• Green New Deal Would Cost $70K-Plus Per Household In First Year: Study

    • Date: 30/07/19
    • Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times

    In its first year, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal would cost more than $70,000 per household in five states for higher costs for energy, housing, transportation and shipping, according to a study released Tuesday. In five model states — Alaska, Florida, New Hampshire, New Mexico and Pennsylvania — the ambitious resolution aimed at achieving […]

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  • Climate of Corruption: Inside Quebec’s $5.5 Billion Green Climate Fund

    • Date: 28/07/19
    • The Canadian Press

    Quebec’s green fund was created in 2006 as a way of collecting billions in revenues and redistributing the money towards initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Instead, the fund became a buffet for the pet projects of various ministers. When Ljiljana Latkovic was named to the council governing Quebec’s multibillion-dollar green fund in 2017, she […]

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  • German Onshore Wind Expansion Collapses

    • Date: 26/07/19
    • Recharge News

    A dramatic collapse of wind additions on land in Germany has dragged down European onshore wind installation figures during the first half of 2019, while additions at sea rose, led by new installations in the UK. Europe installed 2.9GW of new onshore wind capacity in the period, down from 3.3GW in the first half of […]

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  • French Deputies Boycott “Apocalyptic Guru” Greta Thunberg

    • Date: 23/07/19
    • Gaia Fawkes, Order-Order.com

    French MPs are starting to wake up to the fact that a 16-year old who wanders the world peddling miss-truths, telling people the end is nigh, and calling for the destruction of the global economic system as we know it may not be the best authority to blindly and uncritically rely on. Thunberg was invited to […]

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  • Green Madness: The Lights Are Going Out In New York City

    • Date: 22/07/19
    • Robert Bryce, Crain's New York Business

    Gov Andrew Cuomo’s green obsession is making the Russian roulette blackout game ever more dangerous. Since the five-hour blackout that hit Manhattan on Saturday night, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has repeatedly attacked Con Ed, the utility that provides electricity and gas to customers in the New York area. He has threatened to strip the utility of its operating license […]

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  • Poland Set To Delay EU 2050 ‘Climate Neutrality’ Target

    • Date: 19/07/19
    • EurActiv

    European leaders will struggle to broker a stronger climate package before December, experts say, as Warsaw prepares to play hard for funding. Poland was one of four member states to block a deal on net zero emissions at the last meeting of national leaders in June. Finland has made strengthening climate ambition top priority for its 6-month presidency of […]

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  • Green Germany Risks Running Out Of Power

    • Date: 18/07/19
    • Reuters

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany, a poster child for renewable energy, is renouncing nuclear and coal. The problem is, say many power producers and grid operators, it may struggle to keep the lights on. The country, the biggest electricity market in the European Union, is abandoning nuclear power by 2022 due to safety concerns compounded by […]

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  • Greens Fear New EU Commission President May Not Deliver On Her Climate Promises

    • Date: 17/07/19
    • EurActiv

    The German former defence minister scraped the majority she needed, with 383 votes to 327. Both the liberal Renew Europe and the Socialists and Democrats (S&D) groups announced they would back her nomination less than an hour before the secret ballot started. The Greens, however, remained unconvinced by her climate offer. Climate change played a […]

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