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  • It’s All Over: Australian Government Abolishes Green Energy Subsidies

    • Date: 17/10/17
    • Australian Associated Press
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    The Federal Government has dumped subsidies for renewable power and established a reliable electricity target that favours gas, hydro and coal in a long-awaited energy policy unveiled by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today. The reliability target will be set to deliver the right level of dispatchable power needed in each State. The level will be […]

  • Media Coverage Of UN Climate Negotiations Greeted With Indifference

    • Date: 16/10/17
    • Ars Technica
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    Widely publicized event didn’t push people toward political or personal action. As the withdrawal of the US from the Paris Agreement demonstrates, the agreement is not a binding contract requiring countries to act on climate change. In fact, given the fact that the emissions pledges in the agreement were voluntary, political and civic engagement will play an […]

  • ‘Green’ Energy Fails Every Test

    • Date: 16/10/17
    • John Hinderacker, Power Line
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    The sad story of Minnesota’s green energy failure is one that no doubt is being replicated around the country. And one of the ironies of green energy is that it is terrible for the environment. Liberals will tell you that Minnesota is one of the nation’s leaders in “green” energy, so its experience represents a […]

  • Tony Abbott’s Victory As Australian Govt Dumps Green Energy Target

    • Date: 16/10/17
    • ABC News
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    A Clean Energy Target recommended by Australia’s chief scientist will not be adopted, with the Federal Government instead proposing a new plan to bring down electricity prices. The details have not officially been released, but the ABC understands Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will argue his policy will lower electricity bills more than a Clean Energy […]

  • John Stone: Abbott’s Speech Tells It Like It Is On Global Warming

    • Date: 16/10/17
    • John Stone, The Australian
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    After reading the full text of what The Australian’s leading article called Tony Abbott’s “provocative” London speech, in my considered opinion it is one of the most outstanding speeches in years by any Australian politician.  It will ring around the world, and is already doing so. Daring to Doubt: Tony Abbott delivers the 2017 Annual GWPF Lecture, […]

  • Tony Abbott Launches Warning Shot Over Climate Policy

    • Date: 16/10/17
    • The Sydney Morning Herald
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    Tony Abbott has fired a telling shot across Malcolm Turnbull’s bow, warning that any energy package agreed to in cabinet must also pass a party room wary of anything approaching a clean energy target or other subsidy scheme for renewables. It came as the Turnbull government received more bad news in the fortnightly Newspoll series, […]

  • EU Divided Over Future Of Cap And Trade, Failure To Reach Agreement

    • Date: 15/10/17
    • Bloomberg
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    European Union carbon allowances fell the most in almost three weeks after the bloc’s negotiators failed to reach a deal yesterday to overhaul the region’s cap-and-trade programme, prolonging uncertainty over the fate of a plan to alleviate a market glut. After more than 13 hours of talks in Brussels, policy makers suspended negotiations on the […]

  • New Research Signals The End Of The Ocean Acidification Scare for Corals

    • Date: 14/10/17
    • CO2 Science
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    Alarmist claims of near-future coral reef dissolution, courtesy of the ever-hyped ocean acidification hypothesis, have dissolved away thanks to the seminal work of McCulloch et al. The world’s corals are much more resilient to changes in their environment than acidification alarmists have claimed them to be. Paper Reviewed McCulloch, M.T., D’Olivo, J.P., Falter, J., Holcomb, M. and […]

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