There’s No Insulating Against Stupidity

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From our Swindon Correspondent: From The BBC   Hundreds of thousands of homeowners will receive vouchers of up to £5,000 for energy-saving home improvements, with the poorest getting...

Today’s Silly Idea – The Amazon Delivery Levy

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From the Times   Internet shoppers could be hit by a compulsory delivery charge as part of a campaign to cut congestion and toxic emissions, The Times...

According To DeSmog Tim Worstall Is A Climate Denier

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I find that I'm listed as a climate denier. Someone actively preventing the world from dealing with the major problem de nos jours. This...

You Must Not Call It A Lovely Sunny Day Because Climate Change

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Weather forecasters, news editors, and the like must stop calling hot sunny days lovely, or nice, or celebrate that people might be able to...

St Greta’s Problem

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Greta Thunberg has something of a problem with her plans for the world. Which is that exactly what she thinks should happen is happening....

We’ll Not Do Well With Idiots Like This Making Policy

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This coming from someone employed in our newer universities as a travel policy analyst: Nicole Badstuber is a transport policy and travel behaviour researcher at...

Twitterbots And Climate Change

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Quite horrifying news that some quarter of all Tweets about climate change are created by 'bots. The social media conversation over the climate crisis is...

A Question About Climate Change And Joined Up Government

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In the Stern Review on climate change we are sternly (ahem) informed that we must abjure planning as a method of beating climate change....

Climate Change – So Let’s Just Be Poor Instead, Eh?

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It's rare to see this so baldly stated. The alternative to climate change is that we all remain poor: Can we fully absorb the scale...

The Argument For A Carbon Tax

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The argument for a carbon tax isn't that it's perfect. Rather, given what the idiots are doing already that it would be better: In 1989...