Environmental trade war! Macron REFUSES to back US-EU deal over climate change

From the Express FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has snubbed trade talks between Brussels and the US over Donald Trump ‘s dismissal of climate change policies. By Carly Read PUBLISHED: 20:35, Thu, Apr 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 20:44, Thu, Apr 11, 2019 The young Frenchman attempted to speak for all of Europe before stating that France…

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EU Faces Time Crunch To Agree New CO2 Limits For Cars And Trucks

From Forbes Dave Keating Contributor Emissions-producing diesel trucks and cars pass windmills (David McNew/Getty Images)Getty 2018 was an important year for EU energy legislation, as lawmakers rushed to complete the promises of President Jean-Claude Juncker before the end of the term in just four months time. But it is still uncertain whether these new energy…

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Is the European Commission Waking up to Electricity Consumer Pain?

From The GWPF Date: 25/08/17 Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor Specialists have long known that the system management cost of even medium and certainly higher levels of non-despatchable renewable electricity, such as wind and solar, was no less important in magnitude than the income support subsidies required to motivate capital investment in the generating…

Lords a leapin

Guest post by Mike Jonas From the UK’s BBC comes this news item: Trillion-euro shortfall facing EU energy sector – Lords Committee Under the obligatory photo of chimneys spewing steam, is a totally uncritical article on the final report from an eight-month inquiry by the UK’s House of Lords into the EU power sector. The…