• Coral Bleaching Is A Natural Event That Has Gone On For Centuries, New Study

    • Date: 16/08/18
    • Graham Lloyd, The Australian
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    Coral bleaching has been a regular feature of the Great Barrier Reef for the past 400 years, with evidence of repeated mass events dating back to well before Euro­pean settlement and the start of the industrial revolution. A study of coral core ­samples has extended the known history of bleaching by more than 350 years […]

  • Bolsonaro: I Will Take Brazil Out of Paris Agreement

    • Date: 15/08/18
    • Global Warming Policy Forum
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    The frontrunner in the Brazilian presidential race, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he would follow Donald Trump and take Brazil out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. UN officials have reacted furiously, fearing this would be a devastating blow to international climate negotiations. The withdrawal of South America’s largest emitter would be particularly embarrassing given that […]

  • Have Investors Lost Interest In Green Energy?

    • Date: 15/08/18
    • Roger Andrews, Energy Matters
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    Before 2011 global investment in clean energy (wind, solar, biomass, biofuels etc.) grew rapidly. Then in and around 2011 many governments abandoned renewables subsidies in favor of capacity auctions, and growth in global clean energy investment ceased. Investment in North and South America has not increased since 2007 and in Asia it has not increased […]

  • Chinese Subsidy Cuts Trigger Collapse Of New Solar Modules

    • Date: 15/08/18
    • China Dialogue
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    “Without subsidies there’s no return on investment for over a decade, so investors and property owners aren’t interested in distributed solar.” China’s Photovoltaic Industry Association expects to see 30-35 gigawatts of new solar capacity in 2018, a drop of 43% on last year. China’s solar manufacturers are unhappy with recent government policy changes that have put […]

  • Elon Musk: I Love Fossil Fuel Cash!

    • Date: 15/08/18
    • Global Warming Policy Forum & Bloomberg
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    Having once said ‘we need a revolt against the fossil fuel industry’ amid his relentless attacks on oil companies, it turns out that all the while Elon Musk has been courting Saudi’s oil billions. In a blog post on Monday, Musk revealed that he has been in secret talks with Saudi Arabia for the past […]

  • How To Solve A Problem Like Elon?

    • Date: 15/08/18
    • Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., The Wall Street Journal
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    If the SEC gives Mr. Musk a pass and down the road lies some greater calamity, how does the agency explain administering a mere slap for what might appear in retrospect to have been a harbinger of major malfeasance? So, like the nuns of Nonnberg Abbey, if you’re the Securities and Exchange Commission, what are you […]

  • Climate Wars 2.0 Threatening To Engulf Australia’s Green Prime Minister

    • Date: 15/08/18
    • Dennis Shanahan, The Australian
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    Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership authority is again under threat from the Coalition’s never-ending energy and climate wars. A backbench revolt over carbon emissions policy has the potential to grow into a leadership crisis for the Prime Minister if he can’t placate the coal-fired energy rebels or strand them by doing a deal with Bill Shorten. As it […]

  • Aussie Climate Wars Escalate As Coalition Rebels Challenge Turnbull

    • Date: 14/08/18
    • The Australian
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    Malcolm Turnbull’s authority has been directly challenged by 10 ­Coalition MPs reserving the right to cross the floor of parliament to vote against the government’s signature energy policy and leave the Prime Minister at the mercy of Bill Shorten to pass the national energy guarantee. Mr Turnbull held crisis talks late yesterday with five of […]

  • Energy Efficiency, Smart Meters and Climate Policy

    • Date: 14/08/18
    • Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor
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    The Chief Executive of the UK’s electricity and gas regulator, Ofgem, has published a prominent article in The Daily Telegraph reassuring the public about the Smart Meter programme, and stressing its potential benefits. Unfortunately, Ofgem is no longer the independent consumer champion that it once was, and the statement cannot be taken at face value. It […]

  • Green Hypocrites: U.S. Democrats Lift Ban On Donations From Fossil Fuel Companies

    • Date: 14/08/18
    • Independent Journal Review
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    The Democratic National Committee (DNC) lifted their ban on donations from fossil fuel companies, their employees and their political action committees (PACs). In June, the DNC announced that they would no longer accept donations from the energy sector, pointing to their dedication to battling climate change. Christine Pelosi, daughter of Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, proposed the ban on donations, […]

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