• Rainforest Trees Cut Down For Windfarm Transmission Corridor

    • Date: 16/06/19
    • The Australian
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    Rainforest trees 200 years old have been cleared to make way for a wind farm transmission line in Tasmania’s Tarkine, prompting claims of green “hypocrisy”. Myrtle and sassafras trees were among those felled along a 10.5km corridor widened for transmission lines associated with the $280 million, 112 megawatt wind farm at Granville Harbour, in Tasmania’s […]

  • Dominic Lawson: Your Legacy Isn’t Worth A Trillion Quid, Mrs May

    • Date: 16/06/19
    • Dominic Lawson,The Sunday Times
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    The prime minister is going down in a blaze of vanity and arrogance An apology. In a previous column, I gave readers the impression that Theresa May, whatever her faults, was at least not guilty of vanity. How wrong I was: in her last weeks as prime minister she has been single-mindedly determined, as it […]

  • Government Restarts Subsidies to Wind and Solar, This Time By The Back Door

    • Date: 16/06/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum
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    GWPF calls on Treasury to kill ill-considered “Smart Export Guarantee” London, 16 June: In a briefing note published today by the Global Warming Policy Forum we show that the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) shortly to be introduced by Greg Clark, Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is a disguised restart […]

  • UK Government Proposes Backdoor Subsidies to Onshore Wind and Solar

    • Date: 15/06/19
    • Dr John Constable, GWPF Energy Editor
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    The UK’s Renewable Obligation and Feed-in Tariff have now, thankfully, closed. Unfortunately, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced an attempt to restore subsidies in a covert form, via the mysteriously named “Smart Export Guarantee” (SEG). On the 9th of June BEIS released documents relating to upcoming secondary legislation, The Smart Export […]

  • Climate Activists Face Life Sentences, Police Warn

    • Date: 15/06/19
    • Evening Standard
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    Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone protest at Heathrow Airport next week. The climate change campaign group has vowed to shut down Heathrow on Tuesday unless plans to expand the airport are scrapped. Protesters are also planning a further 10 days of […]

  • Trump’s Green Re-election Strategy Takes Shape

    • Date: 14/06/19
    • E&E News
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    President Trump’s reelection strategy on energy and environment issues is starting to come into focus, with an emphasis on domestic energy production and making the case, in his mind at least, that the environment has become cleaner since he’s taken office. Trump is planning to officially launch his 2020 campaign Tuesday for a second term, […]

  • U.S. Democrats Have Set Themselves A Major ‘Climate Trap’

    • Date: 14/06/19
    • Rich Lowry, New York Post
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    The voters most opposed to the costs of climate action tend to be the kind of “deplorables” most easily dismissed by center-left parties at their own peril. If President Trump claws his way to victory again in Pennsylvania and the Upper Midwest, his path will likely go through abortion and climate change, two issues on […]

  • Will Carbon Tax Bring Down Trudeau’s Government?

    • Date: 14/06/19
    • Global Warming Policy Forum
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    Majority of Canadian voters oppose Trudeau’s carbon tax. Rejection may decide elections in October 1) Majority Of Canadian Voters Oppose Trudeau’s Carbon Tax — May Decide Elections Many Canadian voters are motivated on the issue of the carbon tax but not necessarily in a way that benefits Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. A new public opinion […]

  • The Cost of this Net Zero Madness? Even a Trillion is an Underestimate

    • Date: 14/06/19
    • Andrew Montford, The Conservative Woman
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    THE £1trillion figure is propaganda, not analysis; you can pluck any number you want.’ So said Adair Turner, the former head of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), according to the Telegraph on Wednesday. The question of the costs involved in the net zero project is impenetrable to say the least. The CCC is not advancing a […]

  • Leaked EU Draft Strategy: Climate Change No Longer Top Priority

    • Date: 14/06/19
    • EurActiv
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    As things stand, climate change and green policies are only billed third in the draft plan, after migration and “Developing our economic base” EU leaders want to focus on migration and protection of external borders, or the “integrity of our physical space”, over the next five years, according to a draft of the so-called strategic […]



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