organized in a complex, crosscutting system. OMB reports funding in four categories: technology to reduce emissions, science to better understand climate change, international assistance for developing countries, and wildlife adaptation to respond to actual or expected changes. Over this period, technology funding, the largest category, increased from $2.56 billion to $5.5 billion and increased as a share of total funding. OMB also reported $26.1 billion as funding for climate change programs and activities in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and tax expenditures to encourage emissions reductions, with $7.2 billion in federal revenue losses in 2010. http://www.gao.gov/assets/320/318556.pdf

From Forbes, 8/23/11:

According to the GAO, annual federal climate spending has increased from $4.6 billion in 2003 to $8.8 billion in 2010, amounting to $106.7 billion over that period.

The Small Business Administration estimates that compliance with such regulations costs the U.S. economy more than $1.75 trillion per year — about 12%-14% of GDP, and half of the $3.456 trillion Washington is currently spending. The Competitive Enterprise Institute believes the annual cost is closer to $1.8 trillion when an estimated $55.4 billion regulatory administration and policing budget is included.  http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrybell/2011/08/23/the-alarming-cost-of-climate-change-hysteria/