• 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 […]

  • Sky News: German Authorities Are Cracking Down On ‘Climate Dissent’

    • Date: 01/06/20
    • Sky News
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    YouTuber and climate realist Naomi Seibt says governments across the world are cracking down on dissent, especially when it comes to contentions issues like the response to COVID-19 and climate change. Ms Seibt is currently being threatened with imprisonment by German authorities after she refused to take down three of her videos, with authorities claiming […]

  • Pensions At Risk: BlackRock’s Green Virtue Signalling Has Costs

    • Date: 01/06/20
    • Rupert Darwall, City Journal
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    ESG investing is already taking a toll on state pension funds—now it might transform the world’s largest private asset manager, too. “I don’t give a damn what these powerful corporations tell us and I don’t care about their profit margin. We need to get out of these fossil fuels before it’s too late for everybody.” […]

  • Germany To Open Brand New Coal Power Plant Next Week

    • Date: 31/05/20
    • Reuters
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    German power utility Uniper’s new Datteln 4 coal-fired power station will begin operating on May 30, it said on Tuesday. The 1,050 megawatt (MW) plant that has cost Uniper 1.5 billion euros was granted an exemption from Germany’s plan to exit coal power by 2038 after the company argued that it made more sense to […]

  • The Coming Dark Age & The Death Of The Scientific Method

    • Date: 30/05/20
    • Gideon Rozner, The Australian
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    An academic who doesn’t have the ability to challenge the research findings of their colleagues because those questions threaten the university’s funding doesn’t have intellectual freedom. And if academics know they could get sacked, as Peter Ridd was, for asking uncomfortable questions, they will stop asking uncomfortable questions. A court case this week in front […]

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