• May Faces Backlash Over Energy Price Cap

    • Date: 09/05/17
    • The Times

    Theresa May will press ahead today with a promise to cap energy prices for 17 million households despite warnings that the move could force up bills for other customers. The Conservative general election manifesto will include a pledge to regulate the maximum costs of standard variable tariffs, the default deals for the two thirds of […]

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  • Lord Lawson Says Energy Price Cap Is ‘Crazy’

    • Date: 09/05/17
    • BBC News

    Theresa May has vowed to end the “injustice” of rising energy costs by promising a cap on standard variable tariffs in the Tory election manifesto. Former Conservative chancellor Lord Lawson says the idea is “crazy” and the government should concentrate on reducing bills by sourcing more energy from the cheapest and most reliable technologies. The […]

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  • Another Green Fiasco: Millions Of ‘Smart’ Meters Going Dumb

    • Date: 06/05/17
    • Katie Morley, The Daily Telegraph

    Millions of smart meters installed in British households under the Government’s flagship scheme to tackle climate change may need to be replaced due to an IT bungle. For the first time major energy suppliers have admitted that some of the 8 million “first generation” smart meters fitted in households are incompatible with a new nation […]

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  • English Vineyards Report ‘Catastrophic’ Damage After Severe April Frost

    • Date: 03/05/17
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That

    English winemakers are reporting “catastrophic” crop damage after the worst frost in a generation wiped out at least half of this year’s grape harvest. From the Guardian: English winemakers are reporting “catastrophic” crop damage after the worst frost in a generation wiped out at least half of this year’s grape harvest. Chris White, the chief […]

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  • Activist ‘Science’ And Polar Bear Numbers

    • Date: 02/05/17
    • Susan Crockford, Polar Bear Science

    Is there a mutiny in the works between the IUCN Red List and the IUCN Polar Bear Specialist Group (PBSG) over polar bear population estimates or has there simply been a breach of ethics? What else explains the fact that some of the subpopulation estimates used by the PBSG to support the status of ‘vulnerable’ […]

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  • Andrew Montford Appointed GWPF Deputy Director

    • Date: 02/05/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    The Global Warming Policy Foundation is delighted to announce that Andrew Montford has been appointed as Deputy Director. Andrew Montford is a writer specialising in climate change issues and is best known as the author of The Hockey Stick Illusion. He is the author of several GWPF reports, including its first one, on the Climategate […]

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  • Police Probe Anti-Fracking Activists’ Nazi Video

    • Date: 01/05/17
    • Mail on Sunday

    Police are investigating an ‘appalling’ film that compares officers protecting a shale gas site to Nazi SS guards who murdered millions of Jews in the Holocaust. The video created by environmentalists intercuts footage of anti-fracking protesters confronting police with scenes from the Oscar-winning film Schindler’s List. In one of the most offensive scenes, the filmmakers […]

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  • BBC News: Green Heating System Accused Of Causing ‘Fuel Poverty’

    • Date: 30/04/17
    • Nicola Dowling & Adrian Goldberg, BBC News

    A heating system meant to reduce bills is leaving people in fuel poverty, according to campaigners and residents. The government wants millions of us to get heat and hot water from “district heating networks” to help meet carbon reduction targets. But residents on some networks say they are more expensive than traditional heating and have […]

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