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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?

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

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

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

Face of the Day — WOBH | Media

 

LONDON—Boris Johnson won the race to lead the ruling Conservative Party and become Britain’s next prime minister, repeating in his victory speech a pledge to pull the nation out of the European Union by Oct. 31—but the challenge he faces to meet that deadline became quickly apparent. Several ministers—including Justice Secretary David Gauke—resigned, indicating they would…

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‘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’ —

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

Macron refuses to back US-EU trade deal over Paris Agreement – EU ignores him — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

French President Emmanuel Macron has snubbed trade talks between Brussels and the US over Donald Trump ‘s dismissal of climate change policies. But the EU is going ahead with negotiations regardless because all the other 27 member states gave them the green light. The young Frenchman attempted to speak for all of Europe before stating […]

via Macron refuses to back US-EU trade deal over Paris Agreement – EU ignores him — Iowa Climate Science Education

CLIMATE CENTRAL PLANNERS: EU PLANS TO TRANSFER ENERGY POWERS FROM CAPITALS TO BRUSSELS —

http://www.thegwpf.com/eu-plans-to-transfer-energy-powers-from-capitals-to-brussels/ By Dave Keating, Forbes The European Commission risked crossing red lines by proposing more EU control over national energy policy and taxation. EU Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action Miguel Arias Cañete wants to end a requirement for unanimous voting on energy issues in the European Council (Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Though power has…

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EU Wants Members To Drop Veto Over Possible Carbon Tax —

EU Wants Members To Drop Veto Over Possible Carbon Tax http://www.thegwpf.com/eu-wants-members-to-drop-veto-over-possible-carbon-tax/ The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) / by bennypeiser / 6h BERLIN:The European Union’s executive branch is proposing that individual member countries drop their right to veto decisions on energy taxes, a move that could facilitate the introduction of a carbon tax across the…

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In a victory for energy reality, EU dumps 2050 climate alarmist targets and commitments —

In a victory for energy reality, EU dumps 2050 climate alarmist targets and commitments https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/03/25/in-a-victory-for-energy-reality-eu-dumps-2050-climate-alarmist-targets-and-commitments/ Guest easy by Larry Hamlin In a spectacular climate alarmist policy failure the EU dumped its “carbon neutrality by 2050” commitment and targets driven by the sacred but highly arbitrary and unsubstantiated 1.5 degree C global temperature “limit” and ended…

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These young girls are so naïve — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

I understand that currently Greenpeace is behind an Australian school pupil strike in support of action on climate change, as well as one planned in New Zealand. A similar student strike was held in The Netherlands and Belgium yesterday and this strike was encouraged by the European Union. I think this exposes the agenda of…

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“Brexit is all coming down to Ireland” and “We are at the very beginning of a national rage” — Your NZ

Commentary from The Guardian after Donald Tusk’s attention seeking comment – A special place in hell? Donald Tusk didn’t go far enough Martin Kettle: “Brexit is all coming down to Ireland” Not only were the Brexiters clueless: they didn’t give a stuff about Ireland. But this will come back to haunt the Tories Donald Tusk […]

via “Brexit is all coming down to Ireland” and “We are at the very beginning of a national rage” — Your NZ

Green No More: EU Fails To Set New CO2 Targets For Cars — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

BRUSSELS (REUTERS) – The European Union failed on Tuesday (Dec 11) to reach a compromise over how sharply to curb carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from cars and vans as car-producing countries and more environmentally conscious lawmakers could not find a compromise. The EU has been divided for months over how strict to be on CO2 […]

via Green No More: EU Fails To Set New CO2 Targets For Cars — Iowa Climate Science Education

“We will therefore defer the vote scheduled for tomorrow.” May’s statement. Full text. — Conservative Home

“Mr Speaker, with permission I would like to make a statement on Exiting the European Union. We have now had three days of debate on the Withdrawal Agreement setting out the terms of our departure from the EU and the Political Declaration setting out our future relationship after we have left. I have listened very…

via “We will therefore defer the vote scheduled for tomorrow.” May’s statement. Full text. — Conservative Home

Global Warming Activists Speechless In Katowice As Yellow Vest Protests Spread Europe-Wide With Unexpected Intensity — Iowa Climate Science Education

 

The Swiss online Basel BAZ news site reported yesterday how the Yellow Vest fossil fuel tax protests have spread across Belgium and into the Netherlands, and so threaten to become a European phenomenon. Previously it was thought that a move away from fossil fuels and higher taxes on them were the will of the people […]

via Global Warming Activists Speechless In Katowice As Yellow Vest Protests Spread Europe-Wide With Unexpected Intensity — Iowa Climate Science Education

With Looming Deadline Italy’s Populists Defy EU, Warn Of “Suicide”, “Massacre” For Italy — peoples trust toronto

 

After the latest GDP data showed that Italy’s economy didn’t grow at all during the third quarter amid a spreading European slump that’s likely inspiring panic in Brussels, the country’s emboldened populist leaders are refusing to surrender in what has become a political game of chicken with the EU over a budget proposal that calls […]

via With Looming Deadline Italy’s Populists Defy EU, Warn Of “Suicide”, “Massacre” For Italy — peoples trust toronto

