Stock of Alt-Energy Quadrupled during the Pandemic. What’s Up?

The COVID-19 epidemic and the response to it have devastated the economy. However, the alternative energy stock indexes quadrupled on average, including 150% growth before the US elections.

WHEN SMART PEOPLE GET THE CLIMATE CRAZIES

If Machiavelli set out to devise a strategy to drive the greatest wealth transfer in history, monetizing “climate change” on the pretext of saving planet Earth from an anthropogenic apocalypse…

Assessment of climate change risk to the insurance sector

Apart from the slow creep of sea level rise which in recent decades has been tracking the low end of the RCP4.5 scenario, there is little justification for expecting a…

Biden’s climate ‘fix’ is fantastically expensive and perfectly useless-Bjorn Lomborg

Climate policies could end up hurting much more by dramatically cutting growth. For rich countries, lower growth means higher risks of protests and political breakdown. This isn’t surprising. If you…

And so it begins: UK Government mulls emergency measures that would enable networks to switch off your electricity without warning or compensation

The Government is considering giving energy networks the power to switch off a household’s energy supply without warning or compensation for those affected.

Biden Cabinet Nominee Open to New Taxes to Pay for “Climate Agenda”

Raimondo continued the line that the “climate” agenda spending ambitions cost a lot of money, “We need funds”, and someone’s just going to have to suck it up and hand…

Biden policies already creating job losses, energy costs will skyrocket

But the linkage is not to be trusted. What is ignored is the lack of long term global temperature data to make any reasonable assessment. Data before the 1980s was…

Job Killer Joe’s Climate Team Promises to Replace the Fossil Fuel Jobs they “Sacrifice”

Perhaps it might have been a good idea to create these promised new green jobs, before destroying the old jobs?

Adaptation is more profitable than mitigation

Clintel.org has just issued a nice press release about the idea of preparing to adapt to climate changes, rather than the more controversial idea of destroying the fossil fuel industry…

Study examines how clean air act affects municipal bond market

Municipal bond yields increased in response to the announcement of the proposed rule but declined after the announcement of the final standard.

Resources for the Future Changing Attitudes Bait and Switch

I want to know how much the price increase affects the price of transportation fuel, residential natural gas, or electricity. The RFF results claim people in the United States are…

Letter to UK Minister of State (Minister for Business, Energy and Clean Growth)

What does seriously concern me is that our present decarbonisation attempts through the medium of unreliable renewables does not have any chance of replacing our present energy budget and must…

Britain’s new climate plan that could make millions of homes unsellable

But there is a far bigger nasty concealed in the document that was hardly reported: a proposal that the sale of properties be banned from 2028 unless they score at…

A Social Conscience Is Nice, But Business Is Business!!

The Nordic government beat back a lawsuit by environmental groups in the country’s Supreme Court, which ruled on Tuesday the authorities had acted lawfully by awarding exploration licenses in the…

Politicizing Business: From CSR to ESG

Corporate social responsibility (CSR)… stakeholder theory … sustainability … environmental, social, and governance investing (ESG). Whatever the term, the premise is that business is a cultural failure as well as…

Former environment senator Fritz Vahrenholt: “We are threatened by a dramatic loss of prosperity”

Fritz Vahrenholt was a mastermind of Germany’s ecological movement, Senator for the environment and wind manager. Today he questions Germany’s costly climate policy.

Green recovery must end the reign of GDP, argue Cambridge and UN economists

Our fixation with Gross Domestic Product for over half a century as the primary indicator of economic health has rendered nature “invisible” from national finances, intensifying the biosphere’s destruction by…

Credit, Covid and Climate: ‘Rock Star’ Urges Central Banks To Join The Fight Against Climate Change

One would think that the appropriateness of the image of a central banker as a ‘rock star’ is the least of our worries in a world beset by the Covid-19…

Fund Manager Advises on Navigating New Zealand’s Uncertain Climate Emergency Investment Landscape

Coming soon to the USA? Pathfinder Ethical Investment Fund manager John Berry advising on what sectors to avoid to protect your money from New Zealand’s Climate Emergency. But the reality…

TCI: Taxing the Poor to Benefit the Rich

“I think TCI is just taxing poor people so that we can subsidize rich people’s electric cars.”

If US Fossil Fuel Fracking Dies, Kiss Goodbye to Affordable Home Loan Interest Rates

One thing which wasn’t made clear during the recent US election was how important domestic US energy production and fracking is to reducing the trade deficit, which in turn feeds…

ANZ Bank Demands Carbon Divestment as a Condition of Business Loans

If you want to borrow money from ANZ (Australia and New Zealand Banking Group), you better present your carbon offset plan along with your financial records, otherwise regardless of the…

Major Hedge Fund Manager Demands Big Funds Force Companies to Act on Climate Change

It is never enough; despite recent moves to green their portfolios, major Hedge Fund manager Chris Hohn has accused Blackrock and Vangard of not doing enough. But this push for…

The Guardian: A $20+ Carbon Tax would Boost Economic Growth

From the “lets tax our way to prosperity” school of economics; According to Guardian author Greg Jericho, although it might seem like a massive carbon tax would hammer the economic…