• Joe Oliver: Ranting About Climate Isn’t Good Policy, And Isn’t Convincing Anyone

    • Date: 28/11/17
    • Joe Oliver, Financial Post

    We need to tone down the rhetoric and have an honest discussion based on verifiable science and the financial implications of green policies For the past two years, the federal Liberal government has incessantly proclaimed to Canada and the world its passionate commitment to fighting climate change. The reception has been mixed. Recently, Prime Minister […]

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  • Scientists Say Earth Is Doomed Without ‘Urgent’ Action — Just Like They Did 25 Years Ago

    • Date: 25/11/17
    • Editorial, Investor's Business Daily

    This week, thousands of scientists issued a bleak and terrifying “second notice” to mankind about how we will destroy the planet unless we take “urgent” action. If this warning is as reliable as the first notice these scientists issued in 1992, we have nothing to worry about. In an article published in the journal Bioscience, […]

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  • Benny Peiser: Mugged By Reality, Germany’s Climate Consensus Is Collapsing

    • Date: 20/11/17
    • Benny Peiser -- Director, Global Warming Policy Forum

    Germany’s utopian dream of transforming itself into the world’s green powerhouse is collapsing as its political and media establishment is mugged by reality. The country’s climate obsession has turned into one of the country’s biggest political and economic handicaps, making Germany almost ungovernable.     Germany faces a political crisis after a month of four-party exploratory talks […]

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  • Germany’s Green Energy Meltdown

    • Date: 18/11/17
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    American climate-change activists point to Europe, and especially Germany, as the paragon of green energy virtue. But they ought to look closer at Angela Merkel’s political struggles as she tries to form a new government in Berlin amid the economic fallout from the Chancellor’s failing energy revolution. Berlin last month conceded it will miss its […]

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  • Roger Pielke Jr.: A Litigious Climate Threatens Scientific Norms

    • Date: 16/11/17
    • Roger Pielke Jr, The Wall Street Journal

    An energy researcher sues another over a critical paper. It’s the wrong way to resolve such disputes. I’ve worked alongside climate researchers for decades. Almost all of them are ethical, dedicated to science and not particularly political. But some leading figures and organizations in this community are weakening the norms that make science robust. A […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Britain Doesn’t Need Another Green Quango

    • Date: 13/11/17
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    Michael Gove’s proposed watchdog would lead to more interference when the countryside should be offered a revolution Michael Gove, the environment secretary, is right to promise higher, not lower, environmental standards once we leave the European Union. Britain has always been a pioneer of environmental policy, and indeed many of our protections pre-date our joining […]

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  • Rabbi Lord Sacks: Truth Emerges From Disagreement And Debate

    • Date: 10/11/17
    • Rabbi Lord Sacks, BBC Today

    BBC Thought of the Day, 10 November: Coming in to Broadcasting House this morning I saw for the first time the statue unveiled this week, of George Orwell, with its inscription on the wall behind, “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” […]

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  • Phil Berardelli: Sacrificing Scientific Skepticism

    • Date: 10/11/17
    • Phil Berardelli, Capital Research Center

    What This Science Writer Learned About Climate Change Summary: A veteran science journalist looks back 15-plus years of reporting on science and climate issues to offer key lessons—and warning—about climatology. Journalists and scientists should remain the most skeptical of professionals, particularly in areas like climatology that we don’t understand well. The Possibility of a “Little Ice […]

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