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    The European Commission decides on the classification regulation. A government under the leadership of France wants to “green” the initiative nuclear power. Austria is considering legal solutions. The decision of the EU Commission on Classification Regulation is approaching, and the answer to the question of whether nuclear and natural gas comply with the guidelines for sustainable financial investment. When submitted...
    (CNN)Federal officials are green-lighting plans for a wind farm off the Rhode Island coast as the Biden administration aims to grow renewable energy capacity.The Wednesday approval out of the Interior and Commerce Departments brings the South Fork wind farm closer to providing enough power for 70,000 homes to Long Island, New York, along an underwater cable. Officials said the developers...
    At the latest stop on his tour promoting the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, President Joe Biden toured General Motors's Factory ZERO plant in Detroit, where he touted his administration's plans not only as a way to bring America into the 21st century but to reestablish its leadership on the world stage. Biden spoke after United Autoworkers President Ray Curry,...
    A memo circulated by Republican Indiana Rep. Jim Banks claims that “radical and insane policies” in the Build Back Better Act “will break our economy.” Banks distributed the memo, obtained exclusively by the Daily Caller, to the Republican Study Committee “to break down the so-called ‘green’ parts of this bill and analyze how they’ll impact working families,” he wrote. The...
    House and Senate Democrats set out on Wednesday to promote an array of green energy policies included in the $1.85 trillion social welfare and climate-focused spending bill party lawmakers hope to pass the House this week. President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better legislation includes new government programs and subsidies and features policy measures and significant financial investments to end...
    In this article RWE-DEMarkus Krebber, CEO of RWE AG, photographed during a press conference on November 15, 2021.Fabian Strauch/dpa | picture alliance | Getty ImagesHydrogen has a key role to play in the years ahead, especially in industrial applications, according to the CEO of German power company RWE. "When you look long term, there is no way around hydrogen," Markus...
    Delegates walk past a screen during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 1, 2021.Yves Herman | Reuters Inflationary pressures arising from efforts by governments and businesses to adhere to net-zero initiatives will extend far beyond energy prices, according to Seema Shah, chief strategist at Principal Global Investors. The risks of "greenflation" — increases to energy...
              moreby Thomas Catenacci   White House press secretary Jen Psaki argued that higher gasoline prices, which critics blame the Biden administration for, highlight the need for a rapid transition to clean energy. “Our view is that the rise in gas prices over the long term makes an even stronger case for doubling down our investment and our focus on clean...
    Reform UK leader Richard Tice said that China and Russia are “laughing” at the United Kingdom as Prime Minister Boris Johnson virtue signals with his “net-stupid” green agenda. In an exclusive interview with Breitbart London, Richard Tice, who is standing for Parliament in the special by-election in the Old Bexley and Sidcup constituency next month, warned that the Tory government’s...
    White House press secretary Jen Psaki argued that higher gasoline prices, which critics blame the Biden administration for, highlight the need for a rapid transition to clean energy. “Our view is that the rise in gas prices over the long term makes an even stronger case for doubling down our investment and our focus on clean energy options so we...
    The Biden Administration’s energy bait and switch is as devious as it is simple, and American families need to be on guard. It works like this: First, undermine America’s domestic and affordable energy supply, which then drives up prices all across the country. Step two is forcing a total reliance on solar and wind that somehow is magically “less” expensive....
    The White House on Friday said that rising gas prices proved that the federal government should spend more on green energy. “The rise in gas prices over the long term makes an even stronger case for doubling down our investment and our focus on clean energy options,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said during the daily briefing. Psaki acknowledged...
    Texas residents still have painful memories of the cold snap that pummeled their state in February, when millions of Texans found themselves without heat or electricity during freezing winter temperatures that felt more like New England or the Midwest than the Lone Star State. To make matters worse, Texans who had signed up for variable-rate energy plans were socked with...
    Middle class families trying to stretch their monthly budget didn’t need a government report to tell them prices are skyrocketing. They are painfully aware they are paying much more for less, and they all know the reason: Joe Biden’s man-made energy crisis. The cost of heating a home in America could be as much as 59% higher this winter, a price...
    Ready For 100% Pinellas On Tuesday, The Pinellas Board of County Commission unanimously passed a resolution to commit the county transition to 100% clean, renewable energy for the entire community by 2050. The resolution also says that the county’s operations should be green by 2040. In a press release, Sierra Club Florida said that this makes Pinellas the first county...
    In this article ENR-DE RDSA-GB FREDRIK HAGEN | AFP | Getty ImagesNorsk Hydro and fossil fuel giant Shell are to look into the potential of joint projects focused on green hydrogen production. In an announcement Tuesday, Norway's Hydro said a memorandum of understanding had been signed between the two parties. Under the deal, Shell and Hydro's green hydrogen business,...
    SOULAINES-DHUYS, France (AP) — Deep in a French forest of oaks, birches and pines, a steady stream of trucks carries a silent reminder of nuclear energy’s often invisible cost: canisters of radioactive waste, heading into storage for the next 300 years. As negotiators plot out how to fuel the world while also reducing carbon emissions at climate talks in Scotland,...
