Exxonomics

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The British rag “The Guardian” gets astounding web traction. Here’s the headline and first part of a story that, despite only being posted yesterday, has already spawned ninety-five copies across the web: Exxon knew of climate change in 1981, email says – but it funded deniers for 27 more years…

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Union of Concerned Scientists – hoisted on their own petard

Guest essay by Russell Cook. First, I must credit my newest Twitter follower Geoff Simon for the news item on his timeline today about the latest web page from The Union of Concerned Scientists, “The Climate Deception Dossiers.” Don’t be expecting detailed UCS analysis of problematic science assessments, you need only read their subtitle to…

UK Government slashes renewables incentives

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The British renewables industry is horrified at the latest UK budget, which has slashed the green climate change levy, and provided a mild tax cut for faltering North Sea oil extraction businesses. According to The Guardian; George Osborne has infuriated green energy producers and campaigners with a £910m-a-year raid on…