• What do kids want? Climate action. When do they want it? During double maths

    • Date: 17/02/19
    • Rod Liddle, The Sunday Times

    Those kids on the march had no idea of the issues surrounding global warming. If they did, they’d have been demonstrating outside the Chinese embassy or told Mummy not to pick them up in the 4×4 once the march had ended. Such a hectic life these kids lead. On Friday, my lovely 13-year-old daughter was […]

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  • The Green New Deal’s Toughest Transition Will Be Back To Reality

    • Date: 14/02/19
    • Robert Lyman, National Post

    Eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is virtually impossible. Pivoting even by 2090 is optimistic The United States Congress will soon debate a non-binding resolution introduced by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) expressing the sentiment that Congress should adopt a so-called Green New Deal. A central part of this new deal […]

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  • Terence Corcoran: Whether Earth’s population booms or busts, the future still looks promising

    • Date: 14/02/19
    • Terence Corcoran, Financial Post

    Two vital new books from Canadian writers on the alleged population crisis suggest we can all relax For centuries, assorted obsessive doomsters — from Thomas Malthus to Al Gore to the Club of Rome — have issued dire warnings that the world is careening into an overpopulated nightmare. U.S. biologist Paul Ehrlich published The Population […]

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  • IPPR Disaster Story

    • Date: 12/02/19
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    The media gets itself into trouble over natural disasters again There has been much huffing and puffing in the media today about a new report from the Institute of Public Policy Research, which claims that the environment is facing multiple disasters, all at once. Same old, same old, I hear you say. And you wouldn’t […]

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  • Old Warmth In The Sea And New Cold In The Living Room

    • Date: 12/02/19
    • Prof Fritz Vahrenholt, Achse des Guten

    In January 2019, Science published a work worth reading entitled “The Little Ice Age and the 20th-century deep Pacific cooling”. The result: the Pacific has cooled down in depth from 1870 until today, the Atlantic has not. The circulation of the deep sea means that the Pacific depths are still influenced today by the Medieval […]

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  • Jason Pye: The Green New Deal Is A Communist Manifesto, 21st Century

    • Date: 10/02/19
    • Jason Pye, RealClearMarkets

    A 21st-century take on Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels’ Communist Manifesto was introduced in the form of a nonbinding resolution introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.). The resolution effectively does nothing other than express the sense that Congress should pass a so-called “Green New Deal” whose wholly unattainable goals would almost certainly […]

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  • The Times View On Shale Gas: Frack On!

    • Date: 09/02/19
    • Editorial, The Times

    The government needs to help, not hinder, shale gas and oil drilling   A nation that is self-sufficient in energy gains diplomatic clout. No country epitomises this more than the United States. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has greatly boosted its oil production and transformed it into the world’s largest producer of natural gas. So great […]

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  • Green New Deal: The Secret Republican Weapon?

    • Date: 08/02/19
    • Kimberley A. Strassel, The Wall Street Journal

    Meet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s New Green Deal, the secret Republican weapon for 2020 The Republican Party has a secret weapon for 2020. It’s especially effective because it’s stealthy: The Democrats seem oblivious to its power. And the GOP needn’t lift a finger for it to work. All Republicans have to do is sit back and watch […]

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