• Andrew Montford: Did The Church Of Scotland Just Dodge A Climate Change Bullet?

    • Date: 24/05/18
    • Andrew Montford, Think Scotland

    A decision to sacrifice all those millions who are suffering in the here and now, in order to avert some hypothetical harm a century hence would have been nothing short of inhuman. Yesterday, the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland debated a motion on the subject of climate change and, more specifically, how quickly […]

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  • Christopher Booker: Is The Political Class’s Obsession With Global Warming Rotting Their Brains?

    • Date: 23/05/18
    • Christopher Booker, Daily Mail

    Our MPs are as much a party to these green disasters as the ministers who propose them. It’s as if the political class’s obsession with global warming rots their brains — for which the rest of us have to pay a very heavy price. The Government earned plaudits from the green lobby yesterday for its new […]

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  • Bad News For Green Energy Lovers: US Oil & Gas Are Booming

    • Date: 22/05/18
    • Robert Bryce, New York Post

    Over the past decade, merely the increase in US oil and gas production is equal to seven times the total energy production of every wind turbine and solar project in the United States. Another day, another spate of headlines about the growing mess at Tesla. Last week, the electric carmaker announced that its head of […]

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  • WSJ: ‘Britain Can’t Afford To Delay The Shale Revolution Any Longer’

    • Date: 21/05/18
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    Britain’s Tory government announced last week that “shale gas development is of national importance” and could “deliver substantial economic benefits,” which counts as intellectual and political progress. Perhaps there’s hope that Britain will finally tap this would-be economic windfall. Handout file photo issued by Cuadrilla of the drilling rig at Preston New Road shale gas […]

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  • Energy Poverty And The Home Truths MPs Would Rather Ignore

    • Date: 18/05/18
    • Harry Wilkinson, The Conservative Woman

    Why has the Government still not formally responded to the independent review that it commissioned into the cost of energy? Perhaps its findings are too damning. Staggeringly, the review found that the government has wasted the best part of £100billion on the decarbonisation of the power sector. That this is not more widely known is thanks […]

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  • Let The Paris Climate Deal Die. It Was Never Good For Anything, Anyway

    • Date: 18/05/18
    • Bruce Pardy, Financial Post

    Paris is a climate fairy tale. It has always been more about money and politics than the environment Two weeks of climate talks in Bonn ended last week without agreement on a draft negotiating text, the Washington Post reports. Developing countries demanded to know when the US$100-billion package promised to them as part of the […]

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  • Editorial: Don’t Tell Anyone, But We Just Had Two Years Of Record-Breaking Global Cooling

    • Date: 17/05/18
    • Editorial, Investor's Business Daily

     The drop in temperatures at least merits a “Hey, what’s going on here?” story. Inconvenient Science: NASA data show that global temperatures dropped sharply over the past two years. Not that you’d know it, since that wasn’t deemed news. Does that make NASA a global warming denier? Writing in Real Clear Markets, Aaron Brown looked at the official […]

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  • Madness In Court As Politicians Are Caught Out In Fantasy Over Fracking

    • Date: 13/05/18
    • Michael Glacking, The Sunday Times

    As last week’s astonishing hearing at the Court of Session made plain, any ambitious business that wants to invest, innovate, and create jobs, would be mad to hang their shingle in Scotland. But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “We’re all mad here. […]

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