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Who’s the world’s leading eco-vandal? It’s Angela Merkel

Who’s the world’s leading eco-vandal? It’s Angela Merkel

By Paul Homewood   Monbiot unloads on Merkel! Which living person has done most to destroy the natural world and the future wellbeing of humanity? Donald Trump will soon be the correct answer, when the full force of his havoc has been felt. But for now I would place another name in the frame: Angela […]

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Trends In Atlantic Hurricanes

Trends In Atlantic Hurricanes

By Paul Homewood     With Hurricane Maria tearing heading towards Puerto Rico, there will be yet more alarmist claims about how climate change is making hurricanes worse. Maria is the fourth major hurricane in the Atlantic this year, following Harvey, Irma and Jose. But how unusual is this? Fortunately we don’t have to rely […]

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Is the world warming to clean coal?

Is the world warming to clean coal?

By Paul Homewood       A thoughtful article from CAPX:     At an event in New Delhi last month, the Indian government’s chief economic adviser had strong words for critics of India’s energy sector. In a fiery defense of Indian coal energy, Arvind Subramanian – a former IMF economist who worked at Washington’s […]

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How Real Are Heatwave Death Claims?

How Real Are Heatwave Death Claims?

By Paul Homewood   Yesterday I reported on the latest attempt by the CCC to scare the public about worsening heatwaves. According to PBC Today: Now, the CCC has warned people could be at risk if action is not taken. According to the organisation, the number of deaths due to heat waves is set to […]

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UK government launches plan to accelerate growth of green finance

UK government launches plan to accelerate growth of green finance

By Paul Homewood   The Government released this yesterday:     New measures will build on the UK’s global leadership in green finance as part of the move to a low carbon economy. Government establishes taskforce of senior financial experts to accelerate growth of green finance and the UK’s low carbon economy. Proposals announced today […]

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Pakistan Could Face Mass Droughts By 2025–Independent

Pakistan Could Face Mass Droughts By 2025–Independent

By Paul Homewood   h/t Patsy Lacey   From the failed Independent:   Pakistan could face drought in the near future according to experts in the country, who have warned the country will approach the “absolute scarcity” level of water by 2025. The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) made the grim forecast […]

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Provisional Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Provisional Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

By Paul Homewood   It’s now looking pretty certain that Arctic sea ice extent has passed its minimum this year. Since Tuesday, it has climbed over three days by 75,000 sq km, according to NSIDC figures:

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Wind could make Britain an energy superpower to rival Arabia !

Wind could make Britain an energy superpower to rival Arabia !

By Paul Homewood     Ambrose Evans-Pritchard is away with the fairies again:     The economic argument over wind power has been settled. Britain’s national gamble on offshore wind arrays in the North Sea and the Irish Sea has been vindicated in spectacular style. This should be proclaimed, assiduously nurtured, and expanded where compatible […]

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Britain needs an energy revolution – stop the terrible renewable subsidies–Nick Timothy

Britain needs an energy revolution – stop the terrible renewable subsidies–Nick Timothy

By Paul Homewood     A rather rambling, badly thought out piece by Nick Timothy, formerly the Theresa May’s chief advisor until he cocked up the election:     http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/13/britain-needs-energy-revolution-stop-terrible-renewable-subsidies/   He starts by rehashing his arguments for an energy tariff cap, to protect consumers from the evil Big 6 energy companies. His arguments really […]

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New coal-fired power stations: World 621, Australia zero. Now understand?

New coal-fired power stations: World 621, Australia zero. Now understand?

By Paul Homewood From the Herald Sun in Melbourne:   Does this perhaps explain why we’re running out of electricity yet paying through the nose?  New coal-fired generators being built: China: 299 India: 132 Indonesia: 32 World: 621 Australia: zero The data was requested by ­Nationals senator and party whip John Williams, who has argued […]

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More Disinformation From UEA’s Prof Williamson

More Disinformation From UEA’s Prof Williamson

By Paul Homewood   h/t Joe Public   From the failed Independent: The horrifying weather that has swept over the Atlantic is just a light example of things to come, according to researchers. The Americas have been hit by three destructive hurricanes in recent weeks: Harvey, Irma and then Jose. That is not simply a […]

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