    WILL the UN’s COP26 climate change conference be a true step towards a cooler, cleaner, greener planet – or an excuse for virtue-signalling big-shots to show off their fully recyclable halos? The leaders of two of the world’s greatest polluters — Xi Jinping of China and Vladimir Putin of Russia — are not even bothering to come to the summit,...
    PORTSMOUTH – Portsmouth residents are set to vote on the Proposed Electric Aggregation Ordinance, also known as the Clean Energy Choice Ballot Initiative, in the upcoming November election. The ordinance reads: “Shall the City of Portsmouth have the authority to aggregate the retail electric loads located within the incorporated areas of the City of Portsmouth, and for that purpose, enter...
    VIDEO2:4102:41World needs a market mechanism that incentivizes development of low-carbon tech: WoodMacSquawk Box Asia Australia and the Middle East have the greatest potential to be major exporters of "green" hydrogen in the coming years, according to an analysis by energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie. Green hydrogen is produced using renewable energy instead of fossil fuels. It can be used as a...
    Billionaire hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb (pictured), head of Third Point LLC, has acquired $500million in shares of Royal Dutch Shell PLC  A billionaire hedge fund manager has acquired a large stake in Royal Dutch Shell PLC and is demanding that the oil major to separate into two separate companies. Daniel Loeb's Third Point LLC is pushing for the separation...
    AUSTIN, Texas – President Joe Biden’s Green New Deal policies are “if not directly, definitely indirectly” costing Americans at the pump, said Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News. “I’ve talked to the oil and gas producers in [my] state, and they say that one reason why they’re not drilling more is because of inadequate...
    CHEERY Rishi Sunak resembled Eric Morecambe singing “Bring me sunshine” as he toured the TV studios yesterday. No Chancellor faced with soaring national debt, worrying inflation, higher taxes and likely rising interest rates should look this chirpy. 2The Government insists its zero emissions target is not only good for the planet but will contribute a huge cash bonanza to the...
    Coal baron Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia has succeeded in blocking the part of President Biden's Build Back Better bill that would have moved the U.S. electricity grid quickly to green energy. This development is very bad news for the earth, since human beings burning coal, petroleum and natural gas contribute the bulk of the 6.5 billion tons of...
    VIDEO1:0401:04There are always bubbles in the market, including around ESG: IIF CEOSustainable Future Financial bubbles will form as investors scramble to make deals in the sustainability space, according to Tim Adams, the president and CEO of the Institute of International Finance. Speaking during a panel at CNBC's Sustainable Future Forum on Thursday, Adams said it was inevitable that the current...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced a huge green energy initiative in upstate New York that she says will create dozens of new jobs. Video shows the groundbreaking of a new electricity substation and hydrogen fuel production facility. The $290 million project is being built in Genesee County. “The question is why not power them with the...
    In this article SRG-IT ENR-DE VIDEO4:2004:20Energy CEOs on the future of hydrogen use and investmentSustainable FutureThe CEO of Siemens Energy has spoken of the challenges facing the green hydrogen sector, telling CNBC that there was "no commercial case" for it at this moment in time. In comments made during a discussion at CNBC's Sustainable Future Forum on Tuesday, Christian...
    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top official on Wednesday exhorted the 27 member nations to wean themselves off natural gas not only to speed the transition to clean energy but also to make the bloc a more independent player in the world. On the eve of an EU summit centering on the energy crisis, European Commission President Ursula...
    [The stream is slated to start at 2 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Click on the stream above to watch to CNBC's Sustainable Future Forum. Tuesday's session from Asia focuses on providing energy. No discussion on our Sustainable Future would be complete without taking a look at how...
    Democratic Illinois Rep. Sean Casten blasted West Virginia’s economy as “irrelevant,” following criticisms from the state’s Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, of the Build Back Better Act’s chief climate provision, the Clean Energy Performance Program (CEPP). “If you came and said to me, ‘We will pass the CEPP as written but we will exempt West Virginia from it,’ I would take...
                      by Thomas Catenacci  Democrats have inserted numerous provisions and subsidy programs into their $3.5 trillion budget that would benefit green energy companies and speed the transition to renewables. The Build Back Better Act would invest an estimated $295 billion of taxpayer money into a variety of clean energy programs in...
    Democrats have inserted numerous provisions and subsidy programs into their $3.5 trillion budget that would benefit green energy companies and speed the transition to renewables. “The whole thing is ridiculous,” Myron Ebell, the director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “It would be laughable except it’s not...
    Rep. Jim Banks (R-SC), the chairman of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), detailed many of the most radical aspects of the $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill. Biden has gambled his legislative majority on passing two infrastructure bills, the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, or the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and the $3.5 trillion reconciliation infrastructure bill, otherwise known as the...
