Brexit Britain on EU Green Targets: “Trade and growth are now priorities for all posts”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Britain is preparing to ditch EU Green Targets, on the grounds they promote useless renewables at the expense of plausible solutions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, such as nuclear power. Britain preparing to scrap EU green energy targets as part of a bonfire of red tape after Brexit Steven Swinford,…

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African Development Bank Study: Climate Might Boost the Western Economy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall An African Development Bank study suggests the people most likely to emigrate to escape third world climate shocks are the highly skilled middle class. Climate-linked migration has garnered political attention amid a global refugee crisis By Nellie Peyton DAKAR, April 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – People who are driven to…

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Vatican Urges President Trump to Reconsider Climate Policies

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Vatican climate spokesman Cardinal Peter Turkson has just warned President Trump that if he doesn’t reverse his position on Climate Change, the USA risks losing “climate leadership” to China. Vatican says Trump risks losing climate change leadership to China By Philip Pullella | ROME The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald…

“Energy Department climate office bans use of phrase ‘climate change’”

Guest post by David Middleton A supervisor at the Energy Department’s international climate office told staff this week not to use the phrases “climate change,” “emissions reduction” or “Paris Agreement” in written memos, briefings or other written communication, sources have told POLITICO. Employees of DOE’s Office of International Climate and Clean Energy learned of the…