• Richard Epstein: Obsolete Climate Science on CO2

    • Date: 20/12/16
    • Richard Epstein, Hoover Institution

    The benefits from present or future CO2 emissions are not included in social cost of carbon estimates. Yet a truly neutral assessment should include the benefits of CO2 emissions when a more comprehensive investigation is made. The incoming Trump administration has promised dramatic transformations on many vital domestic issues. The best gauge of this development is the fierce […]

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  • Chris Edwards: Time To End All Energy Subsidies

    • Date: 18/12/16
    • Chris Edwards, Downsizing the Federal Government

    All energy subsidies should be ended. The shale revolution shows that businesses and markets can generate major innovations and progress with their own resources. Investors and major corporations have stepped up to the plate and pumped billions of dollars into alternative energy technologies. The U.S. energy sector is vast, dynamic, and entrepreneurial, and it does […]

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  • Trump Opens The Door To U.S. Energy Independence

    • Date: 18/12/16
    • Merrill Matthews, Investor's Business Daily

    President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to nominate former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy opens the door to U.S. energy independence in the near future — not to mention a growing economy, fueled by private-sector investment and high-paying jobs. In other words, a radical break from the past eight years of the […]

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  • On Climate Change, Who Will Censure the Censors?

    • Date: 18/12/16
    • Megan McArdle, Bloomberg

    How many of the people who were horrified by the Trump transition team’s actions were equally horrified by this chilling move by government authorities to abrogate the free speech rights of climate sceptics? How many were worried about what the precedents thus set might do to the spirit of free and open inquiry? The Department […]

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  • Donald Trump’s Grand Plan: Cheap And Secure Energy

    • Date: 16/12/16
    • Graham Lloyd, The Australian

    The sense of crisis gripping Australia’s outlook for renewable energy and electricity security underscores the extent to which we have lost sight of the longstanding bedrock of the nation’s climate change response: that it pass the national interest test. For more than three decades the bipartisan compact has been that actions be measured against those […]

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  • Francis Menton: The Impending Collapse Of The Global Warming Scare

    • Date: 15/12/16
    • Francis Menton, Manhattan Contrarian

    If the multi-tens-of-billions per year funding gusher for global warming alarmism quickly dries up, the large majority of the people living on these handouts will have no choice but to go and find something productive to do. Sure, some extreme zealots will find some way to soldier on. But it is not crazy at all to […]

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  • BBC Interview With Benny Peiser On Trump’s Climate & Energy Policies

    • Date: 14/12/16
    • BBC Radio Scotland

    Interview on Newsdrive, BBC Radio Scotland, 8 December 2016 Bill Whiteford: Now there’s been fierce criticism of Donald Trump’s decision to choose a climate change sceptic to head the US Environmental Protection Agency. Scott Pruitt is the Attorney General of the oil rich state of Oklahoma and is seen as a close ally of the fossil […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Climate Change Act Has Cost Us The Earth

    • Date: 12/12/16
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    The law that introduced a slew of expensive subsidies for renewable energy will leave us £300 billion worse off by 2030 We now know from three different sources that Britain’s climate and energy policy is not just too expensive but has also been dishonestly presented. Peter Lilley MP, an unusually numerate former cabinet minister, has […]

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