• Europe Hit By Record Low Temperatures

    • Date: 27/02/18
    • The Australian

    An Arctic storm dubbed the “Beast from the East” saw temperatures across much of Europe fall to their lowest level this winter and even brought a rare snowstorm to Rome, paralysing the city and giving its residents the chance to ski, sled and build snowmen in its famous parks and piazzas. Rome’s schools were ordered […]

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  • European Ministers Sound Like Trump, Demand Big Changes To Paris Agreement

    • Date: 26/02/18
    • Climate Home

    EU foreign ministers have set a collision course with China in a statement calling for the same rules to bind all countries under the Paris climate deal. In a 9-page statement on climate diplomacy objectives, released at the conclusion of a council meeting on Monday, ministers stressed the need for more action. The window to hold global warming to 2C, the upper temperature limit agreed in Paris, was […]

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  • Pruitt Vows to Repeal ‘Prohibition’ on U.S. Energy Resources

    • Date: 25/02/18
    • Bloomberg

    The Obama administration effectively imposed “Prohibition” on U.S. energy and natural resources development through policies meant to address climate change and water protection, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said on Friday night. It was not the first time Pruitt has likened the previous administration’s agency to the U.S. attempt to ban alcohol in the […]

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  • Global Renewable Sector Faces Enron-Style Collapses, Iberdrola Chief Warns

    • Date: 23/02/18
    • Financial Times

    The end of the era of cheap money is set to lead to Enron-style collapses of companies in the much-hyped global renewable energy sector, according to the chief executive of one of the world’s largest wind power producers. How the world was fooled by green fantasists  Ignacio Galán, the chief executive of Spanish utility Iberdrola, […]

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  • George Soros Makes $160 Million Investments In Oil, Gas & Coal Companies

    • Date: 22/02/18
    • Richard Pollock, Daily Caller

    George Soros made big investment bets on fossil fuel companies in the fourth quarter of 2017 even though he claims these firms contribute to climate change, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation. In the last quarter of 2017, Soros Fund Management reported investments in eleven new fossil fuel corporations totalling nearly $160 million, […]

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  • Mugged By Reality, Washington Post Discovers Fatal Flaws Of Paris Climate Agreement

    • Date: 20/02/18
    • The Washington Post

    Barely two years ago, after weeks of intense bargaining in Paris, leaders from 195 countries announced a global agreement that once had seemed impossible. For the first time, the nations of the world would band together to reduce humanity’s reliance on fossil fuels in an effort to hold off the most devastating effects of climate change. “History will […]

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  • Shale Revolution Helps Drive Electricity Costs to Record Lows

    • Date: 16/02/18
    • Energy Indepth

    For the second year in a row, “electricity is making up a smaller share of U.S. household bills than ever before,” a fact that can be traced directly to the fact that natural gas has retained its position as the No. 1 electricity generation producer in the U.S. in 2017. The Business Council for Sustainable […]

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  • 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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