Where Are The Workers For A Labour Intensive Green New Deal?

Coin Hines never has understood the most basic economic points. This failure to grasp here is a real doozy though. He's banging on about insulating all the buildings in the country again. As if we've not tried various forms...

The Guardian Finds That Civilisation Emits Carbon Dioxide

This shouldn't be a surprise to anyone at all. But it does seem to take the Guardian and such fellow travellers by surprise, every time: Taking a long-haul flight generates more carbon emissions than the average person in dozens...

They Must Have Their Climate Change Numbers Wrong Here

There's a report stating that pumping water up onto the Antarctic ice sheet would reduce the flooding of cities. Seems obvious enough really. The next stage though, not so obvious. And there's got to be something wrong with their...

The Man’s A Fathead – So Are Extinction Rebellion

With this climate change thing it's worth, just occasionally, going back to look at what the established and agreed climate science actually tells us. You know, the IPCC and all that, the evidence that leads to COP 21, Paris...

Why Not E10 Biofuel? Because It Provides Jobs, That’s Why Not

Apparently the use of E10 biofuel is just a no brainer: Climate change: 'No brainer' fuel change to cut transport carbon Hmm, well: E10 is a mixture of 10% ethanol with 90% petrol, double the current permitted maximum. Well, we've decent enough experience...

Porno Power

From our Swindon Correspondent: From The Independent Streaming online pornography produces the same amount of carbondioxide as Belgium, according to a new report by French think tank The Shift Project. Researchers found that overall online videos emit 300 million tonnes of carbon each...

Doesn’t That Just Kill Green Housing And Passivhaus? Indoor CO2 Kills

It is a major part of the Green New Deal and all such atttempts to make the world safe from climate change. Housing must be properly insulated, there must be none of that movement of air from outside to...

California Earthquakes And The Climate Change Bandwagon

Isn't this just great? A leap aboard the climate change bandwagon following the earthquakes in California: (Ridgecrest, CA) The second in a series of devastating earthquakes hit Southern California on Friday night, one of the largest in the area’s history,...

Why Is Theresa May Still Pledging Anything?

This all seems rather ridiculous. If not in fact absurd: Theresa May is to commit Britain to spending the £14 billion foreign aid budget only on environmentally friendly schemes. Downing Street said that the promise would mean that "every...

To Remind Labour – And Greens – Jobs In Renewables Are A Cost, Not...

To understand economics it is necessary only to grasp the two points - incentives matter, there are always opportunity costs. Grasp just those and you'll be doing better than most people who actually work as economists. An implication - a...

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