Category Archives: European Union

European Union Threatens To Withhold Aid From Parts Of Poland Over LGBTQ Stance — The Daily Wire

The European Union is threatening to hold back millions of euros —$150 million — in cohesion funding to local areas in Poland due to their declarations and stances against LGBTQ ideology. As Bloomberg reported, “The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, sent letters to the governors of the provinces last week warning that if the…

via European Union Threatens To Withhold Aid From Parts Of Poland Over LGBTQ Stance — The Daily Wire

Green Deal: Fear of yellow vests rebellion spreads across Europe — Watts Up With That?

Nevertheless, there is concern in Europe’s national capitals that the EU’s ambitious climate policy could cause social unrest. The Italian government, for example, fears rising electricity prices. The EU climate package calls for EU states to completely abolish subsidies for fossil fuels. This item currently accounts for 35.7 billion euros in the Italian budget –…

via Green Deal: Fear of yellow vests rebellion spreads across Europe — Watts Up With That?

Euro Courts Infringing On Freedom Of Science…Climate Science Being Decided By Courts Instead Of By Proof — Watts Up With That?

The Federal Constitutional Court considers itself authorized to decide on scientific questions by judgement instead of by scientific proof, as is usually the case. This might be regarded as a kind of reversion to the Middle Ages, when people who relied on their own intellect were considered as a thorn in the side of the…

via Euro Courts Infringing On Freedom Of Science…Climate Science Being Decided By Courts Instead Of By Proof — Watts Up With That?

Europe’s Green Deal in trouble as Biden administration warns EU against carbon border tax — Watts Up With That?

Europe’s Green Deal and its planned carbon border tax are in serious trouble as the Biden administration raises concerns about its potentially disastrous fallout on international trade and relations.

via Europe’s Green Deal in trouble as Biden administration warns EU against carbon border tax — Watts Up With That?

Labour are divided over an EU deal, but no-deal Brexit would pose its own problem for Starmer — Conservative Home

As the denouement of the EU negotiations loom, the papers have offered a running commentary of Sir Keir Starmer’s struggle to unite the Labour Party behind his Brexit policy. The Labour leader is reportedly “leaning heavily towards whipping in favour of a deal if ministers strike one”, according to the Times, “but his top team is…

via Labour are divided over an EU deal, but no-deal Brexit would pose its own problem for Starmer — Conservative Home

Separating out Islamism from Islam — Kiwiblog

The Daily Mail reports: Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has urged the European Union to respond to ‘political Islam’ and called for an end to the ‘misunderstood tolerance’ in the wake of the terrorist attack in Vienna which left four people dead.Mr Kurz called on countries across Europe to ‘focus much more strongly on the problem…

via Separating out Islamism from Islam — Kiwiblog

Climate Campaign ‘At Risk of Stalling’ — Loses Momentum As World Fights Coronavirus —

https://www.thegwpf.com/climate-campaign-loses-momentum-as-world-fights-coronavirus/ Bloomberg The climate campaign is at risk of stalling as the pandemic and global economic crisis deepens. European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde once spent more time talking about climate change than inflation. It happened during a press conference in Frankfurt less than two months ago, but already feels like something from another century—or planet. In…

via Climate Campaign ‘At Risk of Stalling’ — Loses Momentum As World Fights Coronavirus —

EU official: Focus on coronavirus shows need for binding net zero climate law —

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/04/focus-coronavirus-shows-need-climate-law-says-eu-official-frans-timmermans By Jennifer Rankin Tensions at the Greek-Turkish border and the coronavirus show why the European Union needs a climate law that binds member states to net zero emissions by 2050, the EU’s top official on climate action has said. Frans Timmermans, a European commission vice-president who leads on the climate emergency, said the different crises facing Europe underscored…

via EU official: Focus on coronavirus shows need for binding net zero climate law —

EU Parliamentarian Celebrates Passing Climate Emergency, But Then Hops On Jet To Frankfurt, And Berlin! — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Europe’s hypocrite of the week: After celebrating at Twitter the passage of the symbolic climate emergency in the EU Parliament in Strasbourg on Thursday, parliamentarian Sven Giegold of the Green Party hops on a jet to Berlin! Green EU Sven Giegold arrives by jet plane at a Berlin airport – carrying a winter parka! – […]

via EU Parliamentarian Celebrates Passing Climate Emergency, But Then Hops On Jet To Frankfurt, And Berlin! — Iowa Climate Science Education

