• Kimberley Strassel: Don’t Wimp Out On Climate

    • Date: 17/02/17
    • Kimberley A. Strassel, The Wall Street Journal

    If Trump doesn’t dump the Paris accord, his economic agenda is in jeopardy. President Trump with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Feb. 1. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES President Trump will soon turn his attention to another major campaign promise—rolling back the Obama climate agenda—and according to one quoted administration source his executive orders on that topic will “suck […]

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  • Europe’s Green Madness: Dieselgate Was A Political Disaster

    • Date: 15/02/17
    • Holman W Jenkins Jr., The Wall Street Journal

    After the Kyoto treaty, Europe’s entire auto industry was led down the primrose lane of adopting a technology that now appears to be a commercial and regulatory dead-end. Contrary to usual practice, we’ll begin with the punch-line: less than 4/1,000ths of a degree Celsius. That’s how much warming might be spared half a century from […]

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  • The Baker-Shultz Carbon-Tax Plan Is a Bad Deal for Americans

    • Date: 14/02/17
    • Rupert Darwall, National Review Online

    The fact that it’s being proposed by Republicans doesn’t make it any more economically palatable. Madness is rare in individuals — but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule — Friedrich Nietzsche Cap and trade was just one way of skinning the cat; it was not the only way,” Barack Obama declared […]

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  • Christopher Booker: Will Donald Trump And The Republicans Bring An End To The Costliest Scare Story Ever Known?

    • Date: 12/02/17
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    Once this scandal has been properly brought out into the open, it will raise the most disturbing question mark yet over the promotion of the greatest and costliest scare story the world has ever known. Two years ago last week, I wrote a column given the provocative heading “The fiddling of temperature data is the […]

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  • Depressed, Climate Activists Move Into The Last Stages Of Grief

    • Date: 11/02/17
    • Larry Kummer, Fabius Maximus

    Trump’s election, solidifying the Republican’s dominance at all levels of the US government, has disheartened climate activists. A new article in The Atlantic attempts to build support, but only shows the weakness of their beliefs. Perhaps the skeptics have won this round of the climate wars, but only the weather will determine which side is […]

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  • South Australia: The Green State That Cannot Keep The Lights On

    • Date: 10/02/17
    • Editorial, The Adelaide Advertiser

    South Australia has become a laughing stock — a state that, literally, cannot keep the lights on. South Australians are seething. We have been let down by our state and federal politicians. Fifteen years ago yesterday, South Australians went to the polls and, ultimately, a new Labor government was installed. The then-premier, Mike Rann, aggressively pursued […]

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  • Miranda Devine: Climate Change Isn’t About Science — It’s A Hot Mess Of Politics And Big Money

    • Date: 08/02/17
    • Miranda Devin, Daily Telegraph

    As usual, they enlisted science to their political cause, and as usual science refused to comply without being verballed. Now we hear from an eminent whistleblower with America’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that the organisation used dodgy data to claim the “pause” in global warming from 1998 never existed, and had rushed to publish […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Politics And Science Are A Toxic Combination

    • Date: 06/02/17
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    Alternative facts have no place in climate-change research. Greater integrity is essential if the scandals are to stop Back in December, some American scientists began copying government climate data onto independent servers in what press reports described as an attempt to safeguard it from political interference by the Trump administration. There is to be a […]

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