• Forget Paris: India Slashes Plans For New Nuclear Reactors By Two-Thirds, Expanding Coal Instead

    • Date: 16/04/18
    • Dan Yurman, Energy Post

    India has decided to cut its planned nuclear power plant construction by two-thirds. This will further expand the country’s use of coal for electrical power generation The Financial Express, one of India’s major newspapers, reports that the Narendra Modi government, which had set an ambitious 63,000 MW nuclear power capacity addition target by the year 2031-32, has […]

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  • Pruitt To End A Tactic Obama Used To Justify Massive EPA Rules

    • Date: 14/04/18
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt will soon end a regulatory practice the Obama administration employed to justify imposing costly air quality rules. EPA will soon stop relying on “co-benefits” in crafting new regulations, Pruitt told a gathering at the conservative Heritage Foundation on Wednesday, according to two sources with knowledge of Pruitt’s remarks. President […]

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  • Leaked EU Files Show Brussels Cover-Up And Collusion On Putin’s Gazprom Abuses

    • Date: 13/04/18
    • Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Daily Telegraph

    Vladimir Putin’s abusive stranglehold over European gas supplies has been laid bare by explosive EU documents, exposing deliberate violations of EU law and a pattern of political bullying over almost a decade. The longest investigation in EU history found that the Kremlin-controlled energy giant Gazprom has used its enormous power to pressure vulnerable states in Eastern Europe, and to […]

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  • EU Documents Lay Bare Russian Energy Abuse

    • Date: 12/04/18
    • EuObserver

    Russian firm Gazprom has been strangling EU energy markets for years, documents show, as the European Commission takes aim at its new pipeline, Nord Stream 2. The Russian firm’s “abusive practices” were highlighted in internal commission documents, which came to light on Tuesday (10 April), pertaining to a seven-year old anti-trust dispute. The papers included a […]

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  • Climate Sceptics Feel Empowered To ‘Keep Pushing’ Under Trump

    • Date: 07/04/18
    • Zack Colman, E&E News

    Climate skeptics are gaining ground. There’s always been a vocal subset of conservatives who cast doubt on climate science, but what were once fringe views among broader Republicans — like warming’s a hoax — are enjoying a growing acceptance in the GOP, worrying academics, scientists and sociologists. “They have taken over the [U.S.] EPA,” Naomi […]

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  • China Owns World’s Second Largest Shale Gas Field

    • Date: 05/04/18
    • China Daily

    China’s first shale gas field Fuling, with an annual capacity of 10 billion cubic meters, has become the world’s second largest next to North America, Ecns.cn reported on Monday. This marks the entry of China’s shale gas development into a large-scale commercialization stage and is of great significance to the country’s energy structure adjustment, relieving […]

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  • Green Flop: Europe’s CO2 Emissions Go Up As Economy Recovers

    • Date: 04/04/18
    • Reuters

    LONDON (Reuters) – Emissions regulated under Europe’s carbon market rose for the first time in seven years in 2017 due to stronger industrial output, data published on Tuesday by the European Commission and examined by carbon analysts at Thomson Reuters showed. Around 45 percent of the European Union’s output of greenhouse gases is regulated by […]

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  • Tesla Week: Media Begins Death Watch

    • Date: 01/04/18
    • Brooke Crothers, Forbes

    This week the media started entertaining the possibility of the company’s demise as it faced a rash of especially bad financial news and a deadly Model X crash. Tesla’s Model 3 production woes are well-known, evidenced by the fact that it has taken this long to hit around 1,000 Model 3’s produced per week. But things […]

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