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World Bank Accused of Incentivizing Fossil Fuel Industries Across the Developing World

by Lauren Bollinger

The World Bank has been incentivizing fossil fuel dependence across the developing world, despite commitments to cut funding in such sectors, charges a January 2017 report by the advocacy group Bank Information Center (BIC). 258 more words

Renewable Energy

PEMEX: Mexico’s State Oil Company On The Verge Of Bankruptcy & Collapse

By SR Srocco – Re-Blogged From https://srsroccoreport.com

Mexico’s state oil company, Pemex, is a perfect example of the ongoing collapse in the global oil industry.  Falling oil prices and declining production are putting severe pressure on the company’s financial balance sheet.  1,868 more words

Foreign Policy

If We Had Listened to Climate Scientists Back in 1979

By Alberto Z. Comendador – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

In two previous articles I made a point that seems inarguable but that advocates of emission cuts seldom acknowledge: the only worthy metric of progress in reducing emissions is the CO2 intensity of GDP, which one could also call CO2 efficiency. 988 more words

GDP & Employment

Social Cost of Carbon Regulations Hurt the Poor, and Ignore Benefits

Anti-fossil fuel SCC relies on garbage models, ignores carbon benefits and hurts the poor

Foreword:

The Social Cost of Carbon is a key foundation for numerous Obama-era energy policies, regulations and programs. 1,428 more words

GDP & Employment

UK and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems

Omar Saeed, Project and Centre Manager for MANIFEST, at the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage, University of Birmingham, discusses his recent trip to Sao Paulo, to explore the development of new collaborative research alliances between the UK and Brazil. 1,141 more words

Energy

Mindanao power producers urged to maximize energy mix

Mindanao electric cooperatives (ECs) and distribution utilities (DUs) are urged to take advantage of the excess power supply regime in the power grid as the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) pushes for reliable and affordable power supply in the region. 78 more words

News

Trump’s Budget to “Hammer Climate Programs” Across the Federal Government!!!

By David Middleton – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

The Promise Keeper keeps delivering…

President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 can be read as a political document, a statement of his administration’s policy priorities.

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GDP & Employment