• Cummings Pushes To Hike Fuel Duty ‘So That Boris Will Look Good For UN Climate Conference’

    • Date: 20/02/20
    • The Sun

    “Cummings was pushing Sajid to put up fuel duty, so the PM will look good for the climate conference we’re hosting.” Britain’s 37million drivers could face the first fuel duty rise in a decade next month. They may be targeted in the Budget as Boris Johnson’s all- powerful adviser Dominic Cummings eyes up a £4billion […]

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  • Flooding Exposes Folly of Misbalanced UK Climate Policies

    • Date: 18/02/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 18 February: In view of the habitual failure of UK governments to prevent and alleviate significant flooding events the Global Warming Policy Forum is calling for a radical rebalancing of adaptation and mitigation in the country’s climate change policies. Since 2002 the UK has been spending increasingly large sums on climate change mitigation, mostly through subsidies to renewables. Between 2017 and today, […]

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  • Mob Rules In Cambridge As Police Allows Extinction Rebellion Activists To Dig Up Trinity College’s Lawn

    • Date: 18/02/20
    • The Times

    Residents in Cambridge have accused the police of allowing “mob rule” after Extinction Rebellion activists blocked roads and vandalised the lawn of one of the university’s colleges. The anti-climate change group was given police permission to stop traffic, including ambulances and buses, in a week-long demonstration in the city that began yesterday. More than a dozen activists, […]

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  • At Last: No 10 Tells BBC Licence Fee Will Be Scrapped

    • Date: 16/02/20
    • The Sunday Times

    TV channels face axe in move to subscriptions Downing Street turned on the BBC last night — vowing to scrap the television licence fee and make viewers pay a subscription. The national broadcaster could also be compelled to downsize and sell off most of its radio stations. In a plan that would change the face […]

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  • UK Police Compared To Stasi and Gestapo By Judge As He Rules They Interfered In Freedom Of Speech

    • Date: 14/02/20
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Judge says that the effect of police turning up at Mr Miller’s workplace “because of his political opinions must not be underestimated”. Humberside Police unlawfully interfered with a man’s right to freedom of expression by turning up at his place of work over his allegedly “transphobic” tweets, the High Court has ruled. Former police officer Harry […]

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  • Extinction Rebellion To Hold Cambridge Hostage Until Demands Are Met

    • Date: 12/02/20
    • Gaia Fawkes

    Extinction Rebellion is threatening to “will bring the city to a halt with a week-long roadblock” if the City refuses to meet its demands on climate and social justice. Extinction Rebellion is threatening to “bring [Cambridge] to a halt” unless the city’s elected politicians hand over “significant decision-making powers and a binding mandate” to an unelected “citizens assembly”. Guido is pretty sure there […]

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  • EU Threatens Carbon Tariffs In Climate Trade War Warning Shot To Brexit Britain

    • Date: 09/02/20
    • The Sunday Telegraph

    A new European Union carbon border tax could lead to tariffs being slapped on British imports of steel, cement and aluminium in a climate change trade war after Brexit. The tax will give the European Commission the power to impose levies of  imports on goods with a heavy carbon footprint. The tariff would target countries […]

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  • Political Suicide Note: UK Government Considers Banning Gas Heating & Cooking

    • Date: 08/02/20
    • The Sunday Telegraph

    Gas boilers could be banned from all homes to ensure the UK meets carbon neutral target by 2050 Homeowners could be forced to replace their gas boilers to ensure the UK meets its target to be carbon neutral by 2050, ministers are warning. The Government will publish a White Paper later this year which will set […]

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