• It’s The Right Climate To Scrap The Department Of Energy And Climate Change

    • Date: 27/08/15
    • Benny Peiser & Daniel Mahoney, City A.M.

    Abolishing DECC would be good for cost-effective energy policy, good for consumers and good for the Exchequer. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is small compared to other government departments, with a gross annual expenditure of just £5.7bn. However, as the government grapples with how to continue to drive down its deficit, abolishing […]

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  • Obama’s Next Target: Natural Gas

    • Date: 24/08/15
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    America’s natural gas boom has been a rare economic bright spot, and even President Obama likes to take credit for it. But as his term winds down, the Administration is waging a war of regulatory attrition to raise drilling costs and reduce its competitive advantage over wind and solar power. The latest effort came last week […]

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  • Christopher Booker: How The ‘Bomb’ Led To Climate Change Madness

    • Date: 23/08/15
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    The new nuclear age brought a quite unprecedented change in the way we viewed our relationship with the entire planet Atomic bomb mushroom cloud over Hiroshima, photo Reuters Twenty years ago, when Nato politicians were still dithering over the use of air power to halt a murderous assault by the Serbs on the people of […]

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  • Obama’s Wind-Energy Lobby Gets Blown Away

    • Date: 20/08/15
    • Robert Bryce, The Wall Street Journal

    A California judge rules in favor of bald eagles and against 30-year permits to shred them. The American bald eagle. PHOTO: REUTERS Chalk one up for the bald eagle. The avian symbol of American freedom has beaten theObama administration and the wind industry in court, though the majestic birds still don’t stand a chance when flying near the […]

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  • Burney and Hampson: Obama Is In No Position To Lead The World On Climate

    • Date: 18/08/15
    • Derek Burney and Fen Osler Hampson, The Globe and Mail

    For U.S. President Barack Obama, foreign policy is often more about symbolism than substance. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the run-up to the Paris conference on Climate Change in November. Mr. Obama is determined to bolster his legacy by devising a global consensus to tackle what he frequently describes as the “most serious […]

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  • Obama’s Coal Expropriation: George Soros Buys Up Cheap Coal Shares

    • Date: 15/08/15
    • Steve Milloy, Breitbart

    President Obama’s “war on coal” is not really that. The more accurate term is the “war for coal.” Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency issued rules under the guise of preventing global warming that supposedly will reduce coal-fired electricity in the U.S. by 32 percent. This action is on top of other Obama EPA […]

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  • Matt Ridley: The Green Scare Problem

    • Date: 14/08/15
    • Matt Ridley, The Wall Street Journal

    Raising constant alarms—about fracking, pesticides, GMO food—in the name of safety is a dangerous game. ‘We’ve heard these same stale arguments before,” said President Obama in his speech on climate change last week, referring to those who worry that the Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon-reduction plan may do more harm than good. The trouble is, we’ve […]

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  • Roger Pielke Jr: Malthusians v. Cornucopians

    • Date: 12/08/15
    • Roger Pielke Jr, RealClearBooks

    It’s easy to see the end of the world in every technological innovation. It is just as easy to look at the generally improving state of the world and conclude that things will always continue to improve, and that when problems do arise, they will be easily solved. Reading Ronald Bailey’s The End of Doom, […]

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