• The ‘Business Case’ for Paris Is Bunk

    • Date: 30/05/17
    • Cliff Forrest, The Wall Street Journal

    The climate accord is a boon—yet pulling out would be unfair? As President Trump weighs whether to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, some have tried to present a “business case” for why the U.S. should stay in. An economic windfall would come with the early and aggressive investment in alternative energy that […]

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  • Why Are Big Corporations So Eager For Trump To Break His Promise On Paris Climate Deal?

    • Date: 27/05/17
    • Fred Lucas, The Daily Signal

    “Follow the money. There are companies that want to game the system of using carbon dioxide as a currency to make money.” European countries and major corporations are pressuring President Donald Trump to remain in the Paris climate agreement despite his promises on the campaign to withdraw the United States from the Obama-era deal that […]

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  • Senator Rand Paul: Say Au Revoir to Paris Climate Agreement

    • Date: 23/05/17
    • Sen. Rand Paul, Fox News

    The federal government should be beholden to one authority and one authority alone—our Constitution—and not some U.N. bureaucrats. It is my duty as a senator to uphold and defend the Constitution. One of my most important responsibilities in this role is to provide advice and consent on treaties, a check and balance on the Executive Branch. […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Our Race Against Computer Viruses Is Endless

    • Date: 15/05/17
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    Cybercrime has become part of daily life but, as with natural diseases, ingenuity allows us to remain one step ahead The WannaCry ransomware cyberattack of last week, which briefly crippled much of the National Health Service, may be the biggest, but it will not be the last outbreak of cybercrime. Remember your Through the Looking-Glass. […]

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  • Forget Price Caps: UK Climate Policies Will Add Nearly £600 To Energy Bills

    • Date: 14/05/17
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    Theresa May’s “cap” on energy saves £1.4 billion a year; this will be dwarfed by the additional £7.4 billion a year due to be added to our energy bills under the Climate Change Act. I would defy anyone unfortunate enough to hear the Today programme at 8.10 last Tuesday morning to have made head or tail […]

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  • Raleigh Chopper

    • Date: 12/05/17
    • Andrew Montford

    Yesterday, Clionadh Raleigh, an conflict expert from the University of Sussex, gave an extraordinary talk at the Oxford Martin School. In it, she took a fairly hefty axe to the idea that a link between climate and conflict has been demonstrated, although she saved the real fireworks for the Q&A session at the end. The whole presentation […]

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  • The Wall Street Journal Makes The Case For Pulling Out Of Obama’s Paris Deal

    • Date: 10/05/17
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    We Shouldn’t Always Have Paris President Trump is expected as soon as next week to order the Environmental Protection Agency to rescind its Clean Power rule that is blocked by the courts. But the President faces another test of political fortitude on whether to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord. That’s suddenly uncertain. […]

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  • Bring Back Free Market Environmentalism

    • Date: 09/05/17
    • Lindsay Marchello, RealClearPolitics

    “Property rights make the environment an asset rather than a liability by giving owners an incentive for stewardship…markets and the exchange process allow people with different priorities regarding the use of natural resources to cooperate rather than fight.” With rallying cries to continue funding scientific research and pursue eco-friendly policies, environmentalists are leading the charge […]

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