• Walter Russell Mead: Appeasing China Won’t Cool the Earth

    • Date: 22/09/20
    • Walter Russell Mead, The Wall Street Journal
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    A President Biden would face pressure from climate hawks to go easy on Beijing. As policy makers in Beijing weigh their options in the event of a Biden victory, one of the subjects that will most engage their attention is climate change. Joe Biden has repeatedly stated that he will put the goal of slowing […]

  • Now Facebook Is Censoring Environmentalists

    • Date: 22/09/20
    • Spiked
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    Greenpeace and other eco-activists have had their accounts suspended. Facebook has suspended the accounts of a number of environmental organisations, reports the Guardian. Facebook says this was a mistake and that suspended accounts have now been restored. In truth, some are still blocked. Elizabeth Jardim, senior corporate campaigner for Greenpeace USA, told the Guardian: ‘The recent bans… show us […]

  • Electric Car Fraud Allegation Rocks Green Lobby & Investors

    • Date: 22/09/20
    • The Daily Telegraph
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    As the electric car hype continues to grow it’s only getting more likely that unscrupulous fraudsters may seek to mislead the public.  It was the kind of truck the Terminator might drive – at least when he needed extra cash. Sleek, silent and faintly sinister, the Skynet-esque lorry, filmed speeding through an American desert in […]

  • Ross Clark: The Critics Of ‘Smart Meters’ Were Right All Along

    • Date: 19/09/20
    • Ross Clark, The Daily Telegraph
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    Once electricity companies have established the principle that they can cut off consumers in order to cope with shortages of supply, they are bound to come back asking for more.  Imagine that you do as the Government wants you to do and buy an electric car. Then you replace your dirty old gas boiler with an […]

  • Climate Change Apocalypse: “Permanently Immunized From Falsification”

    • Date: 19/09/20
    • Francis Menton, Manhattan Contrarian
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    With the grand foretellings of doom, it is nearly impossible to pin the seers down to anything you might try to falsify. In last Saturday’s post, I provided a quote from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy that encapsulated the gist of the scientific method: “[T]heories that are permanently immunized from falsification . . . can […]

  • EU’s Stricter CO2 Targets “Impossible” Carmakers Warn

    • Date: 19/09/20
    • Fleet Europe
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    The German automotive industry association has warned that the EU’s massive tightening of CO2 targets would be impossible to meet and could lead to painful job losses. The EU’s target to reduce its industrial emissions by 2030 should increase from 40% to “at least 55%”, European Commission (EC) president Ursula von der Leyen said in her […]

  • Carmakers Cry Foul as EU’s Climate Plan Takes Aim At Europe’s Key Industry

    • Date: 19/09/20
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    The EU’s Green Deal puts car makers’ ability to compete on the global stage at risk, Germany’s car industry association warns Automakers balked at the European Union’s plan to set stricter emissions limits for the next decade, saying they lack the government support needed to achieve the targets. The industry is among the sectors most under […]

  • Fact Check: Atlantic Hurricane Season 2020

    • Date: 19/09/20
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That
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    While the season has not quite ended yet, it seems unlikely that the total number of Atlantic hurricanes will be unusually high, while the number of major hurricanes looks like being relatively low. There has been a load of nonsense written about how busy this year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been, with Greek letters having […]

  • EU Commission Under Fire For Including ‘Accounting Tricks In 2030 Climate Goals

    • Date: 18/09/20
    • EurActiv
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    Environmental campaign groups denounced the EU Commission’s plan to include carbon sinks in the EU’s climate target, saying this was “an accounting trick” to meet the 2030 goals. The European Commission on Thursday defended its plan to bring carbon removals from agriculture, land use and forestry into the EU’s updated climate target for 2030, saying […]

  • New Report: Official US Climate Data Reveals No Cause For Alarm

    • Date: 18/09/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    A new paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation shows that U.S. climate has been changing very gradually, and mostly in a benign way. The paper, by British climate writer Paul Homewood, examines official US weather sources and finds almost nothing to justify alarm. “The temperature has risen a little”, says Homewood, “but temperature extremes […]

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