• 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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  • 2018 Global Temperature Poll

    • Date: 22/12/17
    • Dr David Whitehouse, GWPF Science Editor

    We know that prediction is difficult, especially about the future as the saying goes, but as an entertainment in the festive season we are asking for your 2018 global temperature forecast. Every year at this time the UK Met Office issues its forecast of the global annual temperature for the following year. This time it […]

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  • Met Office Predicts Drop In Global Temperatures For 2018

    • Date: 22/12/17
    • Daily Mail

    La Nina and volcanic eruptions could help cool down the planet next year, the Met Office has said. The year 2016 was the warmest year on record – and 2017 third hottest on record. Forecasters said that 2018 – while still among the hottest years ever recorded – will be relatively cooler. This is because a weather […]

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  • Trump’s National Security Plan: ‘Energy Dominance’, Not Climate Change

    • Date: 18/12/17
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    President Donald Trump’s administration prioritizes U.S. “energy dominance” through promoting exports, innovation and cutting regulations, according to the federal government’s National Security Strategy. The White House’s security strategy is a rejection of former President Barack Obama’s administration, that prioritized fighting man-made global warming. Trump’s strategy no longer lists global warming as a nation security concern. The Trump […]

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  • Trump Admin To Remove Climate Change From List Of National Security Threats

    • Date: 16/12/17
    • Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist

    The Trump administration will reverse course from previous Obama administration policy, eliminating climate change from a list of national security threats. The National Security Strategy to be released on Monday will emphasize the importance of balancing energy security with economic development and environmental protection, according to a source who has seen the document and shared […]

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