• Michael Shellenberger: I Was Invited to Testify on Energy Policy. Then Democrats Didn’t Let Me Speak

    • Date: 29/07/20
    • Michael Shellenberger, Quilette

    Today, shortly after giving expert testimony to Congress about energy policy, I had the startling experience of being smeared by sitting members of the United States House of Representatives. The context was a special House Committee hearing to evaluate a Democratic proposal similar to the one proposed by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, which would spend $2 […]

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  • Walter Russell Mead: Snooze The Climate Alarms

    • Date: 28/07/20
    • Walter Russell Mead, The Wall Street Journal

    A new study predicts population will drop sharply as developing economies grow. You won’t hear this from the professional climate alarmists, but an important study on global demographics has good news for the future of greenhouse emissions. For some time, demographers have been scaling back forecasts of future population growth, but they may not have […]

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  • Climate Hysteria Has Killed Academic Freedom

    • Date: 23/07/20
    • Jennifer Marohasy, The Spectator Australia

    Peter Ridd loses, we all lose On 2 May 2018, Professor Peter Ridd was sacked by James Cook University for serious misconduct. It all started when he called-out his colleague Terry Hughes for falsely claiming healthy inshore coral reefs were dead from climate change and deteriorating water quality. Ignoring the first censure in April 2016, […]

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  • Siberian Heatwaves Are Fairly Common: Hottest Summer On Record Was In 1917

    • Date: 17/07/20
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That

    BBC hype and a reality check: There was nothing remotely exceptional about the heatwave at Verhojansk, with the hottest summer on record way back in 1917.  Why do the BBC need three environmental reporters, when all they do is cut and paste the latest alarmist study without actually doing any cross checking or ask awkward […]

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  • Help! A Short History of Climate Alarmism

    • Date: 15/07/20
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    A GWPF reader’s guide to failed predictions  One of the perennial sources of amusement among sceptics is to look back at the crazy things scientists and activists were saying about global warming back in the early days, when the scaremongering first kicked off. Who can forget, for example, James Hansen’s notorious speculation in 1988 that […]

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  • UK Flooding and Rainfall

    • Date: 14/07/20
    • GWPF Factsheet 2

    In response to this winter’s severe floods there have been some alarming claims about climate change and the impact it may be having on flooding throughout Britain.  But what does the evidence actually show?  Recent intense rainfall Rainfall in February 2020 was the heaviest February rainfall on record for the UK as a whole, but […]

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  • Covid-19 Crisis: EU Only Earmarks Peanuts For Climate Targets, Green Energy NGO Laments

    • Date: 14/07/20
    • EurActiv

    EU recovery fund leaves €2 trillion investment gap towards climate targets A European Commission proposal for the European Union’s long-term budget and recovery fund risks leaving a huge shortfall in the “green” investment needed to meet Europe’s climate goals, researchers said on Tuesday (14 July). With the coronavirus pandemic plunging the EU into a deep […]

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  • Green Activist Comes Clean On Climate Disinformation

    • Date: 13/07/20
    • Editorial, Las Vegas Review Journal

    Mr. Shellenberger’s honesty is refreshing. To solve environmental problems, the public and policymakers need honest and nuanced data, not doomsday predictions intended to push an agenda through fear and misinformation. A well-known environmentalist has asked forgiveness for blowing concerns about global warming out of proportion. His candor speaks volumes about our current political discourse. On […]

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