• Global Warming: 2017 Sets New Record For Global Food Production

    • Date: 01/12/17
    • United Nations Food And Agriculture Organization (FAO)

    Global cereal production in 2017 is forecast to surpass last year’s record levels. Global stocks of rice and coarse grains are also set to reach record levels. World cereal markets are likely to be comfortably balanced in 2017/18, with total supplies exceeding projected demand and inventories on the rise. Global cereal production in 2017 is forecast to […]

    Read more
  • Green Lobbyists Are Scrambling To Save Their Subsidies From GOP Tax Reform

    • Date: 01/12/17
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    The GOP tax plan looks like it could pass out of the Senate, a prospect that has green energy companies scrambling to save their tax subsidies. The Senate tax plan, which moved to a formal debate Wednesday, would make it harder for green energy companies to exchange their tax subsidies for financing. “Without tax equity financing, most […]

    Read more
  • Germany’s Glyphosate U-Turn Angers Green Lobby

    • Date: 28/11/17
    • Politico

    An EU vote approving the use of a controversial weedkiller for another five years triggered an immediate backlash from Paris and Rome, and is poisoning German politics on the eve of grand coalition talks. After more than two years of fierce political debate over whether glyphosate causes cancer, EU countries on Monday voted to renew the license […]

    Read more
  • Green Lobby Defeated As Germany Swings EU Vote In Favour Of Glyphosate

    • Date: 27/11/17
    • Deutsche Welle

    EU member states have voted to extend the license for controversial weedkiller glyphosate. Germany’s approval was crucial in the vote, but it could derail coalition talks between Merkel’s conservative bloc and the SPD.     People wearing Juncker mask behind a banner saying democracy vs. glyphosate (Reuters/Y. Herman) An appeal committee of the EU’s executive […]

    Read more
  • Tesla ‘Is Set To Run Out Of Cash In Nine Months’

    • Date: 24/11/17
    • London Evening Standard

    Tesla will run out of cash on Monday August 6, at 2.17am New York time. So says an analysis by Bloomberg, which claims the electric-car maker is burning through its cash pile at the rate of $8000 a minute, or $480,000 an hour. Tesla would dispute the analysis, since it is increasing output of the Model 3, […]

    Read more
  • Germany Has Plunged Into Unprecedented Political Chaos

    • Date: 20/11/17
    • Paul Hockenos, Foreign Policy

    It’s going to be a while before Europe’s most powerful country has a stable government – and Angela Merkel probably won’t be leading it. As little as an hour before midnight Sunday night, there was a flicker of light at the end of the long tunnel — at least three of the four German parties […]

    Read more
  • Climate Make-Or-Brake: German Parties Regroup In Last-Ditch Coalition Push

    • Date: 19/11/17
    • Reuters

    Germany’s would-be coalition partners met on Saturday for a last-ditch round of weekend talks aimed at finding common ground in the divisive fields of climate and migration policy, in the hope of staving off a possible early election. For German Chancellor Angela Merkel, an awkward three-way conservative-liberal-Green alliance is her best hope of securing a […]

    Read more
  • COP Out: China, Europe Climate Buddy Act Flounders

    • Date: 17/11/17
    • Politico

    BONN, Germany — So much for the Sino-European climate bromance. Developing countries are returning to the idea that wealthy countries should bear more of the emissions cuts. The EU and China were supposed to become the tag team of international climate diplomacy, buddying up after President Donald Trump announced his intention to pull the U.S. out of the […]

    Read more
Back to top More articles:


We use cookies to help give you the best experience on our website. By continuing without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to this. Please read our privacy policy to find out more.