• You Don’t Have to Be a Climate Skeptic to Oppose a Carbon Tax

    • Date: 29/07/18
    • Marlo Lewis, CEI

    A carbon tax is bad policy even if we assume the correctness of the IPCC’s climate sensitivity estimates and Obama-era EPA climate policy modeling. In an op-ed published yesterday by CNS News, I explain why a carbon tax is not a conservative policy. The occasion for the piece is the debate stirred up by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), who […]

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  • All Of These Climate Change Lawsuits Will Be Thrown Out

    • Date: 28/07/18
    • Steve Goreham, The Daily Caller

    All of these climate suits are likely to be thrown out. As Judge Alsup noted in his opinion, “No plaintiff has ever succeeded in bringing a nuisance claim based on global warming.” All district or appellate courts are likely to eventually rule that climate change issues are to be decided by the federal government, not state and […]

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  • Janet Street-Porter: The Nanny-State Panic Over Britain’s Heatwave

    • Date: 27/07/18
    • Janet Street-Porter, MailOnline

    The unusual weather in the UK has been in sync with my digestive system. Following a knee replacement operation sixteen days ago, a great many painkillers and bed rest I have been suffering from chronic constipation. At the same time as my system went into lockdown, Britain became the hottest place in Europe, the World, who knows. […]

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  • Christopher Booker: Claims That Heatwave Is Down To Climate Change Are Just Hot Air

    • Date: 26/07/18
    • Christopher Booker, Daily Mail

    We shall continue to have abnormally hot summers from time to time, just as we did in 1976 and 1846, way back before global warming was invented. There is at least one thing about this summer of 2018 on which we can all agree: the past months have unquestionably been swelteringly, abnormally hot. And not […]

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  • The inhumanity of the Guardian

    • Date: 24/07/18
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    A few days ago, Bjorn Lomborg pointed out that the way to provide energy to the destitute in the developing world remains, just it always has been, through the spread of fossil fuels: Over the past 16 years, nearly every person who gained access to electricity did so through a grid connection, mostly powered by […]

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  • More Subsidies For “Cheap Renewables”

    • Date: 23/07/18
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    Ministers have announced another vast transfer of money from poor taxpayers to wealthy windfarm operators. The scale of the gift, once again, almost defies belief: Energy minister Claire Perry is ­expected to announce today that after a 10-year period of progress in the ­offshore wind industry the Government is ready to offer another decade of […]

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  • Filth, corruption and graft in recycling industry

    • Date: 23/07/18
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    National Audit Office confirms recycling sham Mikko Paunio’s recent GWPF report revealed the widespread concern within the waste management industry that much material collected for “recycling” is in fact ending up in the oceans, having been shipped to the Far Eastern countries with entirely inadequate waste management systems. A report at the weekend showed that […]

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  • Carbon Tax May Bring Down Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

    • Date: 22/07/18
    • Editorial, National Post

    Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a problem: the only way his government can keep a promise is to make millions of voters angry just as the next federal election rolls around. It’s a pickle, but it’s one of his own creation. The promise (threat?) was to impose a federal carbon tax next year on […]

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