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Climate chief told staff to ‘kill’ negative net zero story

  2024-03-11 (or before) in The Telegraph

Chris Stark accused of obfuscation after being asked for clarity over claims of a mistake made by the Climate Change Committee

  Tagged under: UK Politics | Committee on Climate Change UK


We must end the Net Zero delusion before it’s too late

  2024-03-11 (or before) in The Telegraph

Enough of the pretence. The current path threatens our economy, society and democracy, and we urgently need a change of direction

  Tagged under: UK Politics | Net Zero | Climate Change Denial and Disinformation


France accused of ‘unacceptable’ behaviour after demanding UK taxpayer cash for Hinkley

  2024-03-01 (or before) in The Telegraph

Former energy secretary Chris Huhne says Paris must cover cost overruns

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | France


French-built nuclear reactor delays to put Britain at risk of blackouts

  2024-02-28 (or before) in The Telegraph

Hinkley Point C delays and closure of other nuclear stations leave UK facing ‘crunch point’, analysis finds

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | France


This is the year the world’s green juggernaut becomes unstoppable

  2024-02-14 (or before) in The Telegraph

The greatest economic growth story since the industrial revolution has crossed a critical threshold

  Tagged under: Net Zero | Economic Growth


Britain must pay more for Hinkley, says France

  2024-02-14 (or before) in The Telegraph

Push for funding comes weeks after Hinkley Point C costs were revised up to £46bn

  Tagged under: France | Nuclear Power


Rachel Reeves accepted donation from climate sceptic days before dropping £28bn pledge

  2024-02-14 (or before) in The Telegraph

Lord Donoughue gave £10,100 to shadow chancellor's office but insists money was not tied to net zero plans

  Tagged under: Net Zero


How France left the British taxpayer on the hook as Hinkley costs go nuclear

  2024-01-29 (or before) in The Telegraph

A series of cost overruns and delays are undermining the UK’s nuclear power revival

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | France


Banks decline mortgage applications in ‘climate change credit crunch’

  2024-01-22 (or before) in The Telegraph

Homes are becoming uninsurable and unsellable due to flooding and subsidence risks

  Tagged under: Insurance | Net Zero


Food shortages ‘alarmingly likely’ in the UK next year

  2023-12-23 (or before) in The Telegraph

Warning that global conflicts and climate change will lead to empty shelves


‘The climate change argument is becoming ever more convincing’, says former BP chief

  2023-12-11 (or before) in The Telegraph

Former ‘sun king’ Lord Browne on why he’s no longer an oil and gas man

  Tagged under: COP28 | Rishi Sunak | BP


Net zero’s dam has burst, but the BBC is still papering over the cracks

  2023-08-08 (or before) in The Telegraph

For decades, the Beeb’s coverage has been shamelessly one-sided, presenting highly politicised theory as irrefutable fact

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Net Zero


Blackpool beach visitors advised not to swim after 14-mile sewage spill

  2023-06-23 (or before) in The Telegraph

United Utilities Wastewater Services says spill into sea caused by a broken pipe at sewage treatment plant and excess rain


River Wye ecological status downgraded as sewage turns water into ‘pea soup’

  2023-06-01 (or before) in The Telegraph

Waterway’s health is reclassified to unfavourable by Natural England as it faces a decline in key species

  Tagged under: Rivers | Health


Pension funds shun Sizewell C in major blow to Britain’s nuclear ambitions

  2023-04-23 (or before) in The Telegraph

Asset managers ‘extremely sceptical’ about nuclear push despite project’s ‘sustainable’ status

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Nuclear Power | Net Zero


Water regulator's £1bn plans to reduce sewage discharges will only stop 3pc of spills

  2023-04-05 (or before) in The Telegraph

Water companies will be allowed to spend £1.1bn to improve over 250 storm overflows, reducing the annual average of spills by 10,000

  Tagged under: Rivers


Nuclear power plant leaks 400,000 gallons of radioactive water

  2023-03-18 (or before) in The Telegraph

Clean-up operation under way as US energy company insists the incident does not pose a threat to the public or environment

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power


Bird flu may now be spreading between humans, WHO fears

  2023-02-25 (or before) in The Telegraph

Health chiefs commission new vaccine in response to the growth of the dominant form of H5N1 virus worldwide

