• Bushfire Royal Commission ‘To Examine Green Movement To Hijack Back Burns’

    • Date: 20/06/20
    • Sky News

    There is “irrefutable evidence” environment and conservation departments around Australia have been “hijacked by lefties and greenies” who are pushing their own agenda on climate change says Sky News host Peter Gleeson. On Wednesday, the royal commission into Australia’s Black summer bushfires saw the emergence of evidence that “fuel reduction burns saved lives last summer,” […]

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  • India Unleashing Coal: PM Modi Announces New Coal Boom, Privatisation Of Coal Mines

    • Date: 18/06/20
    • IANS News Service

    New Delhi: Launching the auction of coal mines for commercial mining, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the coal sector has finally been pulled out of decades in lockdown and liberated. Noting that India having the fourth largest coal reserves in the world was importing coal so far, he said that the move will […]

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  • China’s New Coal Push As Relations With West Sour

    • Date: 16/06/20
    • Bloomberg

    China’s embrace of coal could tighten even further if tensions with the U.S. escalate, with policymakers prioritising energy security over climate change. China will likely ease the pressure on local governments to shut older, inefficient coal mines as it seeks to meet rising demand of the most-polluting fuel to spur its economic recovery. Government officials […]

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  • Collapsology: The Rise Of A New Doomsday Cult & The Return Of The Dark Ages

    • Date: 14/06/20
    • The Sunday Telegraph

    The French flock to the philosophy of ‘collapsology’ in record numbers. The movement, based on a book by Jared Diamond, holds that civilisation is heading towards impending collapse France’s coronavirus epidemic has sparked an explosion of interest in la collapsologie – a Gallic take on the end of the world — with a rising number of converts seeking advice on […]

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  • Europe’s Green Deal May Get Watered Down As Poorer Nations Lobby For Fossil Fuel Power

    • Date: 13/06/20
    • Euro News

    At the end of May 2020, eight EU countries (Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Greece) started lobbying to retain EU funds for natural gas projects. They say that without natural gas, coal can’t be phased out in time to meet short and middle term climate targets. From this, environmental groups are […]

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  • Greens On Back Foot As Germany’s Newest Coal Plant Opens

    • Date: 08/06/20
    • Financial Times

    With Germany facing the possibility of its worst recession since the second world war, public attention is shifting away from the Greens and climate activists. As protesters unfurl their banner along the canal beneath Germany’s newest coal plant, a barge piled high with coal glides by, the crew whooping and whistling in mockery. It could not […]

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  • Germany’s Green Energy Costs Are Becoming Unaffordable

    • Date: 07/06/20
    • Bloomberg

    The German program that’s spurred the nation’s switch to green power is buckling under the weight of surging costs and needs an urgent fix. That’s the assessment of one of the scheme’s chief designers, Hans Josef Fell. Designed in 2000 to enable Germany to meet United Nations pledges on climate change, it has pushed renewable energy to make […]

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  • Rising Superpower: China’s Recovery Prioritises Its Economy, Ignores Green Ideology

    • Date: 02/06/20
    • Bloomberg

    The welcome return of China’s economy is bringing with it some unwelcome company, as air pollution levels have returned to pre-lockdown levels across the country. Major pollutants have exceeded concentration levels from a year ago for the first time since the start of Covid-19 lockdowns in January, according to a new report from Centre for Research on […]

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