• Shale Impacts On Gas Prices; Price Impacts On Manufacturing

    • Date: 10/04/14
    • Frack-Land
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    What impact has US shale gas production had on natural gas prices? It’s been pretty dramatic: Until 2010 the gas prices in Europe and the USA were pretty similar, tracking each other up and down. Post 2010, the difference is startling! Why does this matter? Well, we use gas for a lot of things, not […]

  • Climate Catastrophism For Kiddies

    • Date: 09/04/14
    • Tony Thomas, Quadrant
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    Get ‘em young and fill their heads with warmist propaganda — that seems to the unofficial motto of Britain’s education establishment, which has just been warned by the Home Secretary that peddling propaganda as fact is a punishable offence. Alarming climate  and eco-activist messages are saturating the British school system, according to a report by noted […]

  • IPCC: A Damp Squib

    • Date: 08/04/14
    • Ben Pile, Climate Resistance
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    David Rose has an article in the Sunday Mail yesterday, which I provided the research for. The top article is about the dispute between Bob Ward and Professor Richard Tol. David Rose asked me to compare the WGII SPM with the chapters. I found a number of discrepancies, which are written up in the paper, and […]

  • Lewandowsky Rebuked: Journal Editors Did Not “Cave Into Threats” By Climate Sceptics

    • Date: 05/04/14
    • Retraction Watch
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    Frontiers in Psychology, which last month formally retracted a controversial paper linking climate skepticism to conspiracy ideation, says it did not cave in to threats from skeptics, contrary to what a lot of news reports and commentary implied or claimed. For example, summarizing a number of those reports this morning, before Frontiers had issued its statement, […]

  • Hay Festival: Green Salvationism & Pagan Gods

    • Date: 04/04/14
    • How The Lights Get In Festival
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    Benny Peiser, John Sauven & Colin Tudge debate green salvationism & the return to pagan religion  We are concerned about the planet. But why? As well as self-interest don’t we also wish to protect nature for its own sake? Should we openly recognise this pagan attachment to the tree gods? Is this a heresy that […]

  • How Adaptation Works: Loss Of Life, Damage Minimized By Tsunami Warning System

    • Date: 03/04/14
    • CBC News
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    The loss of life was minimized as a result of steps Chile has taken to protect its people and structures in the event of an earthquake and tsunami.   An 8.2-magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast of Chile on April 1 has led to relatively minimal loss of life and damage. (Reuters) The earthquake that […]

  • Shale Oil Turned One Of America’s Poorest States Into An ‘Economic Miracle State’

    • Date: 02/04/14
    • Mark J. Perry, Carpe Diem
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    Due to shale oil, North Dakota has rise from being  America’s 11th poorest state in 2006 to become the nation’s 2nd most prosperous state in just seven years in what is one of the most phenomenal economic success stories in recent US history.   Following a post yesterday about North Dakota’s booming economy, the chart above of the state’s annual […]

  • Going Green Is A Luxury Good For Rich At The Expense Of Poor

    • Date: 01/04/14
    • Editorial, Investor's Business Daily
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    It used to be said that socialism was the opium of the liberal intelligentsia. But now the drug of choice for the elite is environmentalism. The dirty little secret of the modern green movement is that it’s become a luxury good for the uber-rich who espouse policies — from carbon taxes to renewable energy standards […]

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