• GWPF Webinar: Coronavirus, Climate Change and the Role of Science in Public Policy

    • Date: 05/05/20
    • The Global Warming Policy Forum

    The GWPF’s Head of Policy, Harry Wilkinson, speaks to Toby Young, Matt Ridley and Inaya Folarin Iman. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has sparked a vigorous debate about the role of science in public life. Both governments and their detractors have claimed they are ‘following the science’, a refrain that is very familiar to those of […]

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  • It’s All Over For Angela Merkel’s Climate Agenda

    • Date: 02/05/20
    • Thomas Sigmund, Handelsblatt

    Germany’s climate protection policies drawn up during full employment won’t survive the looming economic disaster. Angela Merkel once again gave the ‘Climate Chancellor’ for a day. At the Petersberg Climate Dialogue she asked, via video, to keep a close eye on climate targets. But of course everyone knows that the topic has slipped far behind on […]

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  • Global Temps Drop Back (A Bit)

    • Date: 01/05/20
    • Dr Roy Spencer blog

    In April, 2020, the Northern Hemisphere experienced its 2nd largest 2-month drop in temperature in the 497-month satellite record. The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for April, 2020 was +0.38 deg. C, down from the March, 2020 value of +0.48 deg. C. The Northern Hemisphere extratropical temperature anomaly fell from +1.04 […]

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  • UN Chief: Only Green Companies Should Be Saved

    • Date: 29/04/20
    • The Guardian

    António Guterres calls for coronavirus aid to be directed at firms with green credentials Governments should not use taxpayer cash to rescue fossil fuel companies and carbon-intensive industries, but should devote economic rescue packages for the coronavirus crisis to businesses that cut greenhouse gas emissions and create green jobs, the UN secretary general has urged. […]

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  • Apparent Paradoxes In The Relationship of Climate ‘Concerns, Skepticism, Activism, and Priority’, Explained by Religiosity

    • Date: 28/04/20
    • Andy West, Climate Etc.

    Explores the contrast between Allied and Core belief in the culture of climate catastrophe, and the relationships of these plus religiosity to Climate Change Activism (XR and Children’s Strikes for Climate). Introduction The opening post of this series demonstrated a strong correlation across nations between religiosity, and the responses per nation to unconstrained questions from a 2019 YouGov survey on attitudes to climate-change, which […]

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  • Costly Climate Policies Must Be Abandoned To Save Economy

    • Date: 27/04/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Unilateral decarbonisation policy stands in the way of economic recovery London, 27 April: European governments have no choice but to abandon costly climate plans that are threatening to burden nations with huge costs and millions of job losses if they want a strong economic recovery from Covid-19 lockdowns. That’s according to a new report by Rupert Darwall, a […]

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  • Hurry, See “Planet of the Humans,” Before It’s Banned

    • Date: 25/04/20
    • Myron Ebell, CEI

    Green lobbyists and climate activists are up to their old tricks Planet of the Humans, the new documentary film from director Jeff Gibbs and executive producer Michael Moore, contains a stunning evisceration of so-called green energy and the people profiting from it. It was released on April 21 for free viewing on YouTube and as of the afternoon of Friday, April 24, had been […]

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  • Coronavirus Is Killing The Climate Agenda

    • Date: 21/04/20
    • The Daily Telegraph

    The pandemic is freezing up financing, lowering the price of oil and gas, and stymieing efforts to build consensus Former energy minister Claire Perry O’Neil received a phone call on Friday January 31 from the Downing Street adviser Dominic Cummings. He had called to dismiss her from her role as president of the United Nations’ annual climate […]

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