• Matt Ridley: Climate Change Will Not Be Dangerous For A Long Time

    • Date: 28/11/15
    • Matt Ridley, Scientific American

    Slower warming than predicted gives the world time to develop better energy technologies The climate change debate has been polarized into a simple dichotomy. Either global warming is “real, man-made and dangerous,” as Pres. Barack Obama thinks, or it’s a “hoax,” as Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe thinks. But there is a third possibility: that it […]

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  • How Lord Stern Got It Wrong Again

    • Date: 25/11/15
    • Andrew Montford, Bishop Hill

    One of the problems with being a PR guy for an environmentally minded billionaire is that you sometimes find yourself having to utter complete drivel in public fora. There has been a lovely example of this in recent weeks, when, in a letter to the FT, Lord Stern claimed that 7 million deaths each year were caused […]

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  • US Senate Sends The World A Message: Don’t Expect Any Money For Obama’s Climate Promises

    • Date: 20/11/15
    • The American Interest

    The US Senate sent a powerful and unmistakable message to UN climate delegates this week: Don’t expect any US money for Obama’s climate promises. 52 U.S. Senators voted to block an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule this week that would curb carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. Passing the resolution without a veto-proof vote (the President […]

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  • Reality Check: Dutch CO2 Emissions Rising Faster Than Economic Growth

    • Date: 17/11/15
    • Janene Pieters, NL Times

    The CO2 emissions in the Netherlands are rising faster than the economic growth – in the third quarter emissions increased 6.8 percent compared to the same quarter last year. The economy grew with only 1.9 percent. This is according to figures released by Statistics Netherlands on Friday. This is the third consecutive quarter that emissions […]

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  • Is The Green Energy Bubble Over?

    • Date: 15/11/15
    • Michael Lynch, Forbes

    I have long warned the Cleantech industry against relying on rising fossil fuel prices and/or government assistance as the primary driver of success. The idea that fossil fuel prices must rise is a myth, and government subsidies might be withdrawn at any time A major downside to a period of cyclically high energy prices is […]

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  • Conflict Experts Warn Obama’s Focus On Climate Change As National Security Threat Is Misguided

    • Date: 14/11/15
    • David O. Williams, Real Vail

    Global conflict experts say the Obama administration’s recent focus on climate change as a national security threat may be misguided. Obama added that media tend to overstate terrorism as a threat compared to climate change. – See more at: http://www.thegwpf.com/obamas-focus-on-climate-change-as-national-security-threat-misguided/#sthash.LOKRcKw2.dpuf Obama added that media tend to overstate terrorism as a threat compared to climate change. […]

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  • Australia’s NSW Government Abandons IPCC-Based Sea-Level Policy

    • Date: 13/11/15
    • Bishop Hill

    The Australian is reporting that the New South Wales government has suddenly come over all sensible on the subject of sea-level rise. The NSW government will today unveil sweeping changes to how the state’s coastline is managed, building on its insistence that local councils look at the science and evidence of individual beaches rather than […]

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  • America’s Authoritarian Left Is A Threat To Freedom And Democracy

    • Date: 11/11/15
    • The American Interest

    With Yale and the University of Missouri in the midst of high-profile free speech meltdowns, the national media is fixated on why left-wing college students have grown so intolerant of dissent. But far less attention is being paid to an even more dangerous example of this illiberalism: the growing determination among Democratic politicians to investigate and punish companies that […]

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