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    Live at Copenhagen: Reaction to President Obama's Speech

    The President just gave a brief speech here in Copenhagen to the assembled parties, laying out what he believes are the crucial elements to a successful climate change accord. Specifically, there are three elements—greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation commitments, transparency, and financing (but more on those in a moment). Consistent with … More

    Some Truth in Copenhagen

    The global-warming economics coming out of Washington doesn’t match the global-warming economics of Copenhagen. For instance, according to Senator John Kerry (D-MA) cutting CO2 creates jobs and stimulates the economy. At least that’s what the press release describing his cap-and-tax legislation claims. But in Copenhagen this view of economics gets … More

    Live At Copenhagen: U.N. Official Admits Copenhagen Conference “is Not a Climate Change Negotiation”

    The Heritage Foundation’s Steven Groves and Ben Lieberman are live at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference reporting from a conservative perspective. Follow their reports on The Foundry and at the Copenhagen Consequences Web site. As the developed and developing worlds continue to spar here in Copenhagen over the terms of … More

    Live at Copenhagen: Great news - Copenhagen is a Disaster

    The Heritage Foundation’s Steven Groves and Ben Lieberman are live at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference reporting from a conservative perspective. Follow their reports on The Foundry and at the Copenhagen Consequences Web site. “Collapsing in chaos” is a phrase the media is using to describe the Copenhagen climate conference, … More

    Guest Blogger: Rep. Capito Says We Need to Put a Personal Face on Copenhagen

    As the festivities in Copenhagen got underway last week, there was no shortage of enthusiasm from those pushing for new regulations, new caps and new taxes – all in the name of saving the planet. With EPA Administrator Jackson officially unveiled her agency’s endangerment finding, commentators were quick to point … More

    Live From Copenhagen: A Matter of Sovereignty

    The Heritage Foundation’s Steven Groves and Ben Lieberman are live at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference reporting from a conservative perspective. Follow their reports on The Foundry and at the Copenhagen Consequences Web site. Climate change negotiations here in Copenhagen have apparently hit a speed bump because the United States … More

    Message to Obama: Leave Our Jobs Here, Bring Our Sovereignty Back

    President Obama headed overseas to collect his Nobel Peace Prize and make his pitch for collective action on climate change. Of course, if our president commits us to any binding agreement to reduce greenhouse gases, our jobs will be heading overseas too. The Senate’s 1997 Byrd-Hagel Resolution warned not to … More

    Copenhagen Consequences Video: China is the Main Culprit

    In response to the December 7th through 18th Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, The Heritage Foundation is launching a video series to cover all the details and aspects of the climate summit. We’ll address all the angles (climate, energy, national security, sovereignty, trade, and more) and provide you with everything you … More

    Video: Copenhagen Should Follow Byrd-Hagel Resolutions

    In response to the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference December 7th through 18th, The Heritage Foundation is launching a video series to cover all the details and aspects of the climate summit. We’ll address all the angles (climate, energy, national security, sovereignty, trade, and more) and provide you with everything you … More

    New Poll Shows More Skepticism on Global Warming

    A new poll from Harris Interactive Inc released today found that: “Just 51 percent of adults questioned said they believed carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases would cause the Earth’s average temperature to increase. Two years ago, fully 71 percent of respondents linked greenhouse gases directly to global warming. The … More