• Former Green Party Leader Fights Against Destructive Wind Farm

    • Date: 15/07/19
    • The Australian

    Australian’s former Greens leader has shocked many over his protests against a wind farm project and the threat the massive windmills pose to birdlife. Bob Brown has defended his fight against a proposed wind farm in northern Tasmania, saying the project goes too far, comparing it to the Franklin Dam. The former Greens leader has shocked […]

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  • U.S. Now World’s Top Gas Producer — Produces More Than Entire Middle East

    • Date: 12/07/19
    • OilPrice.com

    The U.S. became the world’s top natural gas producer as a result of the shale gas boom. In 2005, the U.S. was well behind Russian in second place for overall natural gas production. But between 2005 and 2018, U.S. natural gas production rose by 70% as the U.S. surged into the lead. Last year, the U.S. […]

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  • Global Investment In Green Energy Drops Sharply

    • Date: 12/07/19
    • Financial Times

    Global investment in clean energy fell to its lowest levels in five years during the first half of 2019, because of a sharp drop in Chinese renewable energy projects. Investment in clean energy slipped to $117.6bn, a decline of 14 per cent compared with the same period last year, according to new research from Bloomberg […]

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  • World’s Second Largest Shale Basin Finally Produces Oil

    • Date: 08/07/19
    • Buenos AiresTimes

    Shale revolution could turn Argentina back into the global energy provider it used to be well over a decade ago. A long the western edge of Argentina’s Patagonia, on an arid steppe nestled against the Andes mountains, lies the Vaca Muerta shale formation. And ever since engineers confirmed what a US geologist suspected a century […]

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  • U.S.-Russia Gas War Sends Prices Plummeting in Europe

    • Date: 05/07/19
    • Fortune

    When the U.S. and Russia go head to head, that can mean cheaper prices—at least when it comes to natural gas. This week, European natural gas prices reached their lowest in at least a decade, fueled by a battle for market share between Russia, traditionally the continent’s supplier, and the U.S., whose gas exports have […]

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  • EU Destroys 700,000 Hectares of Rainforest for Biofuels

    • Date: 03/07/19
    • Rainforest Rescue

    The EU wants to save our climate with supposedly green biofuels and has deemed palm oil “sustainable”. Yet on the other side of the globe, rainforests are being clear-cut to produce the 1.9 million tons of palm oil that end up in European fuel tanks every year. The European Union wants to protect the climate […]

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  • Coal Power Plants Get $64 Billion Lifeline From G20 Governments

    • Date: 26/06/19
    • Bloomberg

    Asian governments are stepping up their support for coal-fired power plants, handing a lifeline worth $64 billion a year to an industry struggling to maintain investment from private investors. The finding from four research organizations contrasts with pledges by the Group of 20 nations to rein in greenhouse gases and wean the world off the […]

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  • G20 Nations Triple Coal Support, Ignoring Their Climate Pledges

    • Date: 25/06/19
    • The Guardian

    Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuels G20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut the carbon emissions driving the climate crisis. The bloc of major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out […]

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