• Europe: No Additional CO2 Cuts This Decade

    • Date: 08/06/10

    Last week, the European Union’s energy ministers swiftly stepped in to finally put an end to growing calls to unilaterally increase the block’s emission-cutting target to 30%, as economic concerns are overshadowing concerns about climate change. The debate over whether to increase the current target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 20% from 1990 levels by […]

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  • Green Shambles: Olympics Wind Turbine Is Scrapped

    • Date: 06/06/10
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    A plan to build a massive wind turbine on the Olympic Park is to be scrapped, raising questions about whether the environmental pledges for the 2012 London Games can be met. A 120m-high turbine at the north end of the park was to have been the symbol for the greenest Olympic Games. It was also […]

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  • Johnny Ball Slates ‘Doom And Gloom’ Climate Lobby

    • Date: 04/06/10

    Profiteers have jumped on the “doom and gloom bandwagon” surrounding climate change and are cashing in on the drive for “green” technologies, according to TV presenter and author Johnny Ball. Ball, a long-time sceptic of mankind’s role in global warming, will outline his views at a seminar in Inverness next week when he will share […]

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  • Climate Quangos Living On Borrowed Time

    • Date: 02/06/10

    Regardless of whatever ministerial scandal The Telegraph has up its sleeve next, we all know cuts are coming to green business services. The only question is where the axe will fall. You can make a strong case for holding back the cuts in the hope that a stronger recovery will help to address the deficit […]

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  • James Lovelock: Climate Change May Not Happen As Fast As We Thought

    • Date: 01/06/10

    To boil down any of [James] Lovelock’s thoughts to a few sentences is to do him a serious disservice, but here goes. As he sees it, climate change is now all but out of control. We should certainly cut our greenhouse-gas emissions, but focus most of our efforts on adapting to a world that, sooner […]

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  • Chris Huhne Warms To Nuclear Power

    • Date: 30/05/10

    Chris Huhne, the Liberal Democrat energy secretary, last night signalled a softening of his opposition to nuclear power, insisting he was no “ideological ayatollah”. Huhne, who once described nuclear power as a “failed” technology, claimed that plants would be built despite the government’s refusal to subsidise the industry. “It is very clear from the coalition […]

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  • GWPF Welcomes Royal Society Review On Climate Change Position

    • Date: 29/05/10

    The most prestigious group of scientists in the country was forced to act after fellows complained that doubts over man made global warming were not being communicated to the public. In particular they were unhappy that the long term effects of greenhouse gases were being oversimplified. Lord Martin Rees, President of the Royal Society, admitted […]

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  • Rebel Scientists Force Royal Society To Accept Climate Scepticism

    • Date: 29/05/10

    Britain’s premier scientific institution is being forced to review its statements on climate change after a rebellion by members who question mankind’s contribution to rising temperatures. The Royal Society has appointed a panel to rewrite the 350-year-old institution’s official position on global warming. It will publish a new “guide to the science of climate change” […]

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