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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

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The Secret 28 Who Made BBC ‘Green’ Will Not Be Named

The BBC pits six lawyers against one questioning blogger, Tony Newbery of Harmless Sky, who was making an FOI request for the 28 names. In the process, the judge demonstrates he has partisan views on climate change. Via Dr. Benny … Continue reading

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An ill wind blows from wind turbines

Newsbytes from the GWPF, Lies, Damn Lies And Green Statistics Almost all predictions about the expansion and cost of German wind turbines and solar panels have turned out to be wrong – at least by a factor of two, sometimes … Continue reading

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A stern rebuttal to the Stern review

A member of the UK parliament, MP Peter Lilley, has written a scathing rebuttal study to the 2006 “Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change” which has been used a a basis for UK government to move forward with … Continue reading

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McIntyre’s talk in London – Plus, the UK’s tilting at windmills may actually increase CO2 emissions over natural gas

At The Register, Andrew Orlowski attended the talk and has a news article describing Steve McIntyre’s talk at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, which was an event hosted by the Global Warming Policy Foundation. McIntyre’s statement on wind … Continue reading

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The GWPF and Jo Nova web sites down

Many people have emailed me to ask what is going on, here’ s what I’ve found out.

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Steve McIntyre to speak in London on Climate Issues

Steve McIntyre writes: I’m speaking in London on August 16: When: Thursday, 16 August 2012, 3pm Where: Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, 1 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DB

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UK embraces centralized energy planning policy

New Energy Bill Is A Disaster Press Release from The Global Warming Policy Foundation London, 23 May:  With the publication of its draft Energy Bill, the government has announced its intention to reverse the course of energy deregulation. The Global … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Germany Faces Green Energy Crisis

From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF Network Agency Calls For Suspension Of Emission Laws For Old Coal Plants Last winter, on several occasions, Germany escaped only just large-scale power outages. Next winter the risk of large blackouts is even … Continue reading

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NewsBytes: Britain’s Anti-Green Rollback Accelerating

NewsBytes from Dr. Benny Peiser of the GWPF ‘Chris Huhne’s Zealous Ambition Is Being Reined Back’ Ministers are preparing to veto major new wind farms in the British countryside and cut back their subsidies, according to senior Whitehall sources. The … Continue reading

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New Report: Economic Analysis Reveals Wind Power ‘Worse Than a Mistake’

Press release from The Global Warming Policy Foundation One of the UK’s leading energy and environment economists warns that wind power is an extraordinarily expensive and inefficient way of reducing CO2 emissions. In fact, there is a significant risk that … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Climate Hysteria Threatens Global Carbon War

By Dr. Benny Peiser of the Global Warming Policy Foundation Russia is considering limits on European flights over Siberia as countries approve possible retaliatory measures against the European Union’s move to force airlines to pay for carbon emissions. “We intend … Continue reading

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Warmer loses BBC sponsored bet: “…the standstill, not the increase, is now this warm period’s defining characteristic.”

Press release London, 13 January: A climate bet proposed by the BBC’s radio programme “More or Less” four years ago has been won by Dr David Whitehouse, a former BBC Science Editor and a scientific adviser to the Global Warming Policy … Continue reading

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The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal (ho ho)

From Dr. Roger Pielke Sr.some comments on the recent scathing report on BBC’s impartiality (ho ho) when it comes to reporting climate change. He writes: Comments On The Global Warming Policy Foundation Report “The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal” … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: BBC In Cahoots With Climategate Scientists, prime minister “green guru” publicly doubts climate change.

Steve Hilton, the Prime Minister’s director of strategy and ‘green guru’, is the latest person to admit to doubts about climate change. ‘I’m not sure I believe in it,’ he announced at a meeting of the Energy Department, prompting one … Continue reading

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McKitrick’s new paper: “What is Wrong With the IPCC? Proposals for Radical Reform.”

Dr. Ross McKitrick writes in an email tonight: I am pleased to announce the release of my new report for the UK-based Global Warming Policy Foundation entitled “What is Wrong With the IPCC? Proposals for Radical Reform.” The Hon. John … Continue reading

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The GWPF Responds To New IPCC Report

Natural Variability To Dominate Weather Events Over Coming 20-30 Years Press Release London: For many decades to come, and probably longer, mankind’s influence on the frequency of extreme weather events will be insignificant. According to a preliminary report released by … Continue reading

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Britain pulls the plug on solar subsidies

From the GWPF  At Last: Britain Pulls Plug On Green Energy Boondoggle The Government Giveth and the Government Taketh Away –-Famous green proverb Ministers have been accused of destroying 25,000 jobs and “bankrupting a whole industry”, after the Government unveiled … Continue reading

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Uh oh: It was the BEST of times, it was the worst of times

Alternate title: Something wonky this way comes I try to get away to work on my paper and the climate world explodes, pulling me back in. Strange things are happening related to the BEST data and co-authors Richard Muller and … Continue reading

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New Climate Scare: Europe May be Facing Return Of ‘Little Ice Age’

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser of the Global Warming Policy Foundation Britain should brace itself for another freezing winter with the return of La Niña, a climate phenomenon known to disrupt global weather, ministers have warned. The warning coincides with … Continue reading

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