Category Archives: Green Bank
The UN Climate Circus met in Bonn, Germany last week, though with the exception of dedicated Green news outlets and blogs the whole event passed with no main stream media attention, such is the state of global warming fear fatigue these days.
The divisions are along the usual lines of who will cut emissions and by how much, the lack of contributions from the so called rich countries to the Green Climate Fund and Loss and Damage, more commonly known as wealth redistribution.
Loss and Damage was the reason that COP19 was dead in the water, even before it had started. Barack Obama instructed US Climate Envoys prior to COP19 that giving away trillions of dollars for years to pay for the guilt of being an industrialized nation would not “float with the voters.”
A few months on little has changed as the latest round of UN climate talks achieved nothing: Read the rest of this entry
The Green Investment Bank will not be the bottomless pit of money for every new Green fad that the ecomentalists and Greens were hoping for, instead it will be a properly run commercial institution with a profit motive and a share holder, The Treasury, that expects dividends every year.
There was no doubt that once Chris Huhne was gone the Greenest Government Ever mantra would be quietly swept under the carpet, the clearest indication of that was Huhne’s replacement, the man with the charisma bypass operation Ed Davey. Apart from having a brother who is an eco lawyer, Davey is every bit the idiot that Chris Huhne is it’s just Davey is, as Douglas Adams put it “mostly harmless“. Read the rest of this entry
The Green credentials of Dave’s Greenest Government ever have taken another knock with the news that at the eleventh hour DECC have pulled the plug on a near £1 billion subsidy for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) citing of all things, the European commission as the problem.
It is kind of hard to swallow that the EU so wedded to Green anything would stand in the way of tax payer handouts to the purveyors of Climate Religion approved power sources, the
less charitable more optimistic might think the government was starting to slink away from the Global Warming scam.
Now those that have already counted their tax payer funded handouts are angry: Read the rest of this entry