• GWPF Statement On The Proposed Net Zero 2050 Emissions Target

    • Date: 02/05/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    Summary The recommendation of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for a Net Zero emissions target by 2050 is grounded in nothing stronger than irresponsible optimism and arbitrary assumptions about cost and technological feasibility. In point of fact, the technologies seen as necessary, including carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), further expansion of renewable generation, widespread […]

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  • Climate Activists Lose Court Challenge Against New Runway At Heathrow

    • Date: 01/05/19
    • Daily Express

    The expansion of London’s Heathrow Airport inched closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway. “The court held that none of the climate change grounds was arguable.”  Judge Gary Hickinbottom said he did not accept the arguments made by environmentalists and […]

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  • Climate Change Committee To Delay Zero Emissions Target Until 2050

    • Date: 29/04/19
    • Bloomberg

    The U.K. government’s official adviser on climate change is set to recommend the country adopt a target to drive net fossil fuel emissions to zero by 2050, according to people familiar with the plan [25 years later than demanded by climate activists]. If adopted, the proposals would give the U.K. the tightest emissions rules of […]

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  • Tory Ministers Accused Of Killing UK Shale Industry

    • Date: 29/04/19
    • The Times

    UK ministers were accused yesterday of deliberately undermining their own fracking tsar before she resigned in frustration at their “paralysis”. Natascha Engel quit seven months after she was appointed shale gas commissioner by the energy minister. The former Labour MP said that the government had caved in to pressure from campaign groups and had “instituted a […]

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  • Britain’s Fracking Commissioner Resigns And Accuses Govt Of Caving In To Green Zealots

    • Date: 28/04/19
    • David Rose, Mail on Sunday

    The Government’s fracking ‘tsar’ today reveals her immediate resignation in The Mail on Sunday. Natascha Engel’s decision to walk away from such a high-profile role is driven, she says, by her dismay that Ministers are jeopardising Britain’s energy security because they would rather appease noisy green campaigners than listen to scientists’ advice. The result, she […]

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  • Rising electricity prices are forcing Britain’s poorest to underheat their homes

    • Date: 24/04/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) warns that rising electricity prices, caused in large part by UK energy and climate policies, are forcing the country’s poorest households to cut back on heating. According to the fuel poverty report recently released by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), nearly 70% of UK households […]

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  • Did David Attenborough’s film crew scare walruses to death?

    • Date: 18/04/19
    • Andrew Montford, Reaction

    Did David Attenborough’s film crew choose to put walruses at risk in order to get their global warming tale? It seems more than possible. The new Netflix show Our Planet has quickly become very controversial. The focus of concern has been a sequence in which Pacific walruses fall from cliffs in the Siberian Arctic to their deaths. […]

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  • London mayor accused by rank and file police of ‘aggravating’ climate protests

    • Date: 18/04/19
    • The Daily Telegraph

    The Mayor of London has been accused by rank and file police officers of “aggravating” climate protests as demonstrators brought havoc to the capital. Sadiq Khan was criticised by policing and business leaders after activists from Extinction Rebellion were able to disrupt major transport routes for a third day. Hundreds of arrested protesters even cited the Mayor’s support […]

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