• A Climate Sceptic Just Took Charge Of EU Environment Policy

    • Date: 26/01/18
    • Dave Keating, Forbes

    Neno Dimov has a master’s degree in mathematics and a doctorate in physics. He is Bulgaria’s environment minister, a climate sceptic and  the new president of the EU’s Environment Council. Neno Dimov, the man who took over as the president of the EU’s Environment Council on Jan. 1, got an earful yesterday when he appeared before […]

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  • GWPF TV: Bad Weather Is No Reason For Climate Alarm

    • Date: 24/01/18

    2017 seemed like a year full of bad weather news. But a deeper look at the global data suggests that attempts to link the last year’s extreme weather to climate change are misleading.  

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  • Global Oceans Cool Off: Now Colder Than Three Years Ago

    • Date: 20/01/18
    • Ron Clutz, Science Matters

    All parts of the world’s oceans are clearly cooler than at any time in the past 3 years. The best context for understanding these three years comes from the world’s sea surface temperatures (SST), for several reasons: The ocean covers 71% of the globe and drives average temperatures; SSTs have a constant water content, (unlike […]

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  • Benny Peiser & Matt Ridley: Bad Weather Is No Reason for Climate Alarm

    • Date: 13/01/18
    • Benny Peiser & Matt Ridley, The Wall Street Journal

    Events such as hurricanes and wildfires are too often blamed on our slowly warming, slightly wetter planet Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump greeted the cold snap that was gripping much of the U.S. by tweeting, “Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming.” He was criticized for confusing weather with […]

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  • Precautionary Principle Upside Down: How To Save The Planet From A Little Ice Age?

    • Date: 06/01/18
    • Lawrence Solomon, Financial Post

    With some scientists increasingly predicting a long period of global cooling, we may need incentives to put additional carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. A carbon tax has a solid theoretical basis in economics, which is why a great many economists favour it to address global warming. If you want more of something, they explain, provide […]

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  • Francis Menton: The Total Futility Of The Climate Campaign

    • Date: 04/01/18
    • Francis Menton, Manhattan Contrarian

    Here’s the bottom line:  Despite widely-trumpeted plans in certain places to achieve dramatic reductions in fossil fuel usage, in reality overall fossil fuel consumption is set to increase substantially over the next several decades. If there is one idea that defines progressive orthodoxy today more than any other, it is the idea that the planet […]

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  • Cold Snap Proves Great Lakes Average Ice Cover Remains Unchanged Since 1973

    • Date: 29/12/17
    • Keith Matheny, Detroit Free Press

    A blast of frigid air from the Canadian Arctic over the last several days has the Great Lakes rapidly freezing over. After two straight winters of below-average ice cover, this one is shaping up to at least meet long-term averages, or be even icier. The Great Lakes cumulatively went from 3.3% to 9.4% ice covered in […]

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  • Record-Breaking Cold Grips Northern U.S., With More to Come

    • Date: 28/12/17
    • The New York Times

    Winter snowstorms and subzero temperatures are a teeth-chattering part of life in the Midwest and Northeast. But familiarity has offered little insulation this week as records fell, water pipes froze and snow piled up in a large swath of the United States. The blast of frigid misery hit Boston and Bismarck, N.D., and most points […]

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