• Is Climate Change Really To Blame For Syria’s Civil War?

    • Date: 30/11/15
    • Jan Selby and Mike Hulme, The Guardian

    Prince Charles is the latest high-profile figure to echo claims that ‘securitise’ the conflict. But the evidence just doesn’t stack up Has the Syrian civil war partly caused by climate change? Prince Charles, for one, seems to think so. “There is very good evidence indeed that one of the major reasons for this horror in Syria […]

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  • Ridley & Peiser: Your Complete Guide To The Paris Climate Summit

    • Date: 28/11/15
    • Matt Ridley & Benny Peiser, The Wall Street Journal

    At the Paris conference, expect an agreement that is sufficiently vague and noncommittal for all countries to claim victory. In February President Obama said, a little carelessly, that climate change is a greater threat than terrorism. Next week he will be in Paris, a city terrorized yet again by mass murderers, for a summit with […]

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  • 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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