• After Green Fraud, China Cuts Subsidies For Many Electric Cars

    • Date: 15/02/18
    • Nikkei

    Automakers face higher range requirements as fraud prompts aid reduction China is reassessing subsidies for manufacturers of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. GUANGZHOU — China lowered manufacturer subsidies for many electric cars and plug-in hybrids by about 30%, with the central government planning to re-evaluate this aid again around midyear. The revamped subsidy program that took […]

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  • Exxon Sues The Suers In Fierce Climate-Change Case

    • Date: 14/02/18
    • Bloomberg

    As climate-change lawsuits against the oil industry mount, Exxon Mobil Corp. is taking a bare-knuckle approach rarely seen in legal disputes: It’s going after the lawyers who are suing it. The company has targeted at least 30 people and organizations, including the attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts, hitting them with suits, threats of suits […]

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  • Arctic Weather Brrrrreaking Records

    • Date: 12/02/18
    • Churchill Polar Bears

    Blame for the almost 15 C degrees colder than normal temperatures is being placed on the polar vortex Rankin Inlet, Nunavut gets cold in the winter. Located on the northwestern shore of the Hudson Bay at 62 degrees and between Chesterfield Inlet and Arviat, the town is definitely in a remote yet exposed region. Weather is just a […]

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  • White House Seeks 72% Cut In Renewable Energy R&D

    • Date: 11/02/18
    • The Washington Post

    The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts to the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing them by 72 percent overall in fiscal 2019, according to draft budget documents obtained by The Washington Post. Many of the sharp cuts would probably be restored by Congress, but President Trump’s budget, […]

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  • Historic Energy Milestone: US Oil Output Surges To New Record Highs

    • Date: 08/02/18
    • Mark J. Perry, AEIdeas

    US crude oil output surges to new all-time record highs in January. It’s a great day for the US energy industry, a great day for the frackers, and a great day for American-style capitalism. I haven’t used the Drudge Report siren in a long time, but thought it was appropriate today to announce a monumental […]

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  • It’s All Over: Hong Kong Pulls The Plug On Electric Cars Incentives

    • Date: 06/02/18
    • Capital.com

    Tesla’s sales in Hong Kong plunged during much of 2017 after the local government cut tax incentives for electric vehicles. Data from Hong Kong´s Transport Department shows Tesla sales fell to just 32 between April and December 2017, a dramatic decline from the near 2,000 sales notched up over the same period of 2016. The […]

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  • Trump Makes American Energy Dominance Key Priority

    • Date: 31/01/18

    President Trump on Tuesday night celebrated his administration’s success in implementing its “energy dominance” agenda. “We have ended the war on American energy, and we have ended the war on beautiful clean coal,” Trump declared during his first State of the Union address. “We are now proudly an exporter of energy to the world.” The […]

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  • U.S. Wind Farm Under Criminal Investigation For Bat And Eagle Death

    • Date: 29/01/18
    • Tony Davis, Arizona Daily Star

    Southern Arizona’s only wind-energy farm is under a federal criminal investigation because its turbines killed an endangered bat and a federally protected golden eagle, law enforcement officials say. An endangered lesser long-nosed bat was among an estimated 2,606 bats killed in turbines at the Willcox-area Red Horse Wind 2 project in its first year, a […]

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