UCI study blithely calls for $100 trillion shutdown of fossil plants to meet Paris climate goals

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The Los Angeles Times cavalierly suggests based upon a UCI study published in the journal Nature that the world needs to retire its fossil fuel plants to meet the Paris Agreement’s politically driven schemes requiring the pipe dream of global abandonment of fossil energy. The article grossly misrepresents the magnitude…

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Research sheds light on UK’s new unsustainable viewing habits

A new study looks behind closed doors to reveal how UK viewing habits are shifting away from traditional broadcasting with more data-intensive streaming options now the default for many. Lancaster University A new study looks behind closed doors to reveal how UK viewing habits are shifting away from traditional broadcasting with more data-intensive streaming options…

UN Chief António Guterres, Citing Climate Worries, Says He Only Eats At Steak Houses Once Every 3 Months

From The Daily Caller United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said he’s cut back eating out at steak houses because of his concern over global warming. Guterres said he “used to love steak houses but now only goes once every three months because livestock contribute significantly to warming,” The Associated Press reported Wednesday, paraphrasing his comments.…

Decarbonisation and the Command Economy

From The GWPF Date: 08/05/19 Professor Michael Kelly, University of Cambridge The costs of retrofitting exiting domestic buildings to improve energy efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions, compared with the savings on energy bills, represent a wholly unsatisfactory return on investment from a family perspective.  A command economy would be required to make any serious inroads…