Blackout News Friday: Germany, Europe Teeter on The Economic Brink as Energy Crisis Intensifies

The Green New Deal in Europe is quickly turning into a House of Horrors

European Commission Declares Nuclear and Gas to be Green

The European Commission has labeled nuclear and gas as sustainable. Critics are calling the step “greenwashing” and say it could threaten the bloc’s bid to become climate-neutral by 2050.

Heatwave Lockdowns Have Arrived

Outdoor events – including, ironically, annual ‘Resistance’ celebrations – are banned until the officials declare the heatwave is over. They’re even restricting some indoor events that don’t have air conditioning.

France’s Nuclear Shutdown Hits 50% of Reactors, Squeezing Supply

The nuclear fleet is crucial, and can supply more than two thirds of the country’s power, so the halts could potentially worsen Europe’s supply crisis.

Bringing Britain’s woes to America?

Climate and energy politics, combined with fierce global demand, make it unlikely that Europe’s energy prices will go down. And while the EU recently voted to define natural gas and…

European nations walk back their ‘climate ambitions’ as the exorbitant price tag becomes clear

The political class remains rhetorically wedded to its earlier foolhardy promises, and the media is too enamored of reality-detached activists such as Ms. Thunberg.

November 1951–Catastrophic Floods Hit France & Italy

It was not only England that bore the brunt of severe flooding in November 1951. Both the Rhone and Po Valleys were also severely hit:

October Cool-Down In Ireland, France…Analysts: “Already Straining Natural Gas Supplies” For Europe!

Temperatures are set to drop starting across Europe next week as a high pressure system could also bring colder air flows over central and southern Europe by the end of…

Weather Dependent Renewable power performance in Europe DE UK FR: 2020

In 2020, Weather Dependent Renewables (Wind and Solar Power) made up 58% of all power generation installations in the three Nations, DE UK FR. Together they contributed about 24% of…

Latest JMA Data Show France, Ireland And Finland Have Cooled In March, No Warming!

In summary, along with Canada, Alaska and Sweden, also Finland, France and Ireland have been showing no March warming.

Global Warming? Devastating Frost Impacts 2021 French Wine Grapes

A third of this year’s French wine crop has reportedly been lost to a late season frost. Wine growers resorted to burning fossil fuel to save their plants.

France declares ‘calamité agricole’ after record cold

Farmers across France will receive government support after the agriculture minister acknowledged the damage the cold had wreaked on crops; with the cold snap set to continue across the country.…

Record High Temperatures in France: 3 Facts the Media Don’t Tell You

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s blog July 2nd, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. News reporting of the recent heat wave in France and other European countries was accompanied…

France’s new ‘hottest recorded temperature ever’ is in question – guess where it was measured?

Ian Duncan writes on Facebook: ‘France has its hottest recorded temperature ever’. But they don’t mention that where it was recorded was next to a concrete drain, and a steel…

The decline of Weather Dependent Renewables in Europe: 2008 – 2018

Reposted from edmhdotme Introduction The EurObserv’ER organisation publishes data annually on all types of EU28 Renewable installations and their productivity.  EurObser’ER is backed by the EU and promotes the transition…

Why Did France Just Save Nord Stream 2?

From Forbes Why Did France Just Save Nord Stream 2? Dave Keating Contributor Energy   What a difference a day makes. Yesterday, things were looking bleak for Russia’s Nord Stream…

France May Be Ahead Of The Curve When It Comes To Global Warming Policy Backlash

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastach                                                                             2:26 PM 12/05/2018 | Energy France might be ahead of the curve when it comes to climate policy backlash. President Emmanuel Macron caved to…

Macron’s popularity dips as French fuel tax revolt simmers

From Reuters November 18, 2018 / 6:26 AM / a day ago PARIS (Reuters) – Emmanuel Macron’s popularity took a further hit in recent weeks, according to a poll on…

Anti-Carbon-Tax Revolt Threatens To Paralyse France

From the GWPF Date: 16/11/18 GWPF & Irish Times France is bracing for a nationwide revolt over the weekend as angry drivers plan to block roads nationwide in protest against…

France will 'ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040'

Environment minister unveils five-year-plan to fulfil country’s commitments under Paris Agreement Chloe Farand from the UK Independent France plans to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, the country’s…

It was the best of times, it was [will be] the worst of times.

My brother stumbled across an interesting pair of headlines today. Nothing very new, but a nice collection yin and yang. Weather vs climate. Observation vs model. Boom vs bust. First,…

The French surrender to Astronomers – my town likely to be next

Now enviro-policy to “end light pollution” has France on track to look like North Korea at night: From The Guardian: Lights out – France to force shops and offices to…

Proof that "climate disruption" is found all the way back to pre-industrial times

A new paper in Quaternary Science Reviews titled: Combined dendro-documentary evidence of Central European hydroclimatic springtime extremes over the last millennium …demonstrates that there is evidence for extreme weather during…