2018 Saw A Global Revolt Against Climate Change Policies

From The Daily Caller 12:01 PM 12/31/2018 | Energy Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor 2018 saw a global revolt against policies aimed at fighting global warming Australia, Canada, France and the U.S. have all seen push back against global warming policies That included weeks of riots in France against planned carbon tax increases Despite increasingly…

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French Government Backs Down on “Climate Change” Fuel Taxes

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon – President Macron’s government has retreated from imposing climate change fuel taxes, caved in to pressure from the yellow jacket movement. But the protestors are already suggesting that the government backdown might not be enough. French PM announces suspension of fuel tax hikes after ‘Yellow Vest’…

G20 “Kowtows” to President Trump Over Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t James Delingpole / Breitbart – Climate Home News claims to have seen a draft G20 communique which omits mention of climate change or the Paris Agreement. Draft G20 statement waters down Paris climate commitment Published on 26/11/2018, 1:08pm Argentinian official says ambiguity over the Paris Agreement is needed to…

Musings about “…the crystal meth of social media”

From Instapundit, who shut his own Twitter feed down yesterday. TWITTER’S GONE CRAZY BANNING PEOPLE ON THE RIGHT, so I’ve deactivated my Twitter account. Flashback: Despite Twitter’s Protests, The Stifling of Conservative Speech On The Platform Is Real. UPDATE: People seem to want more, and although there’s nothing duller than posting a screed on why you’re quitting a platform,…

Lead or sue? Pacific islands take twin tracks on climate change

Author, Climate Home News. Published on 22/11/2018, 3:43pm Vanuatu becomes the first nation state to threaten oil majors with climate damages lawsuits, while the Marshall Islands submits updated climate plan to the UN By Megan Darby Pacific Island nations declared two world firsts on Thursday, as part of a “virtual climate summit”. Vanuatu is considering…

What next for U.S. climate and energy policies?

2018 elections bring mixed messages and require climate and renewable energy reality check Paul Driessen The “Blue Wave” never really reached shore, the U.S. Senate is still in Republican hands, the House of Representatives flipped to Democratic control, Trump era deregulation and fossil fuel production efforts continue, several governorships and state houses went from red…