This paper examines the impact of the shutdown of roughly half of the nuclear production capacity in Germany after the Fukushima accident in 2011. We find that the lost nuclear electricity production due to the phase-out was replaced primarily by coal-fired production and net electricity imports. The social cost of this shift from nuclear to coal is […]Read more "The Private and External Costs of Germany’s Nuclear Phase-Out"
There were 106 incidents of myocarditis/pericarditis in Ontarians under the age of 25. That’s slightly more than half of the total of all such incidents. PHO adds that the reporting rate for heart inflammation in those 18-24 was seven times higher with Moderna than with Pfizer. While PHO initially worked with reports of 314 such incidents, upon further investigation […]Read more "More than 100 Ontario youth sent to hospital for vaccine-related heart problems: Report"
On August 13, Russia’s Central Bank called it a «technological financial pyramid scheme.» First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia, Sergey Shvetsov, likened buying Bitcoin to «entering a minefield» and said the local stock exchange should not list any companies that trade in Bitcoin . A month earlier, on July 18, the Bank of England’s FinTech Director, Tom Mutton, said a digital fiat […]Read more "China’s Central Bank: ‘Bitcoin Has No Value’. Can Central Bankers Kill Bitcoin?"
The fact is that Canada’s woke emperor has no clothes. At the start of the current election campaign, in an attempt to burnish his feminist credentials, Justin Trudeau vowed to turn the country’s supposed «she-cession» into a «she-covery.» But the evidence does not support claims of a «she-cession,» and it is plain to all with eyes to see […]Read more "Matthew Lau: Canada’s woke emperor has no clothes"
The economy contracted 0.3 per cent between April and June, or 1.1 per cent on an annual basis, Statistics Canada reported on Aug. Adding to the dismal report, the federal agency delivered preliminary data for July that showed gross domestic product declined 0.4 per cent, a worrisome start to the third quarter. It’s the first quarterly drop in GDP since the […]Read more "‘A longer road to recovery:’ Canada’s economy shrinks, catching economists by surprise"
Simply put, if you believe in high inflation, you would put your money in hard assets, like gold, real estate, commodities and certain stocks. And of course, the currency of the country where the inflation is taking place should be avoided. Day after day, the financial news features a parade of smug people pontificating on this issue. After the 2008 financial crisis I made a […]Read more "The central banks have set the stage for a persistent and ugly inflationary future"
What I refer to as the «Greatest Scientific Fraud Of All Time» is the systematic alteration of historical world temperatures to make it appear, falsely, that the most recent months and years are the «warmest ever.» The basic technique of the fraud is the artificial lowering of previously-reported data as to world temperatures in earlier […]Read more "The Greatest Scientific Fraud Of All Time — Part XXVIII￼"
New research found that natural immunity offers exponentially more protection than COVID-19 vaccines. A newly published medical study found that infection from COVID-19 confers considerably longer-lasting and stronger protection against the Delta variant of the virus than vaccines. «The natural immune protection that develops after a SARS-CoV-2 infection offers considerably more of a shield against […]Read more "Harvard Epidemiologist Says the Case for COVID Vaccine Passports Was Just Demolished"
ABSTRACT Background The infection fatality rate (IFR) of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) varies widely according to age and residence status. Purpose Estimate the IFR of COVID-19 in community-dwelling elderly populations and other age groups from seroprevalence studies. Study protocol: https://osf.io/47cgb. Data Sources Seroprevalence studies done in 2020 and identified by any of four existing systematic […]Read more "Infection fatality rate of COVID-19 in community-dwelling populations with emphasis on the elderly: An overview"
This election may have begun as an opportunistic whim of a self-involved prime minister, but it is clearly something else now. One presumes that the PMO, despite the raging pandemic, thought that a Canadian election in August, with the Liberals riding high in the polls and the PM’s approval versus other leaders high as well, […]Read more "Rex Murphy: Trudeau’s handling of Afghanistan is our great national shame"