• Will Green Britain Betray Developing World?

    • Date: 05/04/10

    The Government is considering blocking an aid project to provide reliable coal-fired electricity for millions of South Africans after coming under intense pressure from green groups in the run-up to the election. On Thursday, Britain will cast the deciding vote on whether the World Bank should grant a $3.7 billion (£2.4 billion) loan to allow […]

    Read more
  • Climate Change Act Will Cost Britain Hundreds Of Billions

    • Date: 03/04/10

    One of the best-kept secrets of British politics – although it is there for all to see on a Government website – is the cost of what is by far the most expensive piece of legislation ever put through Parliament. Every year between now and 2050, acccording to Ed Miliband’s Department for Energy and Climate […]

    Read more
  • Brave New World: Carbon Inspectors Will Force Companies To Reduce Emissions

    • Date: 01/04/10

    A team of government carbon inspectors is being formed to compel thousands of British companies to disclose full details of their annual carbon emissions under a mandatory new scheme launched today. The Environment Agency inspectors will be equipped with powers to visit offices and factories, view documents and impose stiff fines on companies that understate […]

    Read more
  • UK Government Offers To Revive Kyoto Protocol (No Joke)

    • Date: 31/03/10
    • Another test source

    Britain said on Wednesday it wanted to break the deadlock in U.N. climate talks by supporting the continuation of the existing emissions-cutting Kyoto pact from 2013 under a wider deal involving all countries. That differs from the official European Union position, which is to prefer a single treaty replacing the Kyoto Protocol, in order to engage […]

    Read more
  • UEA Refused To Share Information On Climate Research

    • Date: 31/03/10

    The university at the centre of the ‘climategate’ scandal behaved in a “reprehensible” manner by refusing to release research behind the science of global warming, according to MPs. The House of Commons science and technology committee said the “blunt refusal” of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia (UEA) was against […]

    Read more
  • Climate Change Act Delay Urged To Allow Airport Expansion

    • Date: 30/03/10

    The Government should suspend its Climate Change Act to allow it to go ahead with a third runway at Heathrow, former Chancellor Lord Lawson of Blaby said. The prominent Tory global warming sceptic made his comments following a setback the Government received in the High Court last week. Campaigners against the expansion plan claimed a […]

    Read more
  • Corporate Carbon Scepticism On The Rise, Report Claims

    • Date: 30/03/10

    Recent climate science scandals have led to increased scepticism among business about the benefits of carbon emissions reductions, as has the lack of perceived progress at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in December, according to report out today. In the latest annual sustainability research series ‘After Copenhagen: Business And Climate Change’ from the Economist Intelligence […]

    Read more
  • Climate Campaign May Ground Britain’s Economy

    • Date: 28/03/10

    Campaigners will seek to block airport expansion across Britain following a High Court judgment which criticised the government’s decision to build a third runway at Heathrow. Environmental groups linked to Stansted, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and a string of other airports hope to use the ruling to launch fresh challenges against plans for mass growth in […]

    Read more


We use cookies to help give you the best experience on our website. By continuing without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to this. Please read our privacy policy to find out more.