• Senior U.S. Policy Makers Question IPCC Alarmism

    • Date: 15/10/18
    • The Washington Post
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    After the devastation of Hurricane Michael and a recent United Nations report warning of a looming climate crisis, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow and Sen. Marco Rubio on Sunday questioned the extent of human contribution to rising global temperatures. “I think they overestimate,” Kudlow said of the U.N. report, which found that policy changes […]

  • British Government Axes Green Cars Subsidies

    • Date: 13/10/18
    • Huffington Post
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    Bad news if you want to go green but don’t have thousands of pounds to spend on a car – the Department for Transport has cut a grant for new electric and hybrid cars making them even more expensive. The UK government had been funding a subsidy to make them more affordable, with the most eco-friendly […]

  • Rex Murphy: The UN Climate Panel That Cried Wolf Too Often

    • Date: 13/10/18
    • Rex Murphy, National Post
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    You can’t set multiple deadlines for Doomsday. It’s a kind of one-off by nature. Do it too often and people cease to take notice or even care. Everybody loves the Apocalypse. The idea of the end of the world, the more imminent the better, has always had enthusiastic popular support. For as long as we’ve […]

  • Richard Lindzen: ‘Warming Of Any Significance Ceased 20 Years Ago’

    • Date: 13/10/18
    • Alison Bevege, Daily Mail
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    Professor Lindzen said the IPCC report this week had reduced the alleged tipping point from 2C to 1.5C because there had been no significant warming for 20 years. ‘Warming of any significance ceased about 20 years ago, and 2C warming was looking increasingly unlikely.’ Professor Richard Lindzen slammed conventional thinking on global warming as ‘nonsense’ […]

  • Green Campaigners Defeated In Attempt To Block UK Fracking

    • Date: 12/10/18
    • Financial Times
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    An environmental campaigner has failed in a High Court challenge to temporarily block energy firm Cuadrilla from fracking the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well. A High Court judge has ruled against an injunction sought by environmental campaigner Robert Dennett who had tried to obtain a last minute court order against Cuadrilla to prevent the […]

  • BBC Finds Lord Deben Guilty Of Misleading Public

    • Date: 12/10/18
    • Gaia Fawkes
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    Lord Deben, the Chairman of the influential Committee on Climate Change, has been found guilty by the BBC Executive Complaints Unit of misleading listeners of the Today Programme. The former Environment Secretary claimed that the government were preventing communities that want to build onshore wind farms from doing so: “What on earth is the government doing, saying that […]

  • Florida’s Major Hurricane Strikes: No Change In 120 Years

    • Date: 12/10/18
    • Roy Spencer
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    I’ve updated a plot of Florida major hurricane strikes since 1900 with Hurricane Michael, and the result is that there is still no trend in either intensity or frequency of strikes over the last 118 years: This is based upon National Hurricane Center data. The trend line in intensity is flat, and the trend line […]

  • How Bloomberg Embeds Green Warriors in Blue-State Governments

    • Date: 11/10/18
    • Real Clear Investigations
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    A New York University School of Law program funded by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is placing lawyers in the offices of Democratic state attorneys general and paying them to prosecute energy companies and challenge Trump administration policies on energy and the environment. Nine states and Washington, D.C., including New York, Illinois and Pennsylvania, are participating in […]

  • Large-Scale US Wind Power Would Cause Warming That Would Take Roughly a Century to Offset

    • Date: 11/10/18
    • Cell Press
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    Researchers report the most accurate modelling yet of how increasing wind power would affect climate, finding that large-scale wind power generation would warm the Continental United States 0.24 degrees Celsius because wind turbines redistribute heat in the atmosphere. “Wind turbines generate electricity but also alter the atmospheric flow,” says first author Lee Miller. “Those effects […]

  • Green Madness: EU Climate Targets Threaten 100.000 Volkswagen Jobs

    • Date: 11/10/18
    • Spiegel Online
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    Volkswagen, Germany’s most important carmaker, has intervened in the discussion about EU plans for new CO2 targets. VW boss Herbert Diess has issued a sharp public warning and predicts dramatic job cuts in Europe’s car industry. Within the next ten years, according to him, about 100,000 jobs would have to be eliminated at VW alone, […]

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