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  • India Halves Tax On Coal, Increases Tax On Solar Panels

    • Date: 25/05/17
    • Reuters
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    State-run Coal India Ltd, saddled with millions of tonnes of unsold coal, is expected to be the biggest beneficiary of a controversial government decision to more than halve the local sales tax on the fuel after a jump in local supplies. The world’s third-largest greenhouse gas emitting country said last Friday it would lower the […]

  • Matt Ridley: Peer Review Of Science Is A Deeply Tainted System

    • Date: 24/05/17
    • Matt Ridley, The Times
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    The latest university prank is embarrassing to academia and hilarious for the rest of us. Philosophy professor Peter Boghossian and mathematician Dr James Lindsay made up a learned paper on the “conceptual penis” as a “gender-performative, highly fluid social construct” that is “the conceptual driver behind much of climate change”, stuffed it full of random […]

  • Trump’s Budget Eliminates Funding For UN Global Warming Programmes

    • Date: 24/05/17
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller
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    The Trump administration has proposed eliminating nearly $1.6 billion in international programs aimed at promoting green energy and fighting global warming. That includes providing no funding to the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund (GCF), which hands out money for programs to adapt or mitigate global warming. The White House said this proposal is in line […]

  • Senator Rand Paul: Say Au Revoir to Paris Climate Agreement

    • Date: 23/05/17
    • Sen. Rand Paul, Fox News
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    The federal government should be beholden to one authority and one authority alone—our Constitution—and not some U.N. bureaucrats. It is my duty as a senator to uphold and defend the Constitution. One of my most important responsibilities in this role is to provide advice and consent on treaties, a check and balance on the Executive Branch. […]

  • European Nations Set To Wipe Out Forests To Cheat On CO2 Emissions

    • Date: 23/05/17
    • Fred Pearce, New Scientist
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    It looks like greenwash.  European nations publicly keen to boost their climate credentials by switching to “green” biomass are accused of working behind the scenes to expunge their carbon emissions from burning wood in power stations from national emissions statistics. “If we don’t measure emissions when trees are cut, we won’t measure them at all,” says […]

  • India To Tax Wealthy Solar Investors

    • Date: 23/05/17
    • Financial Times
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    India is at risk of undermining its own ambitious solar power targets, executives have warned, after it emerged that the government intends to tax parts for solar panels at more than double the rate of coal under a new national goods and services tax. Photovoltaic cells will be taxed at 18 per cent under plans for the […]

  • Windfarms Blamed After Three Whales Die Off Suffolk Coast

    • Date: 22/05/17
    • The Times
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    Three whales that washed up on the Suffolk coast may have died after becoming disorientated by offshore windfarms, marine experts believe. The coastguard received reports of a minke whale calf that had become separated from its mother on Friday night. By the next afternoon it had been found dead at the mouth of the River […]

  • China Starts Funding Western Climate Scientists

    • Date: 22/05/17
    • The Sydney Morning Herald
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    China to partly fund new CSIRO climate research centre CSIRO’s re-embracing of climate change research will be underlined on Monday when the national science agency announces a new centre partly funded by Chinese interests. Based in Hobart, the $20 million centre will examine the role oceans will play in future climate change, including their influence on […]

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