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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 )
 
INFLATED COSTS OF GREEN ENERGY KILL BRITISH HEAVY INDUSTRY

Posted 9 April 2016

Discussing the threatened closure of Britain's largest steel works in Port Talbot due to inflated costs of energy, James Delingpole posts at Breitbart: "First, the green movement is ideologically opposed to Western industrial civilisation: so these factory closures are not a regrettable by-product but a very deliberate aim of its policies. Second,...the environmental movement has no problem with telling outright lies in the service of its cause."

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Last Updated ( Saturday, 09 April 2016 )
 
INTELLIGENT DISCUSSION OF MERITS OF WINDARMS v NUCLEAR FOR FUTURE ENERGY GENERATION

Posted 9 April 2016

The UK's Scientific Alliance has posted two recent commentaries that indicate a change of heart by one prominent warmist who questions the efficacy of wind power as a feasible solution to Britain's energy problems. The post discusses the differences between that warmist and Professor Bjorn Lomborg: "To make any real progress on these thorny issues, we have to get away from the doctrinaire differences and name-calling that characterise so much of the debate. When ‘warmists’ refuse even to share a platform with ‘deniers’ (a term used sometimes to denote even a whiff of heretical thought) there can seem little point in trying to engage constructively." 

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Also earlier post on nuclear solution here 

Last Updated ( Saturday, 09 April 2016 )
 
THE COST OF THE VOLUNTARY EMISSION CURBS AGREED IN PARIS - IF THEY EVER MATERIALISE

Posted 14 December 2015

"Emission reductions 80% below actual 1990 levels means the world would have to eliminate 96% of the greenhouse gases that all humantiy woiuld likely rtelease if we reach populations levels, economic growth and living standards projected for 2050. Without fossil fuels those projections for better living standards would never be reached. In fact, average world per capita GDP in 2050 would be less than what Americans had in 1830!"  Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek analyse what the voluntary emission curbs would mean for the world's economy if they ever materialise.

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 13 December 2015 )
 
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