• Professor Harold Lewis

    • Date: 11/10/10

    Harold Lewis is Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara and a former member of the Defense Science Board.

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  • Britons No Longer Worried About Climate Change

    • Date: 10/10/10

    Last year it was fashionable to dismiss sceptics as “deniers”. Few now dare use that label, because the confidence of those advocating action on emissions has been shattered by the furore over leaked e-mails from the University of East Anglia and errors by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The scientific and political establishments feel […]

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  • Climate Hype Agenda: Green Businesses Urged To Step Up Government Lobbying

    • Date: 09/10/10

    Growing numbers of British firms understand the opportunities and risks associated with climate change, but they are failing to adequately communicate their new stance on environmental issues to political leaders. That is the stark message from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which today urged businesses to better engage with the government in the run-up to […]

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  • Green Jobs Utopia Goes Up In Smoke

    • Date: 08/10/10

    Plans to build three new factories to make thousands of giant offshore wind turbines that would create an estimated 60,000 jobs are set to become the latest casualty of the spending review, it has emerged. The previous government had pledged £60m to upgrade ports, mainly in the north-east, to enable them to handle the next […]

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  • Warning: Green Subsidies Will Have Disastrous Effect On UK Economy

    • Date: 07/10/10

    Pandering to policy makers who see the future of UK energy defined by expensive “eco-bling” solutions will have disastrous effects for the government and for consumers. That’s the warning from the incoming president of Europe’s largest engineering membership body. Dr. Nigel Burton, who formally assumes the presidency of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) […]

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  • ‘Green Deal’ Set To Prompt Landlords’ Backlash

    • Date: 06/10/10

    Hundreds of thousands of landlords could be forced to raise the energy efficiency of their homes as part of the coalition’s attempts to tackle climate change and reduce people’s energy bills. Chris Huhne, energy secretary, is pushing ahead with a “green deal” to encourage people to insulate their homes on a huge scale. The plan […]

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  • Pope’s UK Visit: Green Policy Doesn’t Come Cheap

    • Date: 06/10/10

    The £10m bill for the Pope’s visit to the UK last month was split between six government departments, with £3.7m of costs coming from environment and energy budgets, documents show. The way in which the costs of the controversial visit were divided across government has angered some environmentalists at a time when spending on carbon […]

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  • Businesses Pull Out Of Climate Campaign After Green PR Disaster

    • Date: 05/10/10

    Businesses have begun to distance themselves from the carbon-cutting campaign 10:10 over a promotional film the organisation premiered last week that depicts schoolchildren, office workers and celebrities being blown up for not taking action on climate change. Sony UK and Kyocera Mita, two corporate partners of the 10:10 campaign, both condemned the short film ‘No […]

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