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PBS’ Amanpour Finds Eco ‘Silver Lining’ In COVID-19 Outbreak: Economic slowdown ‘has caused a reduction in carbon emissions’ PBS’ Amanpour Finds Eco ‘Silver Lining’ In COVID-19 Outbreak Climate Change Dispatch / by Brad Wilmouth / On Monday’s Amanpour & Co., PBS/CNN International host Christiane Amanpour echoed climate alarmists who have suggested that the Coronavirus has been good for the climate by depressing human activity as she suggested there has been a “silver […]

LA Times Op-Ed happy to see global economy shut down for benefit of climate: ‘We must embrace a world that the coronavirus, perversely, is laying out for us’ Op-Ed: Coronavirus has something to teach us about how to save the planet — by staying put   By CHRISTOPHER KETCHAM MARCH 14, 2020 3 AM It’s stunning how a pandemic can destabilize seemingly unbreakable social norms and habits. Flying anywhere anytime, and cheaply, has been considered a divine right in the global order, certainly […]

Professor: Why coronavirus is eclipsing Greta Thunberg on climate – ‘Producing results that are arguably more important, immediate and effective’ by Professor John Bryson, Professor of Enterprise and Economic Geography “The coronavirus outbreak has seen widespread changes in human behaviour, encouraging companies to alter everyday operations by suggesting employees work from home, which is reducing congestion and enhancing air quality.” Developing long-lasting effective solutions to preventing climate change is a very difficult task, akin to […]

‘Worry about environmentalists getting too happy’ about Coronavirus causing emissions to drop – ‘Really Not the Way You Want To Decrease Emissions’ By Dan Gearino Excerpt: The response to COVID-19 is demonstrating that in the face of a large and imminent threat, it is possible to get people to change their behavior—something climate change activists have been trying to do for decades. Some of those changes—an increase in telecommuting, for example—have climate benefits that could last […]

Coronavirus Is Slowing Climate Change Research In The Arctic As the coronavirus crisis rages on, the disease has now possibly spread to the Arctic. An ice-locked Arctic research expedition has been halted due to a team member on the project testing positive for the virus. The mission, called MOSAiC, which stands for Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate, has been […]

NYT: Social Distancing? You Might Be Fighting Climate Change, Too – The ‘benefit of a reduced carbon footprint’ By John Schwartz As the nation shifts abruptly into the fight against coronavirus, a question arises: could social isolation help reduce an individual’s production of greenhouse gases and end up having unexpected consequences for climate change? The biggest sources of carbon emissions caused by our lifestyles come from three activities, said Kimberly Nicholas, a […]

Watch: Morano on TV: Coronavirus hysteria is the future environmentalists want: – The Ezra Levant’s Show By Ezra Levant On last night’s episode of The Ezra Levant Show, Climate Depot‘s Marc Morano joined me to talk about the environmentalist praise for the #coronavirus. Marc says that government control in the form of quarantines and rationing is what radical environmentalists envision for the world. While quarantines are in place as a safety method to slow the spread of […]

Ross McKitrick: Even ‘Believing the science’ on climate change doesn’t mean any policy goes Ross McKitrick: ‘Believing the science’ on climate change doesn’t mean any policy goes Mainstream science and economics do not support much of the current climate policy agenda and certainly not the radical extremes demanded by activist groups By Ross McKitrick There’s an assumption out there that if you “accept” the science of climate change, […]

Ross McKitrick: It’s never enough with climate activists — even a staggering $10 billion from Jeff Bezos Observers might conclude activists don’t care about the climate per se but instead want to impose a big-government central planning regime Climate activists give the impression their real motivation is not concern about the climate but rather a strange abhorrence of the modern world.Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg Special to Financial Post Ross McKitrick What Jeff Bezos’s […]

The anniversary of Sen. Inhofe throwing snowball inside U.S. Senate that both sides love to troll By Timothy Cama, E&E News reporter “You know what this is?” Sen. Jim Inhofe rhetorically asked Louisiana Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy, who was presiding over the Senate one afternoon five years ago. “It’s a snowball. It’s just from outside here. So it’s very, very cold out, very unseasonable,” Inhofe said. “So, Mr. President, catch […]