• BBC News: Prince Charles Lobbied On Climate Policy After Shares Purchase

    • Date: 08/11/17
    • Paradise Papers reporting team BBC Panorama

    Prince Charles campaigned to alter climate-change agreements without disclosing his private estate had an offshore financial interest in what he was promoting, BBC Panorama has found. Paradise Papers: Prince Charles’ offshore investments revealed The Paradise Papers show the Duchy of Cornwall in 2007 secretly bought shares worth $113,500 in a Bermuda company that would benefit from a […]

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  • Growing Scepticism: British Public Increasingly Unconcerned About Climate Change

    • Date: 04/11/17
    • Climate Scepticism

    We are winning the debate: Ipsos MORI say there has been a steady decline in concern about climate change among the British public – from 82% in 2005 to 60% today. Today and tomorrow there’s a conference for “environmental communicators” taking place, at Bristol Zoo. See the website or twitter tag. In a time of unprecedented social, economic […]

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  • British Industry Faces Green Energy Cost Crisis – And It Is Set To Grow

    • Date: 30/10/17
    • Jillian Ambrose, The Daily Telegraph

    Behind the political battles over household bills lurks a far greater energy cost crisis. It risks damaging British industry and undermining attempts to boost productivity after Brexit. Households are paying more for clean power than they should, but official data shows UK bills are still below average compared to the EU. The picture is more […]

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  • The Rise Of Red-Green Fascism: British Universities May Censor Student Reading

    • Date: 29/10/17
    • The Sunday Times

    Universities are considering the insertion of warnings into books and even moving some off open library shelves altogether to protect students from “dangerous” and “wrong” arguments. The proposal could hit books by climate-change sceptics, feminists, eugenicists, creationists, theologians and Holocaust deniers. It will generate new controversy over free speech at British universities, where speakers have […]

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  • ‘Excessive’ Green Taxes To Rise To Well Over £100 Billion, Govt-Commissioned Report Warns

    • Date: 25/10/17
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Consumers are paying too much for their energy because of “excessive” green taxes added to bills, a damning Government-commissioned report has found. Consumers will have paid well over £100 billion by 2030. A series of “spectacularly bad” decisions by ministers have “unnecessarily burdened” households and businesses with higher green energy subsidies than necessary, according to Prof 
Dieter […]

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  • BBC Is Accused Of Being A ‘Left-Wing Mouthpiece’ After Grovelling Apology For Lawson Interview

    • Date: 25/10/17
    • James Tapsfield, Mail Online

    The BBC was accused of being a ‘left-wing mouthpiece’ today after it issued a grovelling apology for failing to challenge Lord Lawson over a claim temperatures have not risen over the last 10 years. Furious MPs said the decision to single out the peer showed the corporation had given up any ‘pretence’ of impartiality. Met Office’s HadCrut4 global […]

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  • British Government Accused Of Underestimating Cost Of Wind Energy

    • Date: 25/10/17
    • Utility Week

    The government has been accused of underestimating the subsidy costs in the recent Contracts for Difference (CfD) by almost 50 per cent. A briefing note by Aurora Energy Research claims the government’s methodology for forecasting future subsidy payments appears to underestimate the likely cost by almost £80 million a year. And the note warns unless […]

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  • UK Energy Companies Threaten To Divest Over Theresa May’s Energy Price Cap

    • Date: 22/10/17
    • The Sunday Telegraph

    The Government’s planned roll-outs of “smart” energy meters and electric vehicles are under threat as a result of Theresa May’s flagship conference pledge for a cap on electricity and gas bills, industry figures have warned. Senior sources said the Prime Minister’s plans to set limits on energy prices paid by consumers cast into doubt ministers’ […]

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