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EU’s Carbon Border Taxes and Joe Biden’s Clean Energy plans: A double threat for developing countries

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The introduction of the European Union’s Carbon Border Taxes and Joe Biden’s announcement of Clean Energy plans has raised double alarm in developing countries. The new European Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) law will impact all countries exporting to EU,

Goodbye To The World Bank’s Misguided War On Cheap Energy

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The unexpected departure of Dr. Jim Yong Kim as president of the World Bank gives President Donald J. Trump the perfect opportunity to reverse the anti-fossil fuel, energy poverty agenda the bank has pursued since Dr. Kim’s appointment by President Barack Obama in 2012. The

From Twitter Mobs To The Moral Police, The Decline Of Free Speech Is Society’s Gravest Threat

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The decline of free speech is now the greatest threat facing Britain and the West. Without the freedom to think freely, to question, to disagree, we are nothing. When will we finally have the courage to rise up and put

Developing Nations Can’t Afford To Go Cold Turkey on #Coal

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Developing countries remain in the dark, increasingly frustrated by what India’s chief economic adviser termed the west’s “carbon imperialism”. Investment in coal-powered plants in African countries could mean the difference for millions of people between being able to turn on the lights at

Exit From Paris Climate Accord: A Re-Founding Of American Democracy?

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In an interview with the French liberal newspaper Contrepoints, Belgian philosopher Drieu Godefridi discusses his view that the exit of the Trump Administration from the Paris Agreement is a sensible return to American democracy. Drieu Godefridi Interview with Drieu Godefridi, Belgian

Climate Of Conformity

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Mr. Rossiter’s fate is further evidence of the left’s climate of intellectual conformity. If you disagree with the orthodoxy on climate change, you aren’t merely wrong, you must be banished from public debate.   As loyal left-wingers go, Caleb Rossiter