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  • First Poland, Then Germany, Now Spain: Europe Rejects Coal Phase Out

    • Date: 26/11/17
    • EurActiv
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    The Spanish government is challenging a decision by its main electricity provider to shut down two coal-fired power plants. An attitude that contravenes the Paris Agreement on climate change.   The Spanish government has engaged in a strange stand-off over Iberdrola’s plan to phase out coal, announced at climate talks in Bonn last week. The […]

  • Good News About Climate Change … From The Guardian For A Change

    • Date: 26/11/17
    • Larry Kummer, Fabius Maximus
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    Today we have several pieces of good news about our changing climate. It is good news from an amazing source. The bien pensants at The Guardian are credulous consumers of climate doomster stories. So this science news story by Tamsin Edwards extraordinary: “How soon will the ‘ice apocalypse’ come?” It is a debunking of a long-time favorite […]

  • The United Kingdom’s Budget 2017 in Global Context

    • Date: 25/11/17
    • Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor
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    The latest release of the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook (2017), and the UK government’s Autumn Budget (2017) are recriprocally illuminating. The global context revealed in the WEO’s data, but not in its commentary, explains in part the Budget’s retrenchment on renewable electricity subsidies. The stern reluctance of the Budget to increase spending on renewables […]

  • Ineos Asks UK Government To Fast-Track Shale Revolution

    • Date: 25/11/17
    • The Times
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    Ineos is seeking to bypass local councils by using controversial new rules to fast-track plans to drill for shale gas in the Midlands without their planning approval. The privately held petrochemicals giant run by the billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, one of the world’s ten biggest chemical companies with operations in 16 countries and sales of $40 […]

  • Climate Alarmist Warns An ‘Ice Apocalypse’ Is Coming. Here’s Why You Should Be Skeptical

    • Date: 25/11/17
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller
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    “Eric Holthaus is wrong to say Antarctica’s ‘ice budget’ has tipped out of balance due to our burning of fossil fuels.” Liberal writer and climate scientist Eric Holthaus recently published an article claiming man-made global warming could set off the “ice apocalypse” at a pace “too quickly for humanity to adapt.” Holthaus warned the wholesale […]

  • In Germany, Reality Is Triumphing Over Political Posturing On Climate

    • Date: 25/11/17
    • Francis Menton, Manhattan Contrarian
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    Germany — that’s the place where there really is a 100% consensus on the need for immediate action to solve the supposed “climate crisis.”  It’s the land of the “Energiewende” — the forced transition to the use of intermittent renewables like wind and solar to generate electricity. It’s the place where — as I noted […]

  • Scientists Say Earth Is Doomed Without ‘Urgent’ Action — Just Like They Did 25 Years Ago

    • Date: 25/11/17
    • Editorial, Investor's Business Daily
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    This week, thousands of scientists issued a bleak and terrifying “second notice” to mankind about how we will destroy the planet unless we take “urgent” action. If this warning is as reliable as the first notice these scientists issued in 1992, we have nothing to worry about. In an article published in the journal Bioscience, […]

  • German Court: Ancient Forest Can Be Cleared For Coal Mine

    • Date: 24/11/17
    • Associated Press
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    BERLIN (AP) — A court in western Germany says an ancient forest near the Belgian border can be chopped down to make way for a coal strip mine. In this Nov. 28, 2016 file photo a lumberjack saws a tree at the Hambach forest near Kerpen, Germany. Cologne’s administrative court ruled Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 […]

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