• NASA: Amazon Wildfires Slightly Below Average Rates

    • Date: 23/08/19
    • Robert Walker, Science 2.0
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    “As of August 16, 2019, satellite observations indicated that total fire activity in the Amazon basin was slightly below average in comparison to the past 15 years.” NASA’s caption: “As of August 16, 2019, satellite observations indicated that total fire activity in the Amazon basin was slightly below average in comparison to the past 15 […]

  • Greta Thunberg and the Plot to Forge a Climate Warrior

    • Date: 23/08/19
    • Dominic Green, The Times
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    The teenage activist Greta Thunberg wants nothing more than to change the world. The shadowy cabal behind her has other goals. Greta Thunberg’s great American adventure has begun. Last Wednesday, she set sail from Plymouth like the pilgrims did, her Mayflower a zero-carbon but very expensive racing yacht; her goal not religious liberty but a camera-rich […]

  • Michael Mann Loses Lawsuit Against Climate Sceptic Tim Ball

    • Date: 23/08/19
    • Anthony Watts, Watts Up With That
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    Readers surely recall that the easily offended Dr. Michael Mann launched a court case for defamation against climate skeptic Dr. Tim Ball of Canada. In Feburary 2018 there was a complete dismissal in the lawsuit brought against Dr. Ball by Andrew Weaver of Canada, also for “defamation”. The Weaver defamation case involved an article Ball […]

  • Pipe Down, Elton, You Eco-Snob

    • Date: 23/08/19
    • Brendan O'Neill, Spiked
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    Poor Elton John. He’s ‘deeply distressed’. What’s happened to the filthy-rich national treasure? Well, some people were mean about his posh, rich mates using his private jet to fly to his swanky pad in the South of France. Can you believe the indignities celebrities have to endure? Us plebs with our once-a-year jaunts on Ryanair […]

  • Cold Feet: U.S. Democratic National Committee Votes To Reject Climate Debate

    • Date: 22/08/19
    • Huffington Post
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    The Democratic National Committee has rejected a proposal to host a single-issue debate on the climate crisis.  At a party conference Thursday in San Francisco, top DNC officials voted 17-8 against a resolution that had become a cause célèbre for activists and for more than a dozen presidential contenders who felt the traditional debate format […]

  • The Bigotry of Environmental Pessimism

    • Date: 22/08/19
    • Michael Shellenberger, Quillette
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    For over 50 years, environmentalists have argued that a significant down-sizing of American living standards is required to prevent environmental catastrophe. They have been attacking the American lifestyle since the 1960s. Democratic Presidential candidates and the New York Times rightly condemned the use of inflammatory words like “invasion” by President Donald Trump and Fox News hosts to describe the desperate people […]

  • Sanjeev Sabhlok: Looking Behind The Scenes Of The Well-Orchestrated Climate Hysteria

    • Date: 22/08/19
    • Sanjeev Sabhlok, Times of India
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    There is a powerful network of people determined to use climate alarm and anti-GM propaganda as instruments to curb agricultural productivity and choke energy use by developing countries. We know there is simply no basis for climate alarm. All “scientific” predictions have failed, life has survived happily with much higher CO2 in the past, the […]

  • Telling the Story of a Blackout

    • Date: 21/08/19
    • Dr John Constable, GWPF Energy Editor
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    There can be no doubt now that the UK’s electricity system is increasingly fragile. Will the consumer accept the extremely high costs of addressing renewable energy problems in order to secure this fragile electricity system? Or would they prefer a major policy rethink? In an earlier post, this blog has noted the evident concern of […]

  • Sir James Spooner (1932-2019)

    • Date: 21/08/19
    • Peerage News
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    Sir James Spooner, who died 8 August, 2019, aged 87, was Honorary Treasurer of the Global Warming Policy Foundation; and a former chairman of Barclays Bank PLC and the supermarket Sainsbury’s. He was also is a former Director of John Swire & Sons, former Deputy Chairman and subsequently Chairman of the Royal Opera. He was […]

  • Emerging From Darkness: Britain’s Mass Blackout Drives Push For Ever-Reliable Nuclear Power

    • Date: 21/08/19
    • Stop These Things
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    It’s amazing how quickly millions of minds left freezing or boiling in the dark focus on the importance of having power as and when it’s needed. Wind and solar obsessed South Australians set the benchmark for blackouts and mass load shedding. Now the UK and had its first taste of the kind of grid chaos inevitably delivered when […]



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