• Fear Of Losing Votes, US Democrats Ban Presidential Climate Debate

    • Date: 25/08/19
    • ABC News

    Democrats have shut the door to a presidential debate focused on climate change. The proposal dominated the party’s convention this week in San Francisco and pitted party officials who oppose single-issue debates against activists, who see climate change as an existential threat that deserves special attention heading into the 2020 election. On Thursday, the proposal failed […]

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  • Climate Hysteria Threatens To Break West Apart At G7 Summit

    • Date: 24/08/19
    • Reuters

    BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in France on Saturday for what promises to be a fraught meeting of major industrialized nations, with friction over trade, climate change and Iran likely to snarl the talks. The three-day Group of Seven meeting in the Atlantic seaside resort of Biarritz takes place amid sharp […]

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  • Climate Hysteria May Destroy Western Airlines, Quantas Boss Warns

    • Date: 24/08/19
    • Infosurhoy

    Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has warned that global warming panic could bring the aviation industry to a halt, saying additional airline taxes could take the world back to the 1920s. Speaking at the Centre for Aviation summit in Sydney this week, Mr Joyce hit back at climate change hysteria and ‘flight shaming’. Mr Joyce referenced an […]

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  • East German State Elections Pose Litmus Test For German Climate Policy

    • Date: 16/08/19
    • Clean Energy Wire

    Voters in the eastern German states of Saxony and Brandenburg head to the polls on 1 September for crucial state elections. The results could have an outsized impact on German climate policy for three reasons. First, these states are home to many of the coal communities most affected by Germany’s coal phase-out and are therefore […]

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  • Germany To Abandon Fiscal Prudence To Save Its Shambolic Climate Policy

    • Date: 12/08/19
    • Reuters

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is considering ditching its long-cherished balanced budget policy to help finance a costly climate protection program with new debt, a senior government official said. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has managed to raise public spending without incurring new debt since 2014 thanks to an unusually long growth cycle, record-high employment, buoyant tax […]

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  • Let Them Eat Cake: Germany Plans To Make Eating Meat Expensive To ‘Protect The Climate’

    • Date: 07/08/19
    • Deutsche Welle

    Meat is relatively cheap for consumers in Germany. But that could all be about to change as lawmakers from across the political spectrum back proposals aimed at climate protection and animal welfare. German politicians from the Social Democrats (SPD) and the Greens on Wednesday proposed raising the value added tax (VAT) on meat to the […]

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  • Germany’s CDU To Rule Out Carbon Tax – Official

    • Date: 06/08/19
    • Wall Street Online

    Carsten Linnemann, vice president of the parliamentary Christian Democrats does not expect that the ruling CDU will introduce a CO2 tax. “I am firmly convinced that the Christian Democrats will oppose a CO2 tax,” said Linnemann according to the “Rheinische Post.” He does not see a majority in favour in the parliamentary party. A CO2 […]

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  • Only 27% Of Republicans Think Climate Change Is A Major Threat To The USA

    • Date: 03/08/19
    • Newsweek

    According to a new poll, less than a third of Republicans think that climate change is a “major threat to the well-being of the United States.” A survey conducted by the Pew Research Institute asked respondents about several “serious global threats,” including Russian influence, the Islamic State (ISIS) and North Korea’s nuclear program. Global climate change […]

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