Peter Lilley

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Vince Vs The Home Office

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Thursday 6 March 2014... 1) VINCE VS THE HOME OFFICE The Guardian reports on the latest outbreak o...

Rising Energy Bills Caused By Green Policies, Warns npower

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Politics

Households will have to pay £240 a year more by 2020 in their energy bills due to the added costs from government green policies, according to the bo...

Climate Denial as a 21st Century Conspiracy Theory

Dom Aversano | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Politics
Dom Aversano

Climate denial rests on the assumption that 97% of climate scientists who believe climate change is caused by human behaviour are wrong, and, remarkably, a small group of mostly journalists, politicians, business people, and general non-scientists - many with strong links to the fossil fuel industry - have managed to disprove the link between human behaviour and climate change, and in doing so unearthed a global science conspiracy.

Global Warming as a 21st Century Religion

Peter Lilley | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Lilley

G.K. Chesterton said that "when people stop believing in orthodox religion, rather than believe in nothing, they will believe in anything". One of the ersatz religions which fills the void in recent years is belief in catastrophic man-made global warming. It claims to be based on science. But it has all the characteristics of an eschatological cult.

Government Kicks Carbon Emission Targets Into The Long Grass

Charlie Thomas | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

The government has decided to delay a decision to set carbon emission targets until 2016; after the next election. Labour accused the Liberal Democ...

'Anti-Science Forces Are Gaining Ground'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK Politics

Environmentalists have attacked the appointment of climate change sceptic and oil man Tory MP Peter Lilley to the Commons energy and climate change co...

The Australian Echo Chamber of Climate Change Denial

Bob Ward | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK
Bob Ward

The Australian newspaper proved last week that the echo chamber of climate change denial is not restricted to the United States and United Kingdom.