• Rupert Darwall: Net Zero Mania Threatens To Derail Our Lockdown Recovery

    • Date: 05/05/20
    • Rupert Darwall, The Daily Telegraph

    Boris Johnson has only one chance to ensure rapid and sustained economic recovery from the lockdown – and that is to scrap every obstacle that stands in the way of economic growth, the biggest of all being the net zero climate noose. When economies emerge from the pandemic, aggressive climate policies should be the priority, according to Dominic […]

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  • Subsidising Renewables Is Not The Way To Boost The UK Economy

    • Date: 04/05/20
    • Andrew Montford & Gordon Hughes, CapX

    Thanks to pro-renewable policies, electricity prices have doubled since 2002. The idea that ‘green jobs’ justifies a certain energy policy is not serious economics. Making UK energy even more expensive will not create jobs, it will destroy them. As we start to glimpse a chink of light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel, thoughts […]

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  • The Seinfeld Strategy for Climate Change

    • Date: 30/04/20
    • James Freeman, The Wall Street Journal

    The good news is that even some radical leftists are starting to acknowledge problems with so-called green energy. The good news is that even some radical leftists are starting to acknowledge problems with so-called green energy. The bad news is they now favor limiting energy production from current sources and replacing it with… nothing. Just […]

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  • Macron’s Luddite Charter: Grimly Predictable and Utterly Unworkable

    • Date: 29/04/20
    • Harry Wilkinson, Global Vision

    Climate Assemblies have been hijacked by green activists and their proposals are characterised by a backward-looking, anti-growth mindset. President Macron had a cunning plan. Riled by the gilets jaunes, he desperately needed to shift responsibility for the controversial and expensive climate policies that had driven the French people to the streets. And so he turned to La Convention […]

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  • Michael Moore’s “Planet Of The Humans” Skewers Renewables, Delivers Same Old Anti-Human Malthusianism

    • Date: 25/04/20
    • Robert Bryce, Forbes

    Humans are like cockroaches. We need fewer of them. That’s the fundamental message of Michael Moore’s new documentary, Planet of the Humans.  To be sure, there is plenty to admire in Moore’s 100-minute documentary that was released on Tuesday on YouTube. Directed by Jeff Gibbs, the film skewers some of America’s most prominent environmentalists and environmental groups. […]

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  • Saving The Economic Recovery From The Greens

    • Date: 20/04/20
    • John O'Sullivan, The Pipeline

    Sensing a danger that the EU might soften its flagship Green Deal in order to revive European economies, environmental pressure groups have begun to make the case that restoring prosperity comes second to moving to the new green economy. [ …] Those working on post-pandemic recovery policies have adopted a second aim which greatly complicates […]

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  • Modelling Catastrophe In A Climate Of Fear

    • Date: 20/04/20
    • Jaime Jessop, Climate Scepticism

    “The government have ramped up the level of fear to a point where it’s very hard for people to hear the messages about ‘this is the way out’.”  Our house is on fire. I am here to say, our house is on fire.” “We are facing a disaster of unspoken sufferings for enormous amounts of […]

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  • This Crisis Exposes The Hollow Fantasies Of Greta And Extinction Rebellion

    • Date: 15/04/20
    • Tim Worstall, CapX

    There are few silver linings to the current ghastly pandemic. But one of the benefits is we’re testing the St Greta method of beating climate change and not liking it very much at all. How glorious it is that the demands of Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion are coming true. We are putting a significant […]

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