• All You Need To Know About Britain’s Green Hypocrites

    • Date: 01/07/19
    • Daily Mail

    Glastonbury revellers are trudging through fields awash with litter as the progressive festival’s eco-plan for music lovers to ‘leave no trace’ begins to unravel on the event’s final day. Last night, festival-goers slammed the Somerset farm site as ‘disgusting’ and shamed their fellow attendees for chucking rubbish to the ground – sometimes just metres away […]

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  • House of Lords Rebukes Government for Rushing Through Net Zero

    • Date: 27/06/19
    • The Global Warming Policy Forum

    Last night, Peers rebuked the Government for committing the UK to a Net Zero emissions target with little scrutiny and no plan for how it might be achieved.  The Chancellor has warned that the cost of reducing net greenhouse emissions to zero by 2050 could be well in excess of £1 trillion. The sum would […]

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  • Lord Lawson Urges Parliament Not to Approve Net Zero

    • Date: 24/06/19
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Lord Lawson has written to all MPs and Peers, asking them to withhold their approval for a controversial Net Zero emissions target until there has been proper consideration of the significant impacts this might have on the British economy.  In his letter of warning to MPs, Lord Lawson said: The full economic impact cannot be understated, and […]

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  • Isle Of Man Seabird Populations Plummet As Wind Farms Overwhelm The Irish Sea

    • Date: 23/06/19
    • Jason Endfield

    Herring Gulls are down 82%, European Shag down 51%, Razorbills down 55%. The list goes on… * The world’s biggest offshore wind farm is just a few miles away. * Isn’t there a conspicuous connection? The Isle Of Man wildlife charity Manx Birdlife has reported a shocking 40% decline in the populations of many species of […]

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  • Government Restarts Subsidies to Wind and Solar, This Time By The Back Door

    • Date: 16/06/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    GWPF calls on Treasury to kill ill-considered “Smart Export Guarantee” London, 16 June: In a briefing note published today by the Global Warming Policy Forum we show that the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) shortly to be introduced by Greg Clark, Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is a disguised restart […]

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  • Climate Activists Face Life Sentences, Police Warn

    • Date: 15/06/19
    • Evening Standard

    Police have issued their strongest warning yet to Extinction Rebellion activists, saying they could face life in jail ahead of a potential drone protest at Heathrow Airport next week. The climate change campaign group has vowed to shut down Heathrow on Tuesday unless plans to expand the airport are scrapped. Protesters are also planning a further 10 days of […]

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  • Labour Considers 2030 Net-Zero Emissions Target

    • Date: 13/06/19
    • Financial Times

    A Labour government would introduce an earlier net-zero carbon emissions deadline than the current 2050 target under plans being considered by the party leadership, according to shadow chancellor John McDonnell. In an interview with the Financial Times, Mr McDonnell said he was talking to experts about whether it would be possible to hit the target […]

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  • Theresa May’s ‘Net Zero’ Target Conditional, May Be Reversed By Next Government

    • Date: 12/06/19
    • The Times

    The prime minister will today commit the UK to the toughest climate change target of any major economy, overruling the chancellor in the process. Theresa May will lay a statutory instrument in parliament amending the Climate Change Act 2008 to require the UK to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to “net zero” by 2050. The existing […]

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