• New Report: World Bank “Abandons The Poor”

    • Date: 13/10/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    A new report: The Anti-Development Bank: The World Bank’s Regressive Energy Policies by the London-based Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) finds that the World Bank has abdicated its primary mission of tackling poverty in the developing world. The report, written by author and former Treasury adviser Rupert Darwall, with a foreword by the distinguished economist and former […]

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  • Cold Feet: EU Member States Dodge Paris Pledge, Diluting Climate Targets

    • Date: 12/10/17
    • EurActiv

    Loopholes in a draft EU law aimed at curbing global warming emissions from transport, buildings and agriculture will result in a mere 23% cut by 2030 instead of the 30% originally foreseen, environmental activists have warned, denouncing a cynical ploy by EU member states to dodge their pledges made under the Paris Agreement. Environment ministers […]

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  • Obama’s Clean Power Plan Is Finally Getting The Axe. But Climate Skeptics Want More

    • Date: 11/10/17
    • E&E News

    The Trump administration today will officially announce the end of the Clean Power Plan, a regulation limiting planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But the conservative crowd that’s skeptical about climate change says its work is just beginning. U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt argued yesterday that the climate rule is a reflection of President […]

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  • EPA Chief Scott Pruitt To Scrap Obama’s Clean Power Plan

    • Date: 09/10/17
    • Fox News

    EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced Monday that the Trump administration is moving to scrap the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration’s signature regulatory program to curb emissions from coal-fired power plants. Pruitt made the announcement at an event in Hazard, Ky., casting the previous policy as unfair. “That rule really was about picking winners and […]

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  • On Eve Of Tony Abbott’S GWPF Lecture, Australian Government Ditches Green Energy Traget

    • Date: 09/10/17
    • The Courier & Mail

    The Turnbull Government has prevented a backbench revolt by moving to ditch the Clean Energy Target proposed by Chief Scientist Alan Finkel. Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has given the strongest indication yet the Federal Government would not adopt the policy, saying a freefall in the cost of renewables meant there was no point in more subsidies. […]

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  • Thanks To GM Crops: South Africa Expects Biggest Ever Corn Harvest

    • Date: 08/10/17
    • Reuters

    South Africa’s record 2017 maize harvest is expected to more than double last year’s after improved weather conditions boosted yields, a Reuters poll of five traders and analysts showed on Tuesday. The government’s Crop Estimates Committee (CEC), which will provide its final production estimate for the 2017 crop on Thursday, is expected to peg the […]

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  • Wake Up, Climate Alarmists, And Smell The Coffee

    • Date: 07/10/17
    • Press Trust of India

    Coffee output in India, Asia’s third-largest producer and exporter, is projected to be a record 3.50 lakh tonnes in the 2017-18 marketing year started this month on higher acreage, according to the Coffee Board. The final output stood lower by 10.34 per cent at 3.12 lakh tonnes in 2016-17 marketing year from 3.48 lakh tonnes […]

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  • After Spending €587 Million On CCS, The EU Has Zero Plants

    • Date: 06/10/17
    • Peter Teffer, EUObserver

    Since 2007, the European Union has spent at least €587 million in grants, subsidies, and public procurement on Carbon Capture and Sequestration. But, as of 2017, the EU has zero CCS demonstration plants. Ten years ago, EU leaders said there were “huge possible global benefits of a sustainable use of fossil fuels”. They said, after a summit […]

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