• Argentina, Brazil, India and Saudi Arabia Attempt To Delete Shipping’s Climate Targets

    • Date: 12/03/18
    • Splash 247 News

    A group of four big countries have set out to limit climate targets due to be discussed at the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) gathering next month. Climate Home News is reporting the group, which consists of Argentina, Brazil, India and Saudi Arabia, have sought to delete key parts of a draft global agreement […]

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  • California’s Utilities Have Stopped Deploying Renewable Energy

    • Date: 10/03/18
    • Quartz

    No new renewable capacity was procured in California last year and there are no plans to contract more. California’s solar sector has been on fire. But after a building sprint that saw its share of solar rise from 0.5% of generation in 2010 to 10% last year, the state may be taking a break following two […]

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  • Paris Deal Advocates Vacating White House

    • Date: 07/03/18
    • E&E News

    The globalists are on their way out of the White House, further diminishing the voices close to President Trump that say humans are warming the planet. Departures of key personnel have left an energy and environment policy vacuum that many within the White House expect to be filled by nationalist advisers. More exits are likely […]

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  • It’s All Over: Germany’s ‘Mr. Energiewende’ Resigns, Criticises New Coalition

    • Date: 05/03/18
    • Clean Energy Wire

    Energy state secretary quits, criticising new government’s energy and climate plans Energy state secretary Rainer Baake has quit after four years in charge of Germany’s flagship Energiewende policy at the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). Baake, a Green Party politician whose appointment by then economy minister Sigmar Gabriel (SPD) came as a surprise at the […]

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  • Russia’s Secret Campaign Against U.S. Energy Policy Revealed

    • Date: 02/03/18
    • The Washington Post

    Russian trolls used Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to inflame U.S. political debate over energy policy and climate change, a finding that underscores how the Russian campaign of social media manipulation went beyond the 2016 presidential election, congressional investigators reported Thursday. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Russian Attempts to Influence U.S. Domestic Energy Markets by […]

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  • 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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