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  • New Study: Most Economics Research Papers Are Wrong

    • Date: 10/11/17
    • John P. A. Ioannidis, T. D. Stanley, Hristos Doucouliagos, The Economic Journal
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    Nearly 80% of the reported effects in these empirical economics literatures are exaggerated; typically, by a factor of two and with one-third inflated by a factor of four or more. Abstract We investigate two critical dimensions of the credibility of empirical economics research: statistical power and bias. We survey 159 empirical economics literatures that draw […]

  • Phil Berardelli: Sacrificing Scientific Skepticism

    • Date: 10/11/17
    • Phil Berardelli, Capital Research Center
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    What This Science Writer Learned About Climate Change Summary: A veteran science journalist looks back 15-plus years of reporting on science and climate issues to offer key lessons—and warning—about climatology. Journalists and scientists should remain the most skeptical of professionals, particularly in areas like climatology that we don’t understand well. The Possibility of a “Little Ice […]

  • La Nina Has Arrived And Moves Into The Winter

    • Date: 09/11/17
    • USA Today
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    La Niña, the cooler sibling of El Niño, is here. The La Niña climate (sic) pattern — a natural cycle marked by cooler-than-average ocean water in the central Pacific Ocean — is one of the main drivers of weather in the U.S. and around the world, especially during the late fall, winter and early spring. […]

  • Offshore Wind Costs Rising, Not Falling, Data Shows

    • Date: 09/11/17
    • Energy Voice
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    Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) data on the Walney Offshore Wind Farm extension shows that, despite industry claims, the building in of wind farms in deeper water is costing more rather than less. These new figures, produced by GWPF energy editor, Dr John Constable, appear to show that the 660MW Walney extension project could be one […]

  • Green Energy Crash: Vestas Shares Dive 17% On Concerns Over US Subsidy Cuts

    • Date: 09/11/17
    • Financial Times
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    Shares in Vestas plunged by 17 per cent after the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer lowered its profit guidance on the prospect of cuts in US subsidies. The wind industry has been unsettled by parts of the US House of Representatives’ proposal on tax reform that could make renewable energy projects significantly more expensive. Marika […]

  • GWPF Podcast: Rupert Darwall’s New Book On Green Tyranny

    • Date: 08/11/17
    • GWPF Podcast
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    Benny Peiser interviews Rupert Darwall about his new book, ‘Green Tyranny: Exposing the Totalitarian Roots of the Climate Industrial Complex’. Listen here

  • With America’s ‘Clean Coal’ Flagship Dead, Is CCS Still Credible?

    • Date: 08/11/17
    • Chris Lo, Power Technology
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    A report published by UK-based think tank Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) and authored by Professor Gordon Hughes, economics professor at the University of Edinburgh and former advisor to the World Bank, argues that the economics of CCS, especially for coal, don’t make sense today, and are unlikely to start doing so in the future. […]

  • New Data Confirms Offshore Wind Costs Are Rising Not Falling

    • Date: 08/11/17
    • Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor
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    New data relating to the sale of a 50% share in the Walney Offshore Wind Farm extension project confirms the conclusions of the GWPF’s recent study, Offshore Wind Strike Prices: Behind the Headlines (2017): offshore wind capital costs are not falling, and appear to be rising due to the costs of construction in deeper water.   […]

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