  Tagged under: Health


Coal power facility to stay open for extra two years in blow to net zero

  2023-01-12 (or before) in The Telegraph

Unit at Ratcliffe-on-Soar station was meant to shut in 2022

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Coal | Net Zero


HSBC banker who criticised climate ‘nut jobs’ was right about a lot of things

  2022-05-23 (or before) in The Telegraph

The City’s mania for ‘ESG’ is stifling debate and will stop us from solving the world’s problems

  Tagged under: Climate Change | ESG - Environmental, Social and Governance


Natural gas to be classed as ‘green’ investment to boost North Sea

  2022-05-15 (or before) in The Telegraph

Proposals to bolster UK energy security by drilling for the fossil fuel risk angering climate change activists

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Activism


Make younger generation pay net zero bill, say peers

  2022-03-04 (or before) in The Telegraph

It is fairer to put burden on those who will live in carbon-neutral world rather than those paying bills now, says committee

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Net Zero | Electricity


Six North Sea oil and gas fields to be fired up amid Cabinet row over net zero

  2022-02-08 (or before) in The Telegraph

New drilling to be approved as Number 10 faces resistance over green moves and spending

  Tagged under: Rishi Sunak | Net Zero


Britain’s only designated river bathing spot is so polluted that it’s not safe to swim

  2022-01-20 (or before) in The Telegraph

The Wharfe, in Ilkley, has been classified as ‘poor’ by the Environment Agency because of high bacteria levels

  Tagged under: Rivers


Hurricane Ida: At least 46 dead in the US after drowning in their homes and cars

  2021-09-02 (or before) in The Telegraph

The governors of New York and New Jersey declared a State of Emergency as flash-flooding batters the north-east in 'historic weather event'

  Tagged under: USA | Cars


Climate change is already making California feel unlivable 

  2020-09-11 (or before) in The Telegraph

Through pandemic and wildfires, residents can no longer socialise indoors or out

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Climate Change | California


The UN's 'woke' climate change propaganda is an insult to science

  2019-12-03 (or before) in The Telegraph

I was always a 'middle-grounder', rather than a 'denier' – until I discovered the extent of the dishonesty

  Tagged under: Climate Change


Saudi Aramco flop is a moment of grim truth for OPEC oil regimes on borrowed time

  2019-11-27 (or before) in The Telegraph

With the world turning their energy policies on its head these oil exporters are now on borrowed time

  Tagged under: Saudi Arabia | Aramco


Climate change could be the spark that sets global productivity on fire

  2019-10-16 (or before) in The Telegraph

Donald Trump has said many silly things in his time, but among the silliest was his insistence that “trade wars are good and easy to win”.

  Tagged under: Donald Trump | Climate Change


British Airways boss says Heathrow is unlikely to get a third runway due to environmental concerns

  2019-10-16 (or before) in The Telegraph

The boss of British Airways owner IAG believes the £14bn third runway at Heathrow Airport is unlikely to go ahead due to a growing backlash over the environment.


I'm a travel writer, but I'm not going to fly any more

  2019-10-04 (or before) in The Telegraph

I’m trying to give up taking the plane to work.


Parents told not to terrify children over climate change as rising numbers treated for 'eco-anxiety'

  2019-09-17 (or before) in The Telegraph

Rising numbers of children are being treated for “eco-anxiety”, experts have said, as they warn parents against “terrifying” their youngsters with talk of climate catastrophe.

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Climate Anxiety and Grief | Women and Children


Johnson Matthey chief: 'Diesel will be around for a long, long time'

  2019-06-24 (or before) in The Telegraph

The drive towards clean, electric vehicles ought to be a worry for Johnson Matthey.

  Tagged under: Electric Cars | Cars


Boaty McBoatface makes major climate change discovery on maiden outing

  2019-06-18 (or before) in The Telegraph

Boaty McBoatface’s maiden outing has made a major discovery about how climate change is causing rising sea levels.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Climate Change | Sea Level | David Attenborough


Business

  2019-04-17 (or before) in The Telegraph

Expert guides and analysis for UK and global business. News, tips, updates and advice.


'Little Ice Age' which froze the River Thames caused by Americas genocide, study finds

  2019-02-01 (or before) in The Telegraph

The “Little Ice Age” of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries was triggered by the genocide of indigenous people in the Americas by European settlers, new research shows.

  Tagged under: Rivers


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