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 with the usual blame on humans for causing the event. For example, here’s the CBS News headline: Record-breaking heat is scorching France. Experts say climate…

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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 to Renewables.  Their report for Solar power in 2019 here is a typical example of their annual data output for each technology. Photovoltaic barometer 2019…

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 2 gas pipeline project. After months of insisting it didn’t want to get involved in the pipeline dispute, a French foreign ministry spokeswoman suddenly announced…

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 demands from “yellow vests” over planned carbon taxes. More backlash like this could be seen as countries try to phase out gas-powered cars. The French…

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 the government’s carbon tax and rising fuel prices.   The French government approved a measure in late 2017 increasing a direct tax on diesel as…

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 new environment minister has announced. Nicolas Hulot made the announcement as he unveiled a series of measures as part of newly elected President Emmanuel Macron’s…