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  • The Rise of Liberal Fascism: UK Students Turn Against Free Speech Amid ‘Culture Of Conformity’

    • Date: 11/11/19
    • The Times
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    Fewer than half of students consistently support freedom of speech and two fifths favour censorship and no-platforming of controversial speakers, research has shown. A “culture of conformity” may also be having an effect on undergraduates, who are often too intimidated to espouse unpopular views on campus, according to a report by the centre-right think tank […]

  • GWPF TV: Europe’s Green Fall

    • Date: 11/11/19
    • The Global Warming Policy Forum
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    Europe’s climate polices are increasingly hurting ordinary people and harming the continent’s competitiveness. 

  • The End Is Nigh: German Government ‘Pulls Plug On Wind Energy’

    • Date: 11/11/19
    • P Gosselin, No Tricks Zone
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    German online weekly FOCUS here reports how cuts by wind energy giant Enercon will lead to 3000 layoffs. According to Enercon chief executive Hans-Dieter Kettwig, “politicians have pulled the plug on wind energy.” Subsidies cut Once lavished with huge incentives, the German wind industry is being hit hard after the government recently ended the huge subsidies that […]

  • Forget the Green New Deal: America Is Now an Energy Superpower

    • Date: 10/11/19
    • Mark J Perry, The National Interest
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    In 2050, EIA projections see fossil fuels supplying 79% of U.S. energy consumption, with nuclear, hydropower and biomass supplying 12.5%, and the “real” renewables that are part of the Green New Deal and other energy pipedreams (windmills and solar panels) supplying only about 8.5% of US energy consumption. America’s status as the world’s leading energy […]

  • How Bad Science & Horrific Journalism Misrepresent Wildfires and Climate

    • Date: 10/11/19
    • Jim Steele, Watts Up With That
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    As one wildfire expert wrote, “Predicting future fire regimes is not rocket science; it is far more complicated than that.” But regardless of accuracy, most people are attracted to very simple narratives such as: more CO2 causes global warming causes more fires. Accordingly in the summer of 2019, CNN trumpeted the headline California wildfires burn 500% more […]

  • Everything You Hear About Billion-Dollar Disasters Is Wrong

    • Date: 10/11/19
    • Roger Pielke Jr., Forbes
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    The billion-dollar disaster time series should provide us a lesson on how easy it is to promote a simple message that fits a particular narrative but which is completely misleading and even outright wrong.  The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) counts the number of disasters in the United States that result in losses of […]

  • Joe Nalven: We Must Confront Climate Change With Reason Rather Than Emotion

    • Date: 10/11/19
    • Times of San Diego
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    “Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.” That danger has always been part of the human condition. Writing about “climate change” is at once easy and difficult. The term is claimed by […]

  • Cheap Chinese Electric Cars To Conquer Green Europe

    • Date: 09/11/19
    • Automotive News Europe
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    BEIJING — An SUV set to become the first Chinese entrant in Europe’s electric-car market, betting its competitive price will help draw customers away from the likes of Volkswagen Group and Tesla. Shanghai-based automaker Aiways has secured the required permits and certifications for a Europe launch, and plans to start sales in the second quarter […]

  • James Delingpole: The Climategate Scandal 10 Years On

    • Date: 09/11/19
    • James Delingpole, Spectator Australia
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    Climategate mattered because it offered the first solid proof that the scientific establishment wasn’t being altogether honest about man-made global warming. Every journalist dreams of the scoop that will make his name. Ten years ago this month I finally got mine – but I’m still not altogether sure it was worth it. On the upside, […]

  • African Leaders Say Their Need For Coal And Oil Outweighs Climate Concerns

    • Date: 08/11/19
    • Reuters
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    “Anybody out of Africa saying we should not develop those fields is criminal.” CAPE TOWN/LONDON (Reuters) – A handful of protesters on the ground floor of the cavernous Cape Town International Convention Centre spread fake oil on the ground and chanted, demanding an end to fossil fuels. Two floors above, the hundreds of delegates at […]

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