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  • Energy Customers Foot The Bill For Failed Climate Policy

    • Date: 27/10/17
    • John Constable, The Times
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    “Government has got into the business of ‘picking winners’. Unfortunately, losers are good at picking governments.” Subsidies to renewable electricity in the UK cost £5 billion a year at present and will rise to more than £8 billion a year by 2020, all drawn from the bills of domestic and business consumers. One third of […]

  • BBC Under Fire For ‘Caving In’ To Climate Change Lobby

    • Date: 26/10/17
    • Katherine Rushton, Daily Mail
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    The BBC has been accused of ‘caving in’ to climate change lobbyists after apologising for an interview with global warning sceptic Lord Lawson. The former Tory Chancellor inaccurately claimed in an August episode of the Today Programme that global temperatures have ‘slightly declined’ over the last decade. The Global Warming Policy Foundation that he launched […]

  • Climate Alarmists Use the Acid-Rain Playbook

    • Date: 26/10/17
    • Rupert Darwall, The Wall Street Journal
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    The parallels between the two environmental frenzies are many, but the stakes are much higher now. A majority of scientists might say a scientific theory is true, but that doesn’t mean the consensus is reliable. The science underpinning environmental claims can be fundamentally wrong—as it was in one of the biggest environmental scares in recent […]

  • Climate Policy Threatens To Crash German Coalition Negotiations

    • Date: 26/10/17
    • Spiegel Online
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    Germany’s Green Party demands coal exit, Christian Democrats put on the brakes; CDU Prime Minister Laschet threatens to pull the plug on the negotiations. Exploratory talks in Berlin over the possible first Jamaican coalition at federal level have so far been quite harmonious. Despite arguments between the Liberal Democrats (FDP) and the Greens over the […]

  • ‘Excessive’ Green Taxes To Rise To Well Over £100 Billion, Govt-Commissioned Report Warns

    • Date: 25/10/17
    • The Daily Telegraph
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    Consumers are paying too much for their energy because of “excessive” green taxes added to bills, a damning Government-commissioned report has found. Consumers will have paid well over £100 billion by 2030. A series of “spectacularly bad” decisions by ministers have “unnecessarily burdened” households and businesses with higher green energy subsidies than necessary, according to Prof 
Dieter […]

  • Green Killing Machines: Among ‘Green’ Energy, Hydropower Is The Most Dangerous

    • Date: 25/10/17
    • University of Hong Kong
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    Many governments are promoting a move away from fossil fuels towards renewable energy sources. However, in a new study published, scientists highlight some of the ecological dangers this wave of ‘green’ energy poses. “We know that burning fossil fuels is damaging the environment and warming the climate,” said Dr. Luke Gibson, Honorary Assistant Professor of […]

  • Glyphosate in the Age of Stupid

    • Date: 25/10/17
    • Risk Monger
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    We are living in the Age of Stupid. Social media has built walls around communities of shared ideals (tribes) that confirm people’s thinking and attack, ban or systematically repudiate people with differing ideas. The EU glyphosate debate has become absurd and beyond any rational perspective. I keep having to remind myself of some basic points: Glyphosate […]

  • BBC Is Accused Of Being A ‘Left-Wing Mouthpiece’ After Grovelling Apology For Lawson Interview

    • Date: 25/10/17
    • James Tapsfield, Mail Online
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    The BBC was accused of being a ‘left-wing mouthpiece’ today after it issued a grovelling apology for failing to challenge Lord Lawson over a claim temperatures have not risen over the last 10 years. Furious MPs said the decision to single out the peer showed the corporation had given up any ‘pretence’ of impartiality. Met Office’s HadCrut4 global […]

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