• After nearly a decade away, La Niña weather system is back…

    • Date: 01/11/20
    • UN News
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    According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), La Niña is back in the central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean, after nearly a decade’s absence. This is expected to result in sea surface temperatures between two and three degrees Celsius cooler than average, said Dr. Maxx Dilley, Deputy Director in charge of Climate Services Department at WMO. […]

  • Ancient society adapted & flourished in face of climate change, archaeologists discover

    • Date: 31/10/20
    • Cornell University
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    An examination of two documented periods of climate change in the greater Middle East, between approximately 4,500 and 3,000 years ago, reveals local evidence of resilience and even of a flourishing ancient society despite the changes in climate seen in the larger region. A new study – led by archaeologists from Cornell and from the […]

  • Terence Corcoran: Tricks and treats from Peter Foster

    • Date: 31/10/20
    • Terence Corcoran, Financial Post
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    Peter Foster’s book How Dare You! skewers a long list of Halloweenish characters who for two decades have dominated key areas of public policy Through more than 20 years as FP Comment editor and columnist at the National Post, one of the many pleasures and challenges has been my role as mentor and sage to […]

  • Age of Un-Reason: How fear and ignorance drives the green doomsday cult

    • Date: 31/10/20
    • Stop These Things
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    If it looks like a cult and sounds like a cult, it’s a cult. The new ‘green’ religion is a world where the naïve and gullible seek salvation through the veneration of wind turbines – as if crucifixes – belief in “the science” has supplanted Scripture and ‘scientists’ peddling doomsday tales garner rapt attention, like […]

  • Britain set to give green light to new nuclear plant at Sizewell

    • Date: 31/10/20
    • BBC News
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    The government is close to giving the green light to a new nuclear power station at Sizewell in Suffolk. The BBC has learned that talks with the Sizewell contractor, EDF, have intensified in recent weeks. This comes after the collapse of projects in Anglesey and Cumbria when Japanese firms Hitachi and Toshiba pulled out. Government […]

  • ‘First plasma’ achieved at UK’s nuclear fusion experiment

    • Date: 30/10/20
    • BBC News
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    A pioneering nuclear fusion experiment based in Oxfordshire has been switched on for the first time. Mast Upgrade could clear some of the hurdles to delivering clean, limitless energy for the grid. Fusion differs from fission, the technology used by existing nuclear power plants, because it could release vast amounts of energy with little associated […]

  • Economic growth is bad for the climate, Europe’s Science Academies claim

    • Date: 30/10/20
    • GWPF & The Daily Telegraph
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    Europe’s main science academies reveal their anti-growth agenda Europe faces a catastrophic economic crisis and tens of millions of redundancies as a result of the political measures to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, there is growing tension among policy makers between saving the economy and economic growth and saving Europe’s costly climate agenda. […]

  • Was September 2020 the warmest September on record?

    • Date: 29/10/20
    • Dr David Whitehouse, GWPF Science Editor
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    Recently there were many headlines proclaiming that this September was the warmest on record. It was from a report uncritically relayed by many. The reasoning behind the conclusion is worth taking a little time to digest as it demonstrates that temperature statistics are often open to interpretation. Consider the GISS Loti database on which September […]

  • BBC’s Roger Harrabin criticised for political activism ‘masquerading as science’

    • Date: 29/10/20
    • GWPF
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    Mallen Baker, the former co-chair of the Green Party, has criticised the BBC’s Roger Harrabin’s for “public policy activism masquerading as science” – pushing a position, while pretending to be reporting expert evidence.

  • Rupert Darwall: Suckered by Big Wind in the UK

    • Date: 29/10/20
    • Rupert Darwall, Real Clear Energy
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    The claim of ‘cheap’ cost is the biggest wind con of all.  Earlier this month, British prime minister Boris Johnson pledged that offshore wind – cheaper than goal and gas, he claimed – would power every home in Britain by 2030. “Your kettle, your washing machine, your cooker, your heating, your plug-in electric vehicle – the whole […]

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