• Josh: Told You So

    • Date: 27/04/16
    • Josh

    There’s been a lot of Twittering over an article in Nature Climate Change about the greening of the planet. It might not exactly be ground breaking science, it is after all something sceptics have been pointing out for some time, but it is great to see the story in Nature all the same. But to […]

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  • Is India’s Solar Bubble Popping?

    • Date: 26/04/16
    • The American Interest

    Solar energy is booming in India right now, but investors are started to cast nervous glances at one another as worries grow that companies may have been over-eager in their attempts to win government contracts. The FT reports: Months of highly aggressive bids for solar power projects, led by foreign developers including Finland’s Fortum Corp, Canada’s SkyPower […]

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  • Let’s Hear It For Energy Socialism!

    • Date: 23/04/16
    • John Hinderaker, Power Line

    Venezuela, one of the world’s most oil-rich countries, can’t keep the lights on. The country’s socialist government has announced that Venezuelans will now be entirely without power for four hours a day. But that’s not the worst of it: they will have to sit in the dark without beer: As Venezuelans digest news that they’ll […]

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  • Never Trust The Doom-Mongers: Earth Day Predictions That Were All Wrong

    • Date: 22/04/16
    • Andrew Follett, The Daily Caller

    From predicting the end of civilization to classic worries about peak oil, here are seven environmentalist predictions that were just flat out wrong. Environmentalists truly believed and predicted that the planet was doomed during the first Earth Day in 1970, unless drastic actions were taken to save it. Humanity never quite got around to that […]

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  • The Paris Agreement: An Assessment

    • Date: 21/04/16
    • Julian Morris, Reason Foundation

    On December 12, 2015, government officials from 195 nations meeting in Paris, France, finalized a new agreement on climate change. This brief assesses the merits of the Paris Agreement in order to encourage informed debate about its ratification by signatory nations. It examines the nature and extent of the threat posed by climate change, the effectiveness […]

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  • Climate Egg On Their Face

    • Date: 19/04/16
    • Steven Hayward, Power Line

    Here’s another sign of the bankruptcy of both the climatistas and the liberals who fawn over “democracy” until the people don’t do exactly what they want. Science authorities in Britain put the naming of a new Arctic research ship to an online vote of the public. And the public chose—by a landslide margin—”Boaty McBoatface.” Which […]

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  • Fossil Fuels’ Value Not Imperiled By Climate Policy

    • Date: 17/04/16
    • Michael Lynch, Forbes

    From 2010 to 2014, global coal consumption increased by twice as much as wind and solar combined, and the rise of cheap natural gas in the U.S., along with the recent economic slowdown in China, are the main sources of the woes of the coal industry. Change in Global Energy Consumption 2010-2014 (mtoe) Amusingly, one […]

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  • Subsidised Solar Energy Is Unsustainable

    • Date: 15/04/16
    • The American Interest

    Cheap fossil fuels make the kinds of subsidies necessary to prop up renewables like solar a lot less politically justifiable. Buy into the solar hype at your own risk. SunEdison is one of the biggest players in the U.S. solar industry and for a time was the fastest growing renewables firm in America. But its fortunes […]

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