• Britain Is G7’s Biggest Net Importer of CO2 Emissions Per Capita, Says ONS

    • Date: 22/10/19
    • Richard Partington, The Guardian

    Fall in UK-produced emissions has been offset by those from increase in imported products Britain has contributed to the global climate emergency by outsourcing its carbon emissions to developing nations, according to official figures, despite managing to weaken the domestic link between fossil fuels and economic growth. The Office for National Statistics said the UK had become […]

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  • The fading dream of reliable power

    • Date: 21/10/19

    Even an expensive reliable grid may now be beyond us Back in August, a major power cut blacked out something like a million consumers in the south of England for the best part of an hour. The official reports into the power cut (and there have been several) beat around the bush quite a lot, […]

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  • Green Poverty: Three Million British Households Already In Energy Debt Ahead Of Winter

    • Date: 16/10/19
    • Energy Live News

    These fuel-poor households collectively owe nearly £417 million to their suppliers, with the year’s coldest weather soon to arrive Three million households are already in energy debt ahead of the winter. Auto-switching service Migrate has revealed these fuel-poor households collectively owe nearly £417 million to their suppliers, with the year’s coldest weather soon to arrive. Around 12% […]

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  • Police Ban Extinction Rebellion Protesters From London

    • Date: 15/10/19
    • City A.M.

    Police have spent the night clearing Extinction Rebellion protesters from Trafalgar Square after banning the activists from London. The Metropolitan Police started the eviction at around 10pm, after earlier this week attempting to confine protests to Trafalgar Square. Extinction Rebellion denounced the move as “draconian” and called it an “outrage” after climate change demonstrators spent […]

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  • Green Electricity Costs Each UK Household £340 Per Year

    • Date: 14/10/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    Full cost of living impact of renewables subsidies revealed At a time when the press is awash with naively reported good news about the proportion of renewables in British electricity generation, it is important to recall that this “success” comes at a huge cost to consumers, about £9 billion a year at present, and still rising. […]

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  • £28 Billion: UK Faces Huge Loss From Electric Vehicle Adoption

    • Date: 13/10/19
    • OilPrice.com

    If Great Britain keeps its commitment to switch over its vehicles to electric by 2050, the government will see a whopping loss of 28 billion pounds ($35 billion) paid by motorists driving traditional gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles. That comes from a study released Friday by London-based Institute for Fiscal Studies examining the impact of the UK’s net-zero […]

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  • Extinction Rebellion Founder Blasted For ‘Blind Hypocrisy’ After 11,000-Mile Flight For Luxury Holiday

    • Date: 13/10/19
    • The Sun

    A Founder of the Extinction Rebellion eco-protests was accused of “blind hypocrisy” last night as it was revealed she jetted to a luxury break in Central America despite leading calls for a “rapid reduction” in air travel. Gail Bradbrook clocked up 11,000 air miles as she flew to Costa Rica for a week’s £2,500 stay […]

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  • Green Flop: It’s All Over For Britain’s Very Own Electric Car

    • Date: 10/10/19
    • The Times

    Dyson, the British company best known for its vacuum cleaners, has abandoned a £2.5 billion project to build electric cars. The company, headed by the inventor Sir James Dyson, said that its engineers had developed a “fantastic electric car” but that it would not go into production because it was not “commercially viable”. In October […]

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