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Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
Sweden has achieved a lower death rate from Covid-19 than the UK, with far less economic and social damage, despite… https://t.co/fHuAXsqsYV
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
If you cannot extinguish an epidemic at the start, the best strategy is for the healthy to get infected first. Loc… https://t.co/9L2TUp0HJa
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
Yup. A great year for autumn colours, and they're early this year. https://t.co/arHhOXXmQT https://t.co/XbcPyYaic1
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
If I had argued in 1970 that the world population would double by 2020 but famine would be almost wholly extinguish… https://t.co/qOQNvlzDom
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
There was work at Wuhan to try to develop vaccines against coronaviruses. Whether that work resulted in live attenu… https://t.co/d6qJgf4rST
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
"Is lockdown preventing this evolutionary process, by confining the disease to settings where it can still thrive w… https://t.co/chsDuDtoe4
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
In late 1889, a new virus killed 2m people. It affected the old and men more than the young and women. It returned… https://t.co/SnQwUtA280
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
This is true if we ignore the evidence that the cost of wind farms is not falling. Recall that Enron sold itself a… https://t.co/Dyi0abOLi9
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
Among students the infection is mostly asymptomatic or mild. By contrast, the effect of lockdowns on the mental he… https://t.co/HU9jEVP71o
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
It is a key problem that most commentators', academics' and experts' jobs are not at much risk. https://t.co/T66TlGeaxJ
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
I talked to @_RHoward about innovation, what motivates me, and how I became a rational optimist:… https://t.co/XHoeQyghVR
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
Are things better than they seem? I'll be discussing The Case for Optimism at #MIGlobal with @NIHDirector,… https://t.co/M6fhabrnzF
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley

@mattwridley
Science Centres deserve help. @scienceatlife is wonderful national resource pushing life sciences for 20 years, vit… https://t.co/mFaJGNrk0U