• Janet Street-Porter: The Nanny-State Panic Over Britain’s Heatwave

    • Date: 27/07/18
    • Janet Street-Porter, MailOnline

    The unusual weather in the UK has been in sync with my digestive system. Following a knee replacement operation sixteen days ago, a great many painkillers and bed rest I have been suffering from chronic constipation. At the same time as my system went into lockdown, Britain became the hottest place in Europe, the World, who knows. […]

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  • Christopher Booker: Claims That Heatwave Is Down To Climate Change Are Just Hot Air

    • Date: 26/07/18
    • Christopher Booker, Daily Mail

    We shall continue to have abnormally hot summers from time to time, just as we did in 1976 and 1846, way back before global warming was invented. There is at least one thing about this summer of 2018 on which we can all agree: the past months have unquestionably been swelteringly, abnormally hot. And not […]

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  • The inhumanity of the Guardian

    • Date: 24/07/18
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    A few days ago, Bjorn Lomborg pointed out that the way to provide energy to the destitute in the developing world remains, just it always has been, through the spread of fossil fuels: Over the past 16 years, nearly every person who gained access to electricity did so through a grid connection, mostly powered by […]

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  • More Subsidies For “Cheap Renewables”

    • Date: 23/07/18
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    Ministers have announced another vast transfer of money from poor taxpayers to wealthy windfarm operators. The scale of the gift, once again, almost defies belief: Energy minister Claire Perry is ­expected to announce today that after a 10-year period of progress in the ­offshore wind industry the Government is ready to offer another decade of […]

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  • Filth, corruption and graft in recycling industry

    • Date: 23/07/18
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    National Audit Office confirms recycling sham Mikko Paunio’s recent GWPF report revealed the widespread concern within the waste management industry that much material collected for “recycling” is in fact ending up in the oceans, having been shipped to the Far Eastern countries with entirely inadequate waste management systems. A report at the weekend showed that […]

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  • Carbon Tax May Bring Down Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

    • Date: 22/07/18
    • Editorial, National Post

    Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a problem: the only way his government can keep a promise is to make millions of voters angry just as the next federal election rolls around. It’s a pickle, but it’s one of his own creation. The promise (threat?) was to impose a federal carbon tax next year on […]

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  • Fossil fuels have helped the poor, so let’s try something different

    • Date: 19/07/18
    • Bjørn Lomborg, Project Syndicate

    Over the past 16 years, nearly every person who gained access to electricity did so through a grid connection, mostly powered by fossil fuels. And yet donors say that many of the 1.1 billion people who are still without electricity should instead try solar panels. For the well-off in both rich and poor countries around […]

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  • Dumb and Gummer: Selwyn’s Climate Change Claptrap

    • Date: 17/07/18
    • Harry Wilkinson, The Conservative Woman

    Stepping into the room at the launch of the Committee on Climate Change’s new Progress Report to Parliament was like walking into a parallel universe. This was the cult of anti-CO2, with its supreme panel of very expert experts ready to tell the adoring throng that the Government should be cutting emissions faster. No one […]

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