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Brent Wheeler has used economic analysis to drive successful investment and governance in the public and private sector for the last 29 years. Typically with an ........ eye2thelongrun

Climate Change Despair

4th November 2019

Large numbers of children and adults are being told they should suffer climate change despair - and increasingly they do - its a good idea to revisit the Malthusian take found in his 1798 writings, along with predictions by others over the years since.  Armed with barely adequate models and a good deal of fear Malthus was one of the first to forecast that the end was nigh. 

The following article by Lara Hopkins, a Forbes contributor, sets it out beautifully:

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Jazz Hands

4th November 2019

We have developed a habit of dealing with numerous issues as if they are clinical diseases or psychological conditions or both and are therefore to be medicalised and “treated” with pills, potions or their counselling equivalent, or the factors thought to give rise to them are targeted by a ban seeking to prohibit their occurrence.

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Thomas Sowell - always to the point

1st October 2019

It is bad enough that so many people believe things without any evidence. What is worse is that some people have no conception of evidence and regard facts as just someone else's opinion.

— Thomas Sowell (@ThomasSowell) September 26, 2019

On Climate Change, Humanity is not Evil

30th September 2019

Bjorn Lomborg following Greta Thunberg's appearance and speech at the UN talks in New York:

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A Climate of Burning Money

24th September 2019

Bjorn Lomborg writes on 30 years of failed climate policy.

 

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