• Nigel Lawson: Unilateral Decarbonisation Is A Miserable Fantasy

    • Date: 03/06/17
    • Nigel Lawson, The Daily Telegraph

    Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement has dealt a hammer blow to an elite consensus which has built up around the issue of climate change. That consensus has placed cutting carbon dioxide emissions above people’s jobs and protecting the environment. With US industry already enjoying a substantial competitive advantage […]

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  • Bjorn Lomborg: Trump Is Right To Reject Paris Climate Deal: It’s Likely To Be A Costly Failure

    • Date: 02/06/17
    • Bjorn Lomborg, The Daily Telegraph

    It is foolhardy and foolish for world leaders to stay fixated on Paris – not only will it likely falter, but it will be hugely costly and do almost nothing to fix climate change. Hours before Donald Trump announced that the US would be quitting the Paris carbon-cutting treaty, UN Secretary General António Guterres took to the […]

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  • Leaving Paris Accord Makes Scientific Sense

    • Date: 02/06/17
    • Tom Hartsfield, Real Clear Science

    The science isn’t strong enough. In any case, science doesn’t dictate the realm of morals, economics, and livelihood. President Trump’s announcement of the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Accord climate agreement is a bombshell news story. His declaration has met with widespread condemnation in the press and scientific outlets. These critics raise some good points. […]

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  • The ‘Business Case’ for Paris Is Bunk

    • Date: 30/05/17
    • Cliff Forrest, The Wall Street Journal

    The climate accord is a boon—yet pulling out would be unfair? As President Trump weighs whether to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, some have tried to present a “business case” for why the U.S. should stay in. An economic windfall would come with the early and aggressive investment in alternative energy that […]

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  • Why Are Big Corporations So Eager For Trump To Break His Promise On Paris Climate Deal?

    • Date: 27/05/17
    • Fred Lucas, The Daily Signal

    “Follow the money. There are companies that want to game the system of using carbon dioxide as a currency to make money.” European countries and major corporations are pressuring President Donald Trump to remain in the Paris climate agreement despite his promises on the campaign to withdraw the United States from the Obama-era deal that […]

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  • Senator Rand Paul: Say Au Revoir to Paris Climate Agreement

    • Date: 23/05/17
    • Sen. Rand Paul, Fox News

    The federal government should be beholden to one authority and one authority alone—our Constitution—and not some U.N. bureaucrats. It is my duty as a senator to uphold and defend the Constitution. One of my most important responsibilities in this role is to provide advice and consent on treaties, a check and balance on the Executive Branch. […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Our Race Against Computer Viruses Is Endless

    • Date: 15/05/17
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    Cybercrime has become part of daily life but, as with natural diseases, ingenuity allows us to remain one step ahead The WannaCry ransomware cyberattack of last week, which briefly crippled much of the National Health Service, may be the biggest, but it will not be the last outbreak of cybercrime. Remember your Through the Looking-Glass. […]

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  • Forget Price Caps: UK Climate Policies Will Add Nearly £600 To Energy Bills

    • Date: 14/05/17
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    Theresa May’s “cap” on energy saves £1.4 billion a year; this will be dwarfed by the additional £7.4 billion a year due to be added to our energy bills under the Climate Change Act. I would defy anyone unfortunate enough to hear the Today programme at 8.10 last Tuesday morning to have made head or tail […]

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