• Electric Cars Are Failing To Woo Average American

    • Date: 01/05/18
    • Jon LeSage, OilPrice.com

    Electric cars are having a hard time wooing the average American and the high prices are just one roadblock.  No wonder that 80% of tax credits are taken by households making more than $100,000 a year.  Volkswagen is spending $2 billion in America to correct its “Dieselgate” cheating scandal — and to move beyond the typical […]

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  • Europe’s Green Madness: Ireland Faces Annual EU Green Energy Fines Of €600 Million

    • Date: 30/04/18
    • The Irish Independent

    Ireland faces fines of €600m a year from the EU for failing to meet renewable energy targets and cutting carbon emissions by 2020. New, more ambitious targets for 2030 do not let Ireland off the hook for the 2020 measures, it has emerged. A report for the Dáil Public Accounts Committee, which calculated the potential […]

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  • After Tesla Debacle, Denmark Reconsiders Electric Car Subsidies For The Rich

    • Date: 29/04/18

    Denmark may be open to financial incentives to buy electric cars after seeing a dramatic drop in sales of non-polluting vehicles, according to Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen. “We have tax incentives for electric cars, and you could discuss if they should be bigger. I will not exclude that,” Rasmussen said in an interview in […]

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  • EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Fends Off Democrat Critics, Makes Case for Deregulation in Testy Hearings

    • Date: 27/04/18
    • Kevin Mooney, The Daily Signal

    EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt offered up a vigorous defense of his record amid negative media coverage of his travel, security, and living expenses Thursday in testifying before two House subcommittees.   “Half-truths … so twisted they do not represent reality”: Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, testifies Thursday before a House Energy and […]

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  • EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Moves to End Reliance on ‘Secret Science’

    • Date: 25/04/18
    • Kevin Mooney, The Daily Signal

    EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed a new rule Tuesday aimed at bolstering the role of science in developing regulations. Pruitt announced the change at an event at the Environmental Protection Agency’s headquarters that was closed to The Daily Signal and other press. It could, however, be viewed online. “The era of secret science at EPA […]

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  • As Boulder Sues, 15 U.S. States Oppose Global Warming Lawsuits

    • Date: 23/04/18
    • John O’Brien, Forbes

    Two days after local officials in the Boulder, CO, area filed a lawsuit that attempts to hold large energy companies liable for the alleged effects of global warming, the state’s top lawyer showed that she disagrees with their legal argument by coming out against similar lawsuits in California. On April 19, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman joined […]

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  • Polar Bears Not Starving, Says Wildlife Manager

    • Date: 23/04/18
    • Geoff Bartlett · CBC News

    One of the people who oversees an Indigenous hunt of polar bears says the population is doing well, despite heart-wrenching photos online suggesting some bears are starving. Every year, the Nunatsiavut government awards polar bear licences to Inuit hunters living in the northern Labrador settlement area. The Inuit set a quota of 12 polar bears this winter. Nunatsiavut […]

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  • ‘Time to Reset the Climate Change Debate’: Philipp Lengsfeld

    • Date: 20/04/18
    • William Powell, Natural Gas World

    The proper boundaries between industry, politics and science have become blurred, preventing a rational debate about energy policy and climate change, according to a scientist and former German member of parliament Philipp Lengsfeld. The public, whose interests they would normally serve, therefore instead finds itself caught in the middle, passive not active. Dr Philipp Lengsfeld […]

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