• The 2020 Annual GWPF Lecture – Professor Frank Furedi

    • Date: 16/12/20
    • The Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    Narratives of Existential Threats in the Climate and Covid Era Frank Furedi is a sociologist and social commentator. He is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent in Canterbury. Since the late 1990s, Frank has been widely cited about his views on why Western societies find it so difficult to engage with risk […]

  • Mexico Stops Renewable Energy Projects

    • Date: 09/05/20
    • OilPrice.com
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    It sounds like a news report out of yet another dystopian novel: Mexico is halting grid connection for new solar and wind power projects. In a world rushing to produce clean energy, Mexico has suddenly stood out like a sore thumb. But, as usual, there’s more to the story. The country’s National Energy Control Center, […]

  • Meet The 19-Year-Old ‘Anti-Greta’, Who Warns Thunberg’s ‘Alarmism’ Must Be Stopped

    • Date: 02/03/20
    • The Sunday Telegraph
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    Noami Seibt agrees that human activity is a factor in global warming, but believes that impact has been overstated. She rejects the notion that she’s a climate change denier, saying critics use the label as “a way to shut down people on the other side”. With her slight frame, long blonde hair and converse trainers, […]

  • Australian PM Threatens To Outlaw Radical Climate Protests That Threaten The Economy

    • Date: 02/11/19
    • Deutsche Welle
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    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday threatened to outlaw climate protests, accusing them of increasingly disrupting the country’s lucrative mining industry. The conservative head of Australia’s government has described climate protesters as a “new breed of radical activism.” Critics have accused Scott Morrison of trying to weaken fundamental rights in the country. “We are working […]

  • Miranda Devine: Eco Madness May Be The Reason For Disastrous Boeing 737 MAX Crash

    • Date: 24/10/19
    • Miranda Devine, New York Post
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    We need to know if safety considerations at Boeing took a back seat to producing a climate-friendly plane.  When Swedish eco-pessimist Greta Thunberg came to New York to shout, “How dare you!” last month, she maintained her climate purity by traveling on a carbon-neutral, solar-powered yacht. Now that she’s in Canada, the teen doomsayer hasn’t explained how […]

  • Facebook’s False Fact Check

    • Date: 23/10/19
    • BicPicNews.com
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    There’s no guarantee scientific research is credible or accurate just because it has been peer-reviewed. Why is Facebook promoting this lie? Much of what we read, online and elsewhere, is incorrect. That’s life. But Facebook, a platform that helps people socialize, thinks it’s in the business of setting the record straight. It calls this process […]

  • Sea-Level Rise from Antarctic Ice Shelves Might Be Overestimated, Study Finds

    • Date: 22/10/19
    • Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), MIT
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    Study finds even the tallest ice cliffs should support their own weight rather than collapsing catastrophically. Antarctica’s ice sheet spans close to twice the area of the contiguous United States, and its land boundary is buttressed by massive, floating ice shelves extending hundreds of miles out over the frigid waters of the Southern Ocean. When […]

  • Great Barrier Reef In Good Shape, Has ‘Vibrant Future’, Reef Authority Says

    • Date: 22/10/19
    • The Australian
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    The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has supported Environment Minister Sussan Ley’s appraisal that the reef is “good” and has “a vibrant future”. A Senate estimates committee hearing on Monday heard a downgrading of the reef condition from poor to very poor was a long-term forecast based on no action being taken on climate […]

  • Brexit Is Delaying Global Action To Fight Climate Change

    • Date: 21/10/19
    • Forbes.com
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    It looks like that the EU’s December summit will be overtaken by Brexit – pushing adoption of its 2050 climate plan into 2020, and maybe even beyond.  In June, European prime ministers meeting in Brussels were unable to agree on an EU proposal to completely decarbonize by 2050. Poland, with the backing of a few other Eastern […]

  • This Rebellion Risks Its Own Extinction

    • Date: 20/10/19
    • The Times
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    There comes a moment for every protest movement when, instead of carrying the public with them, they alienate those that they are trying to persuade. For the climate protesters of Extinction Rebellion (XR), that moment may have been reached when it targeted three east London Tube stations, Stratford, Canning Town and Shadwell, during Thursday morning’s […]

  • Nic Lewis Exposes Statistical Errors In Yet Another Climate Paper

    • Date: 19/10/19
    • Climate Audit
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    “It is a little depressing that after many years of being criticised for their insufficiently good understanding of statistics and lack of close engagement with the statistical community, the climate science community appears still not to have solved this issue.” The recently published open-access paper “How accurately can the climate sensitivity to CO2 be estimated from historical […]

