• Brace Yourself: EU faces “Massive Flood Of Plastic Waste” After UN Export Restrictions

    • Date: 20/05/19
    • Packaging Insights

    Finnish public health expert stresses the need for increased incineration capacity to prevent a disaster Dr. Mikko Paunio of the University of Helsinki has warned that the UN’s decision to regulate waste plastic as hazardous and restrict exports will unleash a “surge of waste” on many EU countries. Paunio urges a rapid expansion of waste […]

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  • Editorial: A Climate-Change Drubbing in Australia

    • Date: 19/05/19
    • Editorial, The Wall Street Journal

    The right in Australia won on the sharp contrast with the left on taxes, growth and climate change. If American Democrats want a warning about the consequences of embracing the Green New Deal, look no further than Saturday’s election shocker in Australia. The opposition center-left Labor Party had led in the polls for months but […]

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  • Corbyn Plans Climate & Energy Socialism

    • Date: 15/05/19
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Jeremy Corbyn has drawn up plans to take control of Britain’s energy networks in a multi-billion pound power-grab modelled on the nationalisation of Northern Rock. A leaked Labour party document has revealed plans for a swift and sweeping renationalisation of the country’s £62bn energy networks at a price decided by Parliament. The blueprint, seen by […]

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  • Millennials Are The Worst Climate Hypocrites

    • Date: 14/05/19
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Hypocritical millennials are the worst age group for throwing away food and all sorts of stuff they buy and chuck away without hesitation Hypocritical millennials are the worst age group for throwing away food – and need to rethink their approach to help combat climate change, the Government’s food waste champion has warned. Ben Elliott, […]

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  • Electric Car Sales Stall After UK Govt Cuts Subsidies

    • Date: 13/05/19
    • The Times

    Drivers in European countries bought twice as many electric cars as their British counterparts last year as the government significantly reduced grants for green vehicles. Sales of cars powered solely by battery were more than twice as high in France and Germany, adding to concerns over “sluggish” demand in the UK and questions over how […]

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  • Blame Game Over Green Cars Subsidy Cuts

    • Date: 09/05/19
    • The Times

    The Department for Transport has hit back after it was blamed by the car industry for the slowdown in sales of greener vehicles. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said this week that a sharp slowdown in sales of electric cars, plug-ins and hybrids was due to the government’s decision to cut subsidies to buyers of […]

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  • Climate Extremism: SNP Accused Of Economic Vandalism

    • Date: 08/05/19
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Business leaders have accused the SNP government of cutting Scotland’s economy “off at the knees” after it dumped a flagship pledge to cut a flights tax. The Scottish Chambers of Commerce said the decision to abandon a long-promised cut to Air Passenger Duty (APD) would have a “have a significant and deleterious impact on the […]

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  • Anger As UK Govt Cuts Green Subsidies For Wealthy Greens

    • Date: 07/05/19
    • The Times

    The car industry has attacked the government for its “premature” removal of subsidies for plug-in hybrid vehicles that are capable of running on zero carbon and pollution emissions. Slowing plug-in sales have failed to fill the gap created by falling diesel sales as motorists fret over taxation, inner urban access and environmental issues surrounding diesel. […]

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