Germany To Shut Down All Remaining Nuclear Plants, Forcing Reliance On Fossil Fuels

Germany announced that it would shutter its remaining six nuclear power plants by the end of 2022, completely ending its reliance on the renewable source.

Japan Building 22 New Coal Power Plants

There is talk of eventually producing blue hydrogen from coal, and converting the plants to burn that instead. However that really is pie in the sky, as it would need…

Weather Lulls: Germany Forced To Burn 20% More Coal, The Very Energy Source That’s To Be Phased Out

The energy source that Germany moves to shut down, rescued the country from widespread blackouts in 2021.

COP26 Ends In Humiliating Failure

But the writing is now on the wall. Developing countries around the world are standing up and refusing to cut back on fossil fuels, because they know they have no…

India’s COP-26 promise of Net Zero by 2070 overshadowed by coal use

So, for India, the promise of 2070 Net Zero appears shallow while the commitment to fossil fuels is clearly deep.

China Still Burning More & More Coal

From NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT NOVEMBER 2, 2021 By Paul Homewood While western leaders are in a state of hysteria over global warming, China just keeps on…

Xi And Putin Leave Climate Alarmists At COP26 In The Lurch

Expect another religiously presented “gloom and doom” climate event with false promises hailed as historic achievements by an elite who offer only fear and deprivation for working people.

EIA: Renewables no longer expected to be #1 by 2050

Guest “Just a bit outside” by David Middleton In the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) 2020 International Energy Outlook, renewables (including hydroelectric) were forecast to surpass petroleum and other liquid fuels…

“Fossil-Free” Energy: India’s Aluminum Industry In Peril

The situation in India is a stark reminder to the rest of the industrialized world. The slip from abundance to deficiency is subtle and can easily happen when the share…

Europe is switching back to coal to survive bleak winter

Europe’s embarrassing coal comeback will make any Net Zero demands almost impossible for politicians from the UK and Europe not least because they are also dealing with the growing fear…

CNN: “Australia is shaping up to be the villain of COP26 climate talks”

UN officials, British and US politicians are urging Aussies to take Australia’s alleged ongoing climate devastation more seriously.

Claim: As the world battles to slash carbon emissions, Australia considers paying dirty coal stations to stay open longer

Major coal generators say the proposal will achieve this aim. But renewables operators and others oppose the plan, saying it will pay coal plants for simply existing and delay the…

China To Build 43 New Coal-Fired Power Plants

The report reckons that these new coal plants and blast furnaces will add 150 million tonnes to China’s CO2 emissions. This is roughly half the UK’s total emissions.

The coal price has skyrocketed in 2021 – what does it mean for net zero?

Unless coal prices remain permanently high (unlikely), or the cost of carbon emissions is more prohibitive due to taxes or carbon trading schemes (possible, but perhaps not everywhere), or there…

Green Deal: Fear of yellow vests rebellion spreads across Europe

Nevertheless, there is concern in Europe’s national capitals that the EU’s ambitious climate policy could cause social unrest. The Italian government, for example, fears rising electricity prices. The EU climate…

Aussie Coal Miner Accused of Violating Climate Change Disclosure Rules

Market Forces, an Affiliate of Friends of the Earth, wants regulators to smack New Hope Mining for claiming coal is here to stay. But New Hope have quietly challenged the…

L A Times Publishes Beijing-Funded Propaganda, Conceals China’s Massive Coal Use & Emissions

Biden, the Democratic Party, the L A Times and other ill-informed climate alarmists are completely out of touch with global energy and emissions realities with their incompetent schemes mandating that…

For Mexico’s president, the future isn’t renewable energy — it’s coal

López Obrador’s devotion to fossil fuels and rejection of cleaner energy at a time when most nations are moving in the opposite direction has dismayed environmentalists, who warn that Mexico…

China’s carbon reduction target looks elusive as banks keep throwing cash at coal mines and power plants, undercutting Xi Jinping’s plan to slash fossil fuels

American and Canadian banks led almost half of the US$3.8 trillion in global fossil fuel financing deals over the past five years. European, UK, Chinese and Japanese financial institutions pale…

DOE Clean Hydrogen Plan: Breathing New Life into Brown Coal Plants

The farce of government agencies and climate warriors celebrating new CO2 belching coal plants which produce “clean hydrogen” is gathering momentum.

John Kerry Disappointed Australia Wants to Keep Exporting Coal

What a shocker – Australia is not rushing to meet John Kerry’s request to give up one of our main export industries on the timeframe of Kerry’s choosing.

Surprise! Chinese Coal Output has Risen to 2015 Levels, Undermining Climate Pledges

Who could have imagined the possibility Chinese President Xi Jinping’s climate rhetoric does not exactly accord with what is happening on the ground?

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Australia: Chinese Embargo of High Quality Aussie Coal is Increasing CO2 Emissions

According to the Australian Government, the Chinese Embargo of Australian Coal is increasing CO2 emissions, because the coal China is burning instead is lower quality. But there is a much…