• Climate Activists Hail China’s Coal Power Plants

    • Date: 18/05/17
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    A left-wing activist group that has spent years battling fossil fuels now claims China’s clean coal power plants are contributing to reducing carbon emissions. China can no longer use the same “high-pollution” coal plants it used to decades ago, so the Communist party has decided to transition to clean coal production, a move the U.S. should […]

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  • China’s Global Strategy Based On Building Coal Power Far And Wide

    • Date: 16/05/17
    • China Dialogue

    China was involved in 240 coal power projects in 65 of the Belt and Road countries between 2001 and 2016. Officials and leaders from over 110 countries will gather in Beijing on May 14-15 for the first ever Belt and Road Forum. China’s ambitious attempt to boost economic growth across a vast area stretching from its southeast […]

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  • Green Victory Against The West: China And India Dominate Global Coal Industry As Europe Divests

    • Date: 16/05/17
    • Reuters

    Investors in China and India increasingly dominate ownership of coal reserves amid campaigns for divestment in many rich nations to limit the risks from climate change, a study showed on Tuesday. The report, by British-based research group InfluenceMap, identified thousands of shareholders in 117 listed companies producing 3 billion tons a year of thermal coal […]

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  • German Green Party Collapsing In ‘Existential Crisis’

    • Date: 16/05/17
    • Andrew Follett, Daily Caller

    Germany’s Green Party is collapsing and the party could lose all its seats in the national legislature, according to a Monday article in the magazine Der Spiegel. The Greens are polling very poorly in upcoming national elections scheduled for September, and the party doesn’t seem to have a plan to solve the problem, according to […]

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  • Trump’s Energy Plan Coming One Deadline At A Time

    • Date: 15/05/17
    • John Siciliano, Washington Examiner

    President Trump’s executive order on energy independence reached a crucial first deadline over the weekend for all agencies to report regulations that could hurt energy production from fossil fuels, marking the opening salvo of what is expected to become the Trump energy agenda. Although he has signed orders to establish task forces to review and […]

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  • Christian Party Leader Boycotting Every Climate Tax Plan, Frustrating Dutch Govt Formation

    • Date: 11/05/17
    • NL Times

    The Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) is causing annoyance at the government formation negotiation table because party leader Sybrand Buma is saying ‘no’ to almost every proposed climate measure, sources around the negotiations told newspaper AD. According to the newspaper, the negotiations between the VVD, D66, GroenLinks and CDA are particularly difficult on climate policy, largely […]

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  • Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accord Until After G7 Meeting

    • Date: 10/05/17
    • The Wall Street Journal

    President to first meet with G-7 leaders in Italy before rendering final verdict President Donald Trump won’t make a decision on whether to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change until after he meets with G-7 leaders later this month, the White House’s top spokesman said Tuesday. Mr. Trump will wait to make his decision […]

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  • Trump Considers What Steps U.S. Should Take On Paris Climate Accord

    • Date: 09/05/17
    • The Wall Street Journal

    President Donald Trump is pressing to settle the U.S. position on the Paris Agreement on climate change before his first overseas trip later this month. White House officials were expected to close an internal debate on whether the U.S. should withdraw or take more measured steps, but a key meeting on the matter scheduled for […]

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