Absurd EU To Declare Climate Emergency While Forcing MEPs To Travel To France Every Month — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Members of the European Parliament will this week vote on whether to declare a “climate emergency” – after moving thousands of staff and their whole operation from Brussels to Strasbourg. MEPs make 12 monthly trips from Brussels to Strasbourg (Image: GETTY) In a monthly act of environmental damage, the EU Parliament ups sticks and moves from […]

via Absurd EU To Declare Climate Emergency While Forcing MEPs To Travel To France Every Month — Iowa Climate Science Education

European Parliament told: There is no climate emergency — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Earth and climate – an ongoing controversy But groupthink and the fog of constant alarmist propaganda makes it hard for many people to see through to the mundane truth, that their emotions are being exploited in ways that have little or nothing to do with the climate. At a press conference on Wednesday (20th November), […]

via European Parliament told: There is no climate emergency — Iowa Climate Science Education

European Commission report hypes EU’s globally irrelevant, costly & unsustainable lower emissions schemes — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) recently released its 2019 assessment of global carbon emissions that showed a worldwide increase of 1.9% in emissions between 2017 and 2018. The reports data tracks CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions covering the period from 1990 to 2018. The report was characterized…

via European Commission report hypes EU’s globally irrelevant, costly & unsustainable lower emissions schemes — Watts Up With That?

EU Official: “we can’t make any progress on climate change until Brexit is resolved” — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Brexit is distracting appointed EU officials from dictating climate policy to democratically elected nation state governments. Brexit Is Delaying Global Action To Fight Climate Change Dave KeatingOct 20, 2019, 08:24am In June, European prime ministers meeting in Brussels were unable to agree on an EU proposal to completely decarbonize by 2050. […]

via EU Official: “we can’t make any progress on climate change until Brexit is resolved” — Iowa Climate Science Education

EU fails to set tougher climate targets before December U.N. conference — Watts Up With That?

 

from Reuters BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union government leaders declined on Friday to set tougher targets for fighting climate change, dashing hopes they would inject momentum into a United Nations climate conference in Chile in December. At a two-day EU summit in Brussels, which was largely dominated by Brexit, discussion on climate was relegated to…

via EU fails to set tougher climate targets before December U.N. conference — Watts Up With That?

Meet Johnson’s most powerful ally – Varadkar — Conservative Home

If a new Brexit deal is agreed between the UK and the EU – which is still very far from certain – the main reason will be that Leo Varadkar and the Irish Government are pushing for one. Early last week, the chances of an agreement seemed to be weakening: Downing Street briefed an account…

via Meet Johnson’s most powerful ally – Varadkar — Conservative Home

Another European Leader Says ‘Nein’ to Radical Islam — The BFD

 

Former Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz, recently ousted by a no-confidence motion, has swept back to power after winning Austria’s snap election. His Austrian People’s Party, a conservative Christian democratic party, won the majority of the vote. The left-wing Social Democratic Party was dealt its worst result since WWII, finishing barely ahead of the “far right”…

via Another European Leader Says ‘Nein’ to Radical Islam — The BFD

Our survey. Last month, four in five Tory activists thought Johnson would hit his Brexit deadline. Now, it’s only half. — Conservative Home

 

Since last month’s survey, the Benn Act has been passed, setting the framework for yet another Brexit extension, and the Supreme Court has ruled against the Government over prorogation. The Prime Minister insists that Britain will leave the EU by October 31…and yet also obey the law. How he will do both is a mystery…

via Our survey. Last month, four in five Tory activists thought Johnson would hit his Brexit deadline. Now, it’s only half. — Conservative Home

WATCH: The Prime Minister – “There are no circumstances in which I will ask for delay. We are leaving on 31 October, no ifs or buts.” — Conservative Home

“I don’t want an election, you don’t want an election” Boris Johnson warns MPs against “another pointless delay” to #Brexit, saying it will “chop the legs out from under the UK position” Watch PM’s Downing Street statement in full Live updates: https://t.co/4bQSoz317A pic.twitter.com/K6BoWpGp3e — BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) September 2, 2019

via WATCH: The Prime Minister – “There are no circumstances in which I will ask for delay. We are leaving on 31 October, no ifs or buts.” — Conservative Home

Johnson adamant UK will withdraw from Brexit by 31 October, EU not negotiating — Your NZ

Since becoming Prime Minister last month Boris Johnson has been working towards getting the United Kingdom out of the European Union by 31 October. Negotiations between the UK and EU are at a stalemate, with the EU saying the Withdrawal Agreement is not up for negotiation, . Attempts are being made by Europhile MPs to […]

via Johnson adamant UK will withdraw from Brexit by 31 October, EU not negotiating — Your NZ

‘Patriarchy Has No Gender’: AOC Claims Conway Is ‘Sexist’ Toward Her — Daily Wire

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tried to claim that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway was being “sexist” toward her on Tuesday, and, when confronted by critics, claimed that “patriarchy has no gender.” Ocasio-Cortez made the remarks while responding to a story from the New York Post that was featured in a tweet that stated: “Kellyanne…

via ‘Patriarchy Has No Gender’: AOC Claims Conway Is ‘Sexist’ Toward Her — Daily Wire

Leaving the EU is ‘more vital than climate change’ says poll as 36 per cent of voters claim Brexit is the most important political issue — Watts Up With That?

