• Why The Australian Labor Party Suffered A Crushing Defeat

    • Date: 19/05/19
    • Adrian Papst, New Statesman

    Rather than staking its platform on workers and their jobs, Labor instead defended a position on climate change that appeals largely to middle-class voters. After three years of being ahead in the opinion polls, the Australian Labor Party lost Saturday’s election that had been billed as “unlosable”. Much like David Cameron’s surprise victory over Ed […]

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  • Dan Hannan: How Capitalism Will Save Endangered Species

    • Date: 10/05/19
    • Dan Hannan, The Washington Examiner

    The world is getting richer, wilder, and more diverse, all thanks to capitalism. Not long ago, a new variety of orchid was discovered at the Newmarket racecourse in Suffolk, England. The track’s managers were horrified at first. When an endangered plant is found on your land in England, eco-regulators seize control; and this flower was, […]

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  • Nick Timothy: When Will Green Zealots Figure Out That Britain Cannot Fight Climate Change Alone?

    • Date: 09/05/19
    • Nick Timothy, The Daily Telegraph

    Britain is wrecking its economic competitiveness. Industrial electricity prices have gone up by more than 160 per cent since 2004. And they are getting increasingly uncompetitive. Britain is about to take a dangerous leap into the unknown. It will cause a massive economic hit, damaging industry and jeopardising jobs. The Government has no policies to […]

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  • Guilt-Tripping Britain to Net Zero

    • Date: 07/05/19
    • Rupert Darwall, CapX

    It’s time to dial down the climate hysteria The net zero report replaces rigour with waffle The Climate Change Committee couldn’t construct a quantified cost benefit analysis to justify its recommendation “To boldly go where no economy has been before” was the theme of the Committee on Climate Change’s net zero report released last week — but […]

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  • Dominic Lawson: Planes, Hypocrites and Automobiles

    • Date: 06/05/19
    • Dominic Lawson, Daily Mail

    It must be wonderful to call on us all to consume less petrol in order to ‘save the planet’, but get free rides in what the Guardian/Observer salutes as ‘one of the most successful luxury performance cars of all time’. Poor Dame Emma Thompson: photographed in seat 2F of the first-class cabin of a British […]

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  • Climate Messages

    • Date: 06/05/19
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    What should we tell the children? Over the weekend, I saw a video of children in tears. They had been told – whether by teachers, parents or environmental activists is not made clear – that the world was going to come to an end if we didn’t do something about climate change. OK, so there […]

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  • Dominic Lawson: The Zero-Carbon Mania Is Just So Much Hot Air

    • Date: 05/05/19
    • Dominic Lawson, The Sunday Times

    It’s not practicable, voters don’t want it — and it won’t ‘save the planet’ Brexit is too difficult for parliament. So instead, last week, it decided to turn its collective mind — I use the term loosely — to something simpler. Saving the planet. Apparently a decisive contribution to this can be achieved if the […]

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  • Miranda Devine: Climate Protesters Have Been Exploited By Adults

    • Date: 04/05/19
    • Miranda Devine, The Daily Telegraph

    All their lives these children have been fed a diet of terrifying climate propaganda.  Fourteen year old Estella Brasier is so terrified about climate change that she can’t even speak to a journalist about her fears without breaking down in tears. “We need to find new politics,” is all she can manage before dissolving into […]

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