• ‘Catastrophic Collapse’ Of Solar Energy As UK Government Cuts Subsidies

    • Date: 14/04/17
    • The Independent

    The number of solar panels being installed in the UK has fallen by more than 80 per cent, according to an analysis of new figures in the latest sign that the industry is being strangled by government policies despite being one of the cheapest sources of electricity. The Solar Trade Association (STA), which produced the […]

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  • Environmentalists Lose Big In Battle To Stop Fracking

    • Date: 12/04/17
    • Andrew Follett, Daily Caller

    Environmentalists lost a major lawsuit against hydraulic fracturing Wednesday, clearing one of the last major roadblocks to fracking in Britain. The Preston New Road Action Group (PNRAG) sued to stop fracking in Lancashire, England. High Court Justice Ian Dove threw out the suit, dealing PNRAG a huge setback. Dove ruled PNRAG’s lawsuit was groundless, and “not […]

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  • Frack On! Anti-Fracking Campaigners Lose High Court Battle

    • Date: 12/04/17
    • ITV News

    Fracking looks set to go ahead on a Lancashire site after campaigners lost a High Court challenge. Opponents urged the court to find a government decision approving planning for the site in Fylde either unfair or unlawful. The planning application, by developer Cuadrilla, was refused by Lancashire County Council in 2015 but later granted following an appeal. […]

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  • Leaked Gov’t Docs Show Britain Plans To ‘Scale Down’ Global Warming Regs To Create Jobs

    • Date: 11/04/17
    • Andrew Follett,Daily Caller

    The UK will “tone down” global warming positions in international trade deals to focus on job and wealth creation, according to leaked government documents. The documents, obtained by UK’s The Times and published Sunday, instruct British trade negotiators to shift focus less from global warming concerns and preventing the illegal wildlife trade to making the […]

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  • New Govt Policy: ‘Less Climate Concern’ Key To Brexit Trade

    • Date: 09/04/17
    • Tim Shipman, Political editor, The Sunday Times

    Government papers reveal plan to tone down stance on environment in bid to win deals with Latin America and Africa Civil service documents, photographed on a train, reveal that Britain plans to scale down its concern over climate change and the trade in illegal wildlife to clear the way for post-Brexit trade deals. Details of […]

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  • Terence Mordaunt Joins GWPF Board Of Directors

    • Date: 07/04/17
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) is pleased to announce that Terence Mordaunt has joined its board of directors. Mr Mordaunt is the co-owner of Bristol Port Company and serves as its Chairman. He will be joining Lord Lawson (chairman of the board) and British businessmen Edward Atkin CBE and Neil Record. The Global Warming […]

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  • At Last! UK Said to Seek End For 2020 Renewables Target

    • Date: 05/04/17
    • Bloomberg

    Britain is looking for ways to scrap its 2020 clean energy targets while maintaining everyday trade in Europe’s energy market, an early sign of the kind of cherry-picking that threatens to sour Brexit negotiations. Officials in the Treasury and the business department are looking for a way to abandon the national goal of getting 15 […]

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  • Scientific Advice Promoting Diesel ‘Was Wrong’, Former Chief Scientist Admits

    • Date: 05/04/17
    • Sam Coates, The Times

    The chief scientist under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown has admitted successive governments were wrong to encourage people to buy diesel vehicles. Sir David King, the chief scientific adviser from 2000 to 2007 and special representative for climate change until last week, said that the government had overestimated the impact of European regulations when it […]

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