• Even Environmental Lawyers Are Climate Skeptics

    • Date: 23/01/18
    • Personal Liberty

    A lawyer representing coastal cities says he isn’t sure cases claiming that global warming is going to hurt the cities’ futures are winnable. New York City and other coastal cities want to sue oil producers for their role in contributing to global warming. Constant warnings that melting ice will cause sea levels to rise and […]

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  • Europe’s Green Energy Burning Is Worse Than Coal

    • Date: 16/01/18
    • Market Insider

    Wood is increasingly being used to replace coal as a source of electricity generation in many regions such as the European Union, where policymakers have declared it “carbon neutral.” However, new research from researchers at MIT, Climate Interactive, and UMass Lowell reveals that displacing coal with wood for power generation can make climate change worse for many decades or more. […]

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  • The Harvey Weinstein Of The Climate World

    • Date: 15/01/18
    • Donna Laframboise, No Fracking Consensus

    The IPCC claims to be saving the planet. Many journalists believe the planet needs saving. In a profound betrayal of the public’s trust, some news outlets don’t report stories that make the saviours look bad. SPOTLIGHT: Why doesn’t the public know about these 3-year-old allegations? BIG PICTURE: Rajendra Pachauri resigned in disgrace in February 2015 after chairing the […]

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  • Rupert Darwall: The Tories’ Green Wheeze Won’t Win Them The Next Election

    • Date: 15/01/18
    • Rupert Darwall, The Spectator

    Conservative ministers are going through a green fit in an attempt to appeal to voters they lost at the last election. They want to show the world they’re doing good. ‘You know what some people call us – the plastic bag party,’ seems to be the political re-branding calculation. As the former No.10 spin doctor Katie […]

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  • Paul Ehrlich’s Epic Fail: Why The “Population Bomb” Never Exploded

    • Date: 15/01/18
    • Nicholas Vardy, The Oxford Club

    Paul Ehrlich’s prediction could not have been more wrong. History is littered with experts – and not just leaders of fringe cults – who predicted the end of the world and got it wrong. Ehrlich is just one in a long line of such doom-and-gloomers. Published in 1968, Paul R. Ehrlich’s book The Population Bomb sold more […]

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  • ‘Fracking Protesters Are Putin Puppets’

    • Date: 12/01/18
    • Alex Berezow, American Council on Science and Health

    The much-anticipated intelligence report which concluded that Russia tried to influence the recent presidential election had another startling, yet widely ignored, conclusion: The Russian government promotes anti-fracking propaganda in the United States. Russia accomplishes this through its “news” network, RT, which promotes the Kremlin’s interests around the world. The report, issued by the Director of National Intelligence, […]

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  • 9 Ways The World Got A Lot Better In 2017

    • Date: 07/01/18
    • Charles Kenny, Vox

    It seemed awful. But overall, it was a great year for humanity. There has been a lot of bad news in America this year, and people are noticing: In December, 60 percent of US respondents felt the country was on the wrong track. The angst isn’t unique to the US. Across 26 countries that are home to […]

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  • Coal Is Fueling Bitcoin’s Meteoric Rise

    • Date: 06/01/18
    • Bloomberg

    Bitcoin has a dirty secret. The cryptocurrency has wowed markets this year with breakneck gains as investors flocked to an asset that exists only in cyberspace. But the laborious creation of each digital bitcoin by private computer networks has real-world consequences in the form of massive energy use — including from fuels that cause the […]

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