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Economist Lomborg: Climate Fear Based On Decades Of Exaggerations And Lies

In a recent interview with the online Berliner Zeitung (BZ) here, economist Björn Lomborg said that 16-year old Greta Thunberg’s demands “will put people in danger”. Greta, the Swedish teenage activist is calling for radical cuts in CO2 emissions – on…

The hard truths of climate change — by the numbers – Nature.com

The hard truths of climate change — by the numbersNatureShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via E-MailShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via E-MailNature BriefingSpringerNature Current issue PDF version A family eats near a coal-fired power plant in China. Coal supplies nearly…

Leading Economist: Only Sure Way To Lower ‘CO2 Emissions Is To Make People Poor’

In an interview with flagship German business daily Handelsblatt here, Danish economist Björn Lomborg warned of the “inefficiency in climate protection” and says Germany is a “deterrent example” in this respect. “Gigantic costs” He told the Handelsblatt that the once highly praised…

Porsche Taycan — Power Hungry, Slower To Charge Than Tesla Model S (Most Of The Time)

All rights to Simon Barke /CTAfter the unveiling of the new Porsche Taycan yesterday, analysts were quick to call the only electric competitor (the Tesla Model S) “ancient in comparison,” pointing out the “pathbreaking” 800 volt system that “slashes recharging times.” It is true that a higher system voltage can reduce charging times: you can feed more power to the battery without increasing the charge current. But just how good is Porsche’s implementation

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #35, 2019

Posted on 3 September 2019 by doug_bostrom 62 articles, with 11 freely available Nearer and dearer Emerging research on “psychological proximity” and climate change appears to be identifying relationships of physical and temporal distance of human thinkers to climate change…

It’s Time To Kill The CO2 Endangerment Finding

On August 6, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (Washington) that it be granted intervenor status concerning litigation launched by environmental groups against the Trump administration’s new Affordable…

Confessions of an Anthropogenic Global Warming Fatalist – RealClearEnergy

I’m neither an alarmist nor a skeptic when it comes to anthropogenic global warming, or AGW. While I used to claim that I was agnostic, a colleague astutely observed that I’m really a fatalist. This article explains why I believe…

Michael Mann And His Tree-Ring Circus

This has been a tough week for climate hustler Michael Mann, who lost his defamation and libel lawsuit against respected climatologist and warming skeptic Dr. Tim Ball at the same time it was announced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…

New Studies Show Green Energy Has Doubled Electricity Rates, Hurting The Poor

Some fresh new scientific papers are confirming that renewable energies, particularly wind and solar power, are not delivering what was promised – not by a long shot. They likely will become far more of a burden than a benefit. “Virtually…

What Does ’12 Years to Act on Climate Change’ (Now 11 Years) Really Mean?

It doesn’t mean the world can wait until 2030 to cut greenhouse gas emissions, or that chaos will erupt in 2030.  Here’s what the science shows. We’ve been hearing variations of the phrase “the world only has 12 years to…