• Matt Ridley: Climate Change Act Has Cost Us The Earth

    • Date: 12/12/16
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    The law that introduced a slew of expensive subsidies for renewable energy will leave us £300 billion worse off by 2030 We now know from three different sources that Britain’s climate and energy policy is not just too expensive but has also been dishonestly presented. Peter Lilley MP, an unusually numerate former cabinet minister, has […]

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  • Pat Michaels: Fasten Your Seat Belts For The Scientific Cat Fight Of Our Time

    • Date: 09/12/16
    • Patrick J. Michaels, The Hill

    Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s nomination for administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency is as clear a signal as the incoming administration can send with regard to its environmental policies. It is also a sign that the administration is far more meticulous, internally consistent and thorough than its detractors have thought, and that it is […]

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  • Lord Donoughue: Labour Must Ditch Its Climate Change Obsession

    • Date: 06/12/16
    • Lord Donoughue, Politics Home

    The cost of tackling climate change is falling most heavily on Britain’s working families. If Labour does not speak out it is UKIP who will benefit, writes former minister Lord Donoughue In 2008, I was one of the many members of both houses who unquestioningly voted for Ed Miliband’s Climate Change Act, with its legal commitments to […]

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  • Roger Pielke Jr.: My Unhappy Life as a Climate Heretic

    • Date: 03/12/16
    • Roger Pielke Jr., The Wall Street Journal

    My research was attacked by thought police in journalism, activist groups funded by billionaires and even the White House. Much to my surprise, I showed up in the WikiLeaks releases before the election. In a 2014 email, a staffer at the Center for American Progress, founded by John Podesta in 2003, took credit for a campaign to […]

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  • Christopher Booker: The Crazy Swansea Bay Tidal Scheme Has Re-emerged From The Deep

    • Date: 28/11/16
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    The proposed Swansea Bay project would produce a ridiculously tiny amount of the most expensively subsidised electricity in the world. A visualisation of the wall at Swansea Bay in one version of the scheme for the world’s first lagoon power plant CREDIT: -/TIDAL LAGOON POWER/PA WIRE Of the three massive political riddles now overshadowing Britain’s future, at least […]

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  • Kimberley Strassel: Donald Trump’s Environmental Reset

    • Date: 25/11/16
    • Kimberley A Strassel, The Wall Steet Journal

    Republicans look to liberate U.S. energy from destructive green regulations. Anti-Trump protests continue to swell across the country, but what best sums up the president-elect’s challenge was a Monday night tantrum barely noticed by the press. Climate activists in Washington, D.C., waited until dark, then beamed huge images onto the headquarters of the Environmental Protection […]

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  • Joseph Eule: Trump Should Let The Senate Kill The Paris Climate Agreement

    • Date: 24/11/16
    • Joseph Eule, National Review

    He could simply ignore it, but the smarter option is to send it to the Senate for a vote. Conservatives are giddy at the prospect of President Trump’s undoing much of President Obama’s agenda with “a pen and a phone.” Near the top of the list sits last year’s Paris Agreement on climate change. Trump […]

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  • Bjorn Lomborg: Trump’s Climate Plan Might Not Be So Bad After All

    • Date: 23/11/16
    • Bjorn Lomborg, Chicago Tribune

    The election of Donald Trump and Republican majorities in both houses of Congress have terrified environmentalists and climate campaigners, who have declared that the next four years will be a “disaster.” Fear is understandable. We have much to learn about the new administration’s plans. But what little we know offers some cause for hope. It should not […]

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