• Disgraced Deben’s Dodgy Drax Dealings

    • Date: 21/02/19
    • Guido Fawkes
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    Disgraced Deben lobbied for more green subsidies on the same day as his dodgy Drax dealings. The formal inquiry into Lord Deben continues over the £600,000 in payments his family-run ‘Sustainability Consultancy’ Sancroft International received from taxpayer-subsidised ‘Green’ corporations – in what appears to be a flagrant conflict of interests with his role as Climate Change Committee chair. Now, confidential documents […]

  • After El Nino Bleaching, Coral Reefs Begin To Recover

    • Date: 21/02/19
    • Maui Now
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    Nearly four years after the worst bleaching event in the state’s history, coral reefs in West Hawaiʽi are stabilizing and poised to recover, according to scientists from The Nature Conservancy. Higher than usual ocean water temperatures in 2015 caused the first statewide coral bleaching event. TNC surveys revealed that an average of 60% of corals […]

  • Mueller’s ‘Foreign Agent’ Prosecutions May Lead to Probes of Green Groups

    • Date: 21/02/19
    • Kevin Mooney, The Daily Signal
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    By invoking a law regulating foreign agents to pursue prosecution of former Trump campaign officials, special counsel Robert Mueller opened the door to more intense scrutiny of some U.S. environmental groups, according to legal analysts who say China and Russia use such groups to influence America’s energy policy. But these legal analysts said they also […]

  • Carbon Cut Apocalypse: Climate Policies Threaten To Kill Australia’s Economy

    • Date: 21/02/19
    • The Australian
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    Labor’s 45 per cent emissions-­reduction target would push electricity prices 50 per cent higher, cost workers up to $9000 a year in lower wages and wipe $472 billion from the economy over the next decade, according to the first independent modelling of the energy policies of both the government and opposition. The Coalition’s commitment to […]

  • ‘Climate Security’ Panel May Give White House Skeptics New Voice

    • Date: 20/02/19
    • Bloomberg
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    The White House is considering establishing a presidential committee to assess the consensus of scientists and the Pentagon that climate change poses a national security threat, according to a person familiar with the plan. The move, being spearheaded by William Happer, a physicist and National Security Council senior director who has touted the benefits of […]

  • The Climate Scales In Our Eyes

    • Date: 20/02/19
    • Dr David Whitehouse, GWPF Science Editor
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    Our recent graph of the global surface temperature this century (HadCrut4) and carbon dioxide in our atmosphere caused a few comments. This is what we published. Click on image to enlarge. A handful of commentators thought this graph was highly misleading. The reasons why they thought so are illuminating. One said that it was inept […]

  • White House Readies Panel To Assess If Climate Change Poses A National Security Threat

    • Date: 20/02/19
    • The Washington Post
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    The proposed Presidential Committee on Climate Security is being spearheaded by William Happer, a National Security Council senior director. The White House is working to assemble a panel to assess whether climate change poses a national security threat, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post, a conclusion that federal intelligence agencies have affirmed several times […]

  • Forget Paris: EU Ready To Give Up Climate Pledge For US Trade Deal

    • Date: 20/02/19
    • Global Warming Policy Forum
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    According to reports the EU is preparing to negotiate trade agreements with the Trump Administration, abandoning its pledge to only strike trade deals with countries committed to the Paris Agreement. A committee of the European Parliament on Tuesday endorsed opening talks. Adopted by 21 votes to 17, the resolution by the committee for international trade (INTA) empowers the […]

  • Eco-Socialism: The Green New Deal Will Give The State Mob-Like Power

    • Date: 20/02/19
    • Jonah Goldberg, National Review
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    Urgency — i.e. crisis, war, etc. — is what causes people to say “there’s no time to argue!” and this empowers the state. The idea that “there is no time to argue” is fundamentally anti-democratic because democracy is about disagreement not agreement. In last week’s sub-par G-File I ended with a riff on socialism and gangsterism. I wrote:13 […]

  • The Green New Deal And The Cost of Virtue

    • Date: 20/02/19
    • Milton Ezrati, Forbes
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    Just six of AOC’s long list of aspirations would roughly cost some $2.5 trillion a year. A recent post looked at the dramatic tax hikes associated with Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s (AOC) so-called “Green New Deal.” But tax hikes constitute only part of what needs to be said about this proposal. It contains so much ambition – on climate […]



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