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  • Amazing Discovery: A Solid Journalism Academic

    • Date: 08/08/17
    • Tony Thomas, Quadrant
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    The adage that ‘those who can’t do teach’ might have been uttered with our universities’ media faculties in mind. There is at least one exception, however, a Wollongong lecturer who gets students to check facts, especially about climate-change claims. Sadly, he is retiring Can you even imagine it! A  journalism lecturer  shows students how to […]

  • Understanding Climate Cycles: Here’s How To Avoid Climate Panics

    • Date: 08/08/17
    • Dennis Avery
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    Americans have suffered needless climate-related panic for the past 40 years—not realizing that, since 1850, our newspapers have given us a climate scare about every 25 years. And none of them was valid. Fortunately, climate science is now good enough to predict the key abrupt climate cycles that Mother Nature visits upon earth through the millennia. After the cold […]

  • Tesla’s Cash Could Burn in Production ‘Hell’

    • Date: 07/08/17
    • The Wall Street Journal
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    Ambitious production goals for the Model 3 may prompt a capital crunch and a trip to the debt markets. Tesla aims to boost output to 10,000 Model 3 vehicles a week. It averaged fewer than 2,000 other model vehicles a week last year. PHOTO: ANDREJ SOKOLOW/DPA/ZUMA PRESS Tesla Inc.’s TSLA -0.49% version of production “hell” apparently means the Silicon Valley electric-car […]

  • Electricity grid shake up coming

    • Date: 07/08/17
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    Ofgem to review how costs of grid are shared among users The energy regulator is heeding calls for a radical overhaul of how Britain’s power lines and pylons are funded ahead of a ‘revolution’ which threatens to burden those who are left behind with higher bills. Ofgem has kickstarted a long-awaited review of how it […]

  • Shell enters the electricity market

    • Date: 07/08/17
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    Oil giant has applied for a licence to supply power to big businesses Royal Dutch Shell is to launch as an electricity supplier in Britain, challenging some of Europe’s biggest utilities. The oil major has applied for a licence to supply power to businesses across Britain and plans to start signing up industrial customers now […]

  • Roger Pielke Jr: Weather-related Natural Disasters: Should We Be Concerned About A Reversion To The Mean?

    • Date: 07/08/17
    • Roger Pielke Jr., Risk Frontiers
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    The world is presently in an era of unusually low weather disasters. This holds for the weather phenomena that have historically caused the most damage: tropical cyclones, floods, tornadoes and drought. Given how weather events have become politicized in debates over climate change, some find this hard to believe. Fortunately, government and IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel […]

  • Child Miners Aged Four Living A Hell On Earth so YOU Can Drive An Electric Car

    • Date: 07/08/17
    • Daily Mail
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    Sky News investigated the Katanga mines and found Dorsen, 8, and Monica, 4. The pair were working in the vast mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are two of the 40,000 children working daily in the mines, checking rocks for cobalt which is needed for the batteries that power electric vehicles. Picking through a […]

  • The Time Prince Philip Wrote To Me In Praise Of My Views On Global Warming

    • Date: 06/08/17
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph
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    Like countless others, I have a personal reason for wishing to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh as he finally steps back at the age of 96 from many of his more obvious royal duties. In 2009 I published The Real Global Warming Disaster, a history of the the great panic over climate change, which […]

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