• GWPF Calls On UK Government To Remove Arbitrary Shale Gas Restrictions

    • Date: 31/01/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum has called on the government to relax seismic restrictions on shale gas drilling in the UK. The call comes after leading experts from the British Geological Survey (BGS) announced that the current limits on seismic activity were too restrictive. The limits, which force drillers to stop work, are much more […]

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  • UK Court of Appeal Rejects Climate Lawsuit

    • Date: 31/01/19
    • GWPF

    Britain’s Court of Appeal has rejected a lawsuit by a group of climate activists to have their case heard. A UK citizens’ lawsuit over the government’s 2050 climate target hit “the end of the road” this week after an appeals court refused to hear the case, the climate legal group Plan B announced. Plan B and 11 Brits lodged the […]

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  • Green Madness: Wind Farms Alongside HS2 Train Line ‘Could Make It The World’s Most Expensive Railway’

    • Date: 28/01/19
    • The Sunday Telegraph

    Wind farms could be built along the route of HS2 in a major resurrection of onshore turbines in Britain, under Government-commissioned plans. An official strategy document seen by The Sunday Telegraph proposes powering the controversial rail line using lucrative onshore wind farms spanning the equivalent of 19,000 football fields. For some stretches of the line the majority […]

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  • Green Britain’s Energy Fiasco: Energy Bills Could Rise By £100 A Year After Price Cap Is Revised

    • Date: 26/01/19
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Energy bills could soon rise by up to £100 a year as regulators are expected to announce a significant hike to the price cap on default gas and electricity tariffs, just weeks after its introduction. Earlier this month Ofgem, the energy watchdog, introduced a cap on the prices of energy bills for customers on “standard variable […]

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  • We Have A Winner: Climate’s Tallest Tale 2018

    • Date: 18/01/19
    • GWPF

    We asked you to nominate the wackiest climate stories of the year. You didn’t let us down. Before Christmas, we asked GWPF readers to send us nominations for our search to find the tallest climate tale of 2018. It’s fair to say that there was a lot of competition, with the catastrophe mongers across the […]

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  • Britain’s Climate Policy In Tatters As Nuclear Power Projects Are Scrapped

    • Date: 18/01/19
    • The Times

    Plans for a new generation of nuclear power stations are in disarray after a second company in two months announced that would stop work on the projects. Hitachi said yesterday that it was suspending its nuclear development programme in Britain, placing on hold plants at Wylfa Newydd on Anglesey and Oldbury-on-Severn in south Gloucestershire. The […]

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  • Green Britain Faces Energy Crisis

    • Date: 17/01/19
    • Martin Vander Weyer, The Spectator

    The energy shortage that has been threatening for a decade is coming closer to reality Transfixed as you were by Westminster chaos, did you also spot the news that Hitachi is about to cancel or suspend construction of the Wylfa nuclear power station in North Wales? The Japanese engineering giant has evidently failed to reach […]

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  • Britain’s Diesel Fiasco Causes Rising CO2 Emissions

    • Date: 11/01/19
    • Daily Express

    Diesel cars are in decline due to the wide condemnation of the fuel type as a result of the VW Dieselgate scandal of 2015. The overall decline in new diesel car sales has caused CO2 emissions to rise. Once revered for their lower CO2 emissions and high mileage, diesel is now the dirty word in the car […]

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