British Government Pledges Venezuelan Style Electricity Price Caps

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t John – Faced with mounting voter anger over green policy driven electricity price rises, a precarious, under-resourced energy grid, and with a national election looming June 8th, the British Conservative Government has responded by promising Venezuelan style price caps on domestic electricity bills. UK Conservatives pledge energy price cap,…

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World Bank President: Lets Invest US $40 TRILLION in Renewables

Guest essay by Eric Worrall World Bank president Jim Yong Kim claims that investors who currently hold $40 Trillion worth of government bonds and other low yield investments would be better investing the money into renewables. Climate change offers huge investment opportunity, Al Gore tells World Bank by Sophie Hares Climate change should be grasped…

Robust relationship between solar wind speed and North Atlantic Oscillation discovered

Interdisciplinary studies reveal relationship between solar activity and climate change INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES The solar flux is considered the fundamental energy source of earth’s climate system on long time scales. In recent decades, some studies have noted that the tiny variations in solar activity could be amplified by the nonlinear…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #267

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Joint Petition to Reconsider: Although not discussed in prior TWTWs, SEPP joined the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) in filing a joint petition to the EPA to reconsider its 2009 finding that greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide, endanger…

Watch Tropical Storm Arlene be 'eaten' by weather system

There were high hopes last week from alarmists the the first Atlantic tropical storm of 2017 – Arlene, which formed 40 days before the official start of Hurricane season on June 1st, would turn into a bonanza of “weather is getting worse due to climate change” stories. Alas, the system was so weak, it became…