Month: September 2021

Emission pledges by states put extra pressure on Scott Morrison to lift national climate goals

Experts say state and territory commitments put net zero within reach whereas the federal target is nowhere near it Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Australian states could deliver at least a 34% cut in national greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 based on existing pledges, prompting calls for the Morrison government […]

And It’s Not Even Winter! Europe’s Energy Supply Debacle Already Here: Painful Prices, Shortages, Blackouts

Empty gas stocks, windless days, disrupted supply lines, CO2 certificates, soaring inflation, blackouts, bitter cold and other forebode a winter of discontent across Europe.  Recently Bloomberg reported on how Europe was on the path to a severe energy crisis this winter, with risks of blackouts. Dutch TTF #gas priced in #crudeoil equivalent now trading at […]

Documentary Review: Corporate Cronyism Makes Right To Protest Wind Projects A Crime In Sweden

Headwind 21, a documentary review By Kalte Sonne (Translated by P. Gosselin) Headwind “21” is a film by Dutchman Marijn Poels. The documentary premiered on YouTube on September 23, 2021. We reported briefly on the film before. Poels accompanies ex-consultant and ex-banker, Alex Pohl, through various stages in the film. Pohl says he has dealt with […]

Climate pressure on Scott Morrison grows as NSW promises to cut emissions in half by 2030

The Berejiklian government commitment is backed by Liberals and Nationals in state cabinet while their federal counterparts remain split Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Scott Morrison faces escalating pressure to set a more ambitious national climate target for 2030 after the New South Wales Coalition state government promised to cut […]

Can this milk really ‘fight climate change’? It’s complicated.

The ad blitz was impossible to miss walking into the light rail station in Seattle’s bustling Capitol Hill neighborhood, where dozens of red-orange signs were plastered along the walls. “Seattle, carbon-neutral milk is here,” a billboard-sized advertisement declared, showing two milk cartons perched on a skateboard. One man paused to consider one of the ads […]