British farming in crisis as crop losses from 'relentless' floods pile up woes crops and market in crisis as 'worst ever year' of floods wipe out crops in 'worst ever year'
Many farmers are quitting an industry hit by rain, disease and cheap imports – just as food security becomes a worldwide issueFlashback: UK to face Drought until 2013: Right Hand: Extreme rainfall increasing!
During April 2012 the UK Environment Agency warned of an impending drought to hit 32 million people in the UK and it would last until 2013.Energy Bill May Drag Britain Into A Dark Age | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
‘Even without the amendment, the long-term consequences of the Energy Bill will be horrible,’ said Professor Gordon Hughes of Edinburgh University, one of Britain’s leading experts on energy economics. He issued a strong warning the ‘surreal’ amendment could spell the end of British industry. ‘It’s a recipe for deindustrialisation,’Wind Farms Will Create More CO2, Say Scientists | The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)
Thousands of Britain’s wind turbines will create more greenhouse gases than they save, according to potentially devastating scientific research to be published later this year.Cheaper energy is more important than going green | Express Comment | Comment | Daily Express
Our energy policy is no longer dictated by the need to keep supply plentiful and cheap which for decades was the basis of all planning. Today energy policy is framed with only one factor in mind: satisfying the green lobby.
It is, to be blunt, mad. Next month we are forcing 10 per cent of our energy production plants to close in order to meet environmental targets.
They are in full working order.
No matter. They will be boarded up by order of the state.
There is no starker example of the disconnect between the political classes and the rest of us. For the political classes – all three main parties are as one over this – the only thing that matters is signing treaties on global warming.
They love nothing more than flying off to summits parading their green hearts. Only when they get home does reality strike and we have to start implementing their deals.