• Al Gore’s Climate Hypocrisy Is As Big As His Energy-Sucking Mansion

    • Date: 04/08/17
    • The Washington Times

    Former Vice President Al Gore’s 10,070-square-foot estate near Nashville, Tennessee, expended more than 21 times more energy than the average U.S. household over the past year, according to a new report. A report by the National Center for Public Policy Research — self-described as a nonpartisan, independent conservative think tank — said that according to data obtained […]

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  • Germany’s €300bn Green Flop: Rising Consumption Of Fossil Fuels Will See Increase in CO2 Emissions

    • Date: 02/08/17
    • Green Energy Wire

    Germany’s rising consumption of oil, gas and lignite in the first half of 2017 indicates that the country of the Energiewende will see another increase in CO2 emissions in 2017 after a rise in 2016, said Agora Energiewende head Patrick Graichen. “The data translates to a one-percent increase of energy-related emissions, compared to the same period last year. This […]

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  • US Nuclear Comeback Stalls as Two Reactors Are Abandoned

    • Date: 01/08/17
    • Reuters

    South Carolina utilities said on Monday they are abandoning two unfinished reactors that were once hailed as the start of a U.S. nuclear power renaissance before they were dogged by billions of dollars in cost overruns. The reactors were proposed a decade ago when U.S. policymakers expected more than a dozen new nuclear power plants […]

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  • EU Blasts Trump For Rejecting Climate Accord, Then Increases Coal Exports From USA

    • Date: 30/07/17
    • Daily Express

    US Coal exports have jumped more than 60 percent this year due to soaring demand from Europe and Asia, according to government data, allowing President Donald Trump’s administration to claim that efforts to revive the battered industry are working. GETTY — US coal exports have jumped more than 60 per cent this year due to demand […]

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  • Green Suicide: German Car-Makers Face Existential Crisis After Betting On ‘Green’ Diesel

    • Date: 29/07/17
    • The Daily Telegraph

    “Against the backdrop of the diesel scandal, illegal agreements amount to a nuclear meltdown for the German car industry’s credibility.” At the Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart, the prize exhibit is the Benz Patent-Motorwagen of 1885, the first car ever made. It is a potent symbol for a car industry that is not just the jewel […]

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  • Geopolitical Shale Revolution: World Energy Now Pits Russia Versus U.S.

    • Date: 29/07/17
    • Kenneth Rapoza, Forbes

    OPEC is no longer in control of oil prices. Russia is. And Russia no longer is the dominant force of natural gas. The United States is. The battle for markets of cleaner and apparently abundant natural gas isn’t Iran versus Saudi Arabia; it’s the United States versus Russia. Leonid Mikhelson, Russia’s richest man and chairman of privately […]

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  • After Paris: Next Steps for the Trump Administration’s International Climate Agenda

    • Date: 28/07/17
    • Nicolas Loris, Heritage Foundation

    President Trump announced his intentions to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement. On multiple occasions since the announcement, he has mentioned renegotiating the agreement. No amount of negotiating will change the fact that international climate accords are costly non-solutions that commit both the developed and developing world to lower standards of living. If the […]

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  • China’s Electric Car Sales Hit As Beijing Cuts Subsidies (To $10.000 Per Car)

    • Date: 27/07/17
    • Daniel Ren, South China Morning Post

    After three in the fast lane China’s electric car market has hit a speed bump this year as reduced government subsidies dent drivers’ buying interest. According to UBS, sales growth of new-energy vehicles including pure electric cars and plug-in hybrid automobiles, are expected to slow to 20 per cent for the whole year in 2017, […]

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