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  • France To Shut-Down Zero-Carbon Power Plants, Says Ecology Minister Hulot

    • Date: 12/06/17
    • Reuters
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    French environment and energy minister Nicolas Hulot said on Monday that the government plans to close some nuclear reactors of state-controlled utility EDF to reduce nuclear’s share of the country’s power mix. He gave no indication of timing. Hulot told reporters at the G7 environment summit in the Italian city of Bologna that it was […]

  • The Green Blob Is Outraged. Again.

    • Date: 12/06/17
    • Andrew Montford
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    Michael Gove’s appointment to the Defra brief has all of the usual suspects up in arms, and as usual, the truth is a lot less exciting than the social media ranting. Take, for example, this tweet from Paul Johnson, the deputy editor of the Guardian, no less: Gove back in: Environment Secretary. The minister who […]

  • Michael Gove Returns To UK Government As Environment Secretary

    • Date: 11/06/17
    • The Sun
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    Michael Gove has made a sensational return to Government this evening after being appointed Environment Secretary by Theresa May. A weakened Prime Minister has invited her long-time enemy back into to the Cabinet in a desperate attempt to cling on to power following Thursday’s disastrous election result. Michael Gove has made a sensational return to […]

  • ‘Super Corals’ Are Resilient To Climate Change, Scientists Discover

    • Date: 11/06/17
    • Hannah Osborne, Newsweek
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    Scientists have discovered a population of “super corals” that appear to have become resistant to extreme environmental conditions — being able to survive and thrive in hot, acidic and low-oxygen waters. And they now plan to search for more climate-adaptable coral populations within the Great Barrier Reef. The “super corals” discovered within a New Caledonian […]

  • Shale Revolution 3.0: Here Comes the Global Gas Market

    • Date: 10/06/17
    • The American Interest
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    Where once we grappled with the problems of energy scarcity, now we’re looking at the implications of a new energy abundance. Natural gas may share the title of “hydrocarbon” with oil, and it may be a fossil fuel, but that’s about where the similarities end. For both suppliers and consumers, there’s no greater distinction between […]

  • Denmark Ends Green Incentives, Electric Car Sales Collapse

    • Date: 10/06/17
    • Bloomberg
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    The electric car has dropped out of favor in the country that pioneered renewable energy. Once considered one of the world-leaders in the take-up of electric vehicles, Denmark’s sales of electric vehicles have slumped dramatically in the first quarter of 2017 as the government scales back EV incentives. Sales in Denmark of Electrically Chargeable Vehicles […]

  • EPA Chief Backs Approach to Science That Could Upend the Global Warming ‘Consensus’

    • Date: 10/06/17
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Signal
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    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt reignited a long simmering debate over a method of scientific inquiry that could upset the supposed “consensus” on man-made global warming. In an interview with Breitbart’s Joel Pollak on Monday, Pruitt said he supported a “red team-blue team” set up to test climate science. Pruitt was inspired by an op-ed by […]

  • G20 Summit: Merkel’s Anti-Trump Front Is Crumbling

    • Date: 10/06/17
    • Der Spiegel
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    In the run-up to the G20 summit, the German Government is trying to isolate US President Trump. According to SPIEGEL, Angela Merkel is lobbying for a commitment to the Paris climate agreement from as many statesmen as possible. But it’s not that easy. First cracks in the climate alliance emerged early – just after Donald […]

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