Georgetown: How a Texan Town’s Green Energy Dream Turned into a Nightmare

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova; Al Gore might be happy to encourage towns like Georgetown to go renewable, but so far he is not offering to pay anyones grossly inflated green electricity bills. ENERGY TRANSITIONSHow 100% renewables backfired on a Texas townEdward Klump, E&E News reporterEnergywire: Monday, November 4, 2019 An inconvenient truth…

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President of China, Xi Jinping arrives in London, 19 October 2015.

Time: China is Bankrolling Renewable Projects Around the World because they are Climate Leaders

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Time Magazine, China is increasingly participating in the financing of renewable energy projects, as well as provision of renewable infrastructure. But something ugly is happening behind the scenes. China Is Bankrolling Green Energy Projects Around the World NOVEMBER 1, 2019BY CHARLIE CAMPBELL / SHANGHAI  Perched on the ochre scrub…

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How will Funding Climate Science Help Prevent Coral Bleaching?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate skeptic Aussie One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has challenged marine park authorities to explain why giving them money will help prevent global warming from bleaching coral reefs. Pauline Hanson gives Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s top scientist a serve over coral bleaching Rebecca GredleyAAPMonday, 21 October 2019 3:50…

The Guardian: Google is Financing Climate Deniers

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to The Guardian, Google is financing climate skeptic organizations like the Competitive Enterprise Institute, in direct contradiction to their stated public position on climate change. Revealed: Google made large contributions to climate change deniers Stephanie Kirchgaessnerin WashingtonFri 11 Oct 2019 17.00 AEDT Firm’s public calls for climate action contrast with…

“We need support”: Pacific Islands Demand More Climate Action

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Unhappy Pacific Islanders are vigorously demanding more climate action, and they want to know when the “support” will arrive. ‘We Need Support’: Pacific Islands Seek Help And Unity To Fight Climate Change October 5, 201911:56 AM ETASHLEY WESTERMAN  … Pacific Island government officials in New York for the United Nations…

President of China, Xi Jinping arrives in London, 19 October 2015.

China Criticises Australia for Not Doing Enough about Climate Change

China appears to have fanned the flames of Pacific Islander anger over Australia’s failure to provide heaps of extra money embrace a more pro-active approach to helping Pacific Islanders prepare for global warming. Beijing suggests Australia reflect on how it treats Pacific neighbours after climate change fallout By Christina Zhou Beijing has suggested Australia reflect on…

“DON’T ASK HOW TO PAY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE. ASK WHO”… Shouldn’t we ask why first?

Guest smack-down by David Middleton HENRY FARRELLSCIENCE08.02.1909:00 AMDON’T ASK HOW TO PAY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE. ASK WHO LAST WEEK, CNN announced plans to host a climate crisis town hall with the Democratic presidential candidates on September 4. MSNBC scheduled a multiday climate change forum with the presidential hopefuls later that month. In both venues, some version of the perpetual question…