The Conversation: “democracy may be an obstacle to … action … on climate change”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall PHD student Christian Elliott is worried that democracy, the tendency for Conservatives to sometimes win elections, is impeding vital progress on climate change; though he hopes that reframing the issue and tackling negative stereotypes may bring Conservatives on board. Both conservatives and liberals can agree on action on climate change October…

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Aussie Left Retreating from Vote Losing Climate Extremism?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall After snatching defeat from the jaws of victory with unaffordably extreme climate policies, a leading Aussie opposition politician has shocked colleagues by suggesting they ditch their current position, and copy the winning party’s far less ambitious climate policies. Labor MPs condemn suggestion they adopt Coalition climate change policyJoel Fitzgibbon’s climate…

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UK PM Criticises Extinction Rebellion: “hemp-smelling bivouacs”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has sharply attacked Extinction Rebellion in a speech at a London book launch. Boris Johnson attacks climate change protesters blocking streetsPrime minister urges ‘unco-operative crusties’ to abandon ‘hemp-smelling bivouacs’ Camilla Hodgson in London … The UK prime minister’s comments, made on Monday evening, came hours…

Democrat Activist Accuses Joe Biden of “Playing Both Sides” of the Climate Debate

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Joe Biden’s low energy climate ideas are leaving young Democrat activists cold. Iowa teens delighted as Greta Thunberg leads unexpected climate strike Chris Robinson in Iowa City@thenoyzSat 5 Oct 2019 09.17 AEST … Claire Carlson, a senior studying geoscience, environmental science and business at UI from Ottumwa had joined friends from the…

Aussie PM Trying to Please Everyone on Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is talking up Australia’s efforts, while warning against “needless anxiety”, and demanding China take a greater role in climate efforts. Scott Morrison does not want kids to have ‘anxieties’ about climate change after Greta Thunberg’s speech By North America Correspondent James Glenday in New York Scott Morrison…

More buckets of icy cold energy reality

Democrats, Green New Dealers and UN gabfest attendees need to get ‘woke’ on eco-energy Paul Driessen The full-court press is on for climate chaos disaster and renewable energy salvation. CNN recently hosted a seven-hour climate event for Democrat presidential aspirants. Every day brings more gloom-and-doom stories about absurd, often taxpayer-funded pseudo-scientific reports on yet another…

The Guardian: No Climate Protests were Authorized in China

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart; Very muted criticism in the mainstream media over the Chinese government’s hardline stance against domestic climate activism. Across the globe, millions join biggest climate protest ever Young and old alike took to the streets in an estimated 185 countries to demand action Millions of people demonstrated across the…