UK Carbon Tax to Drive Up the Cost of Gas Heating, Milk and Beef

If you read Willis’ excellent essay on energy poverty, you might think countries like Britain would be keen to address this terrible burden on the poor. Think again; the reality…

Another Climate Friendly High Speed Rail Project Bites the Dust

Even the 30,000 flights per year which connect the 190 mile Singapore to Kuala Lumpur route were not enough to sell a high speed rail project to investors. But Professor…

2021 COP26 Climate Conference Hosts Authorise a New Coal Mine

Britain, the host of the upcoming COP26 climate conference, is getting slammed by climate activists for authorising a new coking coal mine in the politically sensitive national electorate of Whitehaven.…

Vaccine Wars: EU Demands Seizure of Covid Vaccines Made in Britain

Following the recently announced failure of French vaccine trials, the EU appears to have panicked, and is attempting to seize vaccines made under contract for the UK. They are even…

UK Bans Gasoline and Diesel Vehicle Sales from 2030

Boris Johnson has demonstrated a spectacular lack of empathy for vulnerable people who cannot afford an electric vehicle.

Study: UK Imports 32% of Fruit and Vegetables from “Climate Vulnerable” Countries

A LSE study expresses concern that if the UK keeps importing food from an increasingly diverse range of sources any climate upset could cause prices to rise and availability to…

French President Macron Threatens a Devastating Electricity Embargo against Renewables Obsessed Britain

Britain may be about to pay a heavy price for their mad dash for renewables, and neglect of energy self sufficiency. As Brexit negotiations enter a standoff, France is threatening…

Snowjobs are just a thing of the past…er, present

While we have a major winter snowstorm barreling through the USA Midwest, we know that the usual suspects will jostle for position to tell the media that this is just…

How not to measure temperature, part 93: the hottest weather station in the UK cited by the BBC has some interesting exposure

Over at Tallbloke’s Talkshop, moderator Tim Channon wondered about this regularly hot station reported in the news: An often appearing name in the BBC news as the hottest place in…

The NAO seafood oscillation

Figure 1A, Changes in Jet Streams due to Negative and Positive North Atlantic Oscillation (Source: http://www.climatewatch.noaa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/NAO_Schematic.png) ScientificAmerican Headline: Warming Oceans Means Seafood Menu Changes Guest post by Bob Tisdale ScientificAmerican recently…

UK embraces centralized energy planning policy

New Energy Bill Is A Disaster Press Release from The Global Warming Policy Foundation London, 23 May:  With the publication of its draft Energy Bill, the government has announced its…

Friday Funny – a glass half hot or half cold?

Gordon Fulks writes in about this humorous headline showing how the media catastrophises even simple things like a pleasant weekend forecast: Hello Everyone: Just to provide a little balance to…

Huhne is no loss

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Today’s resignation of Chris Huhne, the UK Minister for Climate Change, offers the prospect of a belated return to sanity at the former Ministry of…