Revolt over high fuel prices threatens to paralyse France

Rise of the ‘gilets jaunes’ coincides with Macron’s record low 26% approval rating In just a few weeks, the yellow hi-vis vest has become such a potent political symbol that one risks being mistaken for a supporter of the rebellious gilets jaunes when cycling in Paris. The gilets jaunes are a grass-roots revolt against high 

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Clashes on climate expected after big win by Democrats

By Mark K. Matthews The U.S. Capitol could boil with pitched political battles over the environment for the next two years after Democrats captured control of the House in yesterday’s midterm elections but missed seizing the Senate. Republicans held on to their Senate majority in part by knocking off coal-country Democrats in states such as 

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GOP senators call for probe of federal grants on climate change

By Jacqueline Thomsen A group of Republican senators is calling for an investigation into National Science Foundation (NSF) grants designed to educate meteorologists about climate change, saying the program has moved beyond science and into political action. Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas), Rand Paul (Ky.), James Lankford (Okla.) and Jim Inhofe (Okla.) requested the probe in a letter Wednesday to 

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Futurism: Demanding Climate Data is Evil

By Eric Worrall According to Futurism author Lou Del Bello, demanding the data used in climate studies is evil because it leaves climate scientists open to having their work challenged. Scott Pruitt’s Latest EPA Gambit Is As Clever As It Is Evil Lou Del Bello The more information, the better, right? Except when it’s not. 

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Trump Cuts Climate Change, Sets National Health Priorities

By Jane Orient The Trump Administration has announced the removal of climate change from the list of national security threats. This Obama Administration priority was responsible for policies such as trying to make the U.S. Navy a “Great Green Fleet” running on “advanced biofuels.” The rationale was that global warming (renamed “climate change”) was a 

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