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  • China Cracks Down on Green Subsidy Fraud

    • Date: 25/12/16
    • Shuli Ren Barrons
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    Green subsidy fraud is rampant in China. To curb heavy pollution, China has spent billions on green-vehicle subsidies—$4.5 billion last year alone—propelling electric and plug-in hybrid auto sales to quadruple in 2015 and soar 60% this year. But Beijing is starting to realize generosity also comes with fraud. The electric-car industry will face a lot […]

  • Polar Bear Population Is Rising, Despite Green Fears

    • Date: 23/12/16
    • Andrew Follett, The Daily Caller
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    Polar bears are much more resilient to changing levels of sea ice than environmentalists previously believed, and numerous healthy populations are thriving. Predictions that bears would die due to a lack of sea ice have continuously not come to pass. A new study by Canadian scientists found “no evidence” polar bears are currently threatened by global warming. […]

  • New Study: Fracking Boosts Local Economies

    • Date: 23/12/16
    • University of Chicago
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    The first nationwide study of the comprehensive local impacts of hydraulic fracturing finds that when costs and benefits are added up, communities on average benefit from allowing it. In studying the economic impacts of the technology that’s become critical to U.S. oil and natural gas production, Michael Greenstone, the Milton Friedman Professor in Economics at the […]

  • The Environment’s True Friends Are Libertarians

    • Date: 23/12/16
    • David S. D'Amato, Foundation for Economic Education
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    Government is itself the worst polluter, responsible for more serious environmental damage than any other single actor. Government wastes and destroys its own holdings, because it lacks the incentives of the true owner, insulated as it is from the attendant costs. The libertarian movement should have been the natural home of environmentalism. Robust, well-defined property rights […]

  • Putin: Good Prospects For Russian Coal, World’s Most Important Energy Source

    • Date: 23/12/16
    • Sputnik News
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    There are good prospects for the successful development of the coal industry in Russia, President Vladimir Putin said during the annual press conference on Friday. “In the world today coal is used even more… than, I think, oil and gas. Coal remains the most important world energy component,” Putin said. The president noted that, despite this, Russia works on the development of alternative […]

  • Have A Very Merry Christmas From Everyone At the GWPF

    • Date: 23/12/16
    • GWPF
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    Wishing all our friends, readers and supporters a Merry Christmas and a peaceful New Year from everyone at the GWPF.

  • Canadian Prime Minister Says Trump Very Supportive Of Keystone XL Pipeline

    • Date: 22/12/16
    • Nia Williams and Ethan Lou, Reuters
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    Pipeline would carry oil sands crude from Alberta to U.S. Midwest, but Obama administration rejected it last year Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump was “very supportive” of TransCanada Corp’s proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline in their first conversation after the U.S. election. “He actually brought up […]

  • Obama’s Last-Minute Offshore Drilling Ban Could Be Illegal

    • Date: 22/12/16
    • Andrew Follett, The Daily Caller
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    Outgoing President Barack Obama used his executive authority to “permanently” ban oil drilling in parts of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, but this move may be illegal, according to an industry group. Obama’s administration used a legal strategy crafted by environmental activists to remove sections of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans from future offshore drilling […]

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