Last week, wind and solar contributed almost nada to Britain's electricity needs and without gas-and coal-powered turbines coming to our aid 1,000s of people would have died. Time to rethink Net Zero, says Chris Morrison.
A summary of the most interesting stories in the past 24 hours that challenge the prevailing orthodoxy about the virus and the vaccines, the ‘climate emergency’ and the supposed moral defects of Western civilisation.
Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer has criticised the proposed £15 increase in the BBC licence fee as "excessive" amid a cost of living crisis and growing public discontent, with a rising demand for a pay-per-content model.
The Telegraph's Andrew Orlowski blasts the UK's sluggish response to its energy crisis, blaming bureaucratic delays, a decline in nuclear capacity and proposing small modular reactors as a belated remedy.
Tory MP Gareth Johnson is opposing London Mayor Sadiq Khan's Ulez expansion, slamming it as an "unfair stealth tax", as the scheme raised £5.3 million in its first week.
Steven Tucker wonders whether sanctimonious, oikophobic elites like Leo Varadkar and Paul Lynch might one day develop the wisdom to stop and ask themselves: "Are we the baddies?"
Igor Chudov expresses cautious belief in the veracity of a New Zealand Ministry of Health whistleblower's claims that Covid vaccines have led to the deaths of millions worldwide.
Dr David Livermore takes aim at the UK's fatal decision to disperse elderly Covid patients to care homes in 2020, arguing that an overlooked solution could have averted the virus's spread and ensuing high death toll.