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Thunderstorms

We had the first thunderstorm of the year in Herefordshire yesterday, and I found myself wondering if this was supposed to be evidence of  a “climate crisis” or even a “climate emergency”: in January 2020 issue of the scientific journal … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of Climate Alarmism

It seems that the global reduction in economic activity over the past few months due to Covid=19 has had little or no effect on atmospheric CO2 levels. Jo Nova: Humans do Ultimate Paris Lockdown, CO2 hits record high anyway The new … Continue reading

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CO2 matters because it’s not understood

Thinking about this 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. …it seems rather bizarre, and a … Continue reading

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Greens Love Covid-19

Breitbart: ‘It’s shown us what a future with less pollution and more active wildlife could be like.’ Expect to hear a lot more of this environmental propaganda in the coming weeks and months: green activists and their celebrity useful idiots … Continue reading

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Accelerating Loss of Faith?

It’s the Tobacco Control playbook. You hype up the dangers of tobacco. And then you hype them some more. You keep on hyping until everyone’s terrified of tobacco. Then you do the same thing with something else. Global warming, Coronavirus. … Continue reading

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Death of the Experts

Delingpole: Britain’s drastic lockdown policy may be based on a flawed and unreliable model devised by a scientist with a track record of failure. Professor Neil Ferguson, director of the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at Imperial College, … Continue reading

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The Fiction Of Energy Equilibrium

Thanks to the smoking ban, I now live such an isolated life that, unless Britain gets blanketed under an aerosol coronavirus cloud, I doubt that I’ll ever catch it, because I don’t meet anybody. The people who should worry are … Continue reading

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The Ever-Turning Wheel Of Fortune

Courtesy of Roobeedoo: During the ‘Great Plague of London’, which was part of the same Eurasian pandemic that began with the ‘Black Death’ 400 years earlier, 100,000 people or 20% of the population of London died. Strangely, authorities are said … Continue reading

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Things That Matter, and Things That Don’t Matter

Lionel has a good question: “So, with the threat of international epidemics, anyone want to talk about transgender bathrooms?” Plastic straws then? Plastic bags? Personal pronouns? These are all things that don’t really matter. The coronavirus epidemic, he reckons, will … Continue reading

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Optimistic Smokers and Pessimistic Antismokers

I’m so used to hyped-up health scares that I’m more or less convinced that the new coronavirus scare is just another one. If you fear the worst, this is a fiendish bioweapon that’s going to kill tens of millions of … Continue reading

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