• Green Energy Can’t Compete With $30 Oil

    • Date: 02/03/16
    • Editorial, Investors' Business Daily

    With crude at $30 and natural gas at $1.70 (down from $14 in 2007), news pages are full of stories about tough times in the Oil Patch. But the media have been almost conspiratorially quiet on the financial collapse of green energy for the same reason. Consider a just-released study by University of Chicago researchers […]

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  • Thomas J. Pyle: The Utter Failure To Sway Public Opinion On Global Warming

    • Date: 29/02/16
    • Thomas J. Pyle, The Washington Times

    Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer has spent millions of dollars trying to make climate change a major issue on the 2016 campaign trail. But neither the candidates nor the voters seem to notice. Failure to Sway Public Opinion on Global Warming Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times After one of the Democratic presidential debates, Mr. […]

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  • Lawrence Solomon: Debunking The Penguin Climate Panic

    • Date: 23/02/16
    • Lawrence Solomon, Financial Post

    It’s a familiar theme. Global warming is killing off penguins, just as it decimates polar bears, spreads deserts, acidifies oceans, triggers hurricanes and gets fingered for most every other plague to visit the Earth. No one found 150,000 penguin carcasses so there’s no reason to think they died. “150,000 penguins have disappeared in Antarctica. Thanks, climate […]

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  • Paris Climate Agreement Is Completely Toothless And Unenforceable

    • Date: 22/02/16
    • The American Interest

    We knew in the run-up to the Paris summit that any deal reached would be little more than a green version of the Kellogg-Briand pact, and now we’re seeing that in action. The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision last week to order the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to suspend its regulation to cut emissions from power plants — […]

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  • Climate Change Has Dropped Off The Political Radar

    • Date: 20/02/16
    • Ed King, Climate Home

    With funding flows slowing, there’s a fear political pressure on the global process will dissipate. A senior figure involved at the Paris talks asked me recently if I’d heard what plans NGOs had to keep the pressure up on leaders through 2016. They’d heard little. Neither, I confessed, had I. It’s a curious state of […]

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  • Climate Models Botch Another Prediction

    • Date: 16/02/16
    • Tom Hartsfield, RealClearScience

    Today’s news tells of another mistake of exaggerated climate science prediction. Given how fallible climate models are, why shouldn’t we be skeptical of the scary headlines? I’m not getting in the foxhole with the warriors on either side of the raging climate war. But I think there’s something more alarming going on than the spike […]

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  • How Anti-GMO Activists Hurt the World’s Poorest

    • Date: 14/02/16
    • The American Interest

    The campaign against genetically modified crops is holding back the developing world from more accelerated growth, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). Activists in the developed world have worked hard to fight GMOs in both the West (19 European nations recently restricted GM imports after Brussels allowed for an […]

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  • Lawrence Solomon: It’s ‘Game Over’ For Climate Activists

    • Date: 12/02/16
    • Lawrence Solomon, Financial Post

    Environmentalists’ faint hope that they can get international action on climate change gets fainter by the day. This week the United States Supreme Court added to their despair by kiboshing President Obama’s pledge, at December’s climate talks in Paris, to lead the world on climate change. “This could be the proverbial string which causes Paris […]

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