• Austrian Explosion, Pipeline Shutdown Rattles Britain’s Gas Market

    • Date: 12/12/17
    • Bloomberg

    U.K. natural gas prices jumped the most in more than eight years after an explosion at one of Europe’s biggest supply hubs threatened to curb flows during a cold snap. The market already was struggling to absorb the impact of a crack that shut down a North Sea pipeline network when a blast at the Baumgarten […]

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  • Britain Starts Dismantling Wind Farms After Successful Lake District Campaign

    • Date: 08/12/17
    • Ben Webster, The Times

    A dozen 140ft wind turbines on the edge of the Lake District are due to be dismantled next summer after a decision which could result in many more being removed to restore views. The wind farm on Kirkby Moor on the Furness peninsula in Cumbria would be the first large one to be taken down […]

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  • Sir Ian Byatt: The Economic Consequences of UK Climate Change Policies

    • Date: 07/12/17
    • Sir Ian Byatt

    Sir Ian Byatt, British economist, former Government advisor and a member of the GWPF’s Academic Advisory Council, is presenting a paper today at a climate conference organised by L’association des Climato-Réalistes in Paris.   Abstract: The climate change policy of successive British governments are damaging the UK economy. The UK is unique in having ambitions (80% by […]

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  • Green Madness: British Coal Power Plants In Line For £200 Million Back-Up Subsidies

    • Date: 03/12/17
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Britain’s last remaining coal-fired power plants have lined up to compete for lucrative supply contracts in the early 2020s in a last hurrah before the Government’s coal power ban in 2025. Over 10GW of power capacity from six coal-fired plants have pre-qualified for an auction early next year to clinch supply contracts for 2021 to […]

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  • Grenfell Disaster: Investigation Reveals Plastic Lobby Influenced Government’s Climate Regulations

    • Date: 27/11/17
    • Sky News

    Since the Kyoto agreement in 1997 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, successive governments have created rules about how new and refurbished buildings must be insulated to reduce heat loss. In 2011 the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) turned to the insulation industry for help, inviting representatives onto a Green Deal committee to come […]

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  • Ineos Asks UK Government To Fast-Track Shale Revolution

    • Date: 25/11/17
    • The Times

    Ineos is seeking to bypass local councils by using controversial new rules to fast-track plans to drill for shale gas in the Midlands without their planning approval. The privately held petrochemicals giant run by the billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, one of the world’s ten biggest chemical companies with operations in 16 countries and sales of $40 […]

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  • UK Government Bars New Green Subsidies

    • Date: 23/11/17
    • Energy Live News

    Renewable energy project developers have been dealt a huge blow as the government said there will be no new subsidies until 2025.   The budget for support schemes, such as Contracts for Difference (CfDs), has so far been set through the Levy Control Framework (LCF) and since the Spring Budget announcement to end the LCF, the government […]

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  • Britain’s Deadly Energy Madness: Number Of Winter Deaths Among Elderly Britons Rises By 40%

    • Date: 23/11/17
    • Daily Mail

    Pensioner groups are demanding urgent measures to cut the cost of heat and light after official figures revealed a surge in deaths last winter. There were some 34,300 so-called ‘excess’ deaths during the cold months, according to new figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). The figure equates to 11 pensioners dying every hour and […]

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