Mythbusting the Oil Libel
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Mythbusting the Oil Libel

[This is a lazy, boilerplate response to the even lazier notion that Big Oil is behind climate skepticism. I’m sick of copying and pasting it for their edification. It’s a work in progress and some links are missing. —BK] Dear Oil Linkers, Your Logical Fallacy is: Boring Me. I know you think you’re smearing skeptics, … Continue reading

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Tory energy policy

Theresa May launched the Conservative’s election manifesto today. Here’s the page relevant to energy policy (click for bigger version): Here are some of the key points: We want to make sure that the cost of energy in Britain is internationally competitive, both for businesses and households We will therefore commission an independent review into the … Continue reading

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What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

On Friday last week, the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 featured some items about a report just released from the National Infrastructure Commission, which describes how Britain (lucky thing!) is perfectly placed to kick off a “smart power revolution” and become a world leader in all things low-carbon. Here’s a transcript of one segment: … Continue reading