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Prince Charles & The Uckfield Floods

Prince Charles & The Uckfield Floods

By Paul Homewood   https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2017/01/16/prince-charles-writes-book-on-climate-change/   We await with gleeful anticipation what dreadful nonsense Prince Charles will include in his new book for the Ladybird series. But if the front cover is the best example of the perils of climate change he can come up with, he might as well not have wasted his time! […]

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Global “clean” energy spending falls 18% in 2016

Global “clean” energy spending falls 18% in 2016

By Paul Homewood   http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/global-clean-energy-spending-drops-18-per-cent-environment-populist-brexit-donald-trump-climate-a7525386.html   It is not clear why Trump, only elected in November, or Brexit, which has not happened yet or had any impact at all on UK energy policies, have had any effect on global investment in renewable. But it is the failed Independent that we are talking about here!   […]

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Green Energy Plant Blamed After 1,000 Fish Die At One Of Britain’s Best-Loved Salmon And Trout Rivers

Green Energy Plant Blamed After 1,000 Fish Die At One Of Britain’s Best-Loved Salmon And Trout Rivers

By Paul Homewood   http://www.thegwpf.com/green-energy-plant-blamed-after-1000-fish-die-at-one-of-britains-best-loved-salmon-and-trout-rivers/   From GWPF:   A supposedly ‘green’ power plant has been blamed for killing more than 1,000 fish on one of Britain’s best-loved salmon and trout rivers. Officials are investigating if a fault caused hundreds of thousands of gallons of toxic waste to be discharged from an anaerobic digester and […]

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NOAA’s Tornado Fraud

NOAA’s Tornado Fraud

By Paul Homewood   https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tornadoes/201613   According to NOAA, the number of tornadoes has been steadily growing since the 1950s, despite a drop in numbers in the last five years. They show the above chart prominently in their Tornadoes – Annual 2016 Report. However, they know full well that it is meaningless to compare current […]

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Swansea Bay–The Tip Of The Iceberg

Swansea Bay–The Tip Of The Iceberg

By Paul Homewood   h/t Oldbrew & It Does Not Add Up   http://www.cornwalllive.com/cornwall-dean-quarry-protesters-rally-ahead-of-fresh-legal-battle-against-swansea-bay-lagoon-project/story-29776331-detail/story.html   While enviros are celebrating the likelihood that the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon will get the go ahead, across the other side of the Bristol Channel, residents are less happy, as Cornwall Live reported last October:   Protesters fighting against the […]

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The Mail’s Misleading Claim About Swansea Bay

The Mail’s Misleading Claim About Swansea Bay

By Paul Homewood   http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4115474/Britain-s-getting-ready-rule-waves-Tidal-lagoons-project-deliver-30-electricity.html   The Daily Mail has its own take on the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon. Most of the article just rehashes the points made on other outlets, which mostly seem to have come from Hendry’s report and the Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) website. Intriguingly though, the Mail offers a vision of […]

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Tidal lagoon plans face challenge from RSPB

Tidal lagoon plans face challenge from RSPB

By Paul Homewood   h/t Patsy Lacey   Developers hoping to build a series of tidal energy lagoons around Britain are facing a major challenge from the RSPB which is demanding years of delay between projects to assess whether the first lagoon disturbs wildlife and kills fish. 

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December Rainfall Trends In The UK

December Rainfall Trends In The UK

By Paul Homewood    There are many climate myths, one of which is that winter rainfall is becoming more extreme in the UK. We’ve now got the December data from the Met Office for the long running England & Wales Precipitation Series, so we can look at the latest trends:     December 2016 was […]

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Harrabin Gets It Wrong Again!

Harrabin Gets It Wrong Again!

By Paul Homewood     It has not been a very auspicious start to the year for Roger Harrabin. First he is widely mocked for his naive radio broadcast about Donald Trump. Then he is caught out falsely claiming that India is aiming for 40% of its energy from renewables by 2030. He should, of […]

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We Pay £25 Million For Smart Meter Advertising!

We Pay £25 Million For Smart Meter Advertising!

By Paul Homewood   h/t Patsy Lacey   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/01/07/smart-meters-choir-pr-stunt-hits-bum-note-industry-critics/   From the Telegraph:   Smart Energy GB, the official campaign to drive take-up of smart gas and electricity meters, has sparked industry debate over its tactics after commissioning a professionally-recorded song about the controversial £11bn scheme. The organisation, set up by the Government to raise […]

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Snow Trends At Woburn–Update

Snow Trends At Woburn–Update

By Paul Homewood     I looked at snowfall trends at Woburn last week, using the Snow Survey of Great Britain, which gave data from 1947 to 1992. It showed the number of days when snow was lying. I asked the Met Office if there was more recent data, and they sent me data up […]

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What Kate Humble Forgot To Tell You About Yellowstone

What Kate Humble Forgot To Tell You About Yellowstone

By Paul Homewood   http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b087vjh4/yellowstone-wildest-winter-to-blazing-summer-3-the-blazing-summer   Kate Humble and the BBC have been at it again. Hotfoot from their polar bear deception, they have now been up to their necks in global warming propaganda in Yellowstone Park. The series ostensibly looks at how wildlife copes with the enormous extremes between winter and summer there. However, […]

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Friends Of The Earth Lie About Their Lies

Friends Of The Earth Lie About Their Lies

By Paul Homewood   h/t Joe Public   On Wednesday, we learnt the Advertising Standards Authority had found that Friends of the Earth had been spreading lies to the effect that fracking could cause cancer, contaminate water supplies, increase asthma rates and send house prices plummeting. Following the ASA judgment, FOE agreed not to repeat […]

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