• Ireland: Parties At War Over Carbon Tax Increases

    • Date: 12/03/19
    • The Independent

    Tensions between the “big two” parties over continuing Government co-operation have again surfaced – this time on the key issue of climate change and major hikes in the carbon tax. Fine Gael TDs and senators on a special all-party committee considering actions against climate change, whose report has been repeatedly delayed, say they suspect Fianna […]

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  • Socialist Energy Policy Triggers Venezuela’s Power System Collapse

    • Date: 09/03/19
    • Tim Worstall, Continental Telegraph

    The entirety of Venezuela’s ruling class is standing around with “Who, me?” looks on their faces as the country is plunged into darkness, the power system and the grid entirely fail to deliver electricity at all. The point being that yes, it’s you. The Bolivarian socialists have caused this. This is not the result of […]

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  • As Energy Prices Rise Sharply, Dutch Turn Climate Sceptical

    • Date: 08/03/19
    • NL News

    The number of Dutch people who are worried about climate change decreased significantly over the past months. While the group who thinks that addressing greenhouse gas emissions is going too far is growing since the government announced their climate planss, according to a survey by Peter Kanne of I&O Research, AD reports. At the end […]

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  • As Dutch Turn More Sceptical, Climate Taxes May Decide March Elections

    • Date: 08/03/19
    • NL Times

    A recent poll by I&O Research showed that the number of Dutch people who are worried about climate change decreased significantly over the last months, while the group who thinks that the government is too focused on reducing emissions is growing. The first debate for the Provincial State elections of 20 March, which will ultimately also […]

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  • Copying Climate Alarmists, China Warns Against ‘Erroneous Thoughts’

    • Date: 08/03/19
    • Reuters

    China’s ruling Communist Party is ramping up calls for political loyalty in a year of sensitive anniversaries, warning against “erroneous thoughts” as officials fall over themselves to pledge allegiance to President Xi Jinping and his philosophy. This year is marked by some delicate milestones: 30 years since the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and […]

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  • Trump Seeks Deep Cuts in Renewable Energy Funding

    • Date: 07/03/19
    • Bloomberg

    The Trump administration is again seeking severe cuts to the U.S. Energy Department division charged with renewable energy and energy efficiency research, according to a department official familiar with the plan. The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy would see its $2.3 billion budget […]

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  • Is This the End of Recycling?

    • Date: 06/03/19
    • The Atlantic

    Americans are consuming more and more stuff. Now that other countries won’t take our papers and plastics, they’re ending up in the trash. After decades of earnest public-information campaigns, Americans are finally recycling. Airports, malls, schools, and office buildings across the country have bins for plastic bottles and aluminum cans and newspapers. In some cities, you can be fined if […]

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  • Europe Split Over Its Own Green Deal As Germany Urges Prudence

    • Date: 05/03/19
    • Bloomberg

    EU member states are split about how to cut greenhouse gases by 2050 The opening round of talks over the next green deal in Europe highlighted differences between governments over the means and pace of transforming the continent’s economies to avoid catastrophic climate change. Germany sounded caution as energy ministers from member states debated a proposal to […]

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