• Sir Jim Ratcliffe: Green Taxes Are Killing Europe’s Economy

    • Date: 13/02/19
    • Energy Voice

    Ineos founder and Brexit-backer Sir Jim Ratcliffe has slammed the EU over expensive regulations and “stupid” green taxes he claims are choking Europe’s chemicals industry. In an open letter to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, Sir Jim warned Europe is “no longer competitive” as a result of its strict energy and labour laws, which he […]

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  • Labor Unions Fear Democrats’ Green New Deal Poses Job Threat

    • Date: 12/02/19
    • Reuters

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Labor unions say they are withholding support for a Green New Deal unveiled by Democrats last week to transition the American economy away from fossil fuels, arguing the loosely-defined plan could kill jobs if its architects aren’t careful. The cool response from unions underscores the challenge facing Democratic presidential hopefuls who support […]

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  • Swedish Start-Up Used Teen Climate Activist To Raise Millions

    • Date: 09/02/19
    • The Local Sweden

    A Swedish entrepreneur who claims to have been “the first to pay attention to” Swedish child climate activist Greta Thunberg, used her name to bring in almost SEK 10m ($1 million) for a new share issue, according to an investigation by the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper. Greta Thornberg’s image was used in the company’s share prospectus. […]

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  • France Moves To Halt Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline

    • Date: 08/02/19
    • The Times

    France has signalled its opposition to a controversial gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, raising the odds that Brussels will bring the project to a halt. The €9.5 billion Nord Stream 2 scheme involves running two pipelines beneath the Baltic in addition to an existing pair, bypassing Ukraine and several other states in eastern Europe. […]

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  • Trump Picks World Bank Skeptic David Malpass To Lead Institution

    • Date: 07/02/19
    • Politico

    The Treasury official previously said global organizations like the World Bank ‘have grown larger and more intrusive.’ David Malpass, President Donald Trump’s expected pick to head the World Bank, has been a major player in trade talks with the Chinese | Pool photo by Justin Lane/EPA   U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to tap […]

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  • Green Socialism In America: Calls For ‘Green New Deal’ To Redistribute Wealth and Power

    • Date: 06/02/19
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    A progressive activist who worked on New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign and helped draft an outline for a “Green New Deal” characterized the global warming plan as a “proposal to redistribute wealth.” “America’s ruling class is freaking out about [Ocasio-Cortez’s] proposal to redistribute wealth and power from the people on top to the people […]

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  • Climate Bankruptcy: California’s Green Energy Company Goes Bust — More To Come

    • Date: 05/02/19
    • Peter Forster, Financial Post

    If climate bankruptcies are taken to include those caused by climate activism or perverse climate policies, then there are many companies  made bankrupt by the Climate Industry. PG&E is the latest example. Last week, California utility PG&E filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the face of an estimated US$30 billion of possible liabilities related to the […]

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  • Official: German Coal Exit May Be Delayed Beyond 2038 If Energy Security Is At Risk

    • Date: 03/02/19
    • Voice of America

    BERLIN — Germany’s phasing out of coal-fired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity supply, a senior legislator in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party said. The phase-out, proposed last Saturday by a commission tasked with mapping out Germany’s transition to a more environmentally friendly low-carbon economy, drew […]

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