• It’s All Over: Green Transport Target Will Be Scrapped Post-2020, EU Confirms

    • Date: 04/05/16
    • Frédéric Simon, EurActiv.com

    EU laws requiring member states to use “at least 10%” renewable energy in transport will be scrapped after 2020, the European Commission confirmed, hoping to set aside a protracted controversy surrounding the environmental damage caused by biofuels. The European Commission will table a revision of the Renewable Energy Directive at the end of 2016, aiming […]

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  • CO2 Emissions In The EU Have Increased In 2015, Despite €1 Trillion In Green Subsidies

    • Date: 03/05/16
    • European Commission

    Eurostat estimates that in 2015 carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion increased by 0.7% in the European Union (EU), compared with the previous year. CO2 emissions are a major contributor to global warming and account for around 80% of all EU greenhouse gas emissions. They are influenced by factors such as climate conditions, […]

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  • Bill Nye Invokes The ‘Streisand Effect’ To Promote ‘Climate Hustle’ Film

    • Date: 30/04/16
    • Dennis Kuzara, Watts Up With That

    It looks like Bill Nye has just given Marc Morano’s film “Climate Hustle” a huge boost by bringing the Streisand Effect into full force. The “Streisand Effect” is the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by […]

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  • Paper: Droughts, Heat Waves Are Not Getting Worse Like Alarmists Predicted

    • Date: 26/04/16
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Climate scientists and environmentalists have claimed for years droughts and heatwaves were getting worse because of man-made global warming, but those predictions have not come true, according to a new study. “Evidence that droughts have become more prevalent on a global scale is equally hard to come by,” Andrew Montford, a British author and global […]

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  • US, China & Developing Nations Oppose Curbs On CO2 Emissions For Shipping

    • Date: 22/04/16
    • Megan Darby, Climate Home

    The US sided with emerging economies on Thursday against proposals to set a greenhouse gas emissions target for shipping. In contrast to President Barack Obama’s urgent rhetoric on climate action, the US envoy favoured an incremental approach at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London. There should be no discussion of an emissions goal until […]

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  • It’s All Over: Pachauri Finally Sacked By TERI

    • Date: 21/04/16
    • Times of India

    NEW DELHI: The Governing Council of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has decided to end TERI’s association with R K Pachauri with immediate effect. The Governing Council of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has decided to end TERI’s association with R K Pachauri with immediate effect. In a meeting held on Monday, the […]

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  • Climate Change: What Do Scientists Say?

    • Date: 20/04/16
    • Prager University

    Climate change is an urgent topic of discussion among politicians, journalists and celebrities…but what do scientists say about climate change? Does the data validate those who say humans are causing the earth to catastrophically warm? Richard Lindzen, an MIT atmospheric physicist and one of the world’s leading climatologists, summarizes the science behind climate change.

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  • Left-Wing Activists Spent Years Planning Climate Investigations

    • Date: 18/04/16
    • Simon Lomax , Complete Colorado

    The activist echo chamber vs. the First Amendment In the summer of 2012, a group of environmental activists gathered in La Jolla, Calif. to plan out a new campaign strategy against the nation’s energy producers. The two-day conference was led by the Climate Accountability Institute (CAI), based in Snowmass, Colo., and the Union of Concerned […]

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