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'GREEN ENERGY' IMPOSES COLOSSAL COSTS ON BRITISH HOUSEHOLDS

Posted 9 April 2017

Christopher Booker is scathing about the colossal cost of "green energy" in Britain: "Our politicians have been allowed to get away with all this make-believe for so long that few people noticed some startling figures published [by] the the Office of Budget Responsibility. These showed that, over the next five years, the annual cost of all the green taxes and subsidies we shall be paying for is due to rise from £8.97 billion a year to £15.2 billion. This will bring the five-year total by 2022 to more than £73 billion...this equates to £561 a year for every household in the land. When we consider that colossal sum, most of us may well conclude that our politicians must have gone completely off their heads."

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 09 April 2017 )
 
BATTERY BALONEY IS PLAYING SNAKES & LADDERS WITH AUSTRALIA'S POWER SUPPLY

Posted 2 April 2017

"Battery baloney" is the title of a posting to www.carbonsense.com that warns of power shortages facing Australia from grids relying on batteries as back-up powwer sources. The post points out that batteries do not generate electricity, they can only store it, and they lose some in the process. "Intermittent energy with batteries or back-up should be used and paid for by those who find them useful. They should not be subsidised or forced on to power grids or reluctant consumers. Society has better things to do with community cash than squandering it on massive green energy toys and battery baloney."

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 02 April 2017 )
 
10-YEAR OLD STERN REVIEW ON CLIMATE CHANGE ENONOMICS DEMOLISHED IN UK

Posted 31 October 2016

A new paper by UK MP Peter Lilley, a former senior Minister, is a devastating analysis 10 years later of the Stern Review, in which the now Lord Nicholas Stern attempted to assess the adverse economic effects of "climate change" a.k.a. man-made global warming. In a foreword to this Global Warming Policy Foundation paper, its chairman, Lord NIgel Lawson says: "the verdict could not be more damning," adding: "In my 2008 book, An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming, I observed that 'The Stern Review is essentially a propaganda exercise in support of the UK government's predetermined policy of seeking a world leadership role on climate change. ....[Mr Lilley] 'has produced... a devastating analysis of its shortcomings and an indisputable demolition of its shortcomings."

The paper also includes an article by climate economist Professor Richard Tol, telling how research has moved on, and away from Stern.

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 30 October 2016 )
 
U.S. PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL DONALD TRUMP MAKES SENSE ON ENERGY & CLIMATE CHANGE

Posted 2 June 2016

U.S. Presidential hopeful, Donald Trump  addressed the topics of energy and climate change in a recent speech. In the Wall Street Journal, Holman W. Jenkins comments: "Give Mr Trump credit for trying to break the spell. In a speech the media has done its best to debunk, he said: 'My priorities are very simple: clean air and clean water.' With these words he relegated back to the land of abstraction the abstraction known as climate change."

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Last Updated ( Thursday, 02 June 2016 )
 
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