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Politics Disguised as Science: When to Doubt a Scientific ‘Consensus’

Anyone who has studied the history of science knows that scientists are not immune to the non-rational dynamics of the herd. Jay Richards — The Stream — April 19, 2017 This week’s March for Science is odd. Marches are usually held to defend something that’s in peril. Does anyone really think big science is in […]

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UK: History will be harsh on a political class that postures to burnish its ‘green credentials’ while the lights go out

Daily Mail Online — February 20, 2013 Yesterday the head of the regulator Ofgem warned consumers to expect another rise in their already painfully-high energy bills – which have more than doubled since 2004, to £1,300 a year. The reason for the increase is devastatingly simple: our power industry – once among the best in […]

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Wind Turbines causing political turbulence

Bob Boughner — Chatham Daily News — November 30, 2012 Mayor Randy Hope should be doing more to create real jobs in Chatham-Kent rather than simply allowing the wind turbine industry to flourish, says local MPP Rick Nicholls. The MPP for Chatham-Kent Essex said Hope would be doing the municipality a big favour by attracting […]

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