In July, Royal Dutch Shell won a deal to build a wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands, while France's Total has agreed to make several large investments in solar power in Spain and a wind farm off Scotland. Total also bought an electric and natural gas utility in Spain. Shell has said it will delay offshore oil fields in the Gulf of Mexico and in the North Sea. … [Read more...] about Climate change: Major energy companies lag in green shift
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Yes, plenty of well-meaning, decent people, concerned about genuine racism and the environment, have rallied to their banners. But XR and BLM haven't been hijacked by the Far Left. They are the Far Left — controlled by the same anarchists, communists and Toytown Trots behind every single agitprop gang of wreckers since the Seventies. … [Read more...] about RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: If Extinction Rebellion and BLM want power, let them stand for election… they would lose whatever credibility they once had
“This one is pretty scary,” said Jamie Kruse, director of the Center for Natural Hazards Research at East Carolina University. “The environmental impacts will be from concentrated animal feeding operations and coal ash pits. Until the system gets flushed out, there’s going to be a lot of junk in the water.” … [Read more...] about Hurricane Florence: North Carolina fears possible environmental disaster
California has seen 900 wildfires since August 15, many of them started by an intense series of thousands of lightening strikes. The blazes have burned more than 1.5 million acres (2,343 square miles). There have been eight fire deaths and nearly 3,300 structures destroyed. … [Read more...] about More than 200 people trapped by the raging Creek wildfire near Mammoth Pool Reservoir are rescued by California National Guard’s helicopters – as state warns of blackouts amid blazes and record-breaking heatwave
"In 2008 the air quality data was considered a state secret. The government was in a denial stage for years until 2013 when those huge episodes happened, and then they started to say 'This is real now'. Because of [prioritising] economic interest over public health interest, the way they implement the existing air quality regulations is very inefficient. … [Read more...] about What is China doing to tackle its air pollution?