• Chinese Solar Stocks Plunge As Government Suspends New Solar Farms, Cuts Subsidies

    • Date: 04/06/18
    • South China Morning Post

    Shares in Sungrow Power Supply and GCL-Poly Energy Holdings led Chinese solar power stocks lower in mainland China and Hong Kong on Monday, after the government moved to rein in the expansion of the industry, by suspending the construction of new farms and cutting subsidies in a surprising decision. Sungrow Power, the country’s biggest maker […]

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  • The New Shale Tech That Terrifies OPEC

    • Date: 03/06/18
    • The Wall Street Journal

    U.S. shale oil drillers are boosting efficiency with giant pads and walking rigs, lowering prices to a point that could soon hurt exporters like Saudi Arabia. A fracking operation in Midland, Texas. The Permian Basin recently passed 3.1 million barrels a day of output. PHOTO: JAMES DURBIN FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL What doesn’t kill you makes […]

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  • BMW, Daimler Struggle As Europe’s CO2 Plans At Risk Of Coming Undone

    • Date: 03/06/18
    • Bloomberg

    European plans to tackle vehicle emissions that cause climate change are at risk of coming undone, sending car manufacturers such as Daimler and BMW back to the drawing board to avoid potential fines. A series of events over the past weeks have highlighted the region’s struggle to contain greenhouse gases and air pollution, wrong-footing automakers […]

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  • Germany’s Planned Coal Exit Hits A Wall

    • Date: 01/06/18
    • Dave Keating, Forbes

    Germany’s task force for phasing out coal was meant to launch this week, but yesterday the government quietly announced it is delaying the kick-off. It is the third time the coal exit commission’s launch has been delayed. German coal power plants, source: Stepmap The task force has become so controversial – even before it comes […]

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  • Stranded Assets, My Foot: The Next Oil Bonanza Could Be Deep Under Water

    • Date: 01/06/18
    • Investor's Business Daily

    The biggest oil stocks may be about to hit the next oil bonanza after initially missing the shale boom. Consider this: Crude prices can fall to $35 a barrel, less than half current levels, and Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) could still profit off a deepwater oil project in the Gulf of Mexico. Shell gave the final green light […]

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  • Wrangling Over German Coal Exit Talks Reveals Difficult Task Ahead

    • Date: 31/05/18
    • Clean Energy Wire

    Germany struggles to get its highly anticipated coal exit task force on track. The government on Wednesday postponed at the last minute the official launch of the phase-out commission for the third time. The quarrels over the commission’s leadership and remit bear witness to the enormous task ahead, and also foreshadow difficult negotiations. However, the government insists […]

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  • Emails Show Climate Skeptics Tout ‘Winning’ Under Trump

    • Date: 30/05/18
    • The Hill

    A conservative think tank that seeks to battle global warming “alarmism” celebrated during President Trump‘s first year in office, according to correspondence obtained by a Freedom of Information Act request. Joe Bast, the co-founder of the Illinois-based Heartland Institute, wrote to allies in January that 2017 had been “a great year for climate realists” due to policies pursued by the […]

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  • Record Wheat Harvest In Punjab As Yield Nearly Doubles Since 1980

    • Date: 29/05/18
    • India Express

    Punjab’s average wheat yield in 1980-81 was 27.3 quintals per hectare, which rose to 37.15 quintals in 1990-91 and 45.63 quintals in 2000-01. Its crossing 51 quintals now is proof that the Green Revolution’s gains still plateau off, contrary to popular perception. 26.3 quintals an acre or 6.5 tonnes per hectare. That’s what Bahadur Singh […]

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