• Stealing from the Poor: Britain Spends £440 Million on Green Schemes for Well-Off Countries

    • Date: 19/02/19
    • Matt Dathan, The Sun
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    NEARLY half a billion pounds of Britain’s bloated foreign aid budget was spent promoting green projects in wealthy nations such as Brazil, a new probe has revealed. Some £65 million of taxpayers’ cash has been used to help protect forests and wildlife in the Brazilian Amazon. It was part of £440 million spent last year […]

  • EU Commission Study Reveals International Competitive Disadvantage of Climate Policies

    • Date: 19/02/19
    • Dr John Constable, GWPF Energy Editor
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    EU 28 household electricity prices are now more than double those in the G20, while industrial  electricity prices are now nearly 50% higher. The third release of the EU Commission’s periodic study of global electricity and gas prices for the first time compares the EU 28 with the whole of the G20 for the period 2008 […]

  • Influence Of Solar Activity On European Rainfall

    • Date: 19/02/19
    • Institute of Hydrography, Geoecology and Climate Sciences (IFHGK), www.ifhgk.org
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    A balanced level of precipitation provides the basis for a wide range of economic and social activities in Europe. Particularly agriculture, drinking water supply and inland waterway transport are directly affected. However, the amount of rain fluctuates strongly from year to year. While it may pour torrentially in one year, rain may remain absent for […]

  • Green Madness: Dutch Govt Admits It Was Wrong On Huge Energy Bill Hikes

    • Date: 19/02/19
    • Dutch News
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    Holland’s national statistics agency said the average household energy bill would go up by €334 this year, more than double the earlier government estimate. The cabinet has admitted it used old figures when calculating the impact of energy tax hikes and underestimated the impact on families. On Monday, the national statistics agency CBS said the […]

  • Green Madness: Australian Households’ $2bn Hit For Solar Subsidies

    • Date: 19/02/19
    • The Australian
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    Households will pay nearly $2 billion for rooftop solar installation subsidies this year, costing every home nearly $200 and threatening to derail Scott Morrison’s pledge to cut power bills. The cost of the federal Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) and state-based rebates combined is forecast to rise by 45 per cent from $1.2bn last year […]

  • Radical Idiots: French Intellectuals Braced For The End Of The World

    • Date: 19/02/19
    • The Times
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    Decades after French philosophers stopped fretting over existence, the thinking classes have embraced a new fad: the end of the world. Cited by converts from President Macron to pop singers and yellow-vest protesters, the doctrine of imminent apocalypse goes under the unlikely franglais name la collapsologie. State officials have attended a new university master’s course in […]

  • Lessons from the School Strike 4 Climate

    • Date: 19/02/19
    • Andy Shaw, Worth Fighting For
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    On Friday 15th February 2019 around 7,000 children and teenagers organised a #SchoolStrike4Climate. It has some lessons for us all. In the run up to the day of action, the school strike was widely advertised on TV and radio. On the day itself, every news outlet gave sympathetic and widespread coverage. The government Minister responsible […]

  • Climate Wars: Mann vs. Steyn Likely To Head To U.S. Supreme Court

    • Date: 18/02/19
    • Mark Stein
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    Mark Steyn writes on his webpage: There was some modest activity yesterday in the Mann vs Steyn climate-change hockey-stick case, which will shortly be entering its eighth year. As that ludicrous fact testifies, it has been procedurally bollocksed by the District of Columbia courts, which is why it will almost certainly be headed to the Supreme Court. When […]

  • U.S. Cities and States Scaling Back Climate Policies As Costs Skyrocket & Opposition Grows

    • Date: 18/02/19
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller
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    Cities and states are having a hard time trying to implement climate policies laid out in the Green New Deal. Democrats’ Green New Deal legislation envisions a U.S that eliminates all greenhouse gas emissions through a massive expansion of government control, which includes a green grid, electrified mass transit and high-speed rail. However, cities and […]

  • German Govt Puts Off Climate Law As Conflict Within Coalition Deepens

    • Date: 18/02/19
    • Clean Energy Wire
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    Resistance against plans by the SPD-led environment ministry to instruct other ministries on emissions reduction and the Conservatives’ rejection of a price on carbon emissions are at the heart of the spat. A dispute over what is meant to become its most important climate policy measure adds itself to the many internal woes of Germany’s […]

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