• U.S. Senate To Consider Bill Boosting LNG Exports to Europe, Taking Aim At Russian Gas

    • Date: 19/07/18
    • San Francisco Chronicle

    WASHINGTON – Two days after President Donald Trump’s controversial summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, some Senate Republicans are looking to hit Russia where it hurts – it’s energy sector. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., introduced legislation Wednesday calling for the Department of Energy to speed up approval of LNG exports to Europe, where Russia has […]

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  • Labor Government Down Under Announces Plan to Lift Ban On Fracking

    • Date: 19/07/18
    • Xinhua News Agency

    Australia’s Northern Territory (NT) government has announced its plan to re-introduce fracking. Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, is the process of injecting liquid at high-pressure into subterranean rocks to widen existing fissures and extract oil or gas. The government placed a moratorium on the practice in September 2016, citing environmental risks associated with fracking […]

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  • Tony Abbott Is Winning The Climate Battle Down Under

    • Date: 17/07/18
    • The Australian

    Tony Abbott recently claimed it was about time Australia pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Support for Mr Abbott’s position is growing with a three-point rise to 48 per cent of voters claiming to be in favour of withdrawal if it led to lower power prices. Malcolm Turnbull is winning over voters with his […]

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  • Rejecting Carbon Colonialism

    • Date: 16/07/18
    • Paul Driessen and David Wojick, The Heartland Institute

    African Development Bank breaks with anti-fossil fuel banks to fund coal power. We recently explained how Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) use manmade climate change alarmism to justify lending policies that reject funding for fossil fuel electricity generation, promote expensive and unreliable renewable sources, and thereby help keep impoverished nations poor. Now, in a daring show […]

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  • Trump Pulled Out Of The Paris Climate Accords, But The U.S. Is Spending Billions To Implement It

    • Date: 16/07/18
    • Tim Pearce, The Daily Caller

    The World Bank is spending millions in government funding from various countries, including the U.S., to implement climate mitigation strategies in line with an international agreement to fight climate change — the Paris climate accords. The U.S. is the World Bank’s largest supporter and shareholder owning 17 percent of organization’s shares. The next largest owner, Japan, owns […]

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  • Australian Govt Weighs New Coal Power Plants For Energy Wars Down Under

    • Date: 14/07/18
    • The Australian

    A proposal for the federal government to financially guarantee the construction and operation of new dispatchable power generation, which could include clean coal-fired plants, is expected to be taken to cabinet with the backing of the Prime Minister. Malcolm Turnbull yesterday confirmed he would seriously consider the key recommendation of a report by the competition […]

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  • Spanish Socialists Face A Coal vs. Climate Dilemma

    • Date: 14/07/18
    • Politico

    Brussels is ramping up the pressure to drop coal, but doing so could cost the fragile government crucial votes. Spain’s new Socialist government is trying to strike a balance between its green ambitions and its red traditions. With only a tenuous hold on power, the minority Socialist government can’t afford to offend Spain’s small but […]

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  • Judge Brett Kavanaugh: Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee Appears To Be A Climate Skeptic

    • Date: 10/07/18
    • Watts Up With That? & Politico

    President Trump’s SCOTUS nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh from the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, has a long judicial history of dissenting on not just the CO2 endangerment finding by the EPA, but on Obama’s entire environmental regulatory agenda when those cases made it to him as an appellate judge. For example, the LA Times writes, “Kavanaugh was […]

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