• Former VW boss and four executives charged over ‘Dieselgate’

    • Date: 15/04/19
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Martin Winterkorn, the former Volkswagen chief executive, could face up to ten years in prison after German criminal charges were brought against him over the Dieselgate emissions scandal on Monday. The move came as it emerged that rival carmaker Daimler was under investigation by German authorities on suspicion of continuing to fit emissions-rigging software to […]

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  • Macron refuses to back US-EU trade deal over Paris Agreement – EU ignores him

    • Date: 12/04/19
    • Daily Express

    French President Emmanuel Macron has snubbed trade talks between Brussels and the US over Donald Trump ‘s dismissal of climate change policies. But the EU is going ahead with negotiations regardless because all the other 27 member states gave them the green light. The young Frenchman attempted to speak for all of Europe before stating […]

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  • Skeptics Press White House To Keep Proposed Climate Panel Independent

    • Date: 09/04/19
    • Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times

    If you’re going to set up a presidential panel to review federal climate research, say supporters, it should probably consist of people other than federal climate researchers. Behind the scenes at the White House, however, the debate is playing out over whether to create a Presidential Committee on Climate Security stocked with independent scientific experts, […]

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  • Population Bombed! Shortlisted For Prestigious Donner Book Prize

    • Date: 02/04/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 2 April:  The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is delighted to announce that our book Population Bombed! by Canadian authors Pierre Desrochers and Joanna Szurmak has been shortlisted for the prestigious Donner Book Prize. The Donner Prize annually rewards excellence and innovation in public policy writing by Canadian authors. In bestowing this award, the Donner […]

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  • Rockefeller Foundation To Pull The Plug On Climate Activism?

    • Date: 30/03/19
    • Bloomberg

    The Rockefeller Foundation intends to disband its 100 Resilient Cities initiative, the largest privately funded climate-adaptation program in the U.S., according to people familiar with the foundation’s plans. The program was started by Rockefeller in 2013 to help U.S. cities — including Boston, Miami, New York and Los Angeles — as well as cities overseas prepare for […]

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  • Germany: Average CO2 Emissions From New Cars Increase Despite Alternative Drives

    • Date: 28/03/19
    • Clean Energy Wire

    Low-emission vehicles with electric and natural gas drives reached a record share of 5.3 percent of all newly registered cars in Germany in 2018, but the average CO₂ emissions of new cars continued to rise, the German Energy Agency (dena) says in its new monitoring report on alternative drives. That’s mainly because Germans registered more […]

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  • Ignore Climate Alarm: Nepal Sets New Record in Wheat Harvest

    • Date: 26/03/19
    • Nepali Sansar

    After a rich paddy harvest in Nepal, the country is all set to create a new record for wheat harvest. The Himalayan nation’s wheat harvest is likely to exceed 2 million tons this fiscal year as a result of good weather during winter, said a senior government official. The all-time high wheat harvest comes in succession to […]

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  • Greta Thunberg Banned From Speaking In European Parliament

    • Date: 25/03/19
    • EurActiv

    The European People’s Party (EPP) and the liberals (ALDE) have blocked climate change activist Greta Thunberg from speaking in the European Parliament because “kids belong in schools”, according to the chief of Socialists and Democrats (S&D), Udo Bullmann. Speaking at the “Shaping our society – Time for another future” event organised by the (S&D) group […]

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