• France Moves To Halt Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline

    • Date: 08/02/19
    • The Times

    France has signalled its opposition to a controversial gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, raising the odds that Brussels will bring the project to a halt. The €9.5 billion Nord Stream 2 scheme involves running two pipelines beneath the Baltic in addition to an existing pair, bypassing Ukraine and several other states in eastern Europe. […]

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  • Trump Picks World Bank Skeptic David Malpass To Lead Institution

    • Date: 07/02/19
    • Politico

    The Treasury official previously said global organizations like the World Bank ‘have grown larger and more intrusive.’ David Malpass, President Donald Trump’s expected pick to head the World Bank, has been a major player in trade talks with the Chinese | Pool photo by Justin Lane/EPA   U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to tap […]

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  • Green Socialism In America: Calls For ‘Green New Deal’ To Redistribute Wealth and Power

    • Date: 06/02/19
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    A progressive activist who worked on New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign and helped draft an outline for a “Green New Deal” characterized the global warming plan as a “proposal to redistribute wealth.” “America’s ruling class is freaking out about [Ocasio-Cortez’s] proposal to redistribute wealth and power from the people on top to the people […]

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  • Climate Bankruptcy: California’s Green Energy Company Goes Bust — More To Come

    • Date: 05/02/19
    • Peter Forster, Financial Post

    If climate bankruptcies are taken to include those caused by climate activism or perverse climate policies, then there are many companies  made bankrupt by the Climate Industry. PG&E is the latest example. Last week, California utility PG&E filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the face of an estimated US$30 billion of possible liabilities related to the […]

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  • Official: German Coal Exit May Be Delayed Beyond 2038 If Energy Security Is At Risk

    • Date: 03/02/19
    • Voice of America

    BERLIN — Germany’s phasing out of coal-fired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity supply, a senior legislator in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party said. The phase-out, proposed last Saturday by a commission tasked with mapping out Germany’s transition to a more environmentally friendly low-carbon economy, drew […]

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  • Surprise: China’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rising At ‘Alarming Rate’

    • Date: 02/02/19
    • CNN

    Chinese methane emissions are rising at an alarming rate despite recent government regulations aimed at curbing the climate-changing pollutant, a new report has revealed. A study released in the journal Nature on Tuesday shows a steady growth in China’s methane emissions, primarily from the country’s massive coal mining sector, undermining Beijing’s claims to be leading the […]

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  • China Steps Up Oil & Gas Drilling After Communist Party Calls For Energy Security

    • Date: 01/02/19
    • Reuters

    SINGAPORE/BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s state energy giants are set to raise spending on domestic drilling this year to the highest levels since 2016, focusing on adding natural gas reserves in a concerted drive to boost local supplies. Responding to President Xi Jinping’s call last August to boost domestic energy security, China’s trio of oil majors […]

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  • Electric Car Subsidies Largely Benefit ‘Rich’ Tesla And Jaguar Drivers

    • Date: 30/01/19
    • DutchNews

    Around half of the Dutch government’s 700 million euros subsidies for electric cars has ended up in the hands of ‘rich Tesla and Jaguar drivers’, the Volkskrant said on Wednesday.   Last year, the government said it would fund tax breaks totaling €700m for electric car drivers. But almost half the 25,000 electric cars bought […]

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