• Climate Scientists Praise Global Warming ‘Hiatus’ Science Boost

    • Date: 04/06/20
    • Dr David Whitehouse, GWPF Science Editor
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    Researchers from the Universities of Princeton, California, Tokyo, Kyushu and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, say the recent hiatus in global temperature increase has led to a surge in climate science. The global effort to understand the global warming hiatus they say has led to increased understanding of some of the key metrics of global […]

  • Inter-Connector Merry-Go-Round

    • Date: 04/06/20
    • Mike Travers
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    More waste On Saturday 23 May at about 8.30 pm the electricity interconnectors that link us to grids across the Channel were humming. France was supplying us with 152 MW and the Netherlands were supplying 466 MW. Meanwhile, however, the UK was supplying Belgium with 688 MW.  The cables across the English Channel can only […]

  • Critical Review Confirms IPCC Assessment On Extreme Weather

    • Date: 04/06/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    “No sign that extreme weather events are getting worse” London, 4 June: A new review of the scientific literature on extreme weather events published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) confirms what IPCC assessment reports have concluded: There is little evidence of any significant changes in most indices. The paper, by physicist Dr Ralph Alexander, looks […]

  • Britain’s Electric Car Strategy Is ‘Doomed To Failure’

    • Date: 03/06/20
    • Transport Xtra
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    The UK Government’s push to electrify road transport is based on naivety, the undue influence of the Committee on Climate Change, and a lack of engineering expertise within Government, an academic has said.  Professor Michael Kelly, the former chief scientific adviser to the Department for Communities and Local Government, issues the warning in a paper […]

  • Climate Wars: David v. Goliath In Cyberspace

    • Date: 03/06/20
    • Clarice Feldman, The Pipeline
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    Silicon Valley Goliaths, using the technology and market forces at their disposal, have shut out of the marketplace Davids opposed to their preferred opinions on climate change. In his 20007 book, An Army of Davids, Glenn Reynolds, the founder of Instapundit, wrote optimistically that an army of ordinary people (“Davids”) could use technology and the market to beat […]

  • UK Govt Rejects Extension Of Offshore Windfarm

    • Date: 03/06/20
    • The Isle of Thanet News
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    The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Alok Sharma, has rejected a Development Consent Order application submitted by Vattenfall to extend the Thanet Offshore Wind Farm. The decision, which had been due yesterday (June 1) has now been announced. The Planning Inspectorate (PINS) accepted the proposed project for examination in 2018 following 18-months […]

  • Coal Power: Western Decline & The Rise Of Asia’s Tiger Economies

    • Date: 03/06/20
    • The Times
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    The Covid-19 pandemic is hastening the decline of coal in Europe and America, but it could actually bolster use of the polluting fuel in China and other parts of Asia, industry experts have warned. Burning coal to generate electricity is one of the biggest contributors to climate change. The coronavirus outbreak has heralded dramatic changes […]

  • Car Subsidies vs Climate Subsidies: Germany Divided Over Stimulus Plans

    • Date: 02/06/20
    • The Local
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    German ministers met Tuesday to thrash out an economic stimulus package to speed recovery from the coronavirus shutdown, with the vital auto industry and possible subsidies for it a key sticking point. Much of the wrangling is along familiar lines – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives favour tax cuts and other pro-business measures, while their centre-left […]

  • China’s Giant Fishing Fleet Depletes Stocks Around The World

    • Date: 02/06/20
    • The Times
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    China’s exploitation of the world’s fish stocks is far greater than previously thought, with research showing the country has more than 12,000 vessels fishing beyond its waters, three times more than previous estimates. The Chinese fleet is the biggest contributor to the “global fisheries crisis”, which has resulted in two thirds of the world’s commercial […]

  • Rising Superpower: China’s Recovery Prioritises Its Economy, Ignores Green Ideology

    • Date: 02/06/20
    • Bloomberg
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    The welcome return of China’s economy is bringing with it some unwelcome company, as air pollution levels have returned to pre-lockdown levels across the country. Major pollutants have exceeded concentration levels from a year ago for the first time since the start of Covid-19 lockdowns in January, according to a new report from Centre for Research on […]

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