• ‘Keep It In The Ground’ Divides US Greens

    • Date: 24/07/19

    Placing a moratorium on oil and gas drilling would drive up prices, harming the economy, and have no impact on climate change. The head of a New York University program funded by “Keep It In the Ground” champion Michael Bloomberg told members of Congress this week that ending oil and natural gas development on federal lands – […]

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  • It’s Time To End Subsidies & Put Electric Vehicles To The Market Test

    • Date: 22/07/19
    • Bernard L Weinstein, The Hille

    Less than 1 percent of US cars are electric vehicles yet they have been funded by American taxpayers by approximately $8 billion. Nearly every day we read that the future of private passenger transportation is electric and that its adoption is essential to winning the battle against climate change. For example, several weeks ago, Toyota […]

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  • Global Energy Demand To Double By 2050

    • Date: 19/07/19
    • Jude Clemente, Forbes

    Global power consumption will more than double over the next 30 years. Global oil and gas demand will respectively surge 22% and 66% from 2020 to 2050. There’s an unimaginable urbanization boom occurring around the world that means more energy use. We, of course, don’t see much of it here in the West, but global […]

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  • Making up the evidence?

    • Date: 17/07/19
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    Strange goings-on at the Committee on Climate Change Back in May, readers may recall, the Committee on Climate Change put the annual cost of decarbonising the economy at “1-2% of GDP in 2050”. Subsequently I determined that this figure is actually not the cost (how much would have to be spent) but instead “how much […]

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  • Maladies of Modernity: Scientism and the Deformation of Political Order

    • Date: 16/07/19
    • Kimberly Hurd Hale, VoegelinView

    David Whitney’s Maladies of Modernity: Scientism and the Deformation of Political Order is a thoughtful, timely examination of the origins of scientism, and its continued impact on contemporary political science. Whitney traces the origins of scientism to the time of the emergence of modern science in the early Enlightenment. Though science and scientism are not equivalent, they […]

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  • CEI Files Formal Complaint Regarding NASA’s Claim of 97% Climate Scientist Agreement on Global Warming

    • Date: 14/07/19
    • Competitive Enterprise Institute

    The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) petitioned NASA to remove from its website the claim that 97 percent of climate scientists agree humans are responsible for global warming. The petition, filed under the Information Quality Act (IQA), points out the major flaws in the studies cited by NASA to substantiate its claim. It requests the agency remove the claim from […]

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  • Brazil Ships Record Amount Of Coffee With 2018-19 Crop

    • Date: 09/07/19
    • Reuters

    Brazilian farmers shipped a record 37.12 million 60-kg (132-lb) bags of green coffee in the 2018-19 crop year ended in June, 38.1% more than the previous crop, as ample supplies from all-time high output boosted trade. According to a report from exporters association Cecafé released on Monday, June exports of green coffee totaled 2.58 million […]

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  • Medieval Warm Period Was Global After All

    • Date: 07/07/19
    • Die Kalte Sonne & No Tricks Zone

    For a long time it has been said that the Medieval Warm Period was a purely North Atlantic phenomenon. This has proved to be wrong. On 29 June 2019, a paper by Lüning et al. 2019 on the Medieval Warm Period in Antarctica appeared in the trade journal Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Here is the abstract: The […]

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