• 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 […]

  • Rich ‘Eco-Sinners’ Can’t Buy Absolution Through Carbon Offsetting

    • Date: 21/08/19
    • Madeline Grant, The Daily Telegraph
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    Celebrities should rein in the moralising zeal or their hypocrisy risks alienating ordinary people Sir Elton John has defended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex against accusations of hypocrisy after it emerged that the eco-conscious Royal couple had used private jets to fly to the south of France and Ibiza in two trips just days apart. He […]

  • Save 7 Million Lives Per Year By Increasing Access To Hydrocarbon Fuels

    • Date: 20/08/19
    • Chris Wright, Washington Examiner
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    Every year, 7 million people die from an airborne pollutant known as particulate matter. It’s not something that many of us think about, myself included. But on a recent trip to Tanzania I came face to face with this silent killer. A Masai family whom we visited used a small wood fire as their only […]

  • How Green is St Greta’s Ark? Er, Not Very

    • Date: 20/08/19
    • Michael St George, Conservative Woman
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    LAST Wednesday, in a blaze of unremittingly fawning publicity and uncritical adulation of which even Moses descending from Mount Sinai with the tablets bearing the Ten Commandments would have been envious, the good ship Mazilia – or, as I prefer to call it in view of its almost quasi-religious mission, ‘Greta’s Ark’ – set sail […]

  • Robert Bryce: Big Wind’s Big Headwinds

    • Date: 20/08/19
    • Robert Bryce, Real Clear Energy
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    The collapse of new wind projects in Germany is showing the way forward on renewable energy; the US wind industry should be ready for headwinds. On Monday, the Seattle City Council passed a resolution that adds the city to the list of municipalities that have committed to a local version of the Green New Deal. More than […]

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