 

From The Daily Mail Climate change came third in list of priorities voters identified for Government Eleven per cent of participants mentioned climate as top issues facing country Second place was ‘tackling poverty’ on 12%, and ‘resolving Brexit’ top at 24% By Harry Cole For The Mail On Sunday Published: 18:48 EDT, 6 July 2019…

via Leaving the EU is ‘more vital than climate change’ says poll as 36 per cent of voters claim Brexit is the most important political issue — Watts Up With That?

Watch: Homelands Secret Screening — Infowars

 

It’s a struggle in the U.K. to try to show Katie Hopkins documentary Homelands about the exodus of Jews and Christians from Western Europe.

Because of censorship, it was shown in an undisclosed location and with a select amount of people.

via Watch: Homelands Secret Screening — Infowars

‘Green wave’ in EU vote amid ‘climate crisis’ – Greens see ecord gains in EU elections – ‘Younger voters leading calls for action to halt global warming’ —

https://news.yahoo.com/green-wave-eu-vote-amid-climate-crisis-194422602.html ‘Green wave’ in EU vote amid climate crisis Berlin (AFP) – With double-digit scores across Europe’s biggest countries including a stunning 20 percent in Germany, the Greens bagged record gains in EU elections on Sunday with younger voters leading calls for action to halt global warming. The environmental party doubled its score in Germany…

via ‘Green wave’ in EU vote amid ‘climate crisis’ – Greens see ecord gains in EU elections – ‘Younger voters leading calls for action to halt global warming’ —

The Brexit Party wins the Euro-elections. The Liberal Democrats are second. Disaster for the two main parties. — Conservative Home

 

Source: BBC – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Source: Guardian – – – Conservative MEPs elected: Daniel Hannan (South East) Anthea…

via The Brexit Party wins the Euro-elections. The Liberal Democrats are second. Disaster for the two main parties. — Conservative Home

Eurosceptics And Greens Make Major Gains In EU Elections — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

A surge in voter turnout across most of Europe saw centrist parties lose scores of European Parliament seats to Eurosceptics and environmentalists. Centrist parties lost seats to Eurosceptics and environmentalists. Image: Results projection from the European Parliament, last updated 02:07 CET, 27 May Manfred Weber, the centre-right European People’s Party (EPP) candidate for Commission president, lamented on German […]

via Eurosceptics And Greens Make Major Gains In EU Elections — Iowa Climate Science Education

German Onshore Wind ‘Collapse’ Jeopardises EU Climate Policy Goals — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

The “collapse” in the growth of onshore wind energy in Germany is jeopardising both the nation’s and the EU’s renewable energy targets. The warning comes from trade body WindEurope, which says Germany installed only 134MW of new onshore wind capacity in the first three months of 2019 – its worst first quarter since 2000. It estimates the country is […]

via German Onshore Wind ‘Collapse’ Jeopardises EU Climate Policy Goals — Iowa Climate Science Education

Europe’s New Climate Rebels: Germany, Italy, Hungary & Poland Reject Net-Zero Climate Target —

https://mailchi.mp/e27403bd2156/europes-new-climate-rebels?e=f4e33fdd1e Europe’s New Climate Rebels Germany, Italy, Hungary & Poland Reject Net-Zero Climate Target Confidential documents prepared in advance of a two-day EU summit in Brussels have exposed an East-West divide in Europe on climate change, with Germany siding with Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic in their refusal to commit to climate neutrality by…

via Europe’s New Climate Rebels: Germany, Italy, Hungary & Poland Reject Net-Zero Climate Target —

Should Conservative MPs and members vote for the Party in the European elections (if they happen)? — Conservative Home

The mass of Conservative polling crisis and leadership candidate stories in today’s papers raise three questions for Tory MPs and activists to ponder. Answers need to be provided by the time Parliament returns on April 23. Is it possible to use, change or utilise Conservative leadership rules in order to ensure a swift challenge to…

via Should Conservative MPs and members vote for the Party in the European elections (if they happen)? — Conservative Home