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Poland’s Offshore Wind Act Becomes Law

By Adnan Durakovic Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has signed the Offshore Act into law. The Offshore Act […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

46,000 join class action against Queensland coal plants

By Michael Mazengarb Australia’s largest ever energy class action, brought against two Queensland government owned power companies, starts Federal Court action. The post 46,000 join class action against Queensland coal plants appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule Is Out

By [email protected] The Affordable Clean Energy rule, a cornerstone of President Trump’s environmental deregulatory efforts, has been deemed “legally flawed” by a federal appeals court. A Tuesday ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington, D.C. circuit vacated the regulation targeting power plant emissions, wiping away the administration’s replacement for the Obama-era Clean…

Climate Change Case Raises Recusal Questions Involving Justice Barrett

By Mark Silverstone Please see this article regarding the question of recusal by Justice Barrett in climate change court cases. The article can also be accessed here.In addition to working for Shell from 1978 to 2007, Barrett’s father was a longtime member and twice head of the industry trade association, the American Petroleum Institute, which…

Sámi reindeer herders file lawsuit against Norway windfarm #NOR

By National Wind Watch Indigenous reindeer herders are bringing a legal action against a proposed wind power project that would be one of the largest in Norway. The Sámi herders from Nordland county are accusing the Øyfjellet windfarm constructors of breaking licensing agreements which stipulated that construction would not interfere with reindeer migration paths. This…

Wyoming governor: State will fight any Biden regulations on energy #WY

By National Wind Watch Wyoming will push back against any federal regulations brought by the Biden administration that hinder development of fossil fuels and other resources, Gov. Mark Gordon told state lawmakers kicking off their annual session Tuesday. “There is good reason to be concerned the actions of the next administration will further dampen the…

More than 2°C of Committed Warming

By John Benson According to the report just published by Nanjing University, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Texas A&M University, there is already enough greenhouse gas in the atmosphere to have driven radiative forcing to (today’s) level, and that is sufficient to ultimately warm our planet’s average surface temperature to a “most likely value…

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