• Swiss court rejects ’emergency’ appeal by climate activists

    • Date: 14/06/21
    • Reuters

    Switzerland’s highest court has rejected an appeal by 12 climate activists convicted of trespassing at a Credit Suisse bank branch, dismissing their argument that they had taken emergency action for a just cause. The Federal Court verdict is another setback for environmentalists hoping to win backing for the campaign, which had a surprise victory last […]

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  • Major new climate impact paper misleads public

    • Date: 08/06/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 8 June: A major report on the economic impact of climate change published by the insurance giant Swiss Re  and heavily promoted by the media and Oxfam is misleading the public, according to a rebuttal published today by the Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF). Author Tim Worstall says that Swiss Re’s claim climate change […]

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  • China, India, US & EU spur rebounding global CO2 emissions

    • Date: 04/06/21
    • E&E News

    The world economy is roaring again, and it has the emissions to prove it. Global carbon dioxide emissions were up 7.4% through the first four months of the year, according to Carbon Monitor, an academic research project that monitors daily CO2 output worldwide. The increase was led by China, where factories have rumbled back to life, […]

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  • New EPA Climate Change Indicator is deceptive

    • Date: 25/05/21
    • Ralph Alexander

    New climate change indicators on the U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) website are intended to inform science-based decision-making by presenting climate science transparently. But many of the indicators are misleading or deceptive, being based on incomplete evidence or selective data. A typical example is the indicator for heat waves. This is illustrated in the left […]

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  • Australia: Labor party in danger of being ‘wiped out’ after crushing by-election loss in mining heartland – as the party pursues climate change action and identity politics

    • Date: 24/05/21
    • Daily Mail

    Australia’s Labor Party is in danger of being wiped out as a political force because it has lost touch with its base of blue-collar workers, Joel Fitzgibbon has warned. The outspoken Labor MP, who has represented the federal division of Hunter since 1996, said the party’s loss in the NSW state seat of Upper-Hunter on Saturday was […]

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  • EU leaders brace for clash over astronomical cost of Net Zero plans

    • Date: 23/05/21
    • GWPF & FT

    As the astronomical costs of Net Zero plans are becoming evident by the day, EU leaders face the prospect of growing discontent and revolt over the relentless rise in energy prices and consumer pain. After years of assuring voters that renewable energy will make energy cheaper and Europeans better off, EU leaders are now forced […]

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  • Rising sea levels no cause for climate change alarm

    • Date: 12/05/21
    • Jonathan Tennenbaum, Asia Times

    Former US Energy Department chief scientist Steven Koonin says sea levels rise at changing rates and sees ‘no signs’ of a climate apocalypse Here we continue our interview with Dr Steven Koonin, chief scientist in the US Department of Energy during the Barack Obama administration and author of the just-published book, Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells […]

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  • Liberal Fascism: Facebook’s book-banning blueprint

    • Date: 08/05/21
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    Facebook throttles a WSJ book review on climate science. Amazon this year started its foray into politicized book-banning, pulling a three-year-old book on transgender policy by a conservative think-tanker from its web store. Facebook doesn’t sell books, but it can suppress their distribution when they conflict with a political agenda. The social-media giant now appears to be throttling a Wall […]

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