• Let Them Eat Cake: Green MP Demands Meat Tax To Stop Climate Change

    • Date: 06/01/19
    • The Sunday Express

    A green MP has called on Parliament to impose a tax on meat to cut greenhouse gas emissions and reduce climate change. Caroline Lucas told delegates at the Oxford Farming Conference an overhaul of Britain’s agri-industrial food system is needed because it is in “crisis” and is favouring consolidation at the expense of human health, […]

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  • Germany’s Diesel Disaster & The Lessons of ‘Dieselgate’

    • Date: 06/01/19
    • Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., The Wall Street Journal

    A whole generation of green activists and politicians probably will have to die away before rational priorities for limiting CO2 emissions will be discussable. Angela Merkel had a bad 2018. Outsiders heard the word “migrants” during her party’s many electoral defeats. But a more urgent concern for millions of German voters was the fate of […]

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  • Forget Climate Hysteria: Heathrow Plans 25.000 More Flights P.A.

    • Date: 05/01/19
    • The Times

    Heathrow will announce plans for an extra 25,000 flights a year to increase capacity before the opening of a third runway. The airport wants to accommodate the equivalent of 68 more take-offs and landings a day within the next few years, scrapping the limit imposed as a planning condition when Heathrow won approval to build […]

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  • Worst Year Ever for Energy Price Rises

    • Date: 29/12/18
    • This is Money

    After the worst year ever for energy price rises, households are set to suffer more hikes in January. Big Six weren’t the only offenders – smaller suppliers singled out as culprits too   Some £840m added to people’s energy bills in 2018 – £74 each home Energy companies are racing to get their price hikes […]

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  • Limit On Fracking Tremors Will Stop Shale Gas Development, Says Ineos

    • Date: 26/12/18
    • The Times

    Shale gas is unlikely to be developed in Britain unless strict limits on earthquakes caused by fracking are relaxed, the company with the biggest exploration rights has warned. Ineos, the petrochemicals giant controlled by Jim Ratcliffe, an outspoken advocate of fracking, has amassed rights to explore across vast stretches of northern England. Ministers have enthusiastically […]

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  • Ignoring Climate Alarmists, UK Government Promises More Flights And Bigger Airports

    • Date: 18/12/18
    • The Times

    Ministers are paving the way to expand airports and create hundreds of flight paths amid warnings that demand for air travel will soar by a third in the next 12 years. The Department for Transport publishes a long-awaited aviation strategy today that pledges to deliver “greater capacity at UK airports”. It raises the prospect of […]

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  • Another Green Fiasco: The Solar Panel Trap That Means You Can’t Sell Your Home

    • Date: 09/12/18
    • The Sunday Telegraph

    Homeowners who signed up for free solar panel schemes, which were popular a few years ago, now face problems selling their properties. Valuable government subsidies designed to encourage the use of renewable energy led to the emergence of many new firms that offered free solar panels to homeowners who would agree to lease their roofs. Homeowners benefited […]

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  • Britain’s Oldest Coal Plants Called On To Avoid Running Out Of Power As Cold Sets In

    • Date: 08/12/18
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Britain’s oldest coal-fired power plants prepared to fire up their hoppers for a price of almost £1,000 per megawatt-hour on Tuesday to avert a power shortfall as temperatures across the country plunge and wind power wanes. The cold snap ignited the winter’s first warning that Britain would run out of electricity unless idling coal plants […]

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