Category Archives: Global warming and climate change policy

Actually in the real world we need more CO2

Will Happer is President Trump’s go-to man on Science and he is a great fan of CO2. In long-term historical perspective we are at a low point for CO2 and there is barely enough for good plant growth. The planet … Continue reading

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One policy to rule them all

Warwick McKibbin has a very sensible op-ed in the AFR this morning talking about emission reduction targets. The debate that should be the focus of this election campaign is not the size of the emission target but the comprehensive set of … Continue reading

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Peak alarmism. Are we there yet?

Extinction Rebellion is trying hard. Located via this site, h/t TFX.

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David Attenborough, another victim of the climate change delusion syndrome

Only himself to blame. His facts turn out to be half-truths that fit the pattern of exploiting primal fears to create deep psychological spin. He says “we don’t know” but shows the opposite — associating every kind of bad weather, … Continue reading

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How much?

So Bill shorten has been refusing to outline the cost of his global warming climate change policy. This incident gave rise to this fascinating twitter exchange: Cats will remember that we covered the infamous Treasury modelling at length at the … Continue reading

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James Cook University and Bob Carter

A statement by James Cook University after they dismissed Emeritus Professor Bob Carter. JCU believes debate lies at the heart of scientific endeavour and its Code of Conduct states that those involved with the University have the right to make … Continue reading

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Peter Ridd wins a victory for academic freedom against political correctness

Will this be a shot heard around the world? From Benny Peiser at the Global Warming Policy Forum picking up a feed from The Australian. A Federal Court judge has ruled that James Cook University acted unlawfully when it sacked … Continue reading

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Solar subsidies start to bite seriously

As described by Jo Nova. In the land of the Renewable-Crash-Test-Dummy we’re hitting the death spiral. Every installation costs non-solar owners more (with the tally at $200pa and rising fast) and there are fewer non-solar owners left to pay. Obviously, … Continue reading

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Windwatch 13 April

Not much from the wind factories over the last 24 hours, from 5 to 15% of capacity maxing under 1GW. Gas, hydro and black coal ramped up but see how it does without Liddell (2GW) on a day with more … Continue reading

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The climate caper racks up another green scam

Jo Nova reports. It’s being called the biggest scam involving clean energy, which it would be except for all the bigger scams, like wind farm rackets in Scotland who were paid £328m to do nothing, and the £1.8 billion consumers … Continue reading

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