• Hot Dispute Over Money Threatens Paris Climate Deal

    • Date: 11/05/18
    • Politico

    Poorer countries fear getting stuck with pricey tab. BONN, Germany — The lack of green is fouling up efforts to hit ambitious targets to reduce pollution — green, as in money. The traditional fight between rich and poor countries over the best approach to climate change has hit a fresh diplomatic impasse. As the clock […]

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  • US Shale Producers Battle To Meet Iran Shortfall

    • Date: 10/05/18
    • Financial Times

    As President Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate sanctions on Iran sends oil prices higher, consumers and the administration might hope that US producers could come to the rescue with increased production. But logistical constraints, in particular insufficient pipeline capacity at the heart of the US shale boom in west Texas, are limiting how quickly American […]

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  • Iran Sanctions Spell The End Of OPEC Output Deal

    • Date: 09/05/18
    • John Kemp, Reuters

    LONDON, May 9 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Iran marks the end of the current output agreement between OPEC and its allies. OPEC is likely to insist the current agreement remains in effect, at least for now, but the prospective removal of several hundred thousand barrels per […]

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  • Trump Administration Reject UN Global Pact For The Environment

    • Date: 09/05/18
    • Fox News

    A proposal for bringing international environmental law under one legally binding treaty at the United Nations will be up for a preliminary vote later this week at the U.N. General Assembly. The United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley tells Fox News in a statement that the U.S. won’t support the measure. The Global Pact for […]

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  • Report: Radical Environmentalism Could Kill Millions of People in Poor Countries

    • Date: 06/05/18
    • Tim Pearce, News LI

    NEW YORK – The grim irony of the pursuit of “green” energy is that it may be placing millions of people in poor countries at risk of living much shorter, unhealthier lives due to air pollution, according to a new report from The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). Climate change has become an international issue, and environmental […]

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  • Carbon Dioxide: U.S. Emissions Down, European Emissions Up

    • Date: 05/05/18
    • Ronald Bailey, Reason Online

    Despite the E.U.’s carbon markets and vast renewable energy subsidies Negotiators from 197 countries will be meeting for the next couple of weeks in Germany, where they’re preparing for a larger United Nations climate change conference in Poland this fall. So how are all those countries doing when it comes to reducing emissions of greenhouse gases? As […]

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  • Electric Cars Are Failing To Woo Average American

    • Date: 01/05/18
    • Jon LeSage, OilPrice.com

    Electric cars are having a hard time wooing the average American and the high prices are just one roadblock.  No wonder that 80% of tax credits are taken by households making more than $100,000 a year.  Volkswagen is spending $2 billion in America to correct its “Dieselgate” cheating scandal — and to move beyond the typical […]

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  • Europe’s Green Madness: Ireland Faces Annual EU Green Energy Fines Of €600 Million

    • Date: 30/04/18
    • The Irish Independent

    Ireland faces fines of €600m a year from the EU for failing to meet renewable energy targets and cutting carbon emissions by 2020. New, more ambitious targets for 2030 do not let Ireland off the hook for the 2020 measures, it has emerged. A report for the Dáil Public Accounts Committee, which calculated the potential […]

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