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…

Advertisements

CO2 Emissions Up As Europeans Switch From Diesel To Gasoline Cars

From Politico Eu Switching fuels is endangering efforts to reach EU emissions targets. By Kalina Oroschakoff 5/4/19, 5:07 PM CET Updated 4/5/19, 4:15 PM CET The aftermath of the Dieselgate scandal is pushing drivers to switch from diesel to gasoline cars, undermining efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions from road transport. Average CO2 emissions from…

Planned German coal exit boosts case for Nord Stream 2

From euobserver Anti-coal protest in Germany in June 2018, days ahead of the coal commission’s first meeting. The commission published its report over the weekend (Photo: mw238) By Peter Teffer Brussels, 28. Jan, 09:24 Germany should gradually close down its coal-fired power plants by 2038, an advisory commission has said in its final report, published…

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…

EU, U.S. CO2 reductions completely overwhelmed by world’s developing nations fossil fuel driven emission increases

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The world’s developing nations are defying the Paris climate agreement with continued and growing use of cost effective and reliable fossil fuels including coal, natural gas and oil while making little progress in use of high cost unreliable renewables as demonstrated by the graph from a recent Wall Street Journal…

Jean-claude Juncker

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…

The Kaiser Has No Clothes

Examining the Energiewende The Kaiser Has No Clothes From The American Interest After President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord on June 1st, the media turned its proverbial head to another head of state for an instant reaction: Angela Merkel. The German chancellor is the de facto leader…

Pruitt blasts Europe, Merkel for ‘hypocrisy’ on climate

From Politico “I just think the hypocrisy runs rampant,” EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said of European critics of the Trump administration. By Andrew Restuccia 07/12/2017 07:02 PM EDT EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt dismissed European critics of President Donald Trump’s climate policies as hypocrites on Wednesday, while chastising German Chancellor Angela Merkel for phasing out her…

President Trump boldly proclaims a winning U.S. climate; energy policy at G20 summit

By Larry Hamlin, The mainstream media is so obsessed with pushing politically contrived and scientifically flawed climate alarmism and renewable energy activism that the stories reporting what happened at the recent G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany completely missed the major successes President Trump achieved at the summit. President Trump demanded and obtained a clear statement…