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  • New EPA Chief Calls Paris Climate Accord A ‘Bad Deal’

    • Date: 26/03/17
    • Rebecca Savrasky, The Hill
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    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Sunday blasted the Paris climate agreement, calling it a “bad deal.” “You know, what was wrong with Paris was not just that it was, you know, failed to be treated as a treaty, but China and India, the largest producers of CO2 internationally, got away scot-free,” he said […]

  • ‘Biggest Oil Discovery In UK Waters This Century’

    • Date: 26/03/17
    • Andrew Ward and Nathalie Thomas, Financial Times
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    Find adds to series of wells that may be biggest beneath UK waters this century. Hurricane Energy has made a further oil discovery west of the Shetland Islands days after Royal Dutch Shell and BP won exploration licences in an area the UK is counting on to breathe new life into its struggling oil and […]

  • Earth Day Predictions That Were All Wrong

    • Date: 25/03/17
    • Andrew Follett, The Daily Caller
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    From predicting the end of civilization to classic worries about peak oil, here are seven environmentalist predictions that were just flat out wrong. Environmentalists truly believed and predicted that the planet was doomed during the first Earth Day in 1970, unless drastic actions were taken to save it. Humanity never quite got around to that […]

  • False Alarm: Debunked Climate Paper Triggers Apocalyptic Scare-Mongering

    • Date: 25/03/17
    • Global Warming Policy Forum & Université de Genève
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    A climate paper published last July has been hyped up to apocalyptic noise levels by climate scientists and the news media despite new research findings having debunked their main claim.     These alarmist media reports ignore that new geological evidence published in recent weeks shows that the Permian-Triassic mass extinction 250 million years ago occurred […]

  • Last Year, America’s Major TV Networks Spent Just 50 Minutes On Climate Change. That’s It.

    • Date: 24/03/17
    • Grist
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    Major TV networks spent just 50 minutes on climate change — combined — last year. That’s a dramatic, 66-percent drop in coverage from 2015 across evening and Sunday news programs airing on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox, according to a new study from Media Matters. ABC, for one, spent just six minutes on climate issues in 2016. The networks can’t claim there […]

  • Trump Approves Keystone Pipeline

    • Date: 24/03/17
    • Timothy Cama, The Hill
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    The Trump administration gave the Keystone XL pipeline its key federal permit Friday, clearing a major hurdle for the project that former President Obama rejected in 2015. The State Department announced Friday morning that its undersecretary for political affairs, Tom Shannon, issued the permit, two months after President Trump signed a memorandum to revive the […]

  • Leaked Paper Exposes EU Countries’ Abuse Of Climate Loophole

    • Date: 24/03/17
    • EurActive
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    European Union countries exploited loopholes in United Nations forestry rules to pocket carbon credits worth €600 million and the equivalent of global-warming emissions from 114 million cars. European Commission analysis, obtained by EURACTIV.com, exposed how by overstating their logging targets, governments scooped up carbon credits. These can be used to offset emissions from polluting sectors […]

  • Trump Ally Calls For US To Roll Back Obama’s Climate Commitment

    • Date: 24/03/17
    • Timothy Cama, The Hill
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    A close ally to President Trump in the House is urging him to reduce the United States’ international pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change. Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), who was an energy adviser and public ally for Trump’s campaign, made arguments for a revised commitment in a letter outlining three conditions […]

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