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  • Judith Curry: The New ‘Climate Denial’

    • Date: 11/02/17
    • Judith Curry, Climate Etc.
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    Interesting article in The Atlantic, but I’m still trying to figure out what is being ‘denied.’ The Atlantic has an interesting article How the New Climate Denial is Like the Old Climate Denial.  Subtitle: Both are excuses for inaction. It seems that I am the scientific poster child for the new denialism: There has been a subtle shift recently […]

  • The New Dark Ages: Growing Censorship At 95% Of UK Universities

    • Date: 11/02/17
    • Greg Hurst, The Times
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    A new analysis shows that censorship has steadily increased at universities, with 94 per cent of campuses having some restrictions on freedom of expression, up from 90 per cent last year and 80 per cent in 2015.   Village People outfits, vicars and tarts parties, dressing up like chavs, gangsters or Mexicans and even Pocahontas […]

  • Trump And U.S. Congress Working To Undo Obama’s Climate Agenda

    • Date: 10/02/17
    • Timothy Cama, The Hill
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    President Trump and the GOP-controlled Congress are working to undo President Obama’s actions on climate change, underlining what could be a major shift on a policy that affects the world. While it’s been just three weeks since Trump’s inauguration, the president has already issued memos to approve the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, which […]

  • U.S. Congress Investigates Federal Climate Study After Whistleblower Exposes Fake Science

    • Date: 10/02/17
    • Julie Kelly, The Federalist
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    The scientific community and media outlets that claimed Trump will silence scientists are now attacking one of their own for speaking up. Congress is ramping up its investigation into a key climate study, now under further scrutiny after a federal whistleblower raised more questions about it this week. The scandal some are referring to as […]

  • ‘Dead On Arrival’: Carbon Tax Push From Former GOP Officials Faces Strong Opposition

    • Date: 10/02/17
    • Associated Press
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — A push by a group of senior Republican statesmen for a tax on carbon to help lessen the effects of climate change is already meeting entrenched opposition from within their own party. Former Secretary of State Jim Baker went to the White House on Wednesday to gain Trump administration support for the […]

  • Why Old-Guard Republicans’ Carbon Tax Plan Has Absolutely No Chance

    • Date: 10/02/17
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller
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    A plan by former Republican officials to tax carbon dioxide emissions is similar to one considered by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before she launched her presidential bid.  She opted not to support a carbon tax after polling showed it would be “lethal in the general” election. Old-Guard Republicans — including former Secretary of State James […]

  • South Australia: The Green State That Cannot Keep The Lights On

    • Date: 10/02/17
    • Editorial, The Adelaide Advertiser
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    South Australia has become a laughing stock — a state that, literally, cannot keep the lights on. South Australians are seething. We have been let down by our state and federal politicians. Fifteen years ago yesterday, South Australians went to the polls and, ultimately, a new Labor government was installed. The then-premier, Mike Rann, aggressively pursued […]

  • As The Lights Go Out, Blame Game Escalates Over Green Energy ‘Worship’

    • Date: 10/02/17
    • Rosie Lewis, The Australian
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    The South Australian Labor government has “worshipped at the altar of renewable energy” but failed to devise a plan to generate enough backup electricity to keep the state’s lights on, Malcolm Turnbull has warned. The Prime Minister ramped up his attack against the state government one day after he blasted Labor’s renewable energy “horror show” […]

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