• Greens? Nein Danke: Germany’s Once Powerful Green Party Faces Existential Crisis

    • Date: 24/04/17
    • Süddeutsche Zeitung

    For Germany’s long-successful Green Party the political situation is slowly becoming precarious. Meanwhile, their support in the polls is approaching the parliamentary five percent hurdle. On Sunday, the opinion research institute Emnid presented its latest survey. According to the pollsters, the Greens are now on only six percent – the worst support the Institute has […]

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  • World’s Greenest People Are The World’s Poorest People

    • Date: 23/04/17

    A new report ranking countries with “the most environmentally friendly people” shows the greenest nations are also some of the poorest in the world. A MoneySuperMarket report listed Mozambique, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe as having “the most environmentally friendly people in the world,” while ranking Americans as being some of the least eco-friendly people on the planet. That […]

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  • Green Energy Poverty: Are Low Income Americans Impoverished by Alternative Energy?

    • Date: 20/04/17
    • Erin Mundahl, Inside Sources

    Sunday is Earth Day. While environmentalist groups are planning marches to support renewable energy development, several groups are pushing back by declaring April 17-21 Green Energy Poverty Week. Their goal is to highlight the effects that green energy policies have on low income households. The term green energy poverty is a variation on global energy […]

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  • Trapped In Thick Arctic Ice, Canadian Fishermen Call For Compensation

    • Date: 20/04/17
    • Garrett Barry, CBC News

    Heavy ice is making it impossible for fishermen from the Twillingate area to get to their crab fishing grounds. Heavy ice is making it impossible for fishermen from the Twillingate area to get to their crab fishing grounds. (Twitter/@jeddore1972) At least six Twillingate fish harvesters are being kept from the crab fishery by miles of […]

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  • White House Postpones Meeting on Paris Climate Accord

    • Date: 19/04/17
    • Politico

    President Donald Trump’s most senior advisers postponed a meeting Tuesday during which they had hoped to bridge the administration’s divide over whether the U.S. should leave or remain in the Paris climate change agreement. The fate of the agreement, backed by nearly 200 nations in 2015, has become a major symbolic policy question for a president who […]

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  • CEI Calls On Trump To Keep His Promise And Withdraw From Paris Climate Deal

    • Date: 18/04/17
    • The Washington Examiner

    The conservative free-market think tank Competitive Enterprise Institute started an online campaign Tuesday to urge President Trump to keep his campaign promise and withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement. President Trump: Withdraw from the Paris Climate Treaty The campaign comes as the president’s top advisers assemble Tuesday to decide whether or not to exit […]

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  • ‘Global Warming Drought’ Over As Northern California Sees Wettest Year On Record

    • Date: 15/04/17
    • Associated Press

    It is now the wettest year on record in the Northern California mountains, National Weather Service officials said Thursday. An index of precipitation at eight sensors showed that just under 90 inches of rain and snow have fallen this winter in the northern Sierra Nevada. The previous record of 88.5 inches was set in the […]

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  • EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Calls For U.S. To Exit Paris Climate Agreement

    • Date: 14/04/17
    • The Washington Post

    President Trump’s top environment official called for an “exit” from the historic Paris agreement Thursday, the first time such a high-ranking administration official has so explicitly disavowed the agreement endorsed by nearly 200 countries to fight climate change. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, left, shakes hands with coal miners during a visit to […]

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