Category Archives: Climate Change

Stop worrying about global warming

The idea of the “tipping point” is fashionable, cogent and attractive.  It is a concept that applies in many walks of life.  But like any compelling concept, it is sometimes applied inappropriately. The climate alarmists are warning of a tipping … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS (From 1817)

‘It will have come to your Lordships’ knowledge that a considerable change of climate, inexplicable at present to us, must have taken place in the Circumpolar Regions, by which the severity of the cold that has for centuries past enclosed … Continue reading

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Climate Change: The Report Stage

For a year or so I have been sitting on the European parliament’s Temporary Committee on Climate Change, which of course with a few honourable exceptions is populated by passionate climate alarmists and Little Green Devils.  I have been not … Continue reading

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ETS all hot air?

Far-reaching claims have been made for the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).  The First Phase of ETS ran from 2005 to 2007, while the second phase started in 2008 and is intended to run to 2012.  Some typical examples of … Continue reading

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OfCom — a victory for common sense

Martin Durkin’s Channel 4 film “The Great Global Warming Swindle” caused an explosion of shock and venom from the high priests of climate alarmism.  We can see how far we have strayed from proper science when merely to present an … Continue reading

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Does climate resonate with the public?

A recent Populus Poll published on Conservative Home breaks down the party’s overall improvement in support by policy area.  Overwhelmingly the Economy comes first, at +36%, with Tax & Spending at +21%, and housing at +17%.  Europe lags in 5th … Continue reading

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An Appeal to Reason

A Cool Look at Global Warming Nigel (Lord) Lawson, a former very distinguished Chancellor of the Exchequer (and also former MP for my own constituency of Blaby/South Leics), has written a splendid new book on climate.  He held a launch … Continue reading

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