February 23, 2012

Europe's Green Energy Failures a Lesson for Canada

National Post, National Post

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The failure of green-energy policies throughout Europe provides an important lesson for Canadian politicians — especially Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and his fellow Liberals, who have rushed headlong into green alternatives such as wind, solar and biofuel with as much enthusiasm (and taxpayer money) as any government in North America.

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February 15, 2012
Europe vs. the World
Edwin Truman, New York Times
¶FOR the third time in a century, a bitter conflict fueled by historic grievances has erupted in Europe, with the United States looking from afar and hoping not to get involved. Of course, this is not being fought on... more ››
February 16, 2012
A Callous EU Is Destroying Greece
Peter Oborne, Daily Telegraph
For all of my adult life, support for the European Union has been seen as the mark of a civilised, reasonable and above all compassionate politician. It has guaranteed him or her access to leader columns, TV studios, lavish... more ››
February 15, 2012
EU's Emissions Trading System Isn't Working
Alexander Jung, Spiegel
Emissions trading, the European Union hoped, would limit the release of harmful greenhouse gases. But it isn't working. The price for emissions certificates has plunged, a development that is actually making coal more... more ››
February 14, 2012
Americans Should Pay Attention to Europe
Bruce Stokes, Yale Global
With so much at stake, Americans should pay more attention to the handling of the crisis. more ››
February 22, 2012
The End of the European Project
Doug Bandow, The National Interest
Two years ago, the Lisbon Treaty created a stronger, more powerful European Union with a president and foreign minister. The continent seemed to have answered Henry Kissinger’s derisive question: What is the phone number... more ››