• BBC Spin Hides The Great Solar Energy Fiasco

    • Date: 05/06/16
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    Compared with reality, that glowing picture of our solar future painted by the BBC turns out to be as far from sunny as could be. Much excitement from the BBC last week over a report from a body called REN21 – with the headline on its website “Renewable energy surge reaches record levels round the […]

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  • Global Warming Alarmists, You’re Doing It Wrong

    • Date: 02/06/16
    • Megan McArdle, Bloomberg

    I cannot count the number of times someone has told me that they believe in “the science,” as if that were the name of some omniscient god who had delivered us final answers written in stone. Ask a Washington dinner party full of moderately well informed people what will happen with Iran over the next […]

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  • Finally Fracking

    • Date: 27/05/16
    • The Economist

    A victory for the onshore oil and gas industry IT WAS a long time coming, but all the sweeter for that. On May 23rd, the North Yorkshire County Council gave the go-ahead for a company to start hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, for shale gas in the village of Kirby Misperton, near Malton. It is the […]

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  • Global Warmists Admit They’re Really Book Burners

    • Date: 23/05/16
    • Robert Tracinski, The Federalist

    The Portland Public Schools board is going to need to buy carbon offsets to compensate for its global warming book-burning campaign. Well, okay, it’s not actually planning to burn the books, so it’s in the clear on the emissions. Perhaps it will use a more ecologically sensitive solution like composting. Either way, the politically incorrect books are on […]

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  • Attorney Generals: The Climate Change-Gang

    • Date: 17/05/16
    • Scott Pruitt and Luther Strange, National Review Online

    The Obama administration lawlessly rewards its supporters and punishes its enemies. The United States was born out of a revolution against, in the words of the Declaration of Independence, an “arbitrary government” that put men on trial “for pretended offences” and “abolish[ed] the Free System of English laws.” Brave men and women stood up to […]

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  • Is China’s Use Of Coal Really Declining?

    • Date: 16/05/16
    • Professor David Campbell, Lancaster University Law School

    There has been no departure from China’s policy of expansion of coal-fired generation capacity, and the rate of installation continues at the astronomical rates. An episode of the BBC Radio 4 Costing the Earth programme broadcast on 11 May and repeated on 12 May enthusiastically described the extremely vigorous growth of the Chinese solar energy […]

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  • Fifth Carbon Budget: The Most Insane Act Ever Passed By Parliament

    • Date: 14/05/16
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    By the end of next month the most insane Act ever passed by Parliament is set to land us in a quite extraordinary situation vis-à-vis the rest of the European Union. This has nothing to do with the referendum. It has everything to do with our MPs’ obligation, under the Climate Change Act, to approve […]

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  • The Internet’s War On Free Speech

    • Date: 14/05/16
    • Brendan O'Neill, The Spectator

    The web was meant to empower us all. Right now, it’s empowering censors The dream of internet freedom has died. What a dream it was. Twenty years ago, nerdy libertarians hailed the web as the freest public sphere that mankind had ever created. The Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace, written in 1996 by John […]

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