Green New Deal goes viral, and fails

By Gregory Wrightstone Proponents of the Green New Deal (GND) tell us that increasing human carbon dioxide emissions are fueling a dangerous rise in worldwide temperature. This temperature rise is then linked to a laundry list of climate-related catastrophes like droughts, floods and fires that are ongoing and only going to get worse unless drastic 

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Fauci-Birx climate models?

Honest, evidence-based climate models could avoid trillions of dollars in policy blunders By Paul Driessen and David R. Legates President Trump and his Coronavirus Task Force presented some frightening numbers during their March 31 White House briefing. Based on now 2-week-old data and models, as many as 100,000 Americans at the models’ low end, to 

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A Crack in the Ice of Climate Censorship: The Chronicle of Philanthropy just published a rare critique of climate alarmism

The Chronicle of Philanthropy has published an exchange on climate science and energy economics between the heads of the William and Flora Hewlett and the William E. Simon Foundations. In the January 2020 issue Hewlett Foundation president Larry Kramer had called on other foundations to join him in focusing their funding ending CO2 emissions, because 

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When computer models create mayhem

By Alan Beard As an international banker who finances highly structured multimillion loans in emerging markets for power projects, railroads, toll roads, port expansions, etc., we use sophisticated financial models to predict outcomes and determine areas of potential weakness (stress testing) in order to appropriately underwrite transactions to protect lenders and investors. Often hundreds of 

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Surviving the Coronavirus? Thank Fossil Fuels.

By Katie Tahuahua As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, some electric companies may ask high-skilled workers to temporarily live on-site. Facing the real prospect of staffing shortages, power plants desperately need to keep their employees healthy and keep the lights on for the rest of the country. The alternative — losing access to 

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Fight the virus, not carbon

Often obsessive focus on climate wastes scarce money and distracts from real health crisis By Paul Driessen and David Wojick The many trillions of dollars proposed to be spent under dubious “green new deals” should be spent instead (effectively and within reason) on health care, especially virus prevention, protection and cures. This is the gist 

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