• Obama’s Environmental Legacy Just Went Up in Smoke

    • Date: 10/11/16
    • Matthew Philips, BloombergBusinessweek

    “You can pretty much burn the Paris agreement.” President Obama’s environmental legacy went up in smoke the minute Donald Trump won. Obama has spent the past four years pursuing an aggressive regulatory agenda aimed at lowering the nation’s reliance on fossil fuels, boosting green energy, and giving the U.S. a leading role in the global […]

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  • What Will President Trump Do About Climate And Energy?

    • Date: 09/11/16
    • Michael Lynch, Forbes

    Don’t go out and buy Air Canada stock just because Donald Trump was elected; the initial reaction is not too dissimilar from that following the elections of Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush.  Although many liberals were unhappy with their electoral success, the aftermath was far short of the predicted apocalypse.  Given Donald Trump’s record, expect that […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Poverty, Not Wealth, Is The Greater Threat To Wildlife

    • Date: 08/11/16
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    Conservation charities are wrong to blame affluence for the devastating destruction of Africa’s magnificent beasts As foxes move into cities and deer, badgers and otters grow ever-more numerous, along with birds such as ospreys, buzzards and red kites, you might be thinking much of Britain’s wildlife is doing well. Yet last week the Zoological Society […]

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  • Knowledge Is Power: The Future Of Energy

    • Date: 04/11/16
    • Rob Tracinski, RealClearPolitics

    The future of energy is likely to look more like the past: a gradually evolving mix of energy sources that don’t transform suddenly overnight, but instead evolve as new sources of energy prove themselves for new uses. Matthew Boulton, of the 18th-century engineering firm Boulton & Watt, once boasted of his company’s steam engines, “I […]

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  • Christopher Essex and Matt Ridley: IPCC, Climate Science And The Crisis of Peer Review

    • Date: 31/10/16
    • Christopher Essex and Matt Ridley, GWPF

    Foreword to Donna Laframboise’s new report Peer Review: Why Skepticism is Essential The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has repeatedly and falsely claimed that it depends entirely on peer-reviewed papers. Donna Laframboise used volunteers to check this claim and found that a significant part of the references in the fourth assessment report of the IPCC […]

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  • Christopher Booker: Britain Is Following Germany’s Path Of Green Energy Madness

    • Date: 30/10/16
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    Hollow laughter greeted the warning from Ed Davey that Britain is “sleepwalking” towards electricity blackouts. In his years in charge of our energy and climate-change policy, no one did more to ensure that we are heading for blackouts than the global warming-obsessed Davey himself. But all he was alarmed about, it seems, was a threat […]

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  • Donna Laframboise: Science Is In Trouble

    • Date: 27/10/16
    • Donna Laframboise, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    We’ve all heard the buzzword. Whether it’s an anti-bullying program in Finland, an alcohol awareness initiative in Texas, or climate change responses around the globe, we’re continually assured that government policies are ‘evidence-based.’ Science itself guides our footsteps. There’s just one problem: science is in deep trouble. Last year, Richard Horton, editor of The Lancet, […]

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  • Matt Ridley: The World Is Getting Greener. Why Does No One Want To Know?

    • Date: 22/10/16
    • Matt Ridley, The Spectator

    As carbon dioxide levels have risen, the planet’s green vegetation has increased by 14 per cent Global greening is the name given to a gradual, but large, increase in green vegetation on the planet over the past three decades. The climate change lobby is keen to ensure that if you hear about it at all, […]

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