• Rising Sea Levels May Build, Rather Than Destroy, Coral Reef Islands

    • Date: 16/11/18
    • Northumbria University Newcastle & Geophysical Research Letters
    Read more

    Rising global sea levels may actually be beneficial to the long-term future of coral reef islands, such as the Maldives, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters. Rising global sea levels may actually be beneficial to the long-term future of coral reef islands, such as the Maldives, according to new research published in Geophysical […]

  • Power-Hungry Asia Drives New Coal Boom

    • Date: 16/11/18
    • Jude Clemente, Forbes
    Read more

    Even with the Paris climate accords signed in late-2015, global coal demand in 2017 rose for the first time in two years, as reported by the Paris-based International Energy Agency during its annual World Energy Outlook release week. Global coal use increased in 2017, despite claims it is “dying.” — DATA SOURCE: BP; JTC   We energy-saturated Westerners, of course, have a hard […]

  • German Coal Plants Back In The Money As Carbon Prices Ease

    • Date: 16/11/18
    • S&P Global Platts
    Read more

    Germany’s coal plants are in the midst of a period of improved economic viability, with even the country’s oldest, least efficient units back in the money for 2019 as coal and carbon prices ease, S&P Global Platts data showed. The year-ahead clean dark spread for a 45%-efficient coal plant rose to Eur8.66/MWh by market close […]

  • Brazil’s New Foreign Minister Believes Climate Change Is A Marxist Plot

    • Date: 16/11/18
    • Jonathan Watts, The Guardian
    Read more

    Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has chosen a new foreign minister who believes climate change is part of a plot by “cultural Marxists” to stifle western economies and promote the growth of China.  Ernesto Araujo, right, has been nominated by President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, left, to be Brazil’s top diplomat. His appointment could undermine Brazil’s leading role on climate […]

  • European Court Ruling Throws UK Back-Up Power Plants Into Chaos

    • Date: 16/11/18
    • The Times
    Read more

    Britain’s scheme for keeping the lights on through the winter has been thrown into chaos after a European court forced it to be suspended, triggering fears over security of supply. The government said that its “capacity market” scheme, which pays power station owners subsidies to guarantee that they are available to generate electricity if needed, had been […]

  • Anti-Carbon-Tax Revolt Threatens To Paralyse France

    • Date: 16/11/18
    • GWPF & Irish Times
    Read more

    France is bracing for a nationwide revolt over the weekend as angry drivers plan to block roads nationwide in protest against the government’s carbon tax and rising fuel prices. The French government approved a measure in late 2017 increasing a direct tax on diesel as well as a tax on carbon, allegedly to fight against […]

  • Champagne day at Drax

    • Date: 16/11/18
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF
    Read more

    If we are going to burn more wood, who will see the benefits? The Committee on Climate Change, the government’s advisers on how to achieve its carbon budgets, published a pair of reports yesterday – one on the use of biomass and one on the related subject of land use.  There are some remarkable points […]

  • UK Must Halt Back-Up Power Scheme After EU Court Ruling

    • Date: 15/11/18
    • Reuters
    Read more

    Britain must halt a back-up power scheme aimed at avoiding electricity shortages pending a further investigation by European Union regulators, an EU court ruled on Thursday, which sent shares in UK energy companies tumbling. The judgment by the EU’s General Court annuls a decision by the European Commission, which had said Britain’s so-called power capacity […]

  • Another Doomsday Climate Model Flunks A Math Test

    • Date: 15/11/18
    • Editorial, Investor's Business Daily
    Read more

    In their mad dash to prove their global warming bona fides, major media have simply thrown skepticism out the window. What’s left is climate religion. Everyone makes mistakes, but some mistakes are bigger than others. That’s the case with a recent study based on a climate model that claimed the oceans had retained 60% more […]

  • Top U.S. Democrat: Climate Change Committee ‘Not Necessary’

    • Date: 14/11/18
    • The Hill
    Read more

    The Democrat expected to become the new chairman of the House committee that oversees environmental policy is bucking calls for a separate, special panel to investigate climate change. “I think it’s not necessary,” Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), who is currently ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, said Tuesday of establishing a separate climate change […]

Back to top More articles:


We use cookies to help give you the best experience on our website. By continuing without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to this. Please read our privacy policy to find out more.