Tag Archives: Spectator

A step in the right direction? Major shift in the UK’s government attitude to climate change

Story submitted by D.McNeil I’d like to bring some points to the attention of your readers that were raised in an article in the Independent published on 11th May 2013  It would appear to indicate a major shift in the … Continue reading

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New contest for writing a skeptical essay

From the Spectator: Announcing the Matt Ridley Prize for Environmental Heresy by Fraser Nelson Matt Ridley has long deplored the wind farm delusion, and was appalled when a family trust was paid by a wind farm company in compensation for … Continue reading

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Uh oh, North sea wind power a hopeless quest – it’s all about the foundations

Bishop Hill points to an essay in the Spectator Matt Ridley: The Beginning Of The End Of Wind which is a summary of the arguments against wind power. He (and I) were not aware of this point: Putting the things … Continue reading

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The Spectator on the Antarctic Ice Capades

Nicolas Lewis and Matt Ridley have written a scathing article in the Spectator (UK) regarding the treatment of O’Donnell et al during the peer review and post peer review process. I’ve been privileged with receiving an advance copy. Since this … Continue reading

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