Climate Change is Ordinary and Cyclical, Not Catastrophic and Irreversible

Science Matters

Michael Baume writes at Spectator Climate change policy: a greater risk than climate change?.  Excerpts in italics with my bold. H/T John Ray

Pragmatism is belatedly beating carbon purity as the West seeks to survive the economic consequences of Russia’s monstrous Ukraine war. Only months after its Glasgow swearing of allegiance to the climate catechism that requires faith in scientifically untested computer-programmed prophesies, the West has seen the light – and the energy needed to power it.

    • By grabbing at the vilified, carbon-emitting economic lifeline of fossil fuels,
    • By rediscovering the energizing virtues of the spurned coal,
    • By embracing the scorned fracking in a desperate search for gas,
    • By re-opening the closed off-shore petroleum leases to keep industry working, and
    • By preferring ‘dangerous’ nuclear power to winters of freezing in the dark,

A severe dose of reality has slowed the West’s race to economic destruction. The

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