• Rupert Darwall: The Night Britain’s Lights Went Out

    • Date: 27/11/15
    • Rupert Darwall, The Wall Street Journal

    Green energy policies already are causing power shortages and the winter isn’t even at its coldest yet. National Grid, the company responsible for keeping Britain’s lights on, declared last month that the margin between electricity supply and demand over the coming winter would be “tight but manageable.” Three weeks later, National Grid had to issue […]

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  • Christopher Booker: The UK’s Energy ‘Policy’ Is An Act Of National Suicide

    • Date: 22/11/15
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    Britain is heading for the greatest self-inflicted political disaster in our history. In years to come, last Wednesday’s speech by Amber Rudd on our energy policy may be looked back on as the moment when, more clearly than ever before, she confirmed that Britain is heading for the greatest self-inflicted political disaster in our history. […]

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  • Ben Pile: The World Needs More Energy, Not Green BS

    • Date: 21/11/15
    • Ben Pile, Spiked

    Western governments and agencies are now standing in the way of development. Earlier this month, a report from the United Nations University’s Institute for Water, Environment and Health announced that ‘fecal sludge’ might be one answer to several of the world’s problems. According to the authors of Valuing Human Waste as an Energy Resource, if […]

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  • Most Young Indians Unaware Of Climate Change, Says Study

    • Date: 20/11/15
    • The Hindu

    A survey conducted in four countries has revealed that most young people lack awareness about the challenges posed by climate change. It added that those who knew about it showed a degree of scepticism about a solution. The report titled ‘Climate Action: Youth Voices’, which was released on Thursday, collates the views of about 1,000 […]

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  • Bjorn Lomborg: Gambling the World Economy on Climate

    • Date: 17/11/15
    • Bjorn Lomborg, The Wall Street Journal

    The emission-cut pledges will cost $1 trillion a year and avert warming of less than one degree by 2100. The United Nations climate conference in Paris starting Nov. 30 will get under way when most minds in the French capital will still understandably be on the recent terror attacks. But for many of the 40,000 […]

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  • Frederick Forsyth: Eco-Warriors Are Going To Plunge Britain Into Darkness

    • Date: 13/11/15
    • Frederick Forsyth, Daily Express

    For years our national energy policy has been utterly dominated by fanatics of the “sustainable energy” campaign. Hundreds of billions of pounds of our money have been hurled at the builders of solar panels and mainly of wind farms. Critics of this policy have been heaped with abuse. Provable facts have been dumped like garbage […]

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  • Is North America Heading for An Economic Civil War?

    • Date: 09/11/15
    • Joel Kotkin, The Daily Beast

    Forget that red state-blue state stuff. The real chasm dividing the US is economic, with one economy for industry and one for tech, and the friction between them is getting fierce. Photo Illustration by Emil Lendof/The Daily Beast When we speak about the ever-expanding chasm that defines modern American politics, we usually focus on cultural […]

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  • Matt Ridley: It’s Time For A U-Turn On Green Energy

    • Date: 09/11/15
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    So-called cleaner energy has in reality created a dirtier, costlier and less reliable electricity industry.  The government must make a U-turn or get the blame itself. Suppose that a government policy had caused shortages of bread, so the price of a loaf had shot up and was spiking even higher on certain days. Suppose that the […]

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