• Natascha Engel: Net-Zero Carbon Target Is Reckless And Unrealistic

    • Date: 28/06/19
    • Natascha Engel, The Times

    As Theresa May takes to the G20 stage in Japan to urge her fellow leaders to follow the UK’s moral leadership on climate change, she should hope that their parting gift is, politely, to ignore her. As impressive as the target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 sounds, other countries will recognise the capacity it […]

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  • These Green Targets Waved Through by MPs Will Make the Cost of No Deal Look Like Small Change

    • Date: 26/06/19
    • Christopher Snowden, The Telegraph

    This legislation was approved with little scrutiny, all to boost the ego of one of Britain’s worst prime ministers Never let it be said that Parliament cannot get things done when it wants to. In the three years since the referendum, MPs have not only rejected Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement but have failed to produce a […]

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  • The Empty Radicalism of the Climate Apocalypse

    • Date: 20/06/19
    • Ted Nordhaus, Issues in Science and Technology

    What would it mean to get serious about climate change? “We must stop asking what the Earth can do for us,” newly elected President Jay Inslee concluded in his inaugural address, “and start considering what we must do for the Earth.” Inslee had launched his campaign two years earlier as a longshot, single-issue candidate. But […]

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  • The Western World’s Trash Crisis Is About To Get Very, Very Real

    • Date: 19/06/19
    • Mikko Paunio, Financial Post

    I don’t know whether to laugh or cry at the Canadian government’s recent announcement that it is going to ban certain single-use plastic items. This is feeble virtue signalling of the type now exhibited by politicians around the world. But it will do almost nothing to deal with the problem of plastic in the oceans. […]

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  • UK’s ‘Biggest’ Onshore Gas Field Discovered Near Hull

    • Date: 17/06/19
    • The Daily Telegraph

    A trio of energy companies has struck gold after discovering what could potentially be the country’s largest onshore gasfield near Hull. Reabold Resources, Union Jack Oil and Rathlin Energy said initial analysis of a well drilled in the ground in West Newton, just a few miles north east of Hull, indicated the site could house some 189bn […]

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  • Reality Bites Joe Biden’s “Clean Energy Revolution”

    • Date: 17/06/19
    • Paul Driessen

    Tallying its huge impacts on our energy, industries, living standards and personal freedoms Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced his “Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice.” While it might be viewed as a Green New Deal Lite, the plan would inflict enormous economic, environmental and societal pain on most of the nation, for no […]

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  • Dominic Lawson: Your Legacy Isn’t Worth A Trillion Quid, Mrs May

    • Date: 16/06/19
    • Dominic Lawson,The Sunday Times

    The prime minister is going down in a blaze of vanity and arrogance An apology. In a previous column, I gave readers the impression that Theresa May, whatever her faults, was at least not guilty of vanity. How wrong I was: in her last weeks as prime minister she has been single-mindedly determined, as it […]

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  • The Cost of this Net Zero Madness? Even a Trillion is an Underestimate

    • Date: 14/06/19
    • Andrew Montford, The Conservative Woman

    THE £1trillion figure is propaganda, not analysis; you can pluck any number you want.’ So said Adair Turner, the former head of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), according to the Telegraph on Wednesday. The question of the costs involved in the net zero project is impenetrable to say the least. The CCC is not advancing a […]

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