• A Very PC Prayer For Our Times

    • Date: 22/06/15
    • Dominic Lawson, Daily Mail

    A new take on the Lord’s Prayer, designed to encapsulate the Holy Father’s green message Pope Francis’s new encyclical is in stark contrast to the style of his predecessor. While Pope Benedict’s works were in Latin, entirely spiritual in tone, and written by the man himself (a great scholar), his Argentine successor has produced something impossible to render […]

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  • Brother Glum, Mother Earth

    • Date: 21/06/15
    • Steven Malanga, City Journal

    The pope’s encyclical on climate change ignores how markets and technology have lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty. PHOTO BY MARTIN SCHULZ Shortly after the Argentinian cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was consecrated Pope Francis in 2013, news stories reported that the new pontiff wanted to build a stronger relationship between the Catholic Church and science—one […]

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  • Skeptics Set Up Scientific Society To Escape Journals That ‘Keep Out’ Dissenters

    • Date: 20/06/15

    Some scientists and meteorologists have banded together to create their own scientific organization so they can study, publish and engage in science debates they argue mainstream scientific bodies don’t want to have. The Open Atmospheric Society was founded to “give you a voice where other societies may not.” The group is meant to be an […]

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  • Lord Lawson Criticises Papal Encyclical

    • Date: 20/06/15
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    In a speech at the Ideacity Conference in Toronto (Canada), Lord Lawson, the chairman of the Global Warming Policy Forum, has criticised the papal encyclical: “The encyclical is a thoroughly reactionary document. A mixture of junk science, junk economics and junk ethics, what Pope Francis advocates would prevent the world’s poor from escaping from poverty […]

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  • Less Than Half Of U.S. Catholics Believe In Man-Made Climate Change

    • Date: 17/06/15
    • Susan Berry, Breitbart

    A new Pew Research Center survey, released as Pope Francis publishes an encyclical on the environment and climate change, finds that 71% of self-identified American Catholics believe the earth is getting warmer, but only 47% attribute the perceived warming to human activity. Additionally, 48% of U.S. Catholics consider global warming to be a very serious problem, while 46% […]

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  • Climate Change Policies Are Hurting The World’s Poor

    • Date: 17/06/15
    • Guy Bentley, City A.M.

    Government policies intended to reduce carbon dioxide are directly harming the poor in both the developing and developed world, according to a report released [last year] by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). Energy sources that are not based on fossil fuels are making both power and food more expensive, the report argues. While the affluent […]

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  • Vatican Reels From Encyclical Leak

    • Date: 16/06/15
    • Press Association

    There is something of a whodunnit going on in the Vatican to discover who leaked Pope Francis’ environment encyclical to an Italian weekly, deflating the release of the most anticipated papal document in recent times. L’Espresso magazine published the full 191 pages of “Laudato Si” (Be Praised) on its website on Monday, three days before […]

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  • Judith Curry: The State of the Climate Debate In The U.S.

    • Date: 16/06/15
    • Prof Judith Curry

    Prof Judith Curry’s presentation in the House of Lords, London 15 June 2015 Good evening everyone, it’s a great pleasure to be here, and I would like to thank the GWPF for inviting me. Tonight I will be talking about the state of the climate debate in the U.S. This is a story of a sharp […]

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