Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #282

The Week That Was: 2017-08-26 (August 26, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear…

Energy Transfer Files Federal Lawsuit Against Greenpeace International, Greenpeace Inc., Greenpeace Fund, Inc., BankTrack And Earth First! For Violation Of Federal And State Racketeering Statutes

  News provided by Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. Aug 22, 2017, 13:06 ET DALLAS, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE: ETE) and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) today filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota against Greenpeace International, Greenpeace Inc., Greenpeace…

Wednesday wit – Environ Mental

Josh writes: I was working on this cartoon yesterday when the story of Greenpeace entrapment broke. With thanks (or apologies) to Tim Rayment for borrowing his phrase ’50 shades of green’ from an article in the Sunday Times – it seems a wholly appropriate phrase to describe the torturing of the planet that greens go for. Cartoons by…

Crackdown: India Curbs Greenpeace Funding

The Hindu, 19 June 2014Varghese K GeorgeIndian Home Ministry places curbs on each foreign donationFollowing an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report that alleged foreign-funded NGOs were creating obstacles to India’s economic growth, the Home Ministry has clamped down on Greenpeace, an international campaign group present in 40 countries.

Friday Funny – Mann Overboard!

Dr. Mann doesn’t seem to know who he’s labeling as a “garden variety troll”. This is probably just a conditioned reflex on his part, since anyone who disagrees with the omniscient Mann is eventually labeled a troll, but in this case, Dr. Mann’s annoyance gives the extra distinction of “garden variety troll”. Observe: