• Europe’s Business Lobby Prepares Pushback Against EU’s New Climate Goals

    • Date: 19/09/18
    • EurActiv

    A leaked internal memo, obtained by EURACTIV, gives a rare glimpse into the communication strategy of Europe’s main business lobby group ahead of the COP24 conference later this year, showing how it plans to “oppose” any increase in the EU’s climate ambition for 2030. The memo from BusinessEurope, dated 13 September, shows how Europe’s biggest […]

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  • Big Green Inc.: Inside The $4 Billion U.S. Foundations That Are Funding Green Activists

    • Date: 17/09/18
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Major foundations handed nearly $4 billion to global warming activists, anti-fossil fuel campaigners and other environmentalists over the past eight years, according to a database debuted Monday. The website Big Green, Inc. tracked $3.7 billion in commitments from major grant-making foundations to environmental causes from 2008 to 2016. It’s a project of the free market Institute for […]

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  • Betting Against Tesla: The New York Times Presents The Skeptics’ Case

    • Date: 17/09/18
    • Neal E. Boudette, The New York TImes

    Elon Musk says short-sellers are conspiring to bring his company down. Some seasoned investors say it’s just a matter of fundamentals. For the past year, Elon Musk has waged a bitter war of words with short-sellers, the investors who are betting billions of dollars that Tesla will fail. On Twitter and in interviews, he has called […]

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  • Ex-UN Climate Chief Rajendra Pachauri Faces Trial For Sexual Offenses

    • Date: 16/09/18
    • Deutsche Welle

    An Indian court has ruled there is enough evidence for former United Nations climate chief Rajendra Pachauri to be tried on sex crime charges. Former United Nations climate chief Rajendra Pachauri will stand trial in a sexual assault and harassment case, after an employee accused him of inappropriate conduct. Police registered the case against Pachauri […]

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  • ‘Green’ Home Heating Fuels Causing ‘Extreme Levels Of Air Pollution’

    • Date: 15/09/18
    • The Irish Times

    The increasing use of solid fuels such as wood chippings and peat products to heat homes is causing “extreme air pollution” in Dublin, scientists at NUI Galway have found. The fuels, which are marketed as being “green” and “climate-friendly”, are causing “extraordinarily high levels of pollution” threatening human health, according NUIG’s centre for climate and air pollution […]

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  • Germany Is Razing A 12,000-Year-Old Forest To Make Way For A Coal Mine

    • Date: 14/09/18
    • Quartz

    Germany may have set laudable goals for its ambitious “Energiewende”—or shift to a low-carbon economy—but it is still struggling to free itself from fossil fuels, in particular electricity generated from coal’s dirtier cousin lignite. In the latest demonstration of this struggle, an ancient forest is about to be razed in order to expand what is already Europe’s largest opencast […]

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  • Green No More: German Police Clear Anti-Coal Protesters

    • Date: 13/09/18
    • Associated Press

    KERPEN, Germany (AP) – German police forcibly removed protesters from tree houses Thursday as they sought to free the way for parts of an ancient forest to be cleared next month for new coal strip mining. Police were hoisted on platforms by cranes to the up-to 25-meter (80-foot) high tree houses constructed on wooden tripods […]

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  • Why China’s Fracking Hopes Will Hit the Rocks

    • Date: 12/09/18
    • Bloomberg

    Could China’s oil and gas industry be on the brink of a revolution? That’s one interpretation of the government’s shakeup of regulations on petroleum production this month. The introduction of drill-it-or-lose-it rules and a possible extension of subsidies for unconventional gas output could end up dismembering sprawling industry leader PetroChina Co. and creating a new sector of independent […]

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