Tag Archives: Climate Change Act 2008

EXPOSED: David Rose rips UK climate change committee for being on the take

The fatcat ecocrats exposed: Web of ‘green’ politicians, tycoons and power brokers who help each other benefit from billions raised on your bills Four of nine-person Climate Change Committee, official watchdog that dictates green energy policy, are, or were until … Continue reading

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The UK Climate Change Act & Its Implications For Energy Supply

By Paul Homewood I have previously looked at the potential costs of the Climate Change Act, for instance here. But now I want to look at its potential impact on energy supply. Let’s start with the basic targets that have … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Japan Kills Climate Agenda – What Kyoto?

Turns Back To Coal, Abandons Emissions Targets From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF The Japanese government is moving to speed up the environmental assessment process for new coal-fired power plants. According to Japanese media reports, the government intends to … Continue reading

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Global Warming Policy Foundation Calls On Government To Suspend Unilateral Climate Targets

London, 4 October – The Global Warming Policy Foundation has welcomed the promise by Chancellor George Osborne that the government will no longer be bound by unilateral targets that cut CO2 emissions in Britain faster and deeper than other countries … Continue reading

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UK business poised to flee green carbon tax

From The GWPF, newsbytes on the subject of UK Businesses Threaten To Flee Abroad To Escape Green Energy Levies British industry’s ability to compete with companies overseas is under threat from punitive green energy costs, the new president of the … Continue reading

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Green economic thinking: revenge not economics

Guest Post by Barry Woods TATA recently announced the loss of 1500 jobs in the steel industry in the UK, with the explanation that this was at least in part because of a price on carbon announced in the setting of Carbon Budgets which are … Continue reading

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GWPF on Huhne’s “green spin”

Press Release (via email) Conditional Climate Targets Are A Step Back From Blind Unilateralism LONDON, 18 May – The Global Warming Policy Foundation regards the UK’s conditional adoption of post-2020 carbon targets as a first step back from blind and … Continue reading

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Climate Change and the Corruption of Science: Where did it all go wrong?

Guest post by Bernie Lewin As it is the time of year for reflection, let us consider for a moment the Climate Change scare in the bigger picture. One thing that became more evident as the year progressed was that … Continue reading

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