• Court To Decide On Trump’s Climate Regulation Rollback

    • Date: 09/04/17
    • John Siciliano, The Washington Examiner

    The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to rule next week on whether it will go along with President Trump’s executive order on reversing Obama-era climate change regulations affecting coal-fired power plants, according to the president of a coal group involved in the underlying litigation. “We support [the Department of Justice] asking the court to hold […]

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  • Poland Rejects EU Climate Targets, Prime Minister Warns

    • Date: 07/04/17
    • The Global Times

    Poland doesn’t agree with the introduced European Union (EU) climate policy norms, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo announced Wednesday. “As for climate policy, our position is clear: we do not agree with the norms that have been introduced. We will be consistent in protesting and looking for new solutions,” Szydlo said. She made the remarks […]

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  • As West Goes Green, China Dominates Global Energy Infrastructure Finance

    • Date: 04/04/17
    • James Kynge, Financial Times

    Lending lifts Beijing’s diplomatic clout in developing world and opens up overseas markets China turbo-charged its lending to overseas energy projects last year, burnishing the attraction of its “infrastructure diplomacy” to the developing world and reinforcing its position as the dominant supplier of global development finance as Donald Trump draws back on such US funding […]

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  • 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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