• Total Failure Of The Climate Crusade

    • Date: 17/06/18
    • Anthony Watts, WattsUpWithThat
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    Coal power has the same global energy share it had 20 years ago A couple of days ago, we noted that this year’s edition of BP’s annual Statistical Review of World Energy report on global energy use is out, and it contains one of the most telling charts about the failure of the climate crusade’s “war on coal” ever […]

  • U.S. Oil Firms Use Shale Know-How To Revitalise Old Oilfields

    • Date: 17/06/18
    • Reuters
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    After shale producers pushed U.S. oil and gas output to all-time highs, some are now taking what they have learned to fields that until recently were considered played out. Among vineyards and cow pastures in east Texas last month, roughnecks started to drill in an oilfield that is 25 years past its production peak. Houston-based […]

  • Green Flop: Coal Still Rules As Greens Play Themselves

    • Date: 17/06/18
    • Andrew Bolt, Herald Sun
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    Turns out the green movement played itself. Hysterical scaremongering over the Fukushima emergency had a number of nuclear plants closed, especially in Japan, only to be replaced by coal. This move to green energy is costing a bomb without lessening reliance on coal: Wind and solar account for just six percent of total electricity globally, despite […]

  • Renewable Energy An Existential Risk To Australian Industry

    • Date: 17/06/18
    • Xinhua News Agency
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    The Australian industry will be put at risk unless the federal government’s new energy policy guarantees round-the-clock power at internationally competitive prices, according to the country’s biggest aluminium producer. Tomago chief executive Matt Howell said renewable forms of energy were unable to deliver reliable and affordable power to energy-intensive users. “We cannot, in our approach […]

  • Ontario’s New Prime Minister Announces End Of Cap-and-Trade Carbon Tax

    • Date: 16/06/18
    • Office of the Premier-designate
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    Incoming government will use every power available to challenge federal government’s authority to impose a carbon tax on Ontario families, individuals and small businesses TORONTO — Premier-designate Doug Ford today announced that his cabinet’s first act following the swearing-in of his government will be to cancel Ontario’s current cap-and-trade scheme, and challenge the federal government’s authority […]

  • Antarctica Not Losing Ice, NASA Researcher Finds

    • Date: 15/06/18
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller
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    NASA glaciologist Jay Zwally says his new study will show, once again, the eastern Antarctic ice sheet is gaining enough ice to offset losses in the west. Is Antarctica melting or is it gaining ice? A recent paper claims Antarctica’s net ice loss has dramatically increased in recent years, but forthcoming research will challenge that […]

  • Green Loans Dry Up As UK Govt Ends Subsidies For Renewables

    • Date: 15/06/18
    • Peer2Peer Finance News
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    A dearth of renewable energy loans has been blamed on over-zealous lenders chasing “low hanging fruit” and an end to a government-backed subsidy programme. In May, Assetz Capital closed its Green Energy Account (GEA) and in March, defunct P2P platform Trillion Fund paid off its final renewable energy loan. Both platforms have blamed a lack of new loans […]

  • Ice Loss? Maybe

    • Date: 15/06/18
    • Dr David Whitehouse, GWPF Science Editor
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    The headlines say “Antarctica loses three trillion tonnes of ice in 25 years.” They add that it’s shedding ice at an accelerating rate. Sounds a lot, perhaps it will be gone soon? Actually it amounts to only 0.011 percent of total Antarctic ice. If that is, anything is being lost at all.   An analysis […]

  • Green Warning: Renewables Won’t Be Competitive Without New Carbon Tax Or Policy Changes

    • Date: 15/06/18
    • Wind Power Monthly
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    Accelerating the expansion of renewable energy sources could threaten their competitiveness, a new report has claimed. Onshore wind prices initially fell as Germany held its first auctions, but costs have risen in the last two tenders (pic credit: Siemens) Germany’s minister for the economy and energy Peter Altmaier believes renewables will become “fully competitive” with […]

  • The Grenfell Disaster and The Problem Of Carbon Targets

    • Date: 14/06/18
    • James Heartfield, Spiked Online
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    A web of new rules and regulations fed into the Grenfell disaster. Though the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry has only just begun, a leaked interim report makes clear that one of the principle reasons for the fire was the use of flammable cladding added to the outside of the building by the contractors Rydon. The cladding was […]

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