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  • Untruth in Green Advertising

    • Date: 07/01/17
    • The Wall Street Journal
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    A UK regulator calls out anti-fracking scaremongering Our friends in the environmental movement often behave as if they have a monopoly on sound science, but not everyone is convinced. Witness the rebuke that Britain’s independent advertising watchdog issued to Friends of the Earth, which on Wednesday was forced to withdraw one of its anti-fracking leaflets. […]

  • U.S. Coal Exports Rising Again?

    • Date: 07/01/17
    • Platts
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    US coal exports totaled 5.95 million mt in November, up 34.8% from the prior month and up 39.2% from the year-ago month, US Census data showed Friday. The month also showed the first significant US exports of bituminous coal to China since February 2014.  For overall US coal exports, November was the highest monthly total […]

  • US Intel Report Confirms What Everybody Knows: Kremlin TV Pushes Anti-Fracking Propaganda

    • Date: 07/01/17
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller
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    U.S. intelligence officials confirmed in a declassified report that a Kremlin-controlled media outlet ran programming critical of hydraulic fracturing to ward off challenges to Russia’s energy empire. Officials reported that RT, which they call the “Kremlin’s principal international propaganda outlet,” ran “anti-fracking programming, highlighting environmental issues and the impacts on public health.” The Office of […]

  • Settled Science: Climate “Quirk” Protecting US from Hurricanes

    • Date: 07/01/17
    • The American Interest
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    When greens insist that we can predict what happens next in our climate with some kind of certainty, they only set themselves up to look foolish when they’re inevitably proved wrong by events.  Hurricane Matthew evoked memories of Katrina when it bore down on the east coast of Florida in late September, but the storm […]

  • Subsidies to Renewables: Lessons from Northern Ireland’s Renewable Heat Fiasco

    • Date: 06/01/17
    • Dr John Constable: GWPF Energy Editor
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    Students of subsidy mechanisms will learn a great deal from the Northern Ireland’s collapsing version of the Renewable Heat Incentive, which is now collapsing in a storm of political controversy. The Northern Ireland RHI (NIRHI), was modelled on the RHI applying elsewhere in the UK, and introduced in 2012 to encourage the uptake of renewable […]

  • At Last: Work Starts For Shale Gas Extraction In Britain

    • Date: 06/01/17
    • Lancashire Evening News
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    Work has begun at a controversial fracking site in Lancashire, it was revealed today. Fracking work like this is on the way Gas exploration firm Cuadrilla has announced the start of initial surface construction works on its shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton. Planning consent was granted in October 2016 and Lancashire […]

  • Death Of Global Temperature ‘Pause’ Greatly Exaggerated

    • Date: 05/01/17
    • Dr David Whitehouse, GWPF Science Editor
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    Any estimate of temperature trends that have their endpoint on the uptick of the El Nino curve will give a misleadingly high trend.  A new paper falls into this trap, claiming the global temperature hiatus never existed.  The headlines say there is fresh doubt over the so-called global warming “hiatus” or “pause” – a period since […]

  • Climate Scepticism Could Take Over Govt Websites Under Trump

    • Date: 05/01/17
    • Andrew Revkin, Business Standard
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    A reworking of language on climate change on a Wisconsin govt site could foretell things to come James Rowen, a longtime Wisconsin journalist and environmental blogger, recently discovered a stark remaking of a state Department of Natural Resources web page on climate change and the Great Lakes. Until December, the page, dating from the Democratic administration of former Gov. […]

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