• Tony Abbott Calls For Australia To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Deal

    • Date: 03/07/18
    • The Australian

    The Nationals are demanding the construction of “a minimum of three” baseload power stations as the price of their support for Malcolm Turnbull’s national energy guarantee, as Tony Abbott last night called on the government to abandon the Paris climate agreement. Delivering a lecture to the Australian Environment Foundation — a climate sceptic think tank […]

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  • Think Coal Is Dead? It Could Be About To Soar

    • Date: 30/06/18
    • Daily Mail

    Although it may not be the most fashionable of assets, analysts are warming to coal. Ironically, lobbying by anti-fossil fuel activists to prevent new mines being built may have inadvertently helped to support coal prices. Increasing worries about climate change and the desire for major institutions to be seen as responsible have prompted insurance giants such […]

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  • Stranded Assets Boom: Fossil Fuels Topple Tech As Top Sector

    • Date: 29/06/18
    • The Wall Street Journal

    Energy stocks have rallied 12%—and are poised for the biggest quarterly gain since 2011 Given the highs in oil prices, analysts expect a strong earnings season from energy companies. PHOTO: JAMES DURBIN FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Energy stocks are on pace to be the best-performing group in the S&P 500 this quarter after oil prices broke through $70 […]

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  • U.S. Judge Throws Out Climate Change Lawsuits Against Big Oil

    • Date: 26/06/18
    • Associated Press

    San Francisco (AP) — A U.S. judge who held a hearing about climate change that received widespread attention ruled Monday that Congress and the president were best suited to address the contribution of fossil fuels to global warming, throwing out lawsuits that sought to hold big oil companies liable for the Earth’s changing environment. Noting […]

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  • Electric Teslas No Greener Than Petrol And Diesel Cars

    • Date: 25/06/18
    • Daily Mail

    They are marketed as being among the world’s most environmentally friendly vehicles. But Teslas may be as bad for the planet as their petrol and diesel equivalents, it was claimed yesterday. Analysts found the amount of greenhouse gas used in building a Tesla and generating the electricity to charge it was no different to petrol cars. […]

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  • It’s All Over: India To Scrap Subsidy For Private Electric Cars

    • Date: 25/06/18
    • The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: The Centre plans to scrap cash incentives currently offered to buyers of electric cars despite having incentivised these clean fuel technologies till just a few months back. The move, experts said, will further dampen sales of private electric cars. Policy-makers justified the move, saying the government has now decided to give cash subsidies to electric […]

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  • Scientists: 30 Years Of Data Show ‘Godfather’ Of Global Warming Was Wrong

    • Date: 23/06/18
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Former NASA climate scientist James Hansen famously warned Congress almost 30 years ago to the day that human activities had put the world on the path to disaster, but two scientists now say the global warming “godfather’s” predictions were wrong. Cato Institute scientists Patrick Michaels and Ryan Maue compared Hansen’s temperature predictions to real-world observations […]

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  • Shock, Horror: CO2 Shortage Sparks Fears Over World Cup Beer Supplies

    • Date: 20/06/18
    • Financial Times

    Beer and fizzy drinks are in danger of falling flat after fears of a shortage of carbon dioxide production in Europe surfaced at the weekend. Concerns about CO2 are usually more about there being too much of the gas. But a shortage among some of the biggest suppliers in north-western Europe has emerged, potentially endangering […]

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