• Green Flop: Falling Renewables Investment Stalls Paris Climate Goals

    • Date: 14/05/19
    • Financial Times

    The world is moving in the opposite direction of the Paris climate pact goals, with investment in renewable energy falling for the second consecutive year in 2018 and spending on fossil fuel extraction rising, the world’s energy watchdog has warned. Spending on renewable power such as wind, solar and biomass projects slipped 1 per cent […]

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  • Squeezing Green Subsidy Sharks: States Start Hitting America’s Electric Drivers With Higher Fees

    • Date: 13/05/19
    • Bloomberg

    The rest of the world is handing out subsidies and incentives to speed up adoption of electric cars. But in nearly half of U.S. states, driving a battery-powered car requires paying additional fees. To date, 24 states have imposed special fees on electric vehicles, according to a national association of state legislatures. The money usually […]

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  • Sanjeev Sabhlok: Climate Science Violates The Basic Precepts Of Science

    • Date: 10/05/19
    • Sanjeev Sabhlok, The Times of India

    Climate science is too primitive to be of any use in making policy. Let it first get its predictions right and become a genuine science. There are two key pillars of science. First, it doesn’t matter how many “scientists” believe something. All of them could be proven wrong by a single new scientific theory or […]

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  • Europe’s Populist Parties Target Climate Policies

    • Date: 08/05/19
    • Thomas Grose, U.S. News

    Criticizing climate policies is a way for far-right parties to stir emotions against elites ahead of this month’s European Parliament elections. LONDON – TWO YEARS AGO, the Finns Party, which like most far-right, populist parties in Europe has largely focused on opposition to immigration, seemed like a spent force in Finnish politics. It was one of three […]

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  • Carbon Tax Madness: ArcelorMittal To Cut European Steel Output

    • Date: 06/05/19
    • Argus News

    Only steel produced in Europe is subject to a carbon levy under the EU’s Emissions Trading System. The price of carbon has increased by around 230pc since the start of 2018, ArcelorMittal said. Luxembourg-based steel producer ArcelorMittal will temporarily reduce its European steel output by 3mn t/yr because of weak demand. The company will temporarily […]

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  • Ignore Climate Hysteria: Olive Oil Production in Spain Sets New Record

    • Date: 03/05/19
    • Olive Oil Times

    Olive oil production in Spain reached 1.77 million tons through March of the 2018/19 campaign, an increase of 43 percent compared with the same period in the previous campaign. Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing and Food has reported that olive oil production reached 1.77 million tons for the first half of the 2018/19 campaign — a record […]

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  • Britain’s Red-Green Revolution? Corbyn Forces Commons Vote To Declare ‘Climate Emergency’

    • Date: 28/04/19
    • Sky News

    Labour is forcing a vote in parliament to declare an environmental and climate emergency, following mass protests over political inaction. It could see the UK could become the first in the world to declare a climate emergency when MPs vote on the issue on Wednesday. The move was one of the key demands of the […]

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  • California’s Green Elite Adds 1% Climate Tax To Restaurant Bills

    • Date: 27/04/19
    • Fox News

    Dining out may get more expensive in California. As part of an initiative aimed at combating climate change, restaurants will have the option to adhere to the Restore California Renewable Restaurant program and add a one percent surcharge to diners’ bills. The extra money will go to support environmentally friendly farming practices. Though the surcharge is voluntary for both restaurants and customers, Anthony Myint […]

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