• Green Corruption: Multi-Millionaires Receive Huge Subsidies For Heating Their Mansions And Swimming Pools

    • Date: 28/01/17
    • Paul Bentley, Daily Mail

    Multi-Millionaires are being handed tens of thousands of pounds a year by the Government to heat their mansions and swimming pools. A member of the public is looking at a mural referencing to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scandal that brought down the government in Northern Ireland; photo Neill Carson/PA Wire Wealthy owners of country […]

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  • Britain Quits Euratom

    • Date: 27/01/17
    • Sam Coates, Emily Gosden, The Times

    New power stations in doubt after Brexit change EDF has warned that the new Hinkley Point nuclear power station in Somerset could also face renewed problems ALAMY The new wave of British nuclear power stations was in jeopardy after the government announced it would pull out of a Europe-wide nuclear co-operation organisation. Ministers sneaked out the […]

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  • Wood Burning Fad Blamed For Urban Air Pollution

    • Date: 26/01/17
    • David Sanderson, The Times

    The gathering of discarded timber in urban areas for fashionable wood-burning stoves and an ignorance of fire techniques is contributing to Britain’s air pollution crisis, it has been claimed. People living in cities who grew up with gas-fired central heating but have now turned to “cosy” wood-burning stoves need to be educated on the use […]

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  • GWPF: Government Support For Wood-Burning Partly To Blame For Rising Smog Threat

    • Date: 24/01/17
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    In response to the London smog alert, the Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) is calling on the Government to abolish all support for diesel engines and wood-burners which are posing a growing threat to the health of urban populations. Unusually high amount of domestic wood burning, some of which are subsidised under the Renewable Heat Incentive, […]

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  • Green Energy Madness: Peak Wood-Burning Contributes To London Smog Alert

    • Date: 24/01/17
    • City A.M.

    London has been put on “very high” alert as cold and still weather, traffic, and a peak in the use of wood-burning stoves combined to send air pollution soaring in the capital and across swaths of the UK. Pollution levels have been heightened by “an unusually high amount of domestic wood burning” on Sunday afternoon […]

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  • Energy Bills To Fall As Billions In ‘Green Crap’ Subsidies Axed

    • Date: 24/01/17
    • Daniel Martin, Daily Mail

    Household energy bills are set to fall after ministers unveiled plans to slash green subsidies, it emerged yesterday. Billions of pounds are handed out by the Government to wind farm and solar energy firms every year, with families and manufacturers picking up the cost. These climate change subsidies add around £110 a year to a […]

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  • Britain’s Next Green Tax Scandal: 1.5 Million Homes Blighted By Damp

    • Date: 22/01/17
    • Ben Ellery, Mail on Sunday

    More than 1.5 million homes have been left blighted by botched cavity insulation work carried out to meet Government energy targets, experts say. Properties across Britain have suffered dampness and mould, causing smells, crumbling plaster and stained walls. In some cases, the value of homes has plunged. The Government scheme was meant to make homes […]

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  • Britain Hit By Another Climate Policy Fiasco: £168 Million Up In Smoke

    • Date: 20/01/17
    • The Construction Index

    Failed attempts by the UK government to encourage the development of carbon capture and storage have cost the tax payer £168m, according to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO). The government spent £100m on a competition to promote carbon capture and storage (CCS) schemes but it all fell apart. This was even after […]

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