• Steve Forbes: Energy Crisis Over!

    • Date: 28/10/10

    Not because of some humongous breakthrough in alternative energies but because of new ways to access two sources widely used today: oil and natural gas. The recent news story about China’s national oil company, Cnooc, purchasing a stake in Chesapeake Energy’s Texas shale oil and gas fields and agreeing to pony up most of the […]

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  • How The “Scientific Consensus” On Global Warming Affects American Business — And Consumers

    • Date: 27/10/10

    Abstract: The only consensus over the threat of climate change that seems to exist these days is that there is no consensus. The much-heralded 2007 United Nations report on greenhouse gas emissions has served as a catalyst for lawmakers to burden traditional energy sources with regulations in favor of so-called clean energy. The private sector […]

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  • Pat Michaels: Global Warming’s Corrupt Science

    • Date: 25/10/10

    Climate science has painted itself into a corner, seriously damaging the public’s faith in the field — as precious a commodity as there is in civil society. Like lab rats that will do anything to keep the cocaine flowing, climate scientists, universities, and federal laboratories are addicted to the public’s money. The latest illustration of […]

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  • UK Spending Cuts: The Green Revolution’s Obituary?

    • Date: 25/10/10

    Do you remember the heady days of the general election campaign, back in April when all three party leaders vied with each other to assure a troubled nation that, if they were elected, our devastated economy would be restored to robust health by the creation of ‘green jobs’? Figures of hundreds-of thousands, and even millions, […]

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  • UK Government Risks Mutiny Over Green Tax Costs

    • Date: 23/10/10

    The Coalition is tackling Brown’s deficit – it now needs to tackle his energy policies, says Charles Moore. As we gloomily contemplate our present discontents, we should be pleased to learn that, to the outside world, the Comprehensive Spending Review looks good. In the past few days, I have spoken to several people from America […]

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  • Peter Foster: The Solar Robber Barons

    • Date: 22/10/10

    As Czech President Vaclav Klaus pointed out in a speech this week to the Global Warming Policy Foundation, climate change is far more about political power and rent-seeking than science. The solar fiasco shows that this thrust is not merely dangerous to freedom, as President Klaus indicated, it is also fiscally suicidal. Some foreign — […]

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  • Labour’s Green Suicide: The Swedish Case

    • Date: 22/10/10

    The Failure Of Sweden’s Red-Green Alliance Rather than propelling the Social Democrats to power it appears that the electoral alliance with the greens and the left party only served to antagonise traditional voters. Talk of a new political identity is futile unless it is based on our own values. I was born and raised in […]

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  • President Václav Klaus: Inaugural Annual GWPF Lecture

    • Date: 21/10/10

    The Climate Change Doctrine is Part of Environmentalism, Not of Science It is a great honor for me to be here tonight, getting a chance to deliver the inaugural lecture of the Global Warming Policy Foundation to such a distinguished audience. Even though it may seem that there is a whole range of institutions both here […]

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