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  • Trump Meets With Princeton Physicist Who Says CO2 Is Good For Us

    • Date: 14/01/17
    • The Washington Post
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    Yes, Donald Trump met with Al Gore. But on Friday, according to the Trump transition team, the president-elect also met with William Happer, a Princeton professor of physics who has been a prominent voice in questioning whether we should be concerned about human-caused climate change. Physicist William Happer arrives for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower […]

  • German CO2 Emissions Increase For Second Year In Row

    • Date: 13/01/17
    • Environmental Progress
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    German emissions increased in 2016 for a second year in a row as a result of the country closing one of its nuclear plants and replacing it with coal and natural gas, a new Environmental Progress analysis finds. German emissions would have declined had it not closed a nuclear plant and replaced it with coal […]

  • The Next Subprime Crisis Could Be Green

    • Date: 13/01/17
    • The American Interest
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    Subprime mortgages brought the global economy to a grinding halt in 2008, but eight years later it’s not clear that policymakers have learned many lessons from that crisis. This time, instead of mortgages being given out like candy, it’s a government backed program called Property Assessed Clean Energy (or PACE for short) that was drawn […]

  • UK Government Signals Green Energy Project Is Uneconomic

    • Date: 13/01/17
    • Ben Webster, The Times
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    The world’s first tidal lagoon power station may be too expensive despite a government-commissioned review strongly backing it, according to Whitehall sources. An impression of the wall at Swansea Bay. A Whitehall source has said the project is “very expensive” Tidal Lagoon Power/PA Wire Charles Hendry, the former Conservative energy minister who led the review, […]

  • Rain On The Green Parade: Climate Alarmists Make Fools Of Themselves

    • Date: 13/01/17
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF Briefing No 21
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    As heavy rains and snow return to California, signalling an end to a 5-year drought, it’s worth reminding green alarmists that making climate claims about current droughts is fraught with great risk because when wetter conditions return they look foolish. Droughts Evidence that droughts have become more prevalent on a global scale is hard to come […]

  • As Heavy Rain And Snow End California’s 5-Year Drought, Climate Alarmists Look Foolish

    • Date: 13/01/17
    • USA Today
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    The recent onslaught of rain and snow finally brought much-needed relief to northern California, ending a punishing five-year drought, federal officials said Thursday. “Bye bye drought … Don’t let the door hit you on the way out,” tweeted the National Weather Service’s office in Reno, Nev., which monitors parts of the region. Overall, less than 60% of […]

  • U.S. Energy Outlook: Growing Output, Growing Security, Growing Fossil Fuels

    • Date: 12/01/17
    • Energy Tomorrow
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    According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, oil and gas will supply about 66 percent of the energy Americans use this year, but will grow to 68 percent in 2050. Sometime in the mid-2020s, U.S. energy officials project, two key lines measuring energy imports and exports will cross, and the United States will have achieved […]

  • Tidal Lagoons Are Uneconomic

    • Date: 12/01/17
    • Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor
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    Mr Hendry’s report implicitly recommending that the UK government support the £1.3 billion Swansea Tidal Lagoon project presumably moves the scheme one step closer to realisation. However, the headline facts show that there is no justification for compelling UK consumers to de-risk the scheme for its projectors. The principal and overwhelming disadvantage of most renewable […]

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