The French government was forced to scrap plans to increase taxes on carbon dioxide emissions Tuesday after weeks of protests, but the planned carbon taxes were not nearly as high as what the United Nations recommends.
Life in Venezuela, where the people starve and predatory leaders — who can’t or won’t control themselves — stuff their faces, is what it’s like under “real” socialism. Perhaps we should finally heed this warning and banish forever the whimsical notions of socialism’s potential.
The report, funded by the ClimateWorks Foundation, found that countries are increasingly “outsourcing” their emissions to other countries, like China and India.
Law enforcement ended a lingering standoff with an anti-pipeline camp site, arresting five protesters and destroying all the makeshift homes that were built.
The German government admitted it won’t be reaching its lauded emissions target, an embarrassment for a country that has spent billions in an effort to become an international leader in renewable energy.
In blatant violation of international law, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has unveiled a startling new campaign that claims “you have human rights since birth.”
Many on the left have for years praised Maduro and his predecessor, Hugo Chavez, as heroes of “21st century socialism.” Tragically, the downward spiral of Venezuela’s economy puts the lie to those claims.
Greenpeace found China’s carbon dioxide emissions were increasing at their fastest rate in seven years, based on Chinese government figures, the Financial Times reported.
School districts in Australia are seriously considering banning books for children that include the words “boy” and “girl” because they don’t want young children ascribing to gender stereotypes.
Ontario issued its first gender neutral birth certificate Tuesday, meaning Canadian citizens living in the province of Ontario will now be able to remove gender from their certificate of birth or note whichever gender accords with their chosen identity.
What do rural women and girls need in order to rise above poverty? According to UN Women, they need abortion, “comprehensive sexuality education” and reduced parental rights.