A Marshall Plan for Global Warming
The heat-trapping gases that are a necessary byproduct of economic activity pose difficult policy challenges for the worlds leading economies. One sensible, and politically achievable, way forward is the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate (AP6), Dr. Margo Thorning, ICCF managing director, told readers of the South China Morning Post, Hong Kongs English language newspaper, in an op-ed published on 25 October 2006.
UN Commission on Sustainable Development Hears ICCF Views
ICCF Managing Director Dr. Margo Thorning spoke before the UN Commission on Sustainable Development on May 5, 2006 as it ended the first week of its two-week session on the challenges and opportunities related to investing in energy and industrial development. Appearing with Dr. Thorning on the panel were Faith Birol, Chief Economist of the International Energy Agency in Paris and Christine Woerlen, Climate Change Focal Area, Global Environment Facility.
ICCF Managing Director Appears before U.S. Senate
Dr. Margo Thorning, Managing Director, International Council for Capital Formation, appeared before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Global Climate Change and Impacts on April 5, 2006 as an invited witness on a panel of climate policy experts. Dr. Thornings testimony focused on The Impact of Voluntary Measures and the Asia-Pacific Partnership for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Also on the panel were David Doniger, climate policy director, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Dr. David Montgomery, vice president of CRA International and co-head of CRAs global environment practice.
The Cost of Kyoto for Europe and Alternative Courses After 2012
During and ICCF presentation at anIstituto Bruno Leoni workshop in Strasbourg, Dr. Margo Thorning, managing director, International Council for Capital Formation, presented an analysis of "The Cost of Kyoto for Europe and Alternative Courses After 2012" at the 17 January 2006 workshop sponsored by Istituto Bruno Leoni in Strasbourg, France.
ICCF's Margo Thorning Examines the Economic Effects of Cutting CO2 Emissions
In this OnPoint Interview with E&E Television, Margo Thorning, managing director of the International Council for Capital Formation, explains how Kyoto will affect European economies.
ICCF Studies Prompt International Media Focus
Energy Supplies: Integrating Climate Change Policies and Renewable Energy
Standards with the Goal of a Secure Energy Future
Reports on the Economic Cost of the Kyoto Protocol to Italy, Spain
and the U.K.
Tanks Warn "Cost of Kyoto 10 to 15 Times Over EU Predictions"
Change Policy and Economic Growth: A Way Forward to Ensure Both
Breakfast on Climate Change Policy And Global Economic Development
Dr. Margo Thorning, managing Director of the International Council for Capital Formation, joined U.S. and European companies at a breakfast hosted by the U.S. Mission to discuss climate change policy and cost effective strategies. Click on the link below to view Dr. Thorning's power point presentation on this timely topic.
Conference on Climate Change Policy And Global Economic Development
Dr. Margo Thorning, managing Director of the International Council for Capital Formation, Mr. Julian Morris, Director of International Policy Network and Dr. Andrei Illarionov, Senior Economic Advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin, discussed the impact of reductions in CO2 on the economies of both developing and industrialized countries which have ratified the Kyoto Protocol Friday October 1, 2004 at a Press Conference hosted by ICCF.
Click on the links below for highlights of this timely presentation:
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