• UN Legal Tribunal Issues Rebuke Of EU Renewable Energy Programme

    • Date: 05/03/19
    • Pat Swords

    UN Legal Tribunal issues sharp rebuke to EU for its repeated failure to comply with its treaty obligations concerning environmental democracy – illegalities with respect to the implementation of the EU renewable programme and inadequate access to justice. The growing chorus about the EU’s democratic deficit is being fuelled by the manner in which its […]

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  • Negative Energy: Berlin’s Trumpian Turn On Nord Stream 2

    • Date: 01/03/19
    • Gustab Gressel, Europeam Council On Foreign Affairs

    Berlin’s handling of the controversial Nord Stream 2 project reveals double standards and neglect of the pipeline’s security repercussions.  Berlin has handled the dispute over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline with unilateralism and clumsiness worthy of US President Donald Trump. On 8 February, the EU Committee of Permanent Representatives was to vote on a […]

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  • How The Shale Revolution Is Reshaping World Markets

    • Date: 26/02/19
    • Nick Butler, Financial Times

    The fast-growing industry in the US is proving doubters of its sustainability wrong The latest short-term outlook for US oil production published by the Energy Information Administration shows output rising to 13.2m barrels a day by the end of 2020. If this is achieved (and the EIA is traditionally cautious), the US will be the […]

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  • The Farcical “Green New Deal”

    • Date: 25/02/19
    • Carpe Diem AEI

    That’s the title of Richard Epstein’s latest Hoover Institution article, here’s the opening: The dominant source of energy for the foreseeable future for both the United States and the world will be fossil fuels, chiefly in the form of oil, natural gas, and coal. Throughout the world, many groups will push hard for massive subsidies to wind […]

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  • Thank Heavens Constable’s On The Case

    • Date: 24/02/19
    • Kathy Gyngell, The Conservative Woman

    We have much to thank the Global Warming Policy Forum for. Who else is keeping a close, critical and sceptical eye on the EU’s and UK’s energy policy? Harry Wilkinson has already drawn our attention to Dieter Helm’s devastating critique of the cost of the UK energy policy and Business and energy Secretary Greg Clark’s […]

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  • Australia’s Tribal Climate Wars Sap Its Energy and Economy

    • Date: 22/02/19
    • Paul Kelly, The Australian

    Australia is being convulsed by its contradictory identity: a fossil fuel-endowed nation enriched by its resources set against a middle-class moralism hooked on climate change action — an internal division that plagues the voting base of both Coalition and Labor. Party values and voting loyalties are being trashed. As climate change activism turns into an […]

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  • EU Commission Study Reveals International Competitive Disadvantage of Climate Policies

    • Date: 19/02/19
    • Dr John Constable, GWPF Energy Editor

    EU 28 household electricity prices are now more than double those in the G20, while industrial  electricity prices are now nearly 50% higher. The third release of the EU Commission’s periodic study of global electricity and gas prices for the first time compares the EU 28 with the whole of the G20 for the period 2008 […]

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  • Video: Bill Gates Slams Unreliable Wind & Solar Energy

    • Date: 18/02/19
    • GWPF TV

    When the world’s richest entrepreneur says wind and solar will never work, it’s probably time to listen.

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