• Down With Eco-Censorship

    • Date: 02/07/20
    • Spiked Editorial
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    Forbes has censored Michael Shellenberger’s sensible critique of eco-alarmism. Michael Shellenberger, a lifelong climate activist and Time magazine ‘Hero of the Environment’, this week issued an ‘apology’ for 30 years of climate alarmism.  ‘On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologise for the climate scare we created over the last 30 years’, he wrote. ‘Climate […]

  • Toby Young: We’re Facing A Tsunami Of Censorship

    • Date: 02/07/20
    • Toby Young, The Spectator
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    It’s open season on mavericks and dissenters at the moment. If you publicly challenge any of the sacred nostrums of the social justice left and you work in a school, a college, a university, an arts company, a public broadcasting organisation, a tech company, a charity, a local authority or, indeed, Whitehall, you are at […]

  • Reliable, Cheap & Abundant Electricity For All – 24-7

    • Date: 02/07/20
    • GWPF TV
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    Reliable, cheap, abundant energy is at the heart of industrial process, and it is essential for economic development. In 1990, 67% of people in China lived in extreme poverty.  By 2010, this figure had fallen to 11%. And today, it is less than 1%. This rate of progress is unprecedented in human history. A key […]

  • Cancel Culture: Forbes Censored Interview With Prof Nir Shaviv

    • Date: 02/07/20
    • Nir Shaviv, Science Bites
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    The decision by Forbes to erase Michael Shellenberger’s climate apology was not the first time they censored a critical voice in the climate debate. Last year, they did the same thing: an interview with Professor Nir Shaviv, one of the GWPF’s scientific advisers, was removed by Forbes. Here he describes what happened. A few days […]

  • Forbes Falls To Cancel Culture As It Erases Environmentalist’s Mea Culpa

    • Date: 02/07/20
    • John Robson, National Post
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    Some like Shellenberger have the courage and profile to stand up to this ill-educated, ill-bred mob and prevail. But for the average person, including academics, it’s flat-out terrifying. So they stand mute and trembling as the tumbril passes by. It’s big news when somebody prominent apologizes for being badly wrong on a major public matter, […]

  • Boris Rejects Green New Deal

    • Date: 01/07/20
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That
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    The BBC/Guardian’s coordinated campaign for a green deal seems to have run up against the buffers, and the Green Blob are spitting feathers! Boris Johnson is to set out a “new deal” for jobs and infrastructure on Tuesday, painting himself as a “Rooseveltian” prime minister lifting Britain out of the biggest recession in centuries, and a […]

  • Corona Crisis: UN Delays Green Deal For Aviation

    • Date: 01/07/20
    • New Scientist
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    A landmark deal curbing the impact of aviation on climate change was watered down at a United Nations (UN) meeting yesterday, meaning airlines likely will not have to start offsetting their growing carbon emissions for several years later than planned. Four years ago, 191 countries agreed for the first time to tackle aviation’s fast-growing carbon footprint by making the […]

  • Energy For Africa Week: Sustainability = Sustaining Poverty

    • Date: 01/07/20
    • GWPF TV
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    Western governments are denying the world’s poorest people what populations elsewhere take for granted. At the Millennium Summit of 2000, the United Nations agreed eight goals that the world should achieve by 2015. One of these goals was environmental sustainability.  It was not until 15 years later that the UN decided that universal access to […]

  • Anger As Boris Johnson’s ‘New Deal’ Lacks Net Zero Commitment

    • Date: 01/07/20
    • The Independent
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    Boris Johnson has angered green campaigners after a £5bn infrastructure spending boost lacked new measures to achieve his legal duty of [ net zero carbon emissions. Vowing to “build back better” as the UK emerges from the coronavirus pandemic, the prime minister will announce cash for hospital maintenance, court upgrades, high street rescues and – controversially […]

  • Boris Johnson’s Chief Adviser Accused Of Being A ‘Net Zero’ Sceptic

    • Date: 01/07/20
    • GWPF & Financial Times
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    According to the Financial Times, several Whitehall sources are blaming Boris Johnson’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings for a policy shift away from insulating old houses to building new ones. A source said Cummings was actually rather sceptical about the 2050 Net-Zero target. One source said the chief adviser saw the green project as “boring old […]

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