• Heaviest Snowfall in 100 Years Brings Chaos To Alpine Ski Resorts

    • Date: 12/01/19
    • The Times

    Thousands of British holidaymakers face travel chaos in Austria today after the country experienced the heaviest snowfalls in a century and was bracing for another round of storms. Three metres of snow fell in the space of 48 hours in some parts of the country and more than a metre is forecast to fall today […]

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  • Search Starts For New World Bank President

    • Date: 12/01/19
    • Desmond Davies, GNA London Bureau Chief, Ghana News Agency

    The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) said it welcomed Dr Kim’s departure, accusing him of turning “the World Bank into a green think tank, betraying its core mission of lifting the world’s most disadvantaged populations out of poverty.” London, Jan. 11, GNA – The search is on for the next President of the World Bank following […]

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  • China: No More Wind Or Solar If It Can’t Beat Coal On Price

    • Date: 11/01/19
    • John Parnell, Forbes

    China has said it will not approve wind and solar power projects unless they can compete with coal power prices. Beijing pulled the plug on support for large solar projects, which had been receiving a per kWh payment, in late May. That news came immediately after the country’s largest solar industry event and caught everyone by surprise. Officials are […]

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  • China’s Electric Car Companies Slump Amid Reports Of Subsidy Cuts

    • Date: 11/01/19
    • The Economic Times

    Shares in China’s new energy vehicle (NEV) makers and other firms in the industry chain are pummelled, after media reports that Beijing this year could continue to cut subsidies for NEVs. The CSI new energy vehicles index, which tracks major NEV players on the mainland, skids as much as 2.7 per cent. Wuxi Lead Intelligent […]

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  • World’s Poor Better Off Without Dr Kim As World Bank Head

    • Date: 09/01/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 9 January: The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) welcomes the imminent departure of Dr. Jim Yong Kim as president of the World Bank. Appointed by President Obama in 2012, Dr Kim turned the World Bank into a green think tank, betraying its core mission of lifting the world’s most disadvantaged populations out of poverty. […]

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  • World Bank’s Kim Abruptly Resigns Amid Differences With Trump Over Climate Change

    • Date: 08/01/19
    • Reuters

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim unexpectedly resigned on Monday, more than three years before his term ends in 2022, amid differences with the Trump administration over climate change and the need for more development resources. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim speaking at the opening of the Climate Action Summit […]

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  • Is Russia Secretly Backing Anti-Fracking Activists? U.S. Lawsuit Intends To Find Out

    • Date: 07/01/19
    • Jason Hopkins, The Daily Caller

    An open records lawsuit filed against the State Department is attempting to uncover whether Russian entities attempted to financially support U.S. environmentalist causes. The Institute for Energy Research (IER) — a free-market energy group based in Washington, D.C. — filed the lawsuit on Monday. IER has requested that the State Department hand over correspondence concerning hydraulic fracturing, […]

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  • EU Wants To Green The Financial Sector: Critics Fear A Green Nanny State

    • Date: 07/01/19
    • Handelsblatt

    The European Union wants to bind the financial industry into the battle for a greener economy. But critics warn against the risks for investors.   The financial world should become greener. This lofty goal has been spearheaded by the European Commission who are asking banks, asset managers, pension funds and insurers to do their part […]

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