• Marian Tupy: Debunking The Overpopulation Alarmists

    • Date: 08/11/18
    • Marian L. Tupy , CapX

    Desrochers and Szurmak’s book are a reminder of humanity’s “can do” instincts and problem-solving ability. Is overpopulation a problem? Are we running out of resources? Where did the concern over population growth and resource depletion come from? How accurate were the past predictions of gloom by people who were concerned about the two issues? Will […]

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  • Christopher Booker: The Government’s Policy On Electric Cars Is Bonkers

    • Date: 04/11/18
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    Those of us who follow such matters have long been wondering what issue will finally wake up the general public to just how dangerous our country’s climate and energy policy has become, as it is increasingly based on mad wishful thinking. We once thought that this might be when our ever greater dependence on unreliably […]

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  • The Scale of the Seismicity “Problem”

    • Date: 29/10/18
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    Towards the end of last week, shale gas company Cuadrilla Resources posted a graph of recent seismic activity in the UK, showing how small the tremors at their site outside Blackpool are far far smaller than the naturally occurring tremors that have occurred elsewhere in the UK in recent months. The graph also highlighted 0.5ML […]

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  • How The High Priests Of Science Lost Their Status & Prestige

    • Date: 27/10/18
    • John Horgan, The Wall Street Journal

    Stephen Hawking and Martin Rees recognize science’s declining status. But both authors fail to mention that science’s wounds are at least partially self-inflicted. I’m glad I witnessed science’s high priests at the height of their glory. But perhaps we are better off doubting all authorities, including scientific ones. A high point of my career as a […]

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  • Lesley Riddoch: Why Fake News Is Harming The Arctic

    • Date: 23/10/18
    • Lesley Riddoch, The Scotsman

    Is it time that people – and not polar bears – were the face of the Arctic The issue of “Arctic animal porn” was raised at the weekend’s Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavik, where climate change was the main theme and Inuit people strongly represented. For decades, campaigners, documentary makers and photo-journalists have used images […]

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  • On Climate, Don’t Listen To Hysterical & Confused Media

    • Date: 18/10/18
    • Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., The Wall Street Journal

    The hysterical news media once again proves itself largely useless to anyone interested in the climate conundrum. Paul Romer, co-winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics, speaks in New York, Oct. 8.PHOTO: RICHARD DREW/ASSOCIATED PRESS Journalists have been herniating themselves unnecessarily in covering a new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change finding that […]

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  • The UN’s Doomsday Climate Clock

    • Date: 16/10/18
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    Have we reached peak alarmism on climate change? The question occurs after the muted reaction last week to the latest forecast from the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In case you hadn’t heard we’re all doomed, yet the world mostly yawned. This is less complacency than creeping scientific and political realism. The U.N. […]

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  • Rex Murphy: The UN Climate Panel That Cried Wolf Too Often

    • Date: 13/10/18
    • Rex Murphy, National Post

    You can’t set multiple deadlines for Doomsday. It’s a kind of one-off by nature. Do it too often and people cease to take notice or even care. Everybody loves the Apocalypse. The idea of the end of the world, the more imminent the better, has always had enthusiastic popular support. For as long as we’ve […]

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