• New Paper: 2019 Floods “Nothing Out Of The Ordinary”

    • Date: 16/04/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Review of UK weather statistics fails to find major changes in UK climate London, 16 April: The floods that affected northern England in the autumn of 2019 were nothing out of the ordinary. That’s according to a new review of the UK’s 2019 weather. Author Paul Homewood says that although rainfall in the region was […]

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  • Japan Minister: Paris Accord Under Threat If Economy Recovery Trumps Climate Change

    • Date: 14/04/20
    • Reuters

    TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi warned on Monday that the Paris climate accord could face death if steps to fight global warming were put on the backburner to facilitate the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Many economists and policymakers are forecasting a steep global recession this year as countries are forced […]

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  • UN Climate Summit In Glasgow Postponed For A Year

    • Date: 02/04/20
    • Sky News

    The UN summit on tackling climate change meant to be held in Britain this winter has been postponed because of coronavirus. The gathering of world leaders – known as COP26 – was due to be the biggest the UK has ever hosted, taking place over four days in November in Glasgow. Around 30,000 delegates including […]

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  • Green Madness: EU Sticks To Carbon Reporting Deadlines, Rejects Industry Calls For Coronavirus Delay

    • Date: 27/03/20
    • Reuters

    BRUSSELS – A European Union deadline of April 30 for firms to surrender emissions trading system (ETS) carbon allowances will stand, despite calls for extensions from some industry groups due to the coronavirus pandemic. Industry, utilities and airlines running flights in Europe must report their ETS emissions for the previous calendar year by 31 March, […]

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  • Give Britain A Break: Suspend £15 Billion A Year Energy Policy Costs To Help Households and Businesses

    • Date: 24/03/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 24 March: The Global Warming Policy Forum is calling on the Government to suspend all energy policy costs for the duration of the pandemic to relieve the burden for households and businesses during this unprecedented crisis. * A civil emergency requires firm government measures in all areas and energy is no exception. * Britain […]

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  • COP26 Climate Summit May Have To Be Delayed, UK Warns

    • Date: 20/03/20
    • London Evening Standard

    International climate change talks scheduled to take place later this year in Glasgow may have to be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has warned. Mr Raab said the Government had not given up hope that it could still host the COP26 summit in November as planned, but warned that it would be […]

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  • UN Climate Summit Under Threat Because Of Coronavirus

    • Date: 18/03/20
    • Financial Times

    November conference likely to be postponed following travel bans and border closures International climate talks scheduled for Glasgow in November have been thrown into doubt as the global clampdown on travel intensifies because of the coronavirus pandemic. Government officials said it was increasingly likely that the annual UN gathering would be postponed given the fast-changing […]

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  • Technology, Ingenuity And Cooperation Will Defeat The Pandemic

    • Date: 16/03/20
    • Chelsea Follett, Cato at Liberty

    The threat from COVID-19 should be taken seriously, but there are reasons for rational optimism even during a pandemic. The pandemic caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19) from Wuhan, China, is now a serious and global problem. And that problem has been made even worse by a culture of constant alarmism making it hard to distinguish real threats from […]

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