Tag Archives: Matt Ridley

spending 100 for a return of 3 … killing 200,000 a year

[…] subsidising windmills, wood-burners, anaerobic digesters, electric vehicles and all the rest — is due to cost us £1.8 trillion over the course of this century. In exchange for that Brobdingnagian sum, we hope to lower the air temperature by … Continue reading

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wilderness death traps …

Death traps,  forced on the public by pseudo-environmentalists:     It’s tragic how people have been conned by the left pocket-liners.  Matt Ridley has it right: Climate News Matt Ridley: Fossil Fuels Will Save the World (Really) There are problems … Continue reading

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CO2 increases are good news for rice farmers …

The increased atmospheric CO2 we now see is wonderful news for rice-growers. Not only showing a greatly improved crop yield when extra CO2 is made available, but the plant develops a much stronger immunity against weeds and pests according to … Continue reading

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the gas that greens the planet … Dr Matt Ridley

Some more of that CO2 please. The greening of the earth continues due to the extra CO2 pouring out of Indian and Chinese power stations. Dr Matt Ridley, in this video posted by Geoff Brown, sets out the case: Matt … Continue reading

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climate not so scary after all …

Now it’s the warmists turn to be shocked. All their efforts to change the world come down to … nothing. ‘Their’ IPCC winds back on the scaremongering. Instead, they give us an anonymous opinion from another anonymous opinion writer to … Continue reading

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the rational optimist … today

I agree with the sentiments expressed here by Dr Matt Ridley, the ‘Rational Optimist’: MATT RIDLEY: Well, I personally think that we are seeing benefits from climate change. Sorry – that’s not my personal view, that’s what the data says. … Continue reading

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Dr Ridley, “freedom and optimism, triumphant humanity” …

Essential watching for those interested in Science, Environmentalism and Humanity, this magnificent 36-minute oration by Matt Ridley at the IPA’s 2013 C.D. Kemp Lecture last night. Ably assisted by warm-up speaker, Bjorn Lomborg: Bjørn Lomborg: The world is getting better … Continue reading

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propaganda, “souring more rapidly” …

All computer models and no science or real data. That’s the latest drivel from the BBC and probably all the other pocket-liners of the media. I saw this on ABC’s 24 hour news in the early hours this morning in … Continue reading

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“warming can be a boon to the planet” …

I just hope that the warming that has happened so far doesn’t become cooling following the last 17 years of no change, the last ten or so of slight cooling weather. Dr Matt Ridley responds to his critics here, a … Continue reading

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Matt Ridley to speak in Melbourne next month …

This ought to be compulsory for ALL parliamentarians, from all sides of politics. It should be compulsory for ALL scientists at the CSIRO and University Professors, tutors and students. Not attending without justifiable excuse will render their opinions on climate … Continue reading

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