• Environmentalists Are Birthing More Climate Hype

    • Date: 14/07/17
    • Jonah Goldberg, San Francisco Chronicle

    If you honestly believe that climate change will end all life on Earth (it won’t) or lead to some dystopian hell, what policies wouldn’t you endorse to stop it? One of the hallmarks of the “Ugly American” is the habit of thinking foreigners will understand what you’re saying if you just shout it louder and […]

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  • Paris, Meet Kyoto

    • Date: 13/07/17
    • Hayden Ludwig, Capital Research Center

    Despite the best efforts of environmentalists to asphyxiate the fossil fuel industry, the United States has unexpectedly emerged as the world’s leading energy producer—and we owe it to old-fashioned American innovation. Cheaper energy has brought the U.S. greater security in the international arena, reduced U.S. reliance on oil-rich tyrannies, and made the average consumer wealthier. And […]

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  • Christopher Booker: The Grenfell Tower Fire Would Not Have Happened Without EU And Climate Regulations

    • Date: 09/07/17
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    When, amid all the millions of words uttered about Grenfell, are we finally going to focus on the real cause of that fire? A comment on my column last week said that “only Booker could get a link between Grenfell, the EU and global warming into a single article”. But that is precisely the point. Without […]

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  • Michael Kelly: A Challenge For Renewable Energies

    • Date: 05/07/17
    • Prof Michael J Kelly, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0FA, UK

    This paper examines whether renewable energy can match the economic productivity of the current, largely fossil energy supply and the consequences if it cannot. Introduction In recent years the energy sector has accounted for about 9 per cent of global GDP,[1] with the implication that the return on energy investment in the world economy is, […]

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  • The Bank of England Is Enslaved By Green Groupthink

    • Date: 29/06/17
    • James Delingpole, The Spectator

    What happens to its projections when the taxpayers of the world tire of being milked to subsidise renewables? I do find it odd that I’m so often having to write about the science of global warming, species extinction and ocean acidification because, though I’ve certainly acquired a pretty useful base knowledge over the years — […]

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  • Vulnerable renewables

    • Date: 26/06/17
    • Andrew Montford

    Decentralising the grid for green power is weakening national security The unintended consequences of climate policy keep coming bubbling to the surface. Over the weekend, the former director of National Grid Steve Holliday has warned that the whole electricity grid is now vulnerable to cyber attacks. There are just so many entry points to the grid now, […]

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  • Christopher Booker: Nice Heatwave, But June 1878 Was Hotter

    • Date: 25/06/17
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

     Our June weather last week was not even as hot as it was in 1878, a century before the great global warming scare was invented. source: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/hadobs/hadcet/data/download.html  Headline writers were itching during last week’s heatwave to proclaim that it was a “record breaking” June, particularly on June 21, when the BBC flashed up that the temperature […]

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  • Battering The Bats

    • Date: 21/06/17
    • Andrew Montford

    The negative impact of windfarms on birds – and particularly raptors – has been fairly well documented over the years. There has also been quite a lot of discussion of the impact on bats, with gory discussions of how the pressure waves from the turbines cause the poor beasties’ lungs to explode. This is apparently […]

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