• British Government Scraps Climate Change Levy Exemption

    • Date: 08/07/15
    • Alliance News

    UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne confirmed Wednesday that his previously announced financial initiatives to revitalise the UK North Sea oil and gas industry will go ahead, and also said he would remove the climate change levy in his first budget since the Conservatives won the UK general election in May. In the first […]

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  • Green Madness: Crazy Climate Policy May Destroy China’s Entire River Systems

    • Date: 06/07/15
    • Lucy Hornby, Financial Times

    China’s plan to cut carbon emissions commits Beijing to a surge in construction of ecologically destructive hydropower dams that heralds the end of free-flowing rivers in the country, experts say. Map of Large Dams in China, 2008. Beijing last week formally submitted its 2030 goals for generating energy from non-fossil fuels, garnering international praise as nations prepare for […]

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  • Stand By For Another DECADE Of Wet Summers, Say Met Office Meteorologists

    • Date: 06/07/15
    • Tom Bawden, The Independent & BBC News

    Britain faces ten more years of wet summers, after the Met Office revealed the country is in the midst of a rare weather cycle that increases the prospect of summer rain and could last for two decades. Since the cycle began in 2007, six of the past seven summers have been wetter than average – […]

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  • Mystery Grows Over Met Office’s ‘Hottest Day’

    • Date: 05/07/15
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    It was odd to base a claimed record of 36.7C (98F) on a single reading at Heathrow airport No sooner had the BBC and all the usual suspects rushed to trumpet that last Wednesday was the hottest July day in the history of the world than more thoughtful observers, such as that diligent blogger Paul […]

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  • India ‘Will Not Announce’ CO2 Emissions Peak Year

    • Date: 02/07/15
    • Navin Singh Khadka, BBC News

    India will not announce a target year for its carbon emissions to peak, its environment minister tells the BBC. Prakash Javadekar said that Delhi would submit plans to cut emissions to the UN, but would not announce a target date for when it expected its total carbon emissions to drop. His comments came two days […]

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Spells Trouble For Obama’s Climate Agenda

    • Date: 30/06/15
    • Clare Foran, National Journal

    Monday’s ruling could compel agencies to take costs into account when deciding to regulate. President Obama has made it clear that his Environmental Protection Agency will use its regulatory power to install limits on carbon dioxide and toxic-air pollutants for everything from power plants to trucks. But Monday’s Supreme Court decision against EPA is a […]

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  • UN Remains Deadlocked Over $100 Billion P.A. Climate Finance

    • Date: 29/06/15
    • Agence France-Presse

    Brazil, China, India and South Africa voiced disappointment on Sunday over the failure of rich countries to come up with billions of dollars needed to help them sign on to a landmark climate change deal. Ministers and top negotiators from the four key countries met in New York to close ranks as talks on the […]

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  • Obama Administration Wants U.S. Doctors To Teach Patients About Global Warming

    • Date: 28/06/15
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller News

    Americans trust their doctors, so the White House wants these medical professionals to be a mouthpiece for President Obama’s global warming agenda. “We also need doctors, nurses and citizens, like all of you”President Obama said in a taped speech presented to medical professionals gathered at the White House, “to get to work to raise awareness […]

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