• Editorial: Obama’s Manufactured Climate Hysteria Won’t Work

    • Date: 21/05/15
    • Editorial, The Washington Times

    Nothing has worked so far to persuade the public that everyone is doomed unless the government steps in to change the weather. President Obama is likely to find that manufactured climate hysteria won’t work. The liberals have called climate-change skeptics many things, none of them nice. Anyone — including a scientist who may have spent his […]

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  • Joel Kotkin: At The Mercy Of The Climate Jihadists

    • Date: 20/05/15
    • Joel Kotkin, The Orange County Register

    California is about to wage a war of increasing intensity on climate change, surely not at the expense of depriving Google executives and other oligarchs their private jets, but certainly down to the last affordable single-family house or decent factory job. To satisfy the gentry’s urgent need to feel noble and better than others, we are […]

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  • Why Now Is The Time For Energy Policy To Champion Consumers

    • Date: 19/05/15
    • Benny Peiser & Daniel Mahoney, City A.M.

    The election of a Conservative government has led to a big change in personnel at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) – one of the few Liberal Democrat run departments in the previous Parliament. Now, this fresh team has an opportunity to get a grip on the many challenges facing the UK’s energy […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Why Fossil Fuel Divestment Won’t Work

    • Date: 18/05/15
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    Divestment won’t work, is unethical, hypocritical, aimed at the wrong target and based on flawed premises. Institutions and pension funds are under pressure to dump their investments in fossil-fuel companies. The divestment movement began in America, jumped the Atlantic and has become the cause célèbre of the retiring editor of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger. The idea […]

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  • Riccardo Cascioli: Climate Change, Sustainable Development And The Catholic Church

    • Date: 15/05/15
    • Riccardo Cascioli,

    There is a strange excitement around the announced encyclical on the environment that Pope Francis is due to finally publish before the summer. It’s strange mostly because it seems those waiting for it are secular environmentalists. Not a day passes now that the mainstream international press has not dedicated an article to the ecological revolution […]

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  • Bjorn Lomborg: The Honor Of Being Mugged By Climate Censors

    • Date: 14/05/15

    I believe in global warming but also in responsible policies to address it. That can get you in trouble. Getty Images Opponents of free debate are celebrating. Last week, under pressure from some climate-change activists, the University of Western Australia canceled its contract to host a planned research center, Australia Consensus, intended to apply economic […]

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  • Ross McKitrick: Climate Change Consensus Among The Misinformed Is Not Worth Much

    • Date: 12/05/15
    • Ross McKitrick, Financial Post

    Not only is there no 97 per cent consensus among climate scientists; many misunderstand core issues In the lead-up to the Paris climate summit, massive activist pressure is on all governments, especially Canada’s, to fall in line with the global warming agenda and accept emission targets that could seriously harm our economy. One of the […]

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  • Nick Butler: Britain’s New Government & Climate Policy Failure

    • Date: 11/05/15

    In 2008, energy was an issue on which there was a very broad consensus of agreement across the main parties. That consensus is now gradually breaking down. The election is over and against all expectations we have a clear result. When it comes to energy policy, however, the agenda will be set not by what […]

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