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  • Some Trump Advisers Want Concessions For US Staying In Paris Climate Pact

    • Date: 18/03/17
    • Andrew Restuccia, Politico
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    Trump administration officials have told lobbyists and European diplomats that the U.S. won’t stay in the nearly 200-nation Paris climate change agreement unless it can secure wins for the fossil fuel industry, according to three people familiar with the discussions. In a series of recent conversations with industry groups and European officials, Trump advisers have […]

  • New Discovery: Eruptions On The Sun Trigger Surprising Phenomenon Near Earth

    • Date: 18/03/17
    • Science Daily
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    New research from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and partners from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of New Brunswick shows that eruptions on the Sun’s surface not only send bursts of energetic particles into Earth’s atmosphere causing disturbances in our planet’s magnetic field, they can also strangely decrease the number of free […]

  • Green Energy Costs to Double, Committee on Climate Change Reveals

    • Date: 17/03/17
    • Harry Wilkinson, Global Warming Policy Forum
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    The latest assessment of green energy costs by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), was reported yesterday by the BBC couched in doublethink worthy of 1984. They announced, just as five of the big six energy providers raised prices by between 7-10%, that ‘Britain’s low carbon energy revolution is actually saving money for households’. Nothing could be further […]

  • G-20 Drop Climate Change From Communique

    • Date: 17/03/17
    • Reuters
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    Opposition from the United States, Saudi Arabia and others has forced Germany to drop a reference to financing programs to combat climate change from the draft communique at a G20 finance and central bankers meeting. A G20 official taking part in the meeting said on Friday that efforts by the German G20 presidency to keep the […]

  • €100 Billion For Nothing: German CO2 Emissions Continue to Rise

    • Date: 17/03/17
    • Deutsche Presse Agentur
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    The emission of greenhouse gases in Germany has increased in 2016 despite all climate protection efforts. CO2 emissions rose by about four million tonnes compared to the previous year to around 906 million tonnes, the Environment Ministry and a study commissioned by the Greens estimate. This makes it unlikely that Germany will reach its 2020 target […]

  • U.S. Shale Is Pushing OPEC To Breaking Point

    • Date: 17/03/17
    • Michael McDonald, Oil Price
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    The trend in the United States of accelerating oil production does not seem to be slowing down. Recent reports show that oil production from U.S. shale producers will increase in April, according to the Energy Information Administration. High market prices are currently being supported by OPEC cutbacks, and these higher profits are funding the growth of […]

  • Less Than 20% Of US Republicans Are Concerned About Global Warming

    • Date: 17/03/17
    • Jim Norman, Gallup
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    A landmark year in 2016 for global warming politics has further deepened the already formidable divide between Republicans and Democrats on the issue. Two-thirds (66%) of Democrats say they worry about global warming a great deal, compared with 18% of Republicans. The 66% of Democrats worrying a great deal about the issue is the highest […]

  • Global CO2 Emissions Have Stopped Rising, International Energy Agency Says

    • Date: 17/03/17
    • International Energy Agency
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    Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat for a third straight year in 2016 even as the global economy grew, according to the International Energy Agency, signaling a continuing decoupling of emissions and economic activity. This was the result of growing renewable power generation, switches from coal to natural gas, improvements in energy efficiency, as […]

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