• Green-Russian Anti-Fracking Campaign Paying Off: Britain Becomes More Dependent On Putin’s Gas

    • Date: 14/03/18
    • Financial Times

    Half of Britain’s imports of liquefied natural gas so far this year have come from Russia, illustrating how UK households have started sending more money to Moscow after Vladimir Putin made boosting exports of the super-cooled fuel a priority.   Russia has accounted for three of a total of six LNG shipments that have arrived […]

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  • Global Warming: Real, Or Groupthink?

    • Date: 10/03/18
    • Andrew Forster, Transport Xtra

    Policy-makers gain plenty of kudos from the fight against climate change. Who, after all, wouldn’t want to contribute to “saving the planet”? But history will judge them a lot less kindly, according to a report published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation, which was set up in 2009 to challenge “misinformation” surrounding the science of […]

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  • The Truth About The Helm Review

    • Date: 05/03/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Former Trade and Industry Minister, Peter Lilley warns that vested interests in the renewables industry, politicians of all parties, the bureaucracy and academia have together largely suppressed debate about their reckless waste of public money exposed by the government’s own Review of the Cost of Energy by Dieter Helm. In a paper published by the […]

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  • Cambridge University To Defy Green Activists On Shunning Fossil Fuels

    • Date: 05/03/18
    • Financial Times

    Cambridge university is planning to reject divesting its £6.3bn endowment fund from oil companies despite huge pressure from students and staff to shun fossil fuels, according to a document seen by the Financial Times. The draft paper, written by a working group created to consider divestment, says the university should avoid the most polluting industries […]

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  • Climate Scientists Admit They Need More Reliable Temperature Measurements

    • Date: 04/03/18
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    A group of prominent scientists are calling for a global network of advanced weather stations that don’t need to go through controversial data adjustments, and it’s vindication for global warming skeptics. Seventeen climate scientists co-authored a research article published in the International Journal of Climatology calling for a global climate station network modeled after the United States […]

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  • Shale Industry Uses Energy Insecurity To Make Point on Gas Supply

    • Date: 02/03/18
    • Bloomberg

    Britain’s natural gas fracking industry is using a cold snap that’s gripped large swathes of Europe this week and laid bare weaknesses in the U.K.’s energy supply to make its pitch. Britain’s natural gas market has been stretched to its limits as the coldest spell since 2010 tests the nation’s energy and transport network. U.K. pipeline manager National […]

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  • Ineos To Sue Scottish Government Over ‘Illegal’ Ban On Fracking

    • Date: 24/02/18
    • The Times

    A petrochemical giant is one of two companies seeking damages from the Scottish government in a legal challenge against the ban on fracking. Ineos, which runs the Grangemouth refinery, wants to set aside the decision not to support the development of unconventional oil and gas, which includes fracking, in Scotland in a judicial review and […]

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  • Fracking One Step Closer As Ineos Is Granted Permission To Carry Out Test Drilling

    • Date: 23/02/18
    • Nottingham Post

    The possibility of fracking at Clumber Park has moved a step closer after an energy firm was given the go-ahead to take its bid to carry out tests at the historic country park to the High Court. Ineos Shale has been granted permission by the Government’s Oil and Gas Authority to pursue its right to access land […]

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