• Green Suicide: Germany’s Industry In Freefall

    • Date: 07/12/19
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Its main industry is in freefall. Its political system is descending into chaos. The banking system is in crisis, and consumer demand is stuck in the doldrums. Which country? It is, of course, Germany. With every week that passes there are more and more signs of a deep malaise in its economy. The nation once known […]

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  • Winning: Revolt Brewing Against EU’s ‘Unrealistic’ Climate Goals

    • Date: 05/12/19
    • EurActiv

    Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has threatened to veto Europe’s goal of becoming the first climate-neutral continent in the world by 2050, adding his voice to a growing chorus of discontent as EU leaders prepare for heated climate discussions at a summit in Brussels next week. In a letter to European Commission President Ursula von […]

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  • Europe’s Eco-Policy Fiasco: EU Admits Failing At Almost Every Environmental Goal

    • Date: 04/12/19
    • Daily Express

    THE European Union is failing at almost every one of its environmental goals, a shock study by the European Environmental Agency has warned. The report, which is published every five years, has exposed “serious gaps between the state of the environment and existing EU near – and long-term policy targets”. Brussels has been urged to […]

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  • €Trillions For Nothing: European Union Set to Miss 2030 Climate Goal

    • Date: 04/12/19
    • Associated Press

    The European Union said Wednesday that it will likely miss its target for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030, dealing a blow to the bloc’s efforts to be a leader in the fight against climate change. The European Environment Agency said existing measures put the EU on course to cut its emissions of carbon dioxide and […]

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  • Europe’s Broken Climate Consensus

    • Date: 02/12/19
    • GWPF TV

    MEPs in the European Parliament have passed a resolution declaring a ‘climate emergency’, but 1/3 voted against the motion – in a sign of increasing discontent with the EU’s green ambitions.

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  • New SPD Leaders Put German Government’s Climate Plans In Doubt

    • Date: 02/12/19
    • Clean Energy Wire

    The members of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) have unexpectedly voted for a more left-leaning leadership, casting doubt on the future of the coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU/CSU alliance. The designated SPD co-heads, Norbert Walter-Borjans and Saskia Esken, have stressed repeatedly that their party should renegotiate parts of the 2018 coalition treaty, including […]

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  • Tax Dispute Freezes Germany’s Climate Plans

    • Date: 01/12/19
    • The Local.de

    Germany’s preparations for next week’s UN climate conference in Madrid were dealt a blow on Friday when parts of the government’s ambitious plans for climate policy reform were blocked by parliament. The government’s “climate package”, a collection of four bills with policies including increases to the cost of air travel and the introduction of a […]

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  • Australia To Fight Europe On Climate Trade War Threat

    • Date: 30/11/19
    • The Sydney Morning Herald

    Trade Minister Simon Birmingham has described France’s push to force Australia to adopt climate change targets in a planned trade deal with European Union as “unprecedented”, declaring he will only accept terms that are in the best interests of the nation. Senator Birmingham wants to clinch a free-trade agreement (FTA) with the EU by the […]

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