• While Europe Sleeps, India Keen To Explore Massive Shale Gas Resources

    • Date: 04/04/17
    • Pramod Thomas, The New Indian Express

    India has an estimated 96 trillion cubic feet of recoverable shale gas reserves and the government is eager to tap them. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Oil India have already spent Rs 199.47 crore on shale gas exploration in the country. To exploit shale gas and oil in the country, the government on October […]

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  • India’s Nuclear Power Promise Is Fading – And So Are Its Paris Climate Pledges

    • Date: 03/04/17
    • Brahma Chellaney, Hindustan Times

    It is often said that China could become the first country in the world to age before it gets rich. India faces no such spectre. However, India has already become the first important economy in the world to take on onerous climate-related obligations before it has provided electricity to all its citizens. This reality has […]

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  • South Africa Gives Green Light For Shale Gas Fracking In The Karoo

    • Date: 31/03/17
    • News24

    Cape Town – The government has given the go-ahead for shale gas development in the Karoo region, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said on Thursday. He revealed this during a community engagement on shale gas development in Richmond, in the Northern Cape. “Based on the balance of available scientific evidence, government took a decision to […]

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  • Trump To Announce More Big Climate Science Cuts

    • Date: 30/03/17
    • Andrew Follett, The Daily Caller

    President Donald Trump is looking to cut another $140 million in funding from government-funded global warming science programs, according to Space.com. Trump will ask Congress to cut $90 million in funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) weather satellite programs and another $50 million from NASA global warming science programs. The programs slashed include: NOAA’s Geostationary […]

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  • Donald Trump Declares ‘New Age Of American Energy’ As He Destroys Obama’s Climate Legacy

    • Date: 28/03/17
    • The Daily Telegraph

    US President Donald Trump set out to obliterate his predecessor Barack Obama’s legacy on climate change as part of a bid to unleash America’s energy potential. Mr Trump last night signed a sweeping executive order slashing measures from the Obama era, a move that was welcomed by the oil and coal industries as a bold […]

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  • Donald Trump Overturns Obama’s Climate Change Rules

    • Date: 28/03/17
    • The Wall Street Journal

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday taking steps to unravel the most contentious climate-change policies of his predecessor. “My administration is putting an end to the war on coal,” Mr. Trump said in remarks ahead of the official signing at the Environmental Protection Agency, repeating a campaign slogan in which he promised […]

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  • Trump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama’s Climate Policies

    • Date: 28/03/17
    • The New York Times

    WASHINGTON — President Trump signed on Tuesday a much-anticipated executive order intended to roll back most of President Barack Obama’s climate-change legacy, celebrating the move as a way to promote energy independence and to restore thousands of lost coal industry jobs. Flanked by coal miners at a ceremony at the Environmental Protection Agency, Mr. Trump […]

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  • President Trump Signs Executive Order Rolling Back Obama’s Climate Policy

    • Date: 28/03/17
    • USA Today

    President Trump signed an executive order on American energy independence executive order Tuesday, keeping a campaign promise and rolling back the Obama administration’s aggressive attempts to reduce carbon emission through the Clean Power Plan rule. Trump proclaimed the order as “the start of a new era of American energy production” that would “restore economic freedom […]

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