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French group claims malaria drug cures coronavirus

  A new draft paper from a group of French researchers reports very encouraging results from the malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine, combined with Azithromycin, an antibiotic. 80 coronavirus-positive patients were treated, and all but two of them showed a rapid improvement over a few days. Unfortunately, the team leader, Didier Raoult, seems to be something of … Continue reading

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The Cost of Net Zero

Following on from Tony’s post about the cost of the Net-Zero-by-2050 pledge in Australia, the GWPF has today released several reports looking into the “astronomical” costs for the UK. Andrew Montford has written Three trillion and counting: Net zero and the national ruin. Andrew discusses a report from the Committee on Climate Change, chaired by … Continue reading

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Matt Ridley on Today

Roughly every two years, someone is allowed on to the BBC Radio Today Programme to question climate change hysteria, for about two or three minutes. Previously it’s been Nigel Lawson, whose appearance was followed by howls of outrage from the climate mafia and a grovelling apology from the BBC. At this time of year the … Continue reading