• UN Climate Ritual: Ministerial Meetings Fails To Resolve Deadlock

    • Date: 11/12/18
    • The Indian Express
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    Even as a few developed countries started to put some money on the table to show their commitment to mobilising funds for climate change, none of the issues related to finance could be resolved by the negotiators till late on Monday night at the climate change conference here. At the two-week year-ending climate conference in […]

  • Alarmists U-Turn: Scientists Confirm Great Barrier Reef Is Recovering From Bleaching

    • Date: 10/12/18
    • Huffington Post
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    The Great Barrier Reef fared better during an oceanic heat wave last year than during sizzling weather a year earlier that caused hundreds of miles of corals to bleach, according to a study published Monday that suggests the massive structure may be growing more tolerant to climate change. The report in the journal Nature Climate Change analyzed how corals […]

  • 5 Lessons From The French Carbon Tax Revolt

    • Date: 10/12/18
    • Donna Laframboise, No Fracking Consensus
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    Ordinary people loathe carbon taxes – and might bring down your government. Prioritizing climate change above the welfare of the public is political suicide. A month of sustained protest has brought the government of France to its knees. Here are five key insights: UN: This is a genuinely grassroots protest. French motorists are obliged by law to carry fluorescent vests […]

  • Renewables and Climate Policy Are On A Collision Course

    • Date: 09/12/18
    • Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor
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    Those advocating climate change mitigation policy have hitherto wagered everything on the success of renewable energy technologies. The steadily accumulating data on energy and emissions over the period of intense policy commitment suggests that this gamble has not been successful. Pragmatic environmentalists will be asking whether sentimental attachment to wind and solar is standing in […]

  • World Biggest Investors Raise Coal Holdings (Despite Their Green PR Campaigns)

    • Date: 09/12/18
    • Financial Times
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    The world’s biggest investors, including BlackRock, Vanguard and Axa, have ramped up holdings in coal since the landmark Paris climate agreement, raising the question of how seriously they take the issue of tackling global warming. The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in October that coal use would have to be heavily reduced to […]

  • UN Climate Conference Fails To Adopt IPCC Report

    • Date: 09/12/18
    • Matt McGrath, BBC News
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    Attempts to incorporate a key scientific study into global climate talks in Poland have failed. The IPCC report on the impacts of a temperature rise of 1.5C, had a significant impact when it was launched last October. Scientists and many delegates in Poland were shocked as the US, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait objected to […]

  • Another Green Fiasco: The Solar Panel Trap That Means You Can’t Sell Your Home

    • Date: 09/12/18
    • The Sunday Telegraph
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    Homeowners who signed up for free solar panel schemes, which were popular a few years ago, now face problems selling their properties. Valuable government subsidies designed to encourage the use of renewable energy led to the emergence of many new firms that offered free solar panels to homeowners who would agree to lease their roofs. Homeowners benefited […]

  • Macron’s Carbon Tax Disaster

    • Date: 08/12/18
    • Kenny Stein, Institute for Energy Research
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    The world’s green elite has gathered in Poland to work out how to actually implement the Paris climate treaty that was so showily inaugurated in 2015. The Yellow Vests protests should be a hint to the delegates in Poland: the people are not on your side. Most Americans are probably just hearing about the ongoing […]

  • Justin Trudeau Is Facing a Carbon Tax Backlash. He’s Not Alone.

    • Date: 08/12/18
    • Ian Austen, The New York Times
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    Three years ago, Canada joined 194 other countries in Paris to announce a landmark agreement on climate change, now informally known by the French capital’s name. This week began in Paris, however, with startlingly violent discord over fuel taxes stemming from that climate deal. The protesters, clad in the yellow safety vests France requires motorists to carry, are […]

  • UN Climate Talks Split Over Paris Rulebook

    • Date: 08/12/18
    • Nitin Sethi, Business Standard India
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    Developed countries have asked that the Paris rulebook be adopted as dozens of separate documents, while developing countries want it to be a single comprehensive document. The debate on what format the final rulebook is adopted by the gathered 196 countries will go down to the wire. Should the Paris Agreement rulebook be one omnibus document or should […]

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