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  • Renewable Energy Investors Are The Big Losers From Trump’s Massive Tax Reforms

    • Date: 08/12/17
    • John Dizard, Financial Times
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    If you are a global company that has made leveraged investments in US renewable energy production in recent years, those assets now look like a bird that has run into a wind turbine. Someone had to lose from the massive tax reform law that will almost certainly pass Congress, and it turns out that you […]

  • Britain Starts Dismantling Wind Farms After Successful Lake District Campaign

    • Date: 08/12/17
    • Ben Webster, The Times
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    A dozen 140ft wind turbines on the edge of the Lake District are due to be dismantled next summer after a decision which could result in many more being removed to restore views. The wind farm on Kirkby Moor on the Furness peninsula in Cumbria would be the first large one to be taken down […]

  • Green Tyranny: Argentinian Geoscientist Faces Criminal Charges Over Glacier Survey

    • Date: 08/12/17
    • Nature
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    A prominent geoscientist in Argentina is facing criminal charges over accusations that he manipulated a government survey of Patagonian glaciers at the behest of mining interests.  The charges against Villalba stem from a lawsuit by environmental activists. On 27 November, a federal judge in Buenos Aires charged Ricardo Villalba, the former director of the Argentinian Institute […]

  • Europe To Subsidise Almost All Coal Power Plants To Back Up Unreliable Renewables

    • Date: 08/12/17
    • Bloomberg
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    Almost all coal plants in the European Union will be outspending their income by the end of the next decade, relying on subsidies to stay open to back up wind and solar generation. About 54 percent of the region’s plants already fail to break even, according to a report by London-based Carbon Tracker Initiative published […]

  • Sir Ian Byatt: The Economic Consequences of UK Climate Change Policies

    • Date: 07/12/17
    • Sir Ian Byatt
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    Sir Ian Byatt, British economist, former Government advisor and a member of the GWPF’s Academic Advisory Council, is presenting a paper today at a climate conference organised by L’association des Climato-Réalistes in Paris.   Abstract: The climate change policy of successive British governments are damaging the UK economy. The UK is unique in having ambitions (80% by […]

  • Arizona Supreme Court Orders Release Of Climategate-Related Emails

    • Date: 07/12/17
    • E&E Legal, Press Release
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    Washington, D.C. – Late last week Arizona Superior Court Justice James Marner granted the Energy & Environment Legal Institute’s (E&E Legal’s) motion requesting release of ‘Climategate’ related emails withheld for years by the University of Arizona (UofA). The Court’s ruling followed on the Arizona Board of Regents’ (AzBOR’s) unsuccessful appeal of a similar ruling by the same Court […]

  • Chinese Government Faces Growing Outcry Over Coal Ban As Millions Freeze In Winter Cold

    • Date: 07/12/17
    • South China Morning Post
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    China has relaxed a coal ban in northern cities designed to reduce air pollution amid a growing outcry from people left without a reliable energy supply as winter sets in. The government’s initial restriction on burning coal led to millions of families being forced to convert to cleaner fuels, such as natural gas, for heating […]

  • Stanford Professor’s Defamation Lawsuit Puts Chill In Atmosphere Of Climate Scientists

    • Date: 07/12/17
    • Valerie Richardson - The Washington Times
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    A Stanford University professor’s defamation lawsuit in defense of his green energy research has raised the temperature on the climate change debate, fueling fears that such a precedent could put a chill on scientific inquiry. Mark Z. Jacobson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, sued for $10 million after a group of researchers published […]

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