• The Cost of Wind Power: Worse Than We Thought

    • Date: 17/07/18
    • Andrew Montford, GWPF

    A few days ago, the BBC’s Roger Harrabin mentioned a new suggestion that instead of cutting up redundant oil rigs, we should simply sink them to the bottom of the sea, where they would become artificial reefs that would encourage a flourishing of marine flora and fauna. Observant readers of his Twitter feed were of […]

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  • Renewables continue to make shambles of energy sector

    • Date: 17/07/18
    • Tom DiChristopher, CNBC

    The amount of money flowing into the energy sector fell for a third straight year, raising concerns about the world’s ability to provide enough power and tackle climate change, the International Energy Agency reported on Tuesday. On the whole, governments and businesses plowed $1.8 trillion into the infrastructure, equipment and resources that keep the world […]

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  • UK Survey: Brits Are Chilled About Global Warming

    • Date: 11/07/18
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    Few have major concerns over climate change The latest British Social Attitudes Survey reveals that only around a quarter of the public has major concerns over the impacts of global warming and that only a third thinks that humans are the main cause of climate change. The typical Briton is mildly concerned by climate change, […]

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  • Energy-efficient boilers: worse than we thought

    • Date: 09/07/18
    • Andrew Ellson, The Times

    Homeowners are being mis-sold on the efficiency of boilers in a labelling scandal that is costing consumers hundreds of millions of pounds a year, an investigation by The Times has found. Energy performance labels are typically overstating the efficiency of boilers by 10 per cent because the official EU tests used to generate the scores do not […]

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  • Wildlife Be Damned: Kent Marshland to be Carpeted with Solar Panels

    • Date: 02/07/18
    • David Rose, The Mail on Sunday

    ‘World’s biggest battery’ to be built in Britain as part of £400m plans to carpet a swathe of Kent marshland with almost a million solar panels. Campaigners are fighting to block a £400 million plan for a solar energy farm The battery would store 350MWhr –  with no fewer than 7,660 battery units Green campaigners […]

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  • UK Committee On Climate Change Misleads Parliament And Public

    • Date: 30/06/18
    • Paul Matthews, Climate Scepticism

    The Committee on Climate Change has released a new brochure, Reducing UK emissions, described as a “2018 Progress Report to Parliament”. It’s a long document – 267 pages – but it has four messages to the Government at the front, one of which is this graphic: Yes, they really are claiming that adding more wind turbines […]

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  • UK Climate Adviser Slams Car & Housing Companies As Britain Is On Track To Miss Climate Targets

    • Date: 28/06/18
    • The Independent

    The UK will not meet its targets to avert climate change unless urgent action is taken to slash emissions from cars and houses, according to the government’s official advisers. A decade on from the country’s climate change act, greenhouse gases from electricity generation are falling but virtually every other sector has failed to pull its weight. In […]

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  • Green Campaigners Defeated: British Parliament Votes To Expand London’s Heathrow Airport

    • Date: 26/06/18
    • Reuters

    British lawmakers voted strongly in favour of building a new runway at London’s Heathrow Airport on Monday, paving the way for the airport’s expansion after decades of delays and policy U-turns. Lawmakers voted 415 to 119 in favour of the move, a decision that has long divided parliament regardless of party lines.   Some have opposed […]

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