• 5th Carbon Budget Based On Assumption that UK Remains In The EU

    • Date: 30/06/16
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The British government has set its 5th Carbon Budget with a 2030 target of forcing CO2 emissions down by 57% on 1990 levels. In contrast, the EU-wide target is 40%. In fact, the new Budget is the most ambitious climate policy in the world. As a result it puts the UK at a damaging competitive […]

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  • Green Panic: Miliband Urges Cameron To Ratify Paris Deal Before Quitting As PM

    • Date: 29/06/16
    • Roger Harrabin, BBC News

    Prime Minister David Cameron has been urged to ratify the Paris climate agreement before leaving office. Labour’s former climate change secretary Ed Miliband said “climate sceptics” might try to derail the deal if they gained positions of power following the EU referendum. Government sources told BBC News that the Brexit vote would not alter ministers’ […]

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  • Brexit Will Make It Harder For UK Climate Policies, Climate Minister Warns

    • Date: 29/06/16
    • Adam Vaughan, The Guardian

    Brexit will make it harder for Britain to play its role in tackling climate change, the UK energy and climate secretary has said. But Amber Rudd said that the UK remained committed to action on global warming and Whitehall sources have told the Guardian that on Thursday she will approve a world-leading carbon target for […]

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  • Siemens Freezes New UK Wind Power Investment Following Brexit Vote

    • Date: 28/06/16
    • Arthur Neslen, The Guardian

    Siemens is putting new wind power investment plans in the UK on hold due to uncertainty caused by last week’s Brexit vote, the German energy company has told the Guardian. A £310m manufacturing hub in Hull that employs 1,000 people will not be affected by the decision, and should still begin producing blades and assembling […]

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  • British Solar Industry In Total Free Fall After Subsidy Cuts

    • Date: 28/06/16
    • Andrew Follett, The Daily Caller

    Solar power in the U.K. is collapsing after the government cut its subsidies, according to industry reports published Sunday. The British solar industry estimates that it lost 18,000 jobs since the subsidy cuts. The U.K. subsidy cutbacks are part of the collapse of Europe’s green energy industry. The amount of money flowing into European green energy […]

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  • DECC May Delay 5th Carbon Budget Due To Brexit

    • Date: 27/06/16
    • reNEWS

    DECC could miss the end-June deadline for setting the level of the fifth carbon budget following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. The budget will set the cap on UK emissions for the period 2028-2032. By law it must be legislated by the end of the month. The department, however, could not confirm the legislation would […]

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  • Brexit, Climate Alarmism And The GWPF Myth

    • Date: 25/06/16
    • Peter Foster, Financial Post

    Some people have cast the entire Brexit campaign as a plot by the London-based Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). But claims of a GWPF plot are pure paranoia. One knowledgeable friend to whom I spoke about Brexit when I was in Britain recently said that he knew that the EU was doomed, but that he […]

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  • Peiser: Brexit Has Significant Implications For Energy And Climate Policies

    • Date: 24/06/16
    • Michael Bastasch, The Daily Caller

    When British voters chose to leave the European Union Thursday night, they weren’t just voting against Brussels’ immigration policies, they were also voting against Europe’s growing list of green mandates. The EU’s allowance of millions of refugees and open borders policy did play a large role in the “Brexit” vote, but it was also a […]

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