• Global Warming Could Actually Be Good For The UK (Yes, Seriously, And For Russia Too)

    • Date: 10/08/18
    • Mary Dejevsky, The Independent

    What I want to suggest is that, from a purely UK perspective, as well as for others in cooler climes, a warming of the atmosphere might not be such a bad thing. We’ve been having a dreadful summer, haven’t we? What with the wildfires in Saddleworth Moor and Epping Forest, the on-off hosepipe ban in the northwest of England, […]

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  • This Silly Season, Why Not Panic About Global Warming?

    • Date: 08/08/18
    • Andrew Montford, The Spectator

    This is the silly season, and there’s none quite as silly as an eco-warrior in the sunshine. It all started so well. When the BBC decided that the good weather had gone on long enough to make it newsworthy, they invited the Met Office’s Stephen Belcher on to Newsnight, no doubt hoping that he would fan […]

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  • Washington Post: ‘A Carbon Tax Could Be A Time Bomb For The Left’

    • Date: 06/08/18
    • Megan McArdle, The Washington Post

    ‘Advocating for a regressive tax that would hammer the poor is probably not the best look for a proud socialist like Ocasio-Cortez.’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken a lot of twitting from the right over her recent performance on “The Daily Show,” when host Trevor Noah interviewed the left-wing political neophyte likely to become a Democratic […]

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  • Roger Pielke Jr.: Some Good News About Natural Disasters

    • Date: 04/08/18
    • Roger Pielke Jr., The Wall Street Journal

    In half a century, the average number of annual fatalities declined more than 80%. PHOTO: ISTOCK/GETTY IMAGES In his posthumously published book “Factfulness,” the Swedish statistician Hans Rosling describes a paradox: “The image of a dangerous world has never been broadcast more effectively than it is now, while the world has never been less violent and […]

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  • Roger Pielke Jr.: Opening Up the Climate Policy Envelope

    • Date: 03/08/18
    • Roger Pielke Jr., Issues in Science and Technology

    Fudged assumptions about the future are hampering efforts to deal with climate change in the present. It’s time to get real. Policy action is required to mitigate and adapt to human-caused climate change, but current efforts to develop a global climate policy cannot fly. What the world’s leaders have been able to agree on will […]

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  • Canadians Don’t Want Liberals’ Carbon Tax Forced On Them

    • Date: 02/08/18
    • Mark Bonokoski, Toronto Sun

    Ottawa has no right to play dictator when it comes to environmental policy. When Ontario Premier Doug Ford blew up any thoughts of his province joining in on the Trudeau Liberals’ carbon-tax cash grab, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna all but blew a gasket. How dare Ford not want to save the world? she undoubtedly thought, […]

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  • Benny Peiser: Warmer Weather Is A Lifesaver

    • Date: 31/07/18
    • Benny Peiser, The Conservative Woman

    As temperatures drop and rain clouds return, millions of UK holidaymakers will look back on the summer of 2018 as one of the best they can remember. While most Britons and overseas visitors have greatly enjoyed the sustained sunshine in recent weeks, some are alarmed that it may have been caused by climate change and […]

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  • When We Burn More Rubbish Than We Recycle, It’s Time to Celebrate

    • Date: 30/07/18
    • Harry Wilkinson, The Conservative Woman

    The Daily Mail ran a typically theatrical story earlier this month about the supposed dangers of new incineration facilities. It warned that Britain is on the verge of burning more waste than it recycles for the first time. There is no reason to be alarmed. Indeed, this is a day we should look forward to […]

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