Posts Tagged ‘fight’

Wind energy is supposed to fight climate change

Climate change is affecting wind energy's potential to provide power, diminishing a renewable energy source that scientists and policymakers are counting on to replace fossil fuels, according to two scientific studies. The world is turning more and more to renewable sources of energy – wind, solar power and, in some cases, energy from flowing water […]

Tax Reform Fight Shows Why Subsidies Never Die

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by the House last week, promised to save about $12.3 billion over the next decade by scaling back a “production tax credit” mostly used by wind energy producers. It was a tepid but welcome change to a program that has far outlived whatever usefulness it might have had. […]

RSPB loses legal fight against £2bn offshore windfarm in Scotland

Neart na Gaoithe project on east coast likely to go ahead after long-running court battle despite claim it threatens seabirds A £2bn offshore windfarm in Scotland looks set to go ahead after the RSPB lost a long-running legal challenge against the plans, which the conservationists said threatened puffins, gannets and kittiwakes. The Scottish government gave […]

Trump’s decade-long fight with Scotland is why he thinks Putin wanted Clinton to win

Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events An important thing to keep in mind about Donald Trump is that his political ideology was forged both by far-right conservative media and by his own personal feuds. Every president comes into office with […]

Official Pledges ‘No Quarter’ In Fight Against Wind Turbines In New York

An upstate New York local official has promised “no quarter” in his town's battle against a planned wind power farm that has Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's support. Yates town councilman John Riggi opposes Apex Clean Energy's plan to build a 200-megawatt wind turbine project over the objections of local officials and a majority of voters. […]

Doctors Get Involved in Climate Change Fight

Heatstroke. Asthma. Zika. Climate change is helping illness and disease spread and become more common, a new consortium of medical groups said Wednesday. View full post on Wind Power News

IEA chief Fatih Birol eyes Donald Trump risk, says renewables critical in climate fight

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Fight the ‘blight’ of windfarms near my golf courses, Trump urges Ukip leader

US president-elect does not deny pushing interim leader Nigel Farage and key associates to fight development of offshore windfarms in Scotland Donald Trump urged the interim leader of a British political party and his key associates to lobby against the development of offshore windfarms, which he has fought against having built near his Scottish golf […]

Message to Trump? Countries say climate fight ‘irreversible’

Before his election, Trump called climate change a “hoax” perpetrated by China and vowed to “cancel” the hard-fought Paris Agreement concluded past year to limit unsafe global warming. While the election of President-elect Trump, who ran on a platform of climate denialism and promises to abandon the United States' commitments to tackle climate change, casts […]

Trump resumes fight against windfarm near Scottish golf course

US presidential candidate said planning conditions associated with Aberdeenshire project had not been satisfied Donald Trump has vowed to continue fighting the windfarm development off the coast from his Aberdeenshire golf course, branding the project an act of “public vandalism”. The US presidential candidate returned to the fray after Swedish energy company Vattenfall confirmed on […]