    A group of more than 100 House Democrats urged Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday to include green energy handouts for union workers in their massive $3.5 trillion budget. Led by Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York, 108 Democrats asked Pelosi to include a $4,500 tax credit for union-built electric vehicles in addition to other credits in the sweeping budget...
    Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s will reportedly announce a swath of green taxes in order to pay for low-carbon heating plans, amid fuel shortages and soaring prices. Millions of Britons will face even higher bills to heat their homes, as the government is set to double down on its radical green agenda. Plans to introduce a carbon pricing scheme will reportedly...
    Every so often the tectonic geopolitical plates that hold up the world economy suddenly shift in ways that can rattle and destabilize everything on the surface. That’s happening right now in the energy sphere. Several forces are coming together that could make Vladimir Putin the king of Europe, enable Iran to thumb its nose at America and build an atomic...
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that “the hysteria” engulfing European energy markets has been driven by insufficient investment in energy industries, arguing that the world needs a smoother transition to green energy technologies. Speaking during a Cabinet meeting, Putin claimed that the current situation with soaring natural gas prices in Europe was partly rooted in...
    TOKYO (AP) — Japan is focusing on its neighbors in Asia as it hopes to take a leadership role in the growing push to reduce emissions, having earmarked $10 billion to help the region speed up the move away from fossil fuels. The Economy and Industry Ministry hosted the first “Asia green growth partnership” meeting Monday, bringing together more than...
    Former President Donald Trump told an audience of 100 business leaders that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a 'failed geek' but her outsized influence within the Democratic party makes 'old men shiver' in the halls of Congress, according to a new book excerpt exclusively obtained by DailyMail.com on Friday. He told the powerful crowd at the closed-door meeting that re-electing him...
                        Two progressive Florida Democrats filed legislation to require all of Florida’s energy to be generated by renewable energy by 2040. State Sen. Lori Berman (D- District 32) and State Rep. Anna Eskamani (D- District 47) filed SB 366 and HB 81, respectively. Each bill contains language including “prohibiting...
    Greta Thunberg slammed Joe Biden's infrastructure and climate proposal as insufficient as she opened a conference in Italy today - accusing him and other leaders of making 'empty promises' over global warming.     'Build back better, blah blah blah. Green economy, blah blah blah,' the Swedish activist said at the Youth4Climate summit. 'Net zero by 2050, blah blah blah. 'This is all we...
    GLENDALE, Ky. (AP) — When Ford revealed plans to ramp up its commitment to the fledgling electric vehicle sector, the automaker chose to create thousands of jobs and pump billions in investments into two states where Republican leaders have vilified the push for green energy and defended fossil fuels. Teaming with its battery partner, SK Innovation of South Korea, Ford...
    ROME — Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin told the United Nations Sunday that human inaction has been at the root of global warming, which is in turn causing disease and extreme weather. “The upcoming COP 26 in Glasgow is an important opportunity for resilience, as the international community has the chance to commit anew to the protection of...
    A woman on the bicycle rides pass the power station in Neurath, Germany.NurPhoto | NurPhoto | Getty Images LONDON — The European Union could struggle to advance its green agenda as gas prices soar across the bloc, according to experts who warn against slowing down investment into the sector. The European Commission, the executive arm of the EU, has vowed...
    ‘PM to press Biden for bold climate deal,’ says a headline in the Mail. It describes how Prime Minister Boris Johnson has flown to the U.S. in the hope of galvanising President Biden into reaching an ‘historic’ agreement at the UN’s COP26 climate summit which the United Kingdom is hosting in Glasgow this November. But a more accurate headline would be...
      The world is quickly recognizing that electric vehicles are the only feasible option for fully decarbonizing the transportation sector. Passenger vehicles are one of the primary sources of greenhouse gases, and the exhaust from internal combustion engines will need to be eliminated entirely if we hope to defeat climate change. When speaking about EVs, most people think of battery...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday signed sweeping clean energy legislation that sets goals to make Illinois carbon-free by 2050, and staves off the closure of two of the state’s six nuclear plants. “Together, we are making history today, taking a giant leap forward to mitigate the impacts of climate change, to establish the most aggressive clean energy...
    President Joe Biden’s new proposal for solar energy to power nearly half of the nation’s electric grid by 2050 stands to benefit China, including one of Hunter Biden’s business partners. The Department of Energy (DOE) introduced an ambitious plan Sept. 8 that would see solar energy rise from 3% of the nation’s electricity supply in 2020 to 40% by 2035...
    The European Union’s radical green agenda risks sparking widespread political unrest as seen during the Yellow Vest movement in France as energy prices soar throughout the bloc. According to the consumer prices index, energy costs have risen by 15 per over the past year in the EU, as Brussels continues to push its plans to decarbonise Europe’s economy by the...
    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Careers in green energy are on the rise, and now there are new opportunities to learn the ropes in order to join a booming workforce. Inside the Net-Zero Energy Center on the shores of Jones Beach, solar panels generate electricity and geothermal wells heat and cool. Soon, the facility will train a new green energy workforce...