• While EU Faces Existential Crisis, Its Leaders Push For Total Decarbonisation

    • Date: 09/05/20
    • Reuters

    (Reuters) – European Union lawmakers are considering toughening the bloc’s planned climate law, with stricter near-term emission goals and a binding commitment for every member state to decarbonize by 2050, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. Such goals are required if the world is to stick within limits scientists say are needed to […]

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  • EU & UK Clash As Climate Conditions Threaten Post-Brexit Trade Deal

    • Date: 07/05/20
    • Financial Times

    EU push to incorporate Paris agreement adds to tension over post-Brexit relationship The UK is resisting EU moves to incorporate guarantees on respecting international climate change commitments in a future trade deal, adding to mounting disagreements on both sides over how to forge their post-Brexit relationship. EU officials said the most recent negotiating round with […]

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  • Professor Deepak Lal Passes Away At 80

    • Date: 04/05/20
    • T C A Srinivasa Raghavan, Indian Business Standard

    Deepak Lal, one of the world’s leading economists and a founding member of the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), passed away on April 30 at the age of 80. Deepak Lal was deeply suspicious of governments and politicians. That could have been one reason why he quit India’s foreign service in 1966 after just three […]

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  • Facing Economic Disaster, EU Declares Oil And Gas Are No Longer ‘Fossil Fuels’

    • Date: 03/05/20
    • Financial Times

    As Europe faces economic catastrophe due to the shutdown of most of its businesses and industries, EU officials have decided to protect cheap oil and gas from green campaigners who are trying to shut down all industries that continue to use fossil fuels (Net Zero). Investors, politicians and campaigners have hit out at EU regulators’ […]

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  • EU Faces Existential Crisis Between Green Deal And Survival

    • Date: 29/04/20
    • Voice of America

    The coronavirus crisis risks becoming an existential crisis for the European Union, say diplomats and analysts, as the EU struggles to coordinate a financial response to the pandemic.  Last week, the EU’s national leaders struck an interim agreement on a recovery deal with an emergency fund of about $581 million (a half-billion euros), which the hardest hit member states can tap […]

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  • Corona Crisis: Federation Of German Industry Calls On EU To Review Unilateral 2030 Climate Goals

    • Date: 28/04/20
    • Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.

    ‘EU restart needs globally comparable ambitions in climate protection’ In a statement, Holger Lösch, deputy general manager of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), comments on the 11th Petersberg Climate Dialogue: It is right and important that the Petersberg Climate Dialogue deals extensively with the topic of climate finance. The restart of the global economy […]

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  • It’s All Over For Europe’s Green Deal As Angela Merkel’s MEPs Say ‘It’s No Longer Viable’

    • Date: 24/04/20
    • Fokus Magazin

    Berlin. Opposition to the EU’s Green Deal promoted by EU Commission leader Ursula von der Leyen is growing among Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU MEPs in the European Parliament.  The leader of the Parliamentary Party Markus Pieper told news magazine FOCUS: The Green Deal was a gigantic challenge for an economy in top shape. After the corona […]

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  • New Documentary Reveals Massive Ecological Impacts Of Renewables

    • Date: 22/04/20
    • Michael Shellenberger, Forbes

    A new documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Michael Moore, reveals the uncomfortable truth about the green energy movement. Over the last 10 years, everyone from celebrity influencers including Elon Musk, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Al Gore, to major technology brands including Apple, have repeatedly claimed that renewables like solar panels and wind farms are less polluting than […]

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