• GWPF Welcomes Investigation Into BBC Impartiality

    • Date: 26/10/18
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum has welcomed Ofcom’s announcement that it is to launch an investigation into BBC impartiality. The GWPF has been a prominent critic of the BBC’s habitual bias in its reporting of renewable energy, climate change and climate policy, and in particular its lack of viewpoint diversity among its environmental journalists. Speaking about the Ofcom announcment, GWPF director, Dr […]

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  • David Henderson, Head Of Economics At The OECD Who Criticised ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ And Climate Alarmism: Obituary

    • Date: 25/10/18

    David Henderson, who has died aged 91, served as head of the Economics and Statistics Department of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris from 1983 to 1992; a Keynesian turned free market liberal, he became an outspoken critic of the type of sloppy policymaking in which “virtue signalling” is prized over economic […]

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  • UK Recycling Industry Under Investigation For Fraud And Corruption

    • Date: 19/10/18
    • The Guardian

    UK watchdog examining claims plastic waste is not being recycled but left to leak into rivers and oceans The plastics recycling industry is facing an investigation into suspected widespread abuse and fraud within the export system amid warnings the world is about to close the door on UK packaging waste, the Guardian has learned. The Environment […]

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  • UK Shale Gas Fracking Has Started

    • Date: 16/10/18
    • BBC News

    Fracking for shale gas has begun for the first time in the UK since 2011. Energy firm Cuadrilla confirmed the controversial process had started at its site in Little Plumpton, Lancashire after a legal challenge failed on Friday. Protester Ginette Evans said there was a “mood of disappointment” but insisted the fight was “not over”. Cuadrilla insisted […]

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  • British Government Axes Green Cars Subsidies

    • Date: 13/10/18
    • Huffington Post

    Bad news if you want to go green but don’t have thousands of pounds to spend on a car – the Department for Transport has cut a grant for new electric and hybrid cars making them even more expensive. The UK government had been funding a subsidy to make them more affordable, with the most eco-friendly […]

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  • BBC Finds Lord Deben Guilty Of Misleading Public

    • Date: 12/10/18
    • Gaia Fawkes

    Lord Deben, the Chairman of the influential Committee on Climate Change, has been found guilty by the BBC Executive Complaints Unit of misleading listeners of the Today Programme. The former Environment Secretary claimed that the government were preventing communities that want to build onshore wind farms from doing so: “What on earth is the government doing, saying that […]

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  • Most UK Newspapers Ignore IPCC Report On Their Frontpages

    • Date: 08/10/18

    Today’s frontpages of most UK newspapers ignore the new IPCC report, reflecting the declining concern of most Brits about the climate agenda – despite the habitual alarm.   UK Survey: Brits Are Chilled About Global Warming Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum, 11 July 2018 Few Britons have major concerns over climate change The latest British […]

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  • At Last: UK Shale Gas Fracking To Start Next Week

    • Date: 05/10/18
    • Reuters

    Shale gas developer Cuadrilla Resources will start fracking for gas at its Preston New Road site in northwest England next week, the company said on Friday. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, involves extracting gas from rocks by breaking them up with water and chemicals at high pressure. It was halted in Britain seven years ago after […]

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