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  • The Sun Warns Boris: Go Green And Lose Your New Voters

    • Date: 20/02/20
    • Editorial, The Sun
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    PUNISHING hard-working people for going about their daily business is a sure way to haemorrhage votes. So why on earth is Boris Johnson’s top adviser considering hiking the fuel tax? For smart city types blessed with excellent transport links, the increase would be a nuisance. But for the Prime Minister’s new wave of voters who switched to […]

  • Current Rate of Sea-Level Rise ‘Not Unprecedented’, New Study Finds

    • Date: 20/02/20
    • Kench, P.S., McLean, R.F., Owen, S.D. et al. Climate-forced sea-level lowstands in the Indian Ocean during the last two millennia. Nature Geoscience 13, 61–64 (2020)
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    “Our data confirm that the current magnitude and rate of sea-level rise is not unprecedented.” Abstract: Sea-level reconstructions over the past two millennia provide a pre-industrial context to assess whether the magnitude and rate of modern sea-level change is unprecedented. Sea-level records from the Indian Ocean over the past 2,000 years are sparse, while records […]

  • Pontificating Politicians Plan To Outlaw The Engine, But Forecasters Say Nothing Much Changes

    • Date: 20/02/20
    • Neil Winton, Forbes
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    Virtue signalling politicians compete with each other to bring forward the theoretical day when carbon dioxide (CO2) is eliminated from our cars, trucks, ships and airliners, but experts say this is not going to happen any time soon and traditional engines will retain dominance for years to come. Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared Britain would […]

  • Natural Gas Is Next Target Of Climate Activists

    • Date: 20/02/20
    • National Geographic
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    “Natural gas is a much ‘dirtier’ energy source than we thought…” In the thick of a Greenland summer of field work in 2015, Benjamin Hmiel and his team drilled into the massive ice sheet’s frozen innards, periodically hauling up a motorcycle-engine-sized chunk of crystalline ice. The ice held part of the answer to a question that had […]

  • Cummings Pushes To Hike Fuel Duty ‘So That Boris Will Look Good For UN Climate Conference’

    • Date: 20/02/20
    • The Sun
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    “Cummings was pushing Sajid to put up fuel duty, so the PM will look good for the climate conference we’re hosting.” Britain’s 37million drivers could face the first fuel duty rise in a decade next month. They may be targeted in the Budget as Boris Johnson’s all- powerful adviser Dominic Cummings eyes up a £4billion […]

  • Ben Pile: A Rebellion That The Establishment Loves

    • Date: 20/02/20
    • Ben Pile, Spiked
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    Why our usually illiberal establishment has been so chilled out about XR’s week of vandalism. Extinction Rebellion (XR) protesters in Cambridge have launched a week-long campaign of obstruction and petty vandalism. It began with the protesters issuing demands to Cambridge City Council to hold a citizens’ assembly on climate change, to Cambridgeshire County Council to organise […]

  • Owen Paterson: Leaving The EU Is A Chance To Rethink Our Disastrous Flooding Policy

    • Date: 20/02/20
    • Owen Paterson, The Daily Telegraph
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    Policies created by a remote body have been inflexibly implemented on the ground – to catastrophic effect Storms Ciara and Dennis have been a sobering reminder of the awful damage which flooding can cause. For those directly affected, they have been much more than that. One of my worst memories of being DEFRA Secretary is seeing […]

  • Europe’s Anti-Science Plague Descends On Africa

    • Date: 19/02/20
    • European Scientist
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    European activists are putting lives at risk in East Africa, turning a plague of insects into a real prospect of widespread famine. The fast-breeding desert locust has invaded Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, creating a state of emergency. The pests recently landed in Djibouti, Eritrea, Oman and Yemen. Swarms have also struck Tanzania and Uganda. They won’t stop on their […]

  • Bezos Bows To Activist-Employees’ Demands, Creates $10 Billion Climate Plan

    • Date: 19/02/20
    • The Daily Caller
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    More than 1,000 Amazon employees walked off their jobs in September 2019 calling on Jeff Bezos to do more on global warming. On Monday the Amazon CEO bowed to their demands and announced a $10-billion plan to tackle what he says is the most important threat facing human beings: man-made global warming. Bezos is pressing […]

  • Trump Administration Begins Work on Next National Climate Report

    • Date: 18/02/20
    • E&E News
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    The next National Climate Assessment is beginning to take shape at a time when President Trump warned world leaders to reject “alarmists” and as his conservative allies make plans to intervene in the report’s preparation to question the findings of mainstream scientists. The Fifth National Climate Assessment is scheduled for release in 2022, about halfway […]

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