• BIll Carmichael: Government Policy Killed British Steel

    • Date: 23/10/15
    • BIll Carmichael, Yorkshire Post

    The only surprising thing about the collapse of the UK steel industry is that anyone is the least bit surprised. As thousands of workers have been thrown out of work in Redcar, Scunthorpe, Lanarkshire and Oldbury in recent days, the cry has gone up blaming cheap Chinese imports and demanding that the Government “do something”. […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Now Here’s The Good News On Global Warming

    • Date: 19/10/15
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    Activists may want to shut down debate, but evidence is growing that high CO2 levels boost crops and nourish the oceans France’s leading television weather forecaster, Philippe Verdier, was taken off air last week for writing that there are “positive consequences” of climate change. Freeman Dyson, professor emeritus of mathematical physics and astrophysics at the […]

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  • British Steel’s Green Death

    • Date: 19/10/15
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    Another 2,000 lost jobs are collateral damage in the war on carbon dioxide. Pin the blame on David Cameron’s climate policy. SSI Steelworks in Redcar. Photo: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire/Zuma Press Britain’s industrial heartland has been rocked by news that Thai steelmaker Sahaviriya Steel Industries, or SSI, will close its plant at Redcar in England within months. SSI is winding down […]

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  • Met Office Shown To Be Wrong By Its Own Data

    • Date: 18/10/15
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    In recent years the organisation’s forecasts have become skewed by its obsession with global warming Imagine if Michael Fish, our most famous weatherman, had been sacked by the BBC for writing a book accusing the world’s climate scientists of having “manipulated” their data to promote panic over global warming. Something similar made headlines in France […]

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  • Oren Cass: The Futility and Farce of Global Climate Negotiations

    • Date: 16/10/15
    • Oren Cass, City Journal

    Climate-change alarmists warn of the apocalypse but push for meaningless international agreements. Final preparations are underway for COP21 in Paris, the biggest international climate-change negotiation since 2009’s epic failure in Copenhagen. This time, the fix is in: negotiators have established a process guaranteed to produce an agreement, albeit a meaningless one. Rather than set firm […]

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  • Patrick Moore: Should We Celebrate CO2?

    • Date: 14/10/15
    • Dr Patrick Moore, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    2015 Annual GWPF Lecture – London 14 October 2015 My Lords and Ladies, Ladies and Gentlemen. Thank you for the opportunity to set out my views on climate change. As I have stated publicly on many occasions, there is no definitive scientific proof, through real-world observation, that carbon dioxide is responsible for any of the […]

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  • Rupert Darwall: The Climate Mafia Rewrites Science History

    • Date: 13/10/15
    • Rupert Darwall, National Review

    An open society is one that not merely tolerates dissenting opinions but respects them.  Was ExxonMobil better at climate science than the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)? This is the bizarre position now being adopted by climate activists such as Harvard’s Naomi Oreskes and 350.org’s Bill McKibben. As early as 1977, Exxon researchers “knew that […]

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  • Indur Goklany: The Great Carbon Dioxide Boom

    • Date: 13/10/15
    • Indur Goklany, Financial Post

    On the eve of the UN climate summit in Paris, all delegates would be well advised to reflect on how the story of man-made global warming debate started. Svante Arrhenius, winner of the 1905 Nobel Prize, hypothesized over a century ago that increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide CO2 due to fossil fuel consumption would warm […]

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