• Brexit, Climate Alarmism And The GWPF Myth

    • Date: 25/06/16
    • Peter Foster, Financial Post

    Some people have cast the entire Brexit campaign as a plot by the London-based Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). But claims of a GWPF plot are pure paranoia. One knowledgeable friend to whom I spoke about Brexit when I was in Britain recently said that he knew that the EU was doomed, but that he […]

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  • Peiser: Brexit Has Significant Implications For Energy And Climate Policies

    • Date: 24/06/16
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    When British voters chose to leave the European Union Thursday night, they weren’t just voting against Brussels’ immigration policies, they were also voting against Europe’s growing list of green mandates. The EU’s allowance of millions of refugees and open borders policy did play a large role in the “Brexit” vote, but it was also a […]

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  • Brexit: David Cameron To Quit After UK Votes To Leave EU

    • Date: 24/06/16
    • BBC News

    Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union. Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, he said he would attempt to “steady the ship” over the coming weeks and months but that “fresh leadership” was needed. The PM had urged the country to vote Remain but […]

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  • Heliophobia On Stilts: Sunshine Fear Halts Jersey School Beach Trip

    • Date: 22/06/16
    • BBC News

    A school’s annual beach day has been scrapped over concerns about the dangers of midday sunshine. More than 200 pupils at St George’s Preparatory School in Jersey were due to have a day at the beach in July. But after hearing a health department warning about skin cancer on the island, headmaster Colin Moore said […]

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  • National Grid Recruits Hospitals To Help Keep The Lights On

    • Date: 20/06/16
    • Emily Gosden, The Daily Telegraph

    National Grid is recruiting cash-strapped NHS hospitals to fire up their emergency generators and turn down their air conditioning systems when power supplies are scarce. The company, which is responsible for balancing UK supply and demand, wants to make more use of “demand side response” schemes, in which energy users are paid to temporarily reduce […]

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  • UK Environment Agency Grants Drill Permit For Fracking Wells In Doncaster

    • Date: 18/06/16
    • Doncaster Free Press

    The controversial prospect of fracking taking place in a Doncaster village has moved closer, after an energy company was granted mining permits for its exploratory wells. British onshore oil and gas explorer and producer IGas has submitted a planning application, requesting permission to carry out ‘exploratory’ digging in the Springs Road area of Misson Springs. […]

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  • Trade Union Hits Out At Labour’s ‘Student Pub Politics’ Against Fracking

    • Date: 16/06/16
    • Daniel Sanderson, The Herald

    ONE of Scottish Labour’s biggest backers has told the party to “get real” over fracking and likened contribution of its MSPs at Holyrood over the issue to “a student politics pub debate”. Trade Union GMB Scotland said that abandoning a “balanced energy strategy” would mean importing more gas from questionable regimes who have no regard […]

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  • Rodney Leach, Baron Leach of Fairford (1934 – 2016)

    • Date: 14/06/16
    • GWPF & Hansard

    Rodney Leach (Lord Leach of Fairford), who has died aged 82, was a conservative member of the House of Lords, a vehement critic of global warming alarmism and a supporter of the GWPF. In his memory we re-publish his 2009 House of Lords speech on the UK’s Climate Change Act and climate policy. Rodney Leach, Baron Leach of Fairford […]

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