• Green Activists’ Wildfire Lies Are Harming Forests

    • Date: 11/07/18
    • Douglas Bevington, Mongabay

    In this commentary, Douglas Bevington argues that climate activists may be inadvertently hurting their cause when they repeat erroneous claims about forest fires in the American West. Bevington says that fire suppression has caused an ecologically harmful shortage of fire in western forests. He adds that forest fire policy is being used as a pretext […]

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  • Winning: Majority Of Brits Are Chilled About Climate Change

    • Date: 10/07/18
    • Paul Matthews, Cliscep.com

    Only 36% of Britons believe that humans are entirely or mainly the cause of climate change. A new version of the British Social Attitudes Survey is out. There’s a summary of the key findings of the whole survey, which says in its first bullet point,  • The British public are not as worried about major global challenges […]

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  • How Things Will (And Won’t) Change At EPA With Scott Pruitt Gone

    • Date: 06/07/18
    • Axios

    The Environmental Protection Agency is likely to see smoother processes, less ethical controversy and a small number of potential policy shifts with Administrator Scott Pruitt gone. But don’t expect the overall direction of the agency to change. Andrew Wheeler and Scott Pruitt Why it matters: For months Pruitt’s various scandals have dominated headlines and distracted attention from […]

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  • California’s Climate Extremism

    • Date: 04/07/18
    • Joel Kotkin, City Journal

    The pursuit of environmental purity in the Golden State does nothing to reverse global warming—but it’s costing the poor and middle class dearly. Environmental extremism increasingly dominates California. The state is making a concerted attack on energy companies in the courts; a bill is pending in the legislature to fine waiters $1,000—or jail them—if they […]

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  • McKitrick & Christy: The Hansen Forecasts 30 Years Later

    • Date: 03/07/18
    • Ross McKitrick and John Christy, Climate Etc

    How accurate were James Hansen’s 1988 testimony and subsequent JGR article forecasts of global warming? According to a laudatory article by AP’s Seth Borenstein, they “pretty much” came true, with other scientists claiming their accuracy was “astounding” and “incredible.”  Pat Michaels and Ryan Maue in the Wall Street Journal, and Calvin Beisner in the Daily Caller, disputed this. The whole debate has focused […]

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  • Global Warming Smackdown: Tankers Trapped In Midsummer Arctic Sea Ice

    • Date: 01/07/18
    • Jamie Spry, Climatism

    “THE global warming, which there has been so much talk about for such a long time, seems to have receded a little and we are returning to the standards of the 1980’s and 1990’s…” — Andrey Smirnov (Icebreaker company rep) Shipping in the Gulf of Ob is paralysed and the situation complicated, icebreaker company Rosatomflot says. | The Independent […]

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  • While Anti-Fracking Europe Declines, China To Double Shale Gas Production

    • Date: 30/06/18
    • Natural Gas Intel

    China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the largest state-owned producer of oil and natural gas in the country, reportedly plans to nearly double natural gas production from shale sources this year and wants a five-fold increase in such production by 2020. CNPC said it plans to produce 5.6 billion cubic meters (bcm) (197.8 Bcf) of natural […]

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  • The Climate Conference That Launched Global Warming Scare: Remembering Toronto ‘88

    • Date: 27/06/18
    • Bernie Lewin, Enthusiasm, Scepticism and Science

    With the Greenhouse scare turning thirty this month, we remember the conference that launched it onto the global stage as the flagship cause of the Sustainable Development movement. Humanity is conducting an unintended, uncontrolled, globally pervasive experiment whose ultimate consequences could be second only to a global nuclear war. —Changing Atmosphere Conference Statement, Toronto, 30 […]

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