How do we know that human greenhouse-gas emission cause significant climate change? Answer: We don’t

Recent paper showing that temperature change comes before CO2 change disproves alarmist hypothesis

By Francis Menton, The Manhattan Contrarian, Oct. 24, 2023

It’s by far the most important scientific question of our age: Do human emissions of CO2 and other such “greenhouse gases” cause significant global warming, aka “climate change”?

Based on the belief that an affirmative answer to that question is a universally accepted truth, our government has embarked on a multi-trillion-dollar campaign to transform our economy by, among other things, eliminating hydrocarbon fuels from electricity generation (without any demonstrated workable plan for the replacement), outlawing the kinds of vehicles we currently drive, suppressing fossil-fuel extraction, banning pipeline construction, making all our appliances work less well, and much more.… Read more

NDP’s own models show CleanBC policy will damage economic growth—a lot

Province is forging ahead with policies that its own modelling shows will make B.C.’s economy $28 billion smaller in 2030 and set prosperity back more than a decade.

By Ken Peacock and Denise Mullen, Business Council of British Columbia, August 9, 2023

According to the NDP government’s own modelling, implementing the CleanBC policy agenda to meet the province’s greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets will push B.C.’s economic growth down to the slowest pace on record, which in turn will substantially dampen economic prosperity and well-being by the end of the decade.

Yes, you read that correctly. While difficult to believe, the provincial government is forging ahead with a set of policies that its own modelling shows will make B.C.’s… Read more