• As The Lights Go Out, Blame Game Escalates Over Green Energy ‘Worship’

    • Date: 10/02/17
    • Rosie Lewis, The Australian

    The South Australian Labor government has “worshipped at the altar of renewable energy” but failed to devise a plan to generate enough backup electricity to keep the state’s lights on, Malcolm Turnbull has warned. The Prime Minister ramped up his attack against the state government one day after he blasted Labor’s renewable energy “horror show” […]

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  • South Australia Faces Energy Crisis After Power Cuts Were Ordered In Scorching Temperatures

    • Date: 09/02/17
    • Business Insider Australia

    South Australia’s government is in crisis mode this morning after another set of power cuts hit the state, this time ordered by the national energy market operator because of a generation shortage. The order to cut power came amid blistering evening temperatures in Adelaide, which has been hit by another heatwave this week. SA Power […]

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  • Rolling Blackouts In South Australia As Wind Farms Fail Again

    • Date: 09/02/17
    • Andrew Bolt, Herald Sun

    South Australia’s wind farms fail again, grinding out just 2 per cent power when the wind’s die in a heatwave. Result: blackouts to 40,000 homes as the temperature soars above 40 degrees. And lives put in danger by this green madness. Widespread power blackouts were imposed across Adelaide and parts of South Australia with heatwave […]

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  • In Blow To Green Campaigners, Trump Approves Dakota Access Pipeline

    • Date: 08/02/17
    • Bloomberg

    The controversial Dakota Access pipeline is set to gain the final go-ahead for completion after President Donald Trump asked for a speedy approval. The U.S. Army said it will grant Energy Transfer Partners LP the easement it needs to finish the line that will ship almost half a million barrels of crude a day from […]

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  • Q&A: William Happer, Possible Science Advisor To The U.S. President

    • Date: 08/02/17
    • The Scientist

    The Princeton physicist told The Scientist that then-President–elect Donald Trump last month agreed with his position that climate change research has become a “cult movement.” Happer also shared his thoughts on federal research funding, demonstrators marching for science, and more. A Princeton physicist who has been vocal about his belief that human activity is not […]

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  • Poland Threatens Legal Action Against EU’s Climate Plans

    • Date: 07/02/17
    • Reuters

    BRUSSELS, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Poland is threatening to challenge a draft European Union climate law in court, EU documents seen by Reuters show, in its latest move to slow an EU campaign against global warming that Warsaw sees as a menace to its coal-powered energy industry. In what Polish diplomats describe as leverage for […]

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  • China To End Renewable Energy Subsidies, To Be Replaced By Tradeable Certificates

    • Date: 04/02/17
    • South China Morning Post

    China’s solar and wind power producers will no longer receive a direct subsidy for electricity production. Instead they will be encouraged to buy tradeable certificates which entitles them to an unspecified payment. China will launch the trading of green certificates for solar and wind power on July 1 in a bid to help reduce government subsidies to […]

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  • EU Caves As International Flights Will be Exempt From Carbon Tax

    • Date: 03/02/17
    • Reuters

    International flights in and out of the European Union could be exempted from emissions limits for at least another four years to give the United Nations time to implement a global system to curb pollution from planes. The EU proposed extending the exemption, which was set to end at the start of 2017, on Friday […]

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