Prioritizing climate over pandemics

We need a full accounting of what was spent preparing for the ‘climate crisis’ versus COVID By Paul Driessen As of May 20, the United States had more than 1.5 million confirmed cases of Wuhan Coronavirus. US deaths related or attributed to the virus topped 92,000 (though many were really due to old age and 

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Climate change and a pandemic of lies

By Andrew Montford THE health establishment was looking away when the coronavirus struck; it had other priorities. If you look at the World Health Organisation’s list of health threats, number one is climate change. Pandemics were down in third place, behind ‘non-communicable diseases’ such as diabetes and obesity. Wherever you look, you will find some of 

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The real climate science deniers

By Paul Driessen Fifty years ago, I helped organize Earth Day #1 programs on my college campus, calling attention to serious pollution problems that afflicted much of the USA. Over the ensuing decades, laws, regulations, and changed attitudes, practices and technologies reduced most of that pollution, often dramatically. I didn’t buy into the 1970 end-is-nigh, 

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Battig: ‘Clean’ power plan just shifts pollution

May 13, 2020: Joining the clean electric car smoke-and-mirrors, emission-elsewhere scheme is the newly adopted Virginia Clean Economy Act, which Dominion Virginia Power now says would require importing energy from out-of-state, pollution-intensive sources. The price tag for this legislated decree — imposed via politically virtuous green posturing, environmental sloganeering, and pandering to climate activists — 

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We Disagree with You, So Shut Up

By David Kreutzer A cage fight has recently erupted among the Environmental Left.  It pits those who want to eliminate affordable energy against those who want to eliminate all energy (and, while they are at it, eliminate people, too). Famous radical documentarian, Michael Moore, has co-produced an exposé on renewable energy with the director and 

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In favor of epistemic trespassing

by Judith Curry On the importance of expertise from other fields for COVD19 and climate change. This post is motivated by a tweet from Steve McIntyre, with comment from Ken Rice: Here is the link to Annan’s post Dumb and Dumber, its actually quite good.  The money quote: “All these people exhorting amateurs to “stay 

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