• Editorial: UN Should Sober Up — There Is No Consensus On The Threat Of Climate Catastrophe

    • Date: 03/12/18
    • Editorial, The Manila Times
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    As things stand today, there is clearly no global consensus on a climate catastrophe, or on the way the world should tackle it. We think the UN should sober up. It is its responsibility to review its climate agenda and change the message. If by the end of the Katowice summit on December 14, there is […]

  • Macron’s Carbon Tax Collides With France’s Forgotten

    • Date: 02/12/18
    • Konrad Yakabuski, The Globe and Mail
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    There are parallels between what is happening in France and almost every other developed country as comfortable urban elites seek to impose their climate change agenda on a broader population just struggling to pay its bills and earn an honest buck. In September, just a few days after French President Emmanuel Macron’s environment minister resigned […]

  • France’s Macron Learns The Hard Way: Carbon Taxes Carry Political Risks

    • Date: 02/12/18
    • Reuters
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    PARIS (Reuters) – When Emmanuel Macron rose to power, he put the environment at the heart of his agenda. Eighteen months later, anger over those policies has stoked protests that are a huge challenge for the French president. What was once widely seen by governments as a win-win transition to cleaner energies now looks more like […]

  • Coal Is Still King In Global Power Production

    • Date: 02/12/18
    • Press Trust of India
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    Despite efforts to tackle global warming, worldwide demand for coal was up one percent last year, mainly due to demand in Asia. Coal remains the most widely used means of electricity production in the world. It also happens to be the biggest emitter of climate-changing carbon dioxide of any fuel. Despite efforts to tackle global […]

  • The Riots Over Macron’s Global Warming Tax May End His Career

    • Date: 02/12/18
    • Paul Bonicelli, The Federalist
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    The public reaction to French President Emmanuel Macron’s carbon tax increase that caused this weekend’s protests is making him even less popular and represents a profound challenge to Macron’s future. Count me among the disappointed about Emmanuel Macron. I listened closely to his 2016 campaign rhetoric and promises to return France to greatness. You might […]

  • Riots In Paris: French Unions Call On Macron To Halt Carbon Tax Hike

    • Date: 01/12/18
    • The Japan Times
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    Violent clashes seen again in Paris as demonstrators vent anger about fuel taxes, cost of living. Trade union leaders have called for a moratorium on a new fuel tax hike set for January. PARIS – Groups of masked protesters battled police through clouds of tear gas near Paris’ Champs Elysees on Saturday as thousands took part […]

  • Britain’s Deadly Energy Madness: Excess Winter Deaths In England And Wales Highest Since 1976

    • Date: 30/11/18
    • Politics.co.uk
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    There were 50,100 excess deaths in England and Wales last winter, when there was a prolonged spell of extreme cold, making it the highest number since 1976, figures have shown. Many more people are going to bed early to keep warm and using candles to save on electricity. People struggling to heat their homes are also […]

  • Global Temperature Drops By 0.4°C In Three Years

    • Date: 30/11/18
    • Dr David Whitehouse, GWPF Science Editor
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    It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. In science communication however, a simple graph can be worth far more than pictures particularly when the main point is that the last four years have been the hottest on record. In a press release the World Meteorological Organisation said, ‘The long-term warming trend […]

  • The Climate Change Act: Ten Years of Punishing the Poor

    • Date: 30/11/18
    • Harry Wilkinson, The Conservative Woman
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    A decade has passed since MPs voted to approve the Climate Change Act in a self-congratulatory fervour. Britain, they said, was leading the world. The pompous conceit of our leading politicians is truly world-beating, but their obliviousness to consequences has allowed one of the largest ever transfers of wealth from poor to rich, and has seen […]

  • New Poll: 80% Of French Oppose Macron’s Carbon Tax

    • Date: 30/11/18
    • Daily Express
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    Anger against President Macron is growing with eight in 10 French people now supporting the popular “yellow vest” movement denouncing rising fuel prices and spiralling living costs, a poll published on Wednesday showed. Two people have been killed in road accidents and some 600 people injured in the two weeks since France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests […]

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