• China Cuts Subsidies: Green Cars Sales Drop 34%

    • Date: 14/10/19
    • Financial Times
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    Purchases fell for third consecutive month following government cuts to subsidies New energy vehicle sales in China, the world’s largest car market, fell for the third month in a row as a slowdown in the overall market expands to electric vehicles following cuts in government subsidies. Sales of NEVs — which include hybrids and fully […]

  • Green Electricity Costs Each UK Household £340 Per Year

    • Date: 14/10/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum
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    Full cost of living impact of renewables subsidies revealed At a time when the press is awash with naively reported good news about the proportion of renewables in British electricity generation, it is important to recall that this “success” comes at a huge cost to consumers, about £9 billion a year at present, and still rising. […]

  • Current Costs of British Renewables Subsidies per Household

    • Date: 14/10/19
    • Dr John Constable, GWPF Energy Editor
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    The total annual renewables subsidy impact on UK household cost of living is £9 billion — which comes to £340 per year per household. The low and much-publicised offshore wind bids for Feed-in Tariffs with Contracts for Difference (FiTs CfDs) continue to confuse many analysts, even those from whom one might expect clear-eyed caution. A […]

  • £28 Billion: UK Faces Huge Loss From Electric Vehicle Adoption

    • Date: 13/10/19
    • OilPrice.com
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    If Great Britain keeps its commitment to switch over its vehicles to electric by 2050, the government will see a whopping loss of 28 billion pounds ($35 billion) paid by motorists driving traditional gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles. That comes from a study released Friday by London-based Institute for Fiscal Studies examining the impact of the UK’s net-zero […]

  • Green Britain Kills Its Shale Bonanza

    • Date: 13/10/19
    • The Sunday Times
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    The controversial gas extraction process known as fracking is “dead” in the UK, campaigners and local residents groups have claimed. Cuadrilla, the fracking company most active in England, has begun removing equipment from its only testing area after the work was blamed for minor earthquakes in August. There are no plans to continue at the Lancashire site, […]

  • Dominic Lawson: Behind Science’s Mask, Extinction Rebellion Is A Doomsday Cult

    • Date: 13/10/19
    • Dominic Lawson, The Sunday Times
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    Politicians must stop pandering to the ‘crusties’ bringing havoc to London When rebels try to seize control of their country, it is traditional to begin by taking over the state broadcaster. Perhaps it is in that context that we should view the siege of New Broadcasting House on Friday by the rebels of Extinction Rebellion (XR). […]

  • Extinction Rebellion Founder Blasted For ‘Blind Hypocrisy’ After 11,000-Mile Flight For Luxury Holiday

    • Date: 13/10/19
    • The Sun
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    A Founder of the Extinction Rebellion eco-protests was accused of “blind hypocrisy” last night as it was revealed she jetted to a luxury break in Central America despite leading calls for a “rapid reduction” in air travel. Gail Bradbrook clocked up 11,000 air miles as she flew to Costa Rica for a week’s £2,500 stay […]

  • The Electric-Vehicle Subsidy Racket

    • Date: 12/10/19
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal
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    The $7,500 tax credit is going to many buyers who don’t qualify. Federal subsidies for electric vehicles are an income transfer to the affluent, and now comes news that significant numbers don’t qualify. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (Tigta) in late September reported that the feds handed out nearly $74 million to undeserving […]

  • Ignore Climate Hysteria: Brazil Set To Post Record Harvest

    • Date: 12/10/19
    • Argus Media
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    Brazil’s 2019-20 grain and oilseed crops are poised to reach record production of 245.8mn metric tons (t), boosted by an increase in acreage and a recovery in the soybean crop, which will also likely break a record. The number would mark an increase of 1.6pc from the last cycle. The total area planted is also […]

  • Electric-Car Owners Hard Hit by Massive California Power Shutdown

    • Date: 12/10/19
    • Yahoo News
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    Nearly a million Californians are now without power as the electric company deliberately shut it off this week, fearing high winds would spark wildfire. Nature built California to burn. And there’s only so much Elon Musk, Pacific Gas & Electric, or anyone else can do to diminish that. “All Tesla Supercharger stations in regions affected […]

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