EU Leaders Planning Emergency ‘No Deal’ Summit As UK Conservatives Scuttle Draft Brexit Plan — peoples trust toronto

 

If you didn’t already, developments related to the ongoing negotiations over a Brexit agreement outline – negotiations that, as far as we know, have been an unmitigated trainwreck – should almost engender pity for UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the impossible situation in which she now finds herself. Without a parliamentary majority to fall […]

via EU Leaders Planning Emergency ‘No Deal’ Summit As UK Conservatives Scuttle Draft Brexit Plan — peoples trust toronto

France says to prepare contingency plans in case of no-deal Brexit — peoples trust toronto

 

https://ift.tt/2LuBOlc August 27, 2018 PARIS (Reuters) – French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Monday tasked his ministers to prepare contingency measures in case of a no-deal Brexit. France is keeping working on the basis that Britain will reach a deal with its European Union partners on its exit from the bloc but needs to be […]

via France says to prepare contingency plans in case of no-deal Brexit — peoples trust toronto

Bannon’s EU project eyes government allies — The Crusader Journal

 

By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Steve Bannon’s new campaign to undermine the European Union aims not only to build support in the EU parliament in elections next May but to forge a bloc of eurosceptic governments to influence EU leaders’ summits. The founder of a Brussels-based group known as The Movement, which U.S. President […]

via Bannon’s EU project eyes government allies — The Crusader Journal

EU expresses concern over Israel’s Jewish nation-state law — The Crusader Journal

 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union on Thursday said it was concerned about a new Israeli law which declares that only Jews have the right of self determination, and said it would complicate a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Israel passed the “nation-state” law earlier on Thursday after months of political argument. It was […]

via EU expresses concern over Israel’s Jewish nation-state law — The Crusader Journal

Boris Johnson Resigns in Disgust Over Prime Minister May’s Insufferable Brexit Failure and Acquiescence To EU Globalism…. — The Counter Jihad Report

The Last Refuge, by Sundance, July 9, 2018: There is trouble ahead for Great Britain as the leaders of the British exit from the European Union (Brexit) quit in disgust over Prime Minister Theresa May’s abhorrent acquiescence to multinational corporations and the EU globalists. British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson quit today. Western Media are quick to come […]

via Boris Johnson Resigns in Disgust Over Prime Minister May’s Insufferable Brexit Failure and Acquiescence To EU Globalism…. — The Counter Jihad Report

EU rules could ‘destroy the Internet as we know it’ — Your NZ

The European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs has voted for controversial Internet rules that could fundamentally change how the Internet is able to work, in Europe at least (I don’t know if the rules could apply elsewhere in the world). They have been dubbed a ‘link tax’, and ‘censorship machines’. Both would make operating a […]

via EU rules could ‘destroy the Internet as we know it’ — Your NZ

Italy and Germany clash as migration rows split EU — The Crusader Journal

By Gabriela Baczynska and Crispian Balmer BRUSSELS/ROME (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday a draft EU accord on migration had been withdrawn after he clashed with Chancellor Angela Merkel over an issue that is splitting Europe. The leaders of four central European states, meanwhile, confirmed they would boycott an EU mini-summit […]

via Italy and Germany clash as migration rows split EU — The Crusader Journal

UK’s upper house of parliament approves government’s Brexit law — peoples trust toronto

https://ift.tt/2MaEHIK June 20, 2018 LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s upper house of parliament approved Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit bill on Wednesday, ending months of parliamentary debate over the legislation that will formally end the country’s European Union membership. Lords approved the government’s plan without a vote after a rebellion by those who wanted parliament to […]

via UK’s upper house of parliament approves government’s Brexit law — peoples trust toronto

EU Backs Effort To Prosecute Israeli Military Officials For Human Rights Violations — peoples trust toronto

Via Middle East Monitor, The European Union is funding a project to prosecute Israel Defence Forces (IDF) officers for committing violations against Palestinian civilians, according to Israel Hayom, which quotes a local human rights organisation. The pro-Israel group NGO Monitor analyses the funding and performance of non-governmental organisations which keep an eye on violations committed by […]

via EU Backs Effort To Prosecute Israeli Military Officials For Human Rights Violations — peoples trust toronto

Czech leader opposes Merkel’s idea of EU immigration ‘flexibility’ — The Crusader Journal

By Robert Muller PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Czech Republic opposed on Monday German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s idea of a flexible European Union approach to migration and an independent border police, saying protecting frontiers should be up to individual member states. Prague, along with other central European governments, has rejected a quota system drawn up by […]

via Czech leader opposes Merkel’s idea of EU immigration ‘flexibility’ — The Crusader Journal

Europe’s Green Failure: CO2 Emissions Rising —

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels increased in 2017, statistics office Eurostat said on Friday, indicating that the reduction of emissions blamed for climate change remains a challenge. Source: Eurostat Carbon emissions in the EU were up 1.8 percent from 2016, Eurostat said, with a double-digit increase in Malta and…

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