• World’s Leaders Turn On Greta Thunberg After She Sues France & Germany

    • Date: 26/09/19
    • The Times

    National leaders have rebuked Greta Thunberg after the climate campaigner criticised their inaction and started a legal challenge against France and Germany’s environmental policies. President Macron and Angela Merkel, who had both previously endorsed Ms Thunberg’s Fridays for Future school strike movement, were stung into reacting to what one French minister termed her “despair . . . verging on […]

    Read more
  • Climate Change Not A Top Issue For Americans

    • Date: 25/09/19
    • Inside Sources

    Climate change barely registers as a priority issue for most Americans who are more concerned about the economy and national security, according to new polling from the American Council for Capital Formation. The poll, conducted by Morning Consult, also found that while most Americans distrust the federal government, Congress, and corporations to find effective solutions […]

    Read more
  • Canadians’ Trust In Scientists Falling, Poll Suggests

    • Date: 25/09/19

    44% consider scientists ‘elitists’ and many discount science that doesn’t align with personal beliefs A survey suggests that the trust Canadians place in science may be eroding. The survey, by the polling firm Ipsos for the multinational 3M company, also found that nearly half of those surveyed thought scientists are elitist and that a significant […]

    Read more
  • Greta Thunberg Is ‘Likely To Antagonise Societies’ Emmanuel Macron Warns

    • Date: 25/09/19
    • Daily Mail

    French President Emmanuel Macron warned that Greta Thunberg is ‘radical’ and will likely ‘antagonise societies’ after she filed a lawsuit against France and four other countries over their greenhouse gas emissions. The Swedish environmental activist, 16, who made a passionate speech as she addressed world leaders at the Climate Action Summit 2019 in New York on Monday, filed a complaint […]

    Read more
  • Green Bloodbath: After $5 Billion in Losses, China’s Tesla Fights For Survival

    • Date: 23/09/19
    • Bloomberg

    It took Tesla Inc. about 15 years to rack up $5 billion in losses. The company known as China’s Tesla did it in four. The bleeding continues. Shanghai-based NIO Inc. is poised to report Tuesday that it lost another 2.6 billion yuan ($369 million) — around $4 million a day — during the second quarter, according to the average of two […]

    Read more
  • Majority of Irish Voters Oppose Doubling Of Carbon Tax, Poll Reveals

    • Date: 22/09/19
    • The Sunday Times

    Almost three-quarters of Irish voters would oppose an increase in carbon tax to €40 per ton in next month’s budget, according to a Behaviour & Attitudes (B&A) poll for The Sunday Times. Asked if they would support a doubling of the tax on petrol, diesel, coal and briquettes to discourage their use, 72% of respondents […]

    Read more
  • EU Deeply Divided Over New Climate Taxes

    • Date: 20/09/19
    • EurActiv

    Germany expects tough negotiations on the introduction of new energy taxes in the European Union, a senior official said on Thursday (19 September), as the bloc considers higher prices for carbon emissions as a way to achieve its climate protection targets. Over the last decade, EU countries have led a global shift towards renewable energy […]

    Read more
  • The New Coal Boom: China Plans 200 New Coal Power Plants

    • Date: 19/09/19
    • Reuters

    China’s total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India, according to data published by environmental groups on Thursday (Sept 19). The projects approved by China amount to nearly 40 per cent of the […]

    Read more
Back to top More articles:

We use cookies to help give you the best experience on our website. By continuing without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to this. Please read our privacy policy to find out more.