• Priti Patel Brands Extinction Rebellion Protesters ‘Eco-Crusaders Turned Criminals’

    • Date: 08/09/20
    • Daily Mail
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    Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel branded Extinction Rebellion protesters as ‘so-called eco-crusaders turned criminals’ today as she vowed to crack down on their ‘guerrilla tactics’. Speaking to the Police Superintendents’ Association annual conference, the Home Secretary said she would not allow the group to cause ‘anarchy’. The strong words come after XR’s printing press blockade which left some newsagents’ […]

  • New Electric Cars Perform Wonders In Towns, Rural Roads, But Run Out Of Puff On Highways

    • Date: 08/09/20
    • Neil Wilton, Forbes
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    Electric car sales are accelerating in Europe, led by the well-off who buy pricey Teslas and Audis. But as “cheaper” versions hit the market, consumers are in for a shock because the latest products are really city-cars and are hopeless on the highway. Some experts say this should persuade car manufacturers to produce a cheap and […]

  • Nearly Half Of British Public Say They Will Never Buy An Electric Car

    • Date: 08/09/20
    • The Daily Telegraph
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    Nearly half of the UK public say they will never buy an electric car because of a lack of charging points, according to a new survey.  The cost of EVs is the other major reason why 46 per cent of people say they would not buy one in the future, the survey by Ford Motors has found.  […]

  • Northern Europe Deforestation Up 49% Due To Effort To Meet “CO2 Targets”

    • Date: 07/09/20
    • No Tricks Zone
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    Swiss meteorologist Jörg Kachelmann calls it “the dumbest energy and environmental policy ever”. Now, finally, after years of being warned, Germany’s mainstream media are finally showing signs of waking up to it. Germany’s flagship ARD public broadcasting recently presented a report earlier today about how “CO2 neutral” wood burning is leading to widespread deforestation across northern Europe – a rather […]

  • Dominic Lawson: Free Speech, Fake Science – And Why We Must Take The Fight To The Climate Zealots

    • Date: 07/09/20
    • Dominic Lawson, Daily Mail
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    Their belief is not based on science but is quasi-religious: they regard any provider of information which does not conform to their strictures as wicked and to be silenced (if they refuse to be converted), rather in the same way that the Spanish Inquisition treated heretics. As I write this column, I do so without […]

  • Welsh Conservatives Vow To End Meetings With ‘Neo-Fascist’ Extinction Rebellion

    • Date: 06/09/20
    • Western Telegraph
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    Welsh Conservatives in the Senedd, including Preseli Pembrokeshire MS Paul Davies, have vowed to end any meetings with “extremist and neo-fascist” climate campaign group Extinction Rebellion, following the recent blockade of printers for newspapers including The Sun. More than 100 Extinction Rebellion (XR) protesters used vehicles and bamboo lock-ons to block roads outside the Newsprinters printing […]

  • Cult Reawakening: An Extinction Rebellion Post-Mortem

    • Date: 06/09/20
    • David Zaruk, Risk-Monger
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    Cults cannot survive the mainstream scrutiny while maintaining zealot dogma. Radicalism amplified turns quickly into ridicule and leaves any mass movement open to internal collapse. When a cult loses its grip on a person, a form of reawakening takes place. It involves having to return to a society not managed by guru slogans, children chanting […]

  • Extinction Rebellion Facing ‘Organised Crime’ Curbs

    • Date: 05/09/20
    • The Sunday Telegraph
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    Government crackdown on extremist group after “unacceptable” attack on free press Extinction Rebellion could be treated as an organised crime group as part of a major crackdown on its activities that may also include new protections for MPs, judges and the press, the Telegraph can disclose. Whitehall sources said Boris Johnson and Priti Patel have […]

  • Janet Dailey: Extinction Rebellion’s Assault On The Free Press Is An Attack On Democracy

    • Date: 05/09/20
    • Janet Dailey, The Daily Telegraph
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    Without public debate and the liberty to disseminate differing opinions, there is simply no future for democractic societies. I must say I didn’t think it would come to this. I really believed that the leadership of this mob had more political nous than to try to shut down the press. Arrogance and purblind narcissism have always been […]

  • David Attenborough Condemns Extinction Rebellion’s Criminal Damage

    • Date: 05/09/20
    • Guido Fawkes
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    David Attenborough in The Sun on Extinction Rebellion’s illegal protesting: I don’t think it is sensible politics to break the law… If you are any good at all, some of your demands will be met and then you will be demanding people abide by those new laws. You can’t have it both ways.” Full post & comments

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