• Britain goes nuclear for Net Zero

    • Date: 14/12/20
    • GWPF

    Thanks to radical climate activists, governments around the world are planning to build hundreds of new nuclear power plants. New nuclear reactors are also a vital part of Boris Johnson’s pledge to reach net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050. The UK government is considering funding Sizewell C, a new nuclear reactor plant in Suffolk. Most of […]

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  • Renewable energy disaster threatens to destroy thousands of jobs

    • Date: 12/12/20
    • GWPF & BBC

    Nottingham City Council ‘at risk of bankruptcy’ as green debt piles up, putting thousands of jobs at risk. A few months ago, Nottingham City Council announced that it had lost tens of millions of pounds of public cash after its renewable energy company Robin Hood Energy (RHE) had collapsed with the loss of 230 ‘green’ […]

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  • Committee on Climate Change’s Net Zero advice to government is “a political suicide note”

    • Date: 10/12/20
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 10 December: Energy experts at the Global Warming Policy Forum have called the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) advice to government on Net Zero decarbonisation “a political suicide note”. The criticism follows the publication of the Sixth Carbon Budget outlining how the government can achieve Net Zero and at what cost. Claims by the […]

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  • UK Government sets up secret ‘green nudge unit’

    • Date: 06/12/20
    • The Daily Telegraph

    The Government has established an environmental ‘nudge unit’ to work out how to persuade people into green behaviours such as driving less and cutting down on meat. The team was set up in April this year because of a recognition that the next phase of decarbonising will require much more personal behaviour change. The 45 per […]

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  • Conservatives will regret Boris Johnson’s radical Net Zero targets

    • Date: 04/12/20
    • Press release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Prime Minister’s radical decarbonisation plans will burden Britons with astronomical costs which will trigger rising public discontent. The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has today announced that as part of the drive to Net Zero the United Kingdom will aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 by 68% as compared to the 1990 […]

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  • Motorists face £700 billion bill for going electric

    • Date: 27/11/20
    • The Global Warming Policy Forum

    A new estimate of the cost of decarbonising private transport suggests that motorists might have to foot a bill for £700 billion if they want to stay on the roads. Ongoing motoring costs could double. According to author Andrew Montford, the great uncertainty is the future cost of battery electric vehicles: EVs are currently much […]

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  • Britons to subsidise £billions for green jobs abroad as wind power contracts go overseas

    • Date: 26/11/20
    • The Construction Index

    According to news reports, large parts of £billions in subsidies paid by UK households for the construction of the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm will go to factories in Poland and Belgium. The contract for manufacture and supply of monopiles and transition pieces has gone to Smulders, the Belgian subsidiary of Eiffage Métal, as part […]

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  • ‘Economic emergency’ puts the brakes on Boris Johnson’s green agenda

    • Date: 26/11/20
    • GWPF

    Outraged climate activists are blaming Rishi Sunak, the UK Chancellor, of eroding Boris Johnson’s plans for a ‘green industrial revolution’. In his so-called Spending Review, Rishi Sunak, the UK Chancellor, yesterday announced that Britain’s ‘economy emergency has only just begun’ and that it will negatively affect Britain’s finances for decades to come. Obviously, Sunak hardly […]

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