• GWPF launches ‘workable alternative to Net Zero’

    • Date: 18/05/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Current Net Zero plans and roadmaps branded ‘utopian and unsustainable’  London 18 May — With mounting concern in the media about the true cost of the Government’s Net Zero project the Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) is today publishing a realistic alternative that reduces CO2 emissions without inflicting astronomical costs on consumers. The Government’s current […]

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  • Britain’s real energy revolution: Rolls-Royce to roll out Small Modular Reactors by 2030

    • Date: 16/05/21
    • Mail on Sunday

    A consortium led by Rolls-Royce is on the hunt for orders for its £2billion nuclear reactors after a redesign that means each will power 100,000 more homes.  The Mail on Sunday can reveal that the UK Small Modular Reactor (SMR) project has revamped the proposed mini reactors to increase their output. The factory-built reactors will […]

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  • Boris Johnson’s advisers consider to hold COP26 online in face of winter Covid risk

    • Date: 13/05/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    When the GWPF earlier this week called on Boris Johnson to turn the UN climate summit in Glasgow in November (COP26) into an online event, we didn’t expect that his advisers would respond that quickly, now considering the same idea. The Guardian is today reporting that “a rising chorus of voices within Whitehall is calling […]

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  • Electric cars may make driving too expensive for middle classes, warns Vauxhall chief

    • Date: 12/05/21
    • The Daily Telegraph

    Forcing drivers to go electric could make cars too expensive for the middle classes, the boss of Vauxhall’s owner has warned.  Carlos Tavares, chief executive of Stellantis, forecast a future where only the rich could afford cars because making them emissions-free would ramp up prices.  “I can’t imagine a democratic society where there is no freedom of mobility […]

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  • GWPF calls on Boris Johnson to hold COP26 climate summit online

    • Date: 11/05/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has called on the Government to turn the planned UN climate summit (COP26) in Glasgow later this winter into an online conference instead of a physical event. In a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson GWPF director Benny Peiser points out that President Biden’s recent Leaders Summit on Climate […]

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  • UK faces electric shock: Reliance on Europe for power could land Britain in big trouble

    • Date: 07/05/21
    • Daily Mail

    The fishing row which saw France threaten to cut off Jersey’s power has exposed the ‘very dangerous’ threat of being too reliant on a foreign supplier for electricity, an expert said yesterday. Britain risks becoming an ‘import junkie’ by depending too heavily on the Continent for its electricity needs, it was claimed. Tony Lodge, a […]

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  • Excessive renewable energy subsidies are now a major obstacle to Net Zero

    • Date: 06/05/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    As the rising costs of renewable energy subsidies are beginning to throw a spanner in the government’s decarbonisation policies, the Global Warming Policy Forum is proposing a radical reform of UK energy policy: removing subsidy costs from consumer energy bills and instead fund the cost from central taxation. This would expose the huge and currently hidden costs of renewable energy to […]

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  • Manufacturers call for petrol and diesel car ban to be delayed

    • Date: 05/05/21
    • Daily Express

    Plans for a petrol and diesel car ban to be introduced by the end of the decade have taken a major setback as car manufacturers call for the scheme to be pushed back by five years. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has revealed car makers told him 2035 would be a more “realistic” target for the […]

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