gases http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12816/all en NBC Promotes Green Agenda in G-8 Summit Report http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-promotes-green-agenda-g-8-summit-report <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Soaring food and energy prices are dealing a tough blow to the world economy, but that shouldn’t stop the United States from spending loads of money to appease climate change alarmists, according to NBC.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-promotes-green-agenda-g-8-summit-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Economy bush carbon ClimateChange countries dioxide emissions G8 gas gases GlobalWarming greenhouse Japan japanese reduction Summit Target U.S. Mon, 07 Jul 2008 15:38:51 +0000 admin 26069 at http://www.mrc.org Greenspan Has 'Grave Doubts' about 'So-Called Cap-and-Trade System on CO2 Emissions' http://www.mrc.org/articles/greenspan-has-grave-doubts-about-so-called-cap-and-trade-system-co2-emissions <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The media have really latched on to Alan Greenspan and his new book, “The Age of Turbulence.” Greenspan has appeared in all the major newspapers; he’s on the cover of Newsweek, been on “60 Minutes” and he even made an appearance <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/articles/2007/20070919151159.aspx"></a>on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.”</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The focus has been his bashing of Bush’s policies, as the <a href="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20781873/"></a>Associated Press described it in a September 15 story. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/greenspan-has-grave-doubts-about-so-called-cap-and-trade-system-co2-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy Trade Age of Turbulence Al Gore book bush cap carbon Climate Change CO2 criticizes cut dioxide emissions gas gases Global Warming greenhouse greenspan oil Weather Thu, 20 Sep 2007 17:07:39 +0000 admin 25335 at http://www.mrc.org Can We Atone for Our Energy Sins? http://www.mrc.org/articles/can-we-atone-our-energy-sins <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Typically, green represents the deadly sin of envy, but with the media’s help it now also stands for hypocrisy.</p> <br /> <p >     In this case, the hypocrisy is media promotion of buying carbon offsets – giving a donation to an energy-saving project as penance for guzzling gas or jetting off to an exotic location. With Al Gore, Hollywood and other celebrities leading the way, the media have joined the excitement, encouraging individuals and companies to offset carbon dioxide emissions.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/can-we-atone-our-energy-sins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy Media AlGore CapandTrade carbon carbonneutral carbonoffset ClimateChange emissions gases GlobalWarming greenhouse Pollution trading Wed, 07 Mar 2007 16:59:52 +0000 admin 25601 at http://www.mrc.org