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Global Warming: The UK’s Expensive And Futile Gesture Politics

In recent notes for The Conservative Woman, I described the UK’s in effect unilateral zero emissions target as ‘futile gesture politics’, and concluded that international initiatives to ‘control’ climate change by curbing CO2 emissions cannot succeed. In this brief background…

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EU agriculture not viable for the future

The current reform proposals of the EU Commission on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) are unlikely to improve environmental protection, say researchers. While the EU has committed to greater sustainability, this is not reflected in the CAP reform proposal.

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EU agriculture not viable for the future

The current reform proposals of the EU Commission on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) are unlikely to improve environmental protection, say researchers. While the EU has committed to greater sustainability, this is not reflected in the CAP reform proposal.

How Climate Change Could Trigger the Next Global Financial Crisis – The Atlantic

A few years ago, Mark Carney, a former Goldman Sachs director who now leads the Bank of England, sounded a warning. Global warming, he said, could send the world economy spiraling into another 2008-like crisis. He called for central banks…

Two EU Professors: IPCC Climate Modeling Opens Door To ‘Fake Conclusions’

Two European professors recently wrote that the IPCC projections of future warming are based on huge unknowns, and do not take the past properly into account. This means that projections of the future of the world’s climate are unreliable, according…

Skeptical Science New Research for Week #30, 2019

Posted on 30 July 2019 by doug_bostrom 56 articles this week.  Dual Use Technology There’s a move in the United States to muzzle and curtail research into climate change, particularly climate change caused by humans. The interests driving this regression…

Bee-Pocalypse? How And Why The Media Gets The Science Wrong Time And Again

There’s a saying among lawyers that goes, “If the facts aren’t on your side, argue the law. If the law isn’t on your side, argue the facts. If neither the facts nor the law is on your side, pound the…

EU Coal Regions Could Supply 730 GW Of Solar Power While Providing Employment For Miners

solar power in European coal regionsA study by the Joint Research Center of the European Commission finds solar energy could replace all 405 open pit coal mines and coal fired generating stations in Europe with an equivalent amount of zero emissions electricity and provide enough jobs to replace those lost in the transition.