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  • Greens? Nein Danke: Germany’s Once Powerful Green Party Faces Existential Crisis

    • Date: 24/04/17
    • Süddeutsche Zeitung
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    For Germany’s long-successful Green Party the political situation is slowly becoming precarious. Meanwhile, their support in the polls is approaching the parliamentary five percent hurdle. On Sunday, the opinion research institute Emnid presented its latest survey. According to the pollsters, the Greens are now on only six percent – the worst support the Institute has […]

  • Conservatives Playing With Fire By Planning Energy Bill Cap

    • Date: 24/04/17
    • Ian King, Sky News
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    It would be interesting to know what the Conservative Party knows about the inner workings of the energy market that the experts at the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA), who are paid to look at these things, do not. The Tories promised on Sunday they would, if re-elected, cap energy prices for the two-thirds of […]

  • New Study Calls EPA’s Labeling Of CO2 A Pollutant ‘Totally False’

    • Date: 24/04/17
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller
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    A new study published by seasoned researchers takes aim at the heart of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to issue regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions. The study claims to have “proven that it is all but certain that EPA’s basic claim that CO2 is a pollutant is totally false,” according to a press statement put out by […]

  • Radical Greenies Make Natural Gas Their Next Target

    • Date: 24/04/17
    • The American Interest
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    Now that coal has been toppled from its perch as America’s biggest source of power, environmentalists are ready to move on down the fossil fuel list and tackle what they perceive as another enemy of the planet: natural gas. Bloomberg reports: U.S. environmentalists have vowed to go after gas-fired power plants with the same vengeance they’ve […]

  • Appeal Court Overturnes Defamation Suit By Green Scientist

    • Date: 23/04/17
    • National Post
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    A British Columbia judge wrongly decided three National Post writers defamed a prominent climate scientist, and a new trial is required to fix the errors, according to the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Andrew Weaver won a $50,000 judgment in B.C. Supreme Court in 2015 after accusing the newspaper of defaming him in four articles […]

  • OPEC’s Grand Plan To Tame U.S. Shale Has Failed

    • Date: 23/04/17
    • Julian Lee, Bloomberg
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    OPEC’s battle with shale has only just begun and initial evidence suggests it may already have  been lost. It was all so simple. By lifting restraints on output, Saudi Arabia would stop subsidizing high-cost oil producers and halt the rapid rise in U.S. production that was eating into OPEC’s market share. At least, that was […]

  • Sea Ice Off Newfoundland Thickest In Living Memory

    • Date: 23/04/17
    • Susan Crockford, Polar Bear Science
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    Amid reports that ice conditions between Newfoundland and southern Labrador are the worst in living memory, another polar bear was reported ashore in the area — just after biologist Andrew Derocher explained to the CBC that bears only come on land when sea ice conditions “fail.” “Ice too thick for coast guard’s heavy icebreaker” said a 20 April […]

  • World’s Greenest People Are The World’s Poorest People

    • Date: 23/04/17
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    A new report ranking countries with “the most environmentally friendly people” shows the greenest nations are also some of the poorest in the world. A MoneySuperMarket report listed Mozambique, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe as having “the most environmentally friendly people in the world,” while ranking Americans as being some of the least eco-friendly people on the planet. That […]

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