At a time when the rest of the world (for a host of reasons) is shying away from the hydraulic fracturing “boom,” the United States appears to be hell-bent on allowing fracking in every available space. The latest target for the industry has been the already imperiled Gulf of Mexico, the same waters that are still...read more
Notorious skeptic Bjorn Lomborg recently testified in Congress at the request of Sen. James (“Global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American People”) Inhofe. Predictably, Lomborg called on the APAC 6 to ignore Kyoto because it's too expensive – without any recognition of all the wealth and jobs a global transition to clean energy would create. And nowhere does he justify his outrageous assertion that addressing climate change will cost $5 to $8 trillion. His sponsors, in this case APAC, include four of the world's mightiest coal giants – Australia, China, Inda and the US – which just might account for his financial obfuscation!