• Paris agreement jeopardised by failure of climate finance

    • Date: 01/04/21
    • The National
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    A lack of financing risks scuppering the ambitious but vital climate goals agreed in Paris in 2015, leading officials warned. Alok Sharma, the president of the 2021 UN climate conference known as Cop26, said not enough was being done to commit to a net zero-emissions world and said we face an “apocalyptic future” unless action […]

  • Net Zero agenda faltering: ‘Pie in the sky’:

    • Date: 01/04/21
    • GWPF & BBC News
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    As India castigates the West’s Net Zero agenda ‘pie in the sky’ and developing nations are demanding hundred of $billions in support, the Net Zero agenda is at risk of faltering. Yesterday, Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan warned that COP26 will end in failure without hundreds of billions in annual support from the rich West. […]

  • COP26 climate summit may have to be postponed again – or radically changed – due to Covid

    • Date: 31/03/21
    • Sky News
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    Two government sources suggest the Glasgow summit might have to be delayed for a second time amid signs the pandemic is worsening in parts of the world. The COP26 climate change summit may have to be postponed or radically changed because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to government sources. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is battling […]

  • India unlikely to commit to Net Zero emissions target

    • Date: 31/03/21
    • OilPrice.com
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    Despite growing international pressure, India is unlikely to commit to carbon neutrality by 2050, government officials have told Reuters. Expecting strong energy demand growth in the coming decades and even to outpace China as the world’s largest energy growth driver at some point this decade, India is not willing to bind itself to a hard deadline […]

  • Green energy transition has turned into an existential threat to German economy, Federal Audit Office warns

    • Date: 31/03/21
    • Die Welt
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    “The Federal Audit Office sees the danger that the energy transition in this form will endanger Germany as a business location and overwhelm the financial strength of electricity-consuming companies and private households. This can ultimately jeopardise social acceptance of the energy transition.” The Federal Audit Office has accused the Federal Ministry of Economics of insufficiently […]

  • China warns Boris & Biden: Cave to our demands or forget about your climate agenda

    • Date: 31/03/21
    • GWPF & BBC News
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    In a shot across the bow China has sent out a clear message to Boris Johnson and Joe Biden: cave in to our demands or forget about your climate agenda. A critical meeting on climate change, organised by the UK, appears to be the latest victim of an ongoing row with China. Ministers from around […]

  • Ben Pile: The public just isn’t buying the climate agenda

    • Date: 31/03/21
    • Ben Pile, Spiked
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    The Tories’ Green Homes Grant scheme is yet another failure of green policymaking. This week, the UK government announced it would be scrapping the beleaguered Green Homes Grant scheme. Launched at the end of last summer, the scheme was intended to subsidise the retrofitting of homes, so as to make them energy-efficient and help the […]

  • Only authoritarian rule can deliver Net Zero, Lord Deben admits

    • Date: 30/03/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum
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    London, 30 March: The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has condemned the chairman of the UK’s Climate Change Committee for demanding that a powerful group of unelected officials should enforce Net Zero policies, giving them the power to overrule Parliament. At a green investment event last week, Lord Deben praised the government’s climate policy objectives […]

  • Britain’s next Net Zero flop

    • Date: 28/03/21
    • The Observer
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    The government has scrapped its flagship green homes grant scheme, the centrepiece of Boris Johnson’s promise to “build back greener” from the Covid-19 pandemic, just over six months after its launch. The abandonment of the £1.5bn programme, which offered households grants of up to £5,000 or £10,000 to put in insulation or low-carbon heating, leaves the UK without […]

  • Tim Flannery: A Profit of Doom on climate scaremongering

    • Date: 28/03/21
    • The Australian
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    Tim Flannery’s numerous inconsistencies and false predictions never stop him from flogging his numerous books or curtail his appearances on the chat circuit. Admittedly it’s a living, and for Flannery, a lucrative one. A profit of doom you might say. On Tuesday, the Bureau of Meteorology forecast heavy rains for every mainland state and territory […]

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