• Why The Green Left Lost Australia’s Climate Change Election

    • Date: 19/05/19
    • The New York Times

    The coalition successfully made cost the dominant issue in the climate change debate. Climate policy costs may a key battle in the long war that is reshaping democracy all over the world. SYDNEY, Australia — The polls said this would be Australia’s climate change election, when voters confronted harsh reality and elected leaders who would […]

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  • EU Faces Plastic Waste Crisis In Wake Of New Export Restrictions

    • Date: 15/05/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Greens “must come clean” about the damage plastic recycling has caused London, 15 May: The decision by the UN to regulate waste plastic as hazardous will unleash a massive flood of rubbish on many EU countries. That’s according to Finnish public health expert, Dr Mikko Paunio. The decision, taken late last Friday at the 14th […]

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  • 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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