• Climate Debate Takes A New Form

    • Date: 09/08/14
    • Fabius Maximus

    In desperation at their lack of impact on public policy after years of failed forecasts, climate activists have turned to outright fear-mongering. Quietly climate activists (supported by journalists) have shifted the public debate about climate change. Logically, as their previous tactics were failing to produce their desired political change. Polls in the US showed flat […]

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  • The Ignorance Of Climate Alarmism

    • Date: 07/08/14
    • Doug Hoffman, The Resilient Earth

    There is no shortage of “experts” who gleefully back up claims of climate induced catastrophe—some with scholarly gravitas, others with fanatical shrillness. And the list of false and debunked claims goes on and on. One of the sad side effects of the global warming climate scam is the way otherwise fairly intelligent people have been snookered […]

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  • Japan Kills Solar Power, Paves Way For Return To Nuclear Energy

    • Date: 30/07/14

    On the second anniversary of a scheme aimed at boosting Japan’s renewable energy after the Fukushima crisis, its powerful industry ministry is taking steps critics say will choke off solar investment and pave the way for a return to nuclear power. Japan’s ambitious plans for solar in the past two years — if they were to […]

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  • Energy And Climate Change Committee Report On IPCC AR5

    • Date: 29/07/14
    • Paul Matthews, The IPCC Report

    The House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee has today published its report following their review into IPCC AR5 WG1. Given the disparity of opinion between Yeo and Lilley, it was hard to imagine how they could come up with a written report that both could put their names to. It turns out that they couldn’t. A […]

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  • The Economist: Wind And Solar Energy Even More Expensive Than Thought

    • Date: 26/07/14
    • The Economist

    Wind and solar power are even more expensive than is commonly thought. If all the costs and benefits are totted up solar power is by far the most expensive way of reducing carbon emissions. Subsidies for renewable energy are one of the most contested areas of public policy. Billions are spent nursing the infant solar- and […]

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  • Biomass Power Plants Worse Than Coal-Fired Power Plants

    • Date: 25/07/14
    • Ben Webster, The Times

    Biomass power plants could be worse for the environment than coal-fired stations, analysis has suggested. Burning wood from North America in British power stations can result in higher greenhouse emissions than burning coal, a report by David MacKay, the government’s chief scientific adviser on energy, said. If the wood was left over from trees felled […]

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  • Global Survey: Climate Scientists ‘Don’t Know What They’re Talking About’

    • Date: 23/07/14
    • Lewis Page, The Register

    People all around the world, responding to a new global survey by Ipsos MORI, have generally agreed with the ideas that scientists don’t really know what they’re talking about when it comes to the climate and that governments are using environmental issues as an excuse to raise taxes. These not-so-green views were transmitted as part of […]

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  • Aussie Carbon Tax Repeal Discourages Cap-And-Traders Across The Planet

    • Date: 22/07/14
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    Australia’s repeal of its carbon tax last week has gotten other countries thinking about ditching their own carbon dioxide emissions reduction schemes. On the heels of the Aussie carbon tax defeat, South Korea’s finance minister, Choi Kyung-hwan, called his country’s planned cap-and-trade system “flawed in many ways,” and hinted that he would pressure the government to delay […]

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