• Bill Gates Slams Unreliable Wind & Solar Energy

    • Date: 18/02/19
    • Stop These Things & Jo Nova

    When the world’s richest entrepreneur says wind and solar will never work, it’s probably time to listen. Bill Gates made a fortune applying common sense to the untapped market of home computing. The meme has it that IBM’s CEO believed there was only a market for five computers in the entire world. Gates thought otherwise. Building a […]

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  • Rex Murphy: US Democrats’ ‘Green New Deal’ will turn America into Venezuela

    • Date: 13/02/19
    • Rex Murphy, National Post

    The Green New Deal uses environmentalism as a lever to pursue a far-larger, more sinister, agenda, a mad leap to a socialist nightworld Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is out to prove she is the Thomas Jefferson of the infantile social-justice progressive Left. And she is doing one (non-carbon emitting) hell of a job. She is a marvel. […]

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  • Why Did France Just Save Nord Stream 2?

    • Date: 09/02/19
    • David Keating, Forbes

    In Berlin and Moscow, they will be breathing a sigh of relief today. What a difference a day makes. Yesterday, things were looking bleak for Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. After months of insisting it didn’t want to get involved in the pipeline dispute, a French foreign ministry spokeswoman suddenly announced the country will support […]

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  • The World’s Dumbest Energy Policy

    • Date: 30/01/19
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    After giving up nuclear power, Germany now wants to abandon coal. Dumb environmental policies are routine across Europe—see Emmanuel Macron’s riot-inducing fuel tax in France—but even by that standard Germany’s new plan to abandon coal is notable. Having wasted uncountable billions of euros on renewables and inflicted some of Europe’s highest energy prices on German […]

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  • Will Climate Hysteria Unravel Canada?

    • Date: 23/01/19
    • Holman W. Jenkins Jr., The Wall Street Journal

    How ‘Occupied,’ a Netflix show about Norway, could presage civil strife in Canada. Every so often the Pentagon comes up with a thumbsucker about how climate change is going to alter the geopolitical landscape. The intriguing Norwegian TV show “Okkupert” (“Occupied”) might be a better guide to understanding how such instability could already be brewing […]

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  • Consumers ‘Grossly Overpaying’ For Electricity

    • Date: 10/01/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Damning report says we could have had the same CO2 emissions reductions for a fraction of the price – London 10 January: A new report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation finds that UK consumers are paying far too much for the emissions reductions delivered by renewable energy. – The report, by Dr Capell Aris, is the result […]

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  • Fracking, Energy Renaissance, and the Russian Resistance

    • Date: 07/01/19
    • Vijay Jayaraj, Townhall

    The U.S. sailed into an era of energy abundance following the natural gas boom. But the replication of the American energy story in other countries is facing a stern challenge from radical environmental groups. Why is hydraulic fracturing important for developing countries and why should they be wary of radical environmental groups? The shale gas […]

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  • Coming Clean About UK Electricity Prices

    • Date: 31/12/18
    • Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor

    Britain’s electricity suppliers are reported to be considering further increases in prices to consumers. Climate policies are largely responsible for such price increases, yet government is more than content to let private energy companies and their shareholders take the blame. Intoxicated with subsidies, the electricity sector has hitherto colluded in this obfuscation of causes, but […]

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