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Has Greta The Eco-Grouch Gone Overboard?

(h/t RainingSky) If Greta Thunberg really were some sort of messiah, she would also be able to walk on water and simply hike across the Atlantic by foot and reach New York carbon-free. Though she would have had to leave…

Boris Johnson’s Looming Wind Disaster

Boris Johnson’s government is shuffling towards a gigantic cliff edge that has nothing to do with Brexit. The looming disaster can be summed up in one word: renewables. The clue came in the form of the widespread power cuts that…

Press release from Campaign for Freedom of Information

Government urged to drop post-Brexit prohibition on environmental disclosure Thirty six leading environmental, open government and other organisations have urged the government to drop a secrecy provision from draft legislation to improve environmental protection after Brexit. The organisations say the…

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How I went from government adviser to convicted climate protester | Steve Melia

Just before my 57th birthday, after a lifetime of professional work, paying my taxes and obeying the law, I found myself in a police cell with a single blanket and a hard shelf to sit or lie on. The sergeant…

The Dangerous Delusion of Optimal Global Warming | by Adair Turner – Project Syndicate

LONDON – The United Kingdom is now legally committed to reduce net greenhouse-gas emissions to zero by 2050. Opponents in Parliament argued for more cost-benefit analysis before making such a commitment; and Nobel laureate economist William Nordhaus argues that such…

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #30

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 27 July 2019 by John Hartz A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, July 21 through Sat, July 27, 2019 Editor’s…

Westminster update

Did you notice that we have a new Prime Minister? That’s not the only movement… Michael Gove goes (to Cabinet Office) – I’m sorry to see him go because I would have liked to see him deliver on some of…

Boris Johnson’s first day in office met with protests in London

Environmental protesters blocked the path of Boris Johnson’s car on Wednesday as he made his way to Buckingham Palace to officially become Britain’s new prime minister. The protesters said they were aiming to highlight the need to tackle the climate…

Climate change: 12 years to save the planet? Make that 18 months – BBC News

Image copyright clintspencer Do you remember the good old days when we had “12 years to save the planet”? Now it seems, there’s a growing consensus that the next 18 months will be critical in dealing with the global heating…