  • Forget Paris: Russia Rejects Climate Change Plan After Business Uproar

    • Date: 18/10/19
    • The Moscow Times
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    Russia’s largest companies have killed off plans to introduce individual emissions quotas and a carbon trading system.  The Russian government has drastically watered-down its new package of climate change legislation after push-back from the country’s leading businesses, the Kommersant business daily reported. Plans for quotas on carbon emissions at Russia’s largest companies, a new national carbon […]

  • Iain Duncan Smith: The Government must give up its dangerous obsession with electric cars

    • Date: 27/06/21
    • The Daily Telegraph
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    It is becoming clear that in their frenzied determination to hit their arbitrary Net Zero target, ministers have overlooked the enormous repercussions of weaning Britain off petrol – and onto electric cars.  First, let us address the economic challenges. In England alone it is estimated it will cost £16.7bn to get the UK’s public charging […]

  • ‘Prepare for the populist backlash, if Net Zero becomes an elite project’

    • Date: 27/06/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum
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    As public discontent and concerns over the astronomical costs of Net Zero keep growing, green Tories are beginning to fret that they may soon be facing a disastrous political backlash. In the Sunday Telegraph, the UK’s former energy minister, Chris Skidmore, is unnerved by this likely prospect and warns that the Net Zero agenda will […]

  • UK environment minister rejects anti-meat demands by Climate Change Committee

    • Date: 27/06/21
    • The Sunday Telegraph
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    Britain can achieve its climate change goals without lecturing people to eat less meat, the Environment Secretary has said, as he pushed back on calls to change diets and tax burgers. The Government’s climate change advisers this week said not enough was being done to encourage people to cut a fifth of their meat consumption […]

  • Blackouts loom in California as electricity prices are ‘absolutely exploding’

    • Date: 26/06/21
    • Robert Bryce, Real Clear Energy
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    The blackouts and high electricity prices that are plaguing California provide a neon-lit warning sign about the looming renewables reliability and affordability crises.  Two inexorable energy trends are underway in California: soaring electricity prices and ever-worsening reliability – and both trends bode ill for the state’s low- and middle-income consumers. Last week, the state’s grid operator, the […]

  • Susan Crockford: Attenborough flogs COP26 ‘tipping point’

    • Date: 26/06/21
    • Susan Crockford, Financial Post
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    Ever since the falling walrus footage, Sir David appears to have abandoned his journalistic principles to achieve a political objective With the United Nations COP26 climate change summit scheduled for November 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland, Sir David Attenborough was recently appointed “People’s Advocate” by the British government. In that capacity, he addressed G7 leaders a few weeks […]

  • Beware Boris Johnson’s sinister crackdown on free speech

    • Date: 26/06/21
    • Nick Cohen, The Spectator
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    A Conservative government that boasts it is a defender of free speech against the attacks of ‘the woke’ is about to impose the severest censorship this country has seen in peacetime since parliament abolished press controls in the 1690s. In an extraordinary power grab – which is all the more extraordinary for the absence of […]

  • Clueless on Net Zero cul-de-sac

    • Date: 25/06/21
    • GWPF & The Times
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    Today’s Times editorial reveals its absolute cluelessness about the looming economic and political cul-de-sac Boris Johnson and his government find themselves in as a result of their utopian Net Zero agenda. On the one hand the Times warns that achieving Net Zero ‘can be ruinously expensive’ and cites Steve Baker’s warning that burdening working families with its astronomical costs […]

  • Ross McKitrick: Why climate change won’t hurt economic growth

    • Date: 24/06/21
    • Ross McKitrick, Financial Post
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    There is no robust evidence that even the worst-case warming scenarios would cause overall economic losses It has long been observed that global poverty tends to be concentrated in hot, tropical regions. But persistent poverty in African and South American countries has political and historical roots, especially their embrace of Soviet-backed communism in the 20th […]

  • Unelected climate advisers attack Boris Johnson for putting COP26 at risk

    • Date: 24/06/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum
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    The UK’s Climate Change Committee has attacked Boris Johnson for failing to deliver on cutting CO2 emissions, warning that his failure is putting COP26 at risk. The time has come to abolish this unelected group of eco-activists. The unelected climate activists and green energy lobbyists who run the Climate Change Committee have turned the institution […]

  • Britain set to approve new oil and gas projects despite COP26 climate conference

    • Date: 23/06/21
    • The Times
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    Ministers are set to approve a new North Sea oil and gas project months before Britain hosts a global climate change conference in Glasgow. Under proposals submitted to the government, developers behind the Cambo heavy crude field off the coast of the Shetland Islands expect to extract 150 million barrels of oil — roughly equivalent […]

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