• Beware green appeasement: John Kerry & China’s price for climate promises

    • Date: 24/11/20
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    ‘Chinese leaders will be only too happy to make future promises on climate in return for American acquiescence today to their security priorities of Taiwan, the South China Sea and Huawei.’ Joe Biden is wasting no time selecting his governing team, and the initial choices for national security posts that he announced on Monday are […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Ten reasons why Boris’s green agenda is just plain wrong

    • Date: 22/11/20
    • The Sunday Telegraph

    While climate change is a real issue and must be tackled, the prime minister’s 10-commandment plan is not the way to go about it Our fearless leader has descended from the mountain with a 10-commandment plan for a green industrial revolution. At a cost of £12 billion, he will have all Britons driving electric cars powered […]

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  • Michael Kelly: Boris’s green industrial revolution is doomed to fail

    • Date: 21/11/20
    • Michael Kelly, The Spectator

    Boris Johnson’s ‘green industrial revolution’, which was announced this week, looks doomed from the outset.  From our heating to how we transport food, the proposals would mean a complete overhaul in the way we live. Yet barely a word has been said about the immense practical difficulties involved in Johnson’s ten-point plan for Britain to […]

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  • More Boris disasters waiting to happen

    • Date: 18/11/20
    • Andrew Montford, The Conservative Woman

    To risk a series of disasters, both economic and environmental, in exchange for a few hours in the limelight seems extraordinarily foolish.   Whatever your views of the rights and wrongs of lockdowns, the coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly been a national disaster.   The damage to the economy, to the health and wealth of the nation, and […]

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  • Editorial: Boris Johnson risks wrong turn

    • Date: 18/11/20
    • Editorial, Daily Mail

    The ex­ile of Do­minic Cum­mings from King Boris’s court will have stiff­ened the spine of the green revo­lu­tion­ar­ies whis­per­ing in the Prime Min­is­ter’s ear. Is it en­tirely co­in­ci­den­tal, then, that just hours af­ter the tem­pes­tu­ous aide was turfed out, it emerged Mr John­son will un­veil a 10-point blueprint on the en­vi­ron­ment, a topic close to […]

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  • Vijay Jayaraj: China and India are growing their coal ambitions

    • Date: 16/11/20
    • Vijay Jayaraj, GWPF

    Contrary to the perception of the mainstream media, China and India are increasing their coal capacity, and not moving away from it On multiple occasions in 2020, soldiers from China and India engaged in border skirmishes resulting in casualties on both sides and months of trade uncertainty.  The Indo-China border tension appears to have eased […]

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  • Tilak Doshi: The coming energy shocks under a Biden Administration

    • Date: 11/11/20
    • Tilak Doshi, Forbes

    Joe Biden faces some dangerous scenarios in global energy affairs. There is a view that suggests that now that Joe Biden has (most likely) won the US presidential election, a modicum of pragmatism will prevail as the Democrats’ excessive  campaign promises face the cold light of day and as the real costs of policy decisions become apparent. Furthermore, one […]

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  • Terence Corcoran: Tricks and treats from Peter Foster

    • Date: 31/10/20
    • Terence Corcoran, Financial Post

    Peter Foster’s book How Dare You! skewers a long list of Halloweenish characters who for two decades have dominated key areas of public policy Through more than 20 years as FP Comment editor and columnist at the National Post, one of the many pleasures and challenges has been my role as mentor and sage to […]

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