• California’s Climate Change Revolt

    • Date: 12/09/15
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    Democrats reject green schemes that raise energy costs for the poor. The environmental lobby has tried to turn climate change into a social justice issue even though its anticarbon policies disproportionately harm the poor. Honest Democrats are starting to admit this, as we saw in this week’s stunning revolt in the California legislature. Jerry Brown doesn’t have […]

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  • Is Britain Experiencing Extreme Weather? Yes. Extremely Mild Weather

    • Date: 09/09/15
    • Michael Hanlon, The Daily Telegraph

    The Met Office is offering us the chance to name storms. But our climate is not as dramatic as we think Never forget the umbrella: the glories of a British summer Photo: Rex Features Britain is braced for the onslaught of Light Afternoon Drizzle Brian, then the nightmare of Rather Blustery Morning Samantha. Stock up on […]

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  • Cheer Up: The True Mother Of Invention Is Optimism

    • Date: 07/09/15
    • Luke Johnson, The Sunday Times

    Always remember that throughout history the pioneers have been exalted, while the doomsayers are forgotten. IT IS easy to fall into a slump at this time of year. Returning to rain, darker evenings and the daily grind after a summer holiday in sunnier climes — there are plenty of excuses to feel gloomy. Such seasonal […]

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  • Booker: Yet Another Met Office ‘Warmer, Drier Summer’ Left Us Shivering In The Rain

    • Date: 05/09/15
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    August proved that the Met Office is indeed a national disaster Almost every year since 2007 it has been the same story Photo: PA Yet again, the Met Office told us this year that we could expect a summer “warmer and drier than average”. Yet again, the rain poured down, culminating in those August bank holiday […]

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  • Patrick Moore: Obama’s Half-Baked Alaska

    • Date: 05/09/15
    • Patrick Moore, The Wall Street Journal

    Yes, the glacier of Glacier Bay is receding—as it has from time to time for centuries A boat carrying President Obama approaches Alaska’s Bear Glacier on Sept. 1. Photo: mandel ngan/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images When President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry visited Alaska this week, they pointed to the receding glaciers as evidence that […]

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  • Green Fear: A Hallow UN Climate Agreement

    • Date: 05/09/15
    • Marlowe Hood, AFP

    Negotiators from 195 nations tasked with crafting a universal climate pact are driven by twin fears tugging in opposite directions, which may result in a hollow deal, say analysts. The all-too-real prospect of climate catastrophe on a horizon of decades, not centuries, coupled with a rising tide of expectations, would seem to be powerful incentives […]

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  • British Energy & Climate Minister: ‘Shale Gas Is A Fantastic Opportunity For The UK’

    • Date: 01/09/15
    • Andrea Leadsom, Blackpool Gazette

    Britain’s Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change Andrea Leadsom gives her view on the shale gas debate Minister Andrea Leadsom   Shale gas is a fantastic opportunity for the UK. The industry could be worth billions of pounds to our economy, provide more than 60,000 jobs, creating financial security for more hard-working people […]

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  • Booker: Met Office Sacked By The BBC – But The Truth Is Even Odder

    • Date: 30/08/15
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    Even when the BBC says goodbye to the Met Office, it will still be relying on Met Office data, however wrong The media were certainly caught out by the shock news that the Met Office has, after 93 years, lost its contract to supply the BBC with its weather forecasts. It should not have taken […]

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