• 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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  • Germany To Open Yet Another New Coal Power Plant

    • Date: 02/02/17
    • Reuters

    The German Muenster district court on Thursday granted an emission-control permit to Datteln 4, a hard-coal fired power station under construction by utility Uniper that has been held up by an intense legal battle with environmentalists. Uniper said it aims to begin supplying electricity and district heating from the 1,050 megawatts plant in western Germany […]

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  • Climate Billionaire Gives Up: Tom Steyer Is Moving ‘Beyond’ Global Warming Activism

    • Date: 01/02/17
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    The single largest donor of the last two election cycles says he’s moving his activism beyond rallying young people against global warming to lead the “resistance” against President Donald Trump. The move comes after San Francisco hedge fund billionaire Tom Steyer personally spent about $163 million in the last two election cycles supporting Democratic candidates […]

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  • ‘Trump’s Energy U-Turn Will Benefit Developing Nations And Fuel Poor’, Says Ebell

    • Date: 31/01/17
    • Energy Live News

    President Trump’s fossil fuel policy U-turn will benefit developing nations and the fuel poor. That’s according to Myron Ebell, former Head of President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Transition Team, who told ELN he expected the President to follow through on his promise to pull out of the Paris Agreement. Speaking at a press conference […]

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  • Trump To ‘Honour Pledge To Withdraw From Paris Agreement’, Ebell Says

    • Date: 30/01/17
    • Argus News

    US president Donald Trump will honour his campaign pledge to pull the US out of the Paris climate agreement and defund UN climate programmes, a former adviser to the new administration has said. Myron Ebell served as head of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) transition team from early September until 19 January, when he helped […]

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  • Green Subsidy Man Elon Musk Joins Trump Team

    • Date: 28/01/17
    • Levi Sumagaysay, The Merkury News

    Elon Musk, who is one of only a few tech executives on Donald Trump’s business advisory team, is also now part of a manufacturing jobs initiative announced Friday by the White House.  President Donald Trump meets with business leaders including Elon Musk, left, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington on Jan. […]

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  • Energy Services Companies Roar Back To Life – But Only In The U.S.

    • Date: 27/01/17
    • Jordan Blum, Houston Chronicle

    The world’s top oil field services giants are seeing their North American shale revenues surge by 10 percent or more as the U.S. energy sector returns to life after a painful two-year bust that bankrupted hundreds of companies and left hundreds of thousands of people out of work. The so-called Big 3 services companies – […]

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  • No Stopping U.S. Shale Boom as Permian Fever Spreads to Pipelines

    • Date: 25/01/17
    • Bloomberg

    The Permian Basin land rush is spreading to oil and gas pipelines. Plains All American Pipeline LP said it will expand its crude oil gathering system in America’s hottest shale play through a $1.2 billion purchase from Concho Resources Inc. and Frontier Midstream Solutions LLC. The Alpha Crude Connector System is located in the oil-rich northern portion of […]

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