• Canadian Tidal Energy Project Collapses

    • Date: 20/08/18
    • Paul O’Donoghue, The Times

    Cape Sharp Tidal project to close One of Canada’s largest utility companies has pulled the plug on a tidal energy project after the collapse of Open Hydro. Emera, a public energy company, has announced that it is withdrawing from its involvement in the Cape Sharp Tidal project in the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia […]

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  • Australian PM Dumps Paris Target

    • Date: 17/08/18
    • Andrew Probyn, ABC News

    Malcolm Turnbull has capitulated to rebels in his own party, dumping a plan to embed Paris Agreement targets into national legislation. To appease critics and lessen the prospect of a backbench revolt, the Prime Minister will instead propose setting emissions targets by regulation, which does not need the assent of Parliament. The reconfigured climate and […]

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  • The ‘Brazilian Trump’ Leading the Presidential Race Wants to Leave the Paris Climate Accord

    • Date: 16/08/18
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Brazil’s leading presidential candidate, the right-wing Jair Bolsonaro, wants to follow in the footsteps of President Donald Trump and take his country out of the Paris climate agreement. Bolsonaro mentioned taking Brazil out of the Paris accord when he announced his presidential bid in late July. Bolsonaro retweeted a picture of his son, Edward, with former […]

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  • Bolsonaro: I Will Take Brazil Out of Paris Agreement

    • Date: 15/08/18
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The frontrunner in the Brazilian presidential race, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he would follow Donald Trump and take Brazil out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. UN officials have reacted furiously, fearing this would be a devastating blow to international climate negotiations. The withdrawal of South America’s largest emitter would be particularly embarrassing given that […]

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  • Aussie Climate Wars Escalate As Coalition Rebels Challenge Turnbull

    • Date: 14/08/18
    • The Australian

    Malcolm Turnbull’s authority has been directly challenged by 10 ­Coalition MPs reserving the right to cross the floor of parliament to vote against the government’s signature energy policy and leave the Prime Minister at the mercy of Bill Shorten to pass the national energy guarantee. Mr Turnbull held crisis talks late yesterday with five of […]

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  • Green Hypocrites: U.S. Democrats Lift Ban On Donations From Fossil Fuel Companies

    • Date: 14/08/18
    • Independent Journal Review

    The Democratic National Committee (DNC) lifted their ban on donations from fossil fuel companies, their employees and their political action committees (PACs). In June, the DNC announced that they would no longer accept donations from the energy sector, pointing to their dedication to battling climate change. Christine Pelosi, daughter of Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, proposed the ban on donations, […]

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  • U.S. Interior Secretary Blames Radical Environmentalists For California Wildfires

    • Date: 14/08/18
    • SF Gate

    With more than a dozen wildfires actively burning across California, the Trump Administration on Sunday charged that environmentalists are partially to blame. click on image to watch full interview “America is better than letting these radical groups control the dialogue about climate change,” Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke said in an exclusive interview with […]

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  • Behind The Breakdown At UN’s Green Climate Fund

    • Date: 10/08/18
    • DevEx

    Last month, the international climate change community was left reeling amid a disastrous fallout at the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund board meeting in Songdo, South Korea. The fund failed to approve almost a billion dollars in proposed projects, with board members still tussling over how to progress with GCF’s first official replenishment process. On top of that, the fund’s […]

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