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  • Climate Alarmists Use Photoshop And Fraud To Deceive

    • Date: 07/03/17
    • John Hinderaker, PowerLine
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     Watts Up With That has a funny instance of warmist deception. You may have seen the headline, I did: Antarctica hits record high temperature at balmy 63.5°F. Where? Base Esperanza. Where is Base Esperanza in relation to what we normally think of as Antarctica? A long, long distance away: Base Esperanza is close to Tiera […]

  • Trump To Scrap Obama’s Climate Plan, Costly Coal Rules

    • Date: 06/03/17
    • John Siciliano, Washington Examiner
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    President Trump plans to sign an executive order this week that scraps two major Obama energy and climate regulations in one fell swoop. The presidential executive order aims to roll back the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama’s climate agenda, and the Interior Department’s moratorium on new coal mining leases, which […]

  • Brexit Could ‘Derail’ EU Attempts To Fight Climate Change, MEPs Warn

    • Date: 06/03/17
    • Shehab Khan, The Independent
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    European Carbon Trading Scheme (ETS) could lose £1.7bn worth of UK funding once Britain exits the trade bloc. The United Kingdom is committed to providing almost €2bn (£1.7bn) worth of funding for the scheme, without which it is not yet clear how the system will survive. Through ETS a cap is placed on total emissions […]

  • Industrial Strategy or Political Tactics?

    • Date: 06/03/17
    • Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor
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    The House of Commons committee responsible for scrutinising the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), has just published its first review of the government’s flagship “Industrial Strategy”. While critical of the Secretary of State’s approach, the Committee’s own analysis seems to suffer from the same fundamental faults; it focuses on tactical measures that have short-run […]

  • U.S. Shale Production Growing At An Unprecedented Pace

    • Date: 06/03/17
    • Nick Cunningham, OilPrice
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    The oil markets have long expected that U.S. shale production would rebound once oil prices started to rise. But the comeback of shale could be much faster and stronger than many once anticipated. As Bloomberg Gadfly points out, the rise in U.S. oil production since output bottomed out at the end of last summer has been swift. […]

  • China’s Electric Cars Sales Plunge After Subsidy Cuts

    • Date: 06/03/17
    • Bloomberg
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    Electric vehicle sales in China plunged 75% in January after the government cut subsidies by more than a fifth starting this year, raising the question of whether the country can sustain demand for green cars without generous grants. China is considering dialing back or delaying proposed measures aimed at pushing automakers to produce more electric vehicles, […]

  • Redcar Steelworks Closure Contributes To Sharp Drop In UK CO2 Emissions

    • Date: 06/03/17
    • Gazette Live
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    The closure of Redcar steelworks contributed to a steep fall in UK’s carbon emissions last year, analysis suggests. The UK’s carbon dioxide emissions fell by almost 6% in 2016 after coal use more than halved to record lows. Carbon emissions from coal fell 50% as use of the fossil fuel dropped by 52%, with three […]

  • China Bans Wind Power Projects In 6 Regions

    • Date: 06/03/17
    • China Daily
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    The National Energy Administration (NEA) has issued red alerts, or the highest warning, in six provincial regions where new wind power projects will be prohibited this year, Securities Daily reported. The six restricted regions include Heilongjiang, Jilin and Gansu provinces, as well as Inner Mongolia, Ningxia Hui and Xinjiang Uygur autonomous regions. In these regions, […]

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