• The IPCC’s Special Report, Global Warming of 1.5℃

    • Date: 10/10/18
    • Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor

    The details of the IPCC’s Special Report, Global Warming of 1.5℃, if thoughtfully read, should oblige policy makers to conclude that the obstacles to limiting global warming to this level, and indeed even to higher temperatures, are not just arbitrary blockages, rocks in the road to be removed, but fundamental and structural problems with the […]

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  • Coal Use Rises As Renewables Fall In U.S. Electricity Generation

    • Date: 07/10/18
    • OilPrice.com

    The EIA released the latest edition of their Electric Power Monthly on September 25th, with data for July 2018. The table below shows the percentage contribution of the main fuel sources to two decimal places for the last two months and the year to date. (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) For the month of July, the […]

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  • Larry Solomon: Canada — And The World — Abandon Green Energy Agenda

    • Date: 28/09/18
    • Larry Solomon, Financial Post

    Wind and solar have become the fossils of the energy industry; oil, gas and coal remain the fuels of the future Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s repeal of the Green Energy Act and balks by premiers of other Canadian provinces at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate agenda aren’t rearguard moves by Donald Trump wannabes. They are […]

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  • Who Will Win Europe’s Energy Cold War? Russia And The U.S.

    • Date: 26/09/18
    • Mark P Mills, Investor's Business Daily

    Like an impetuous Prospero, President Trump stirs up tempests seemingly with little concern for the consequences. Speaking at the United Nations yesterday, Mr. Trump doubled down on the assertion he made this past summer at the NATO summit in Brussels when he warned that Germany could become “captive to” Russia because of the Nord Stream 2 […]

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  • The Green Energy Act Is Dead. Let That Be A Warning To Green Politicians

    • Date: 22/09/18
    • Rex Murphy, National Post

    All in all, it was the most staggering story involving hallucinations about windmills since the great Cervantes inscribed “The ingenious knight Don Quixote of La Mancha.” New wind turbine projects will be affected by the Ontario Liberal government canceling their green energy act to save money. Photograph taken on Tuesday September 27, 2016 near Strathroy, […]

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  • India Powers Past Poverty, with Coal

    • Date: 18/09/18
    • Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor

    British and Indian ministers met last week at the “UK-India Energy for Growth Dialogue”. If fossil fuels were discussed at the event, and they must have been for they are of overwhelming significance to India, one would never guess it from the UK government’s official statement. Lack of candour in the face of such realities […]

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  • Shale Gas – Not Renewables – Has Been The Biggest Disruptor In Energy Markets

    • Date: 13/09/18
    • Peter Tertzakian, Financial Post

    The biggest and fastest energy transition in North America hasn’t been the addition of renewables, nor the pushing out of coal. It’s been the substitution of conventional natural gas with shale gas. And now ladies and gentlemen, for natural gas’s final trick… look, no storage! The transition of North American natural gas from a high-cost, […]

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  • Is The European ETS Falling At The First Hurdle?

    • Date: 12/09/18
    • ICIS View

    Natural gas for the coming winter is certainly neither abundant nor cheap. And filling that gap in the power mix is coal. The recent bull-run on EU emission allowances will soon no doubt draw the attention of policy-makers and the general media, which in turn could filter through to the Europe’s wider population. There is, […]

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