• Corona Crisis: UN Delays Green Deal For Aviation

    • Date: 01/07/20
    • New Scientist

    A landmark deal curbing the impact of aviation on climate change was watered down at a United Nations (UN) meeting yesterday, meaning airlines likely will not have to start offsetting their growing carbon emissions for several years later than planned. Four years ago, 191 countries agreed for the first time to tackle aviation’s fast-growing carbon footprint by making the […]

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  • Energy For Africa Week: Aid Groups Accused Of Colonial Mentality

    • Date: 30/06/20
    • The Zimbabwean

    Dr Peiser said it was important for donors and the World Bank to support local solutions rather than imposing what he called “a new form of colonialism”. Zimbabwe can set an example to the world in domestic power supply, according to the head of a London think tank. Dr Benny Peiser who leads the Global […]

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  • EU Ministers Exclude Nuclear Energy & Natural Gas From Green Transition Fund

    • Date: 26/06/20
    • EurActiv

    European Union countries agreed on Wednesday (24 June) that the bloc’s flagship fund to wean regions off fossil fuels should not finance nuclear or natural gas projects, despite calls from some Eastern countries for gas to be eligible for EU funding. The European Commission, the EU’s executive, wants to set up a €40 billion Just […]

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  • The Truth About Europe’s Green Hypocrisy: EU Made ‘No Progress’ In Climate Action Over Past Five Years, Eurostat Reveals

    • Date: 24/06/20
    • Energy Live News

    The European Commission has acknowledged “insufficient” action to tackle climate change after the EU’s statistics office showed little has been achieved overall since 2015. Progress towards the EU’s climate and energy targets has stalled, as has the shift towards a circular economy. That’s one of the findings of the latest report by the EU statistics […]

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  • Bushfire Royal Commission ‘To Examine Green Movement To Hijack Back Burns’

    • Date: 20/06/20
    • Sky News

    There is “irrefutable evidence” environment and conservation departments around Australia have been “hijacked by lefties and greenies” who are pushing their own agenda on climate change says Sky News host Peter Gleeson. On Wednesday, the royal commission into Australia’s Black summer bushfires saw the emergence of evidence that “fuel reduction burns saved lives last summer,” […]

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  • India Unleashing Coal: PM Modi Announces New Coal Boom, Privatisation Of Coal Mines

    • Date: 18/06/20
    • IANS News Service

    New Delhi: Launching the auction of coal mines for commercial mining, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the coal sector has finally been pulled out of decades in lockdown and liberated. Noting that India having the fourth largest coal reserves in the world was importing coal so far, he said that the move will […]

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  • China’s New Coal Push As Relations With West Sour

    • Date: 16/06/20
    • Bloomberg

    China’s embrace of coal could tighten even further if tensions with the U.S. escalate, with policymakers prioritising energy security over climate change. China will likely ease the pressure on local governments to shut older, inefficient coal mines as it seeks to meet rising demand of the most-polluting fuel to spur its economic recovery. Government officials […]

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  • Collapsology: The Rise Of A New Doomsday Cult & The Return Of The Dark Ages

    • Date: 14/06/20
    • The Sunday Telegraph

    The French flock to the philosophy of ‘collapsology’ in record numbers. The movement, based on a book by Jared Diamond, holds that civilisation is heading towards impending collapse France’s coronavirus epidemic has sparked an explosion of interest in la collapsologie – a Gallic take on the end of the world — with a rising number of converts seeking advice on […]

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