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Greg Barker

Tony Benn Joins Remebrance Ceremony For 204 Dead Soldiers

Barker’s Benn boob

14 March 2014 11:03

Confusion has arisen in the wake of the death of Tony Benn. Benn was the first peer ever to renounce his title after the Peerage Act of 1963. DECC minister… Continue reading

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Greg Barker interview: ‘Green crap’ was a curmudgeonly thing to say

18 December 2013 10:28

You might be forgiven for thinking that the Conservative party has spent the past month or so taking all the green rubbish – or ‘crap’ as one source close to… Continue reading

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Panic over! My cover piece in last week's Spectator drew a few reactions.

A response to my critics on global warming

25 October 2013 9:30

My Spectator cover story on the net benefits of climate change sparked a lot of interest. There was an explosion of fury from all the predictable places. Yet not one… Continue reading

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Greg Barker: BBC gives too much coverage to climate change sceptics

9 October 2013 19:16

If you asked most people about the BBC, few people would describe it as a hotbed of scepticism about global warming. But the coverage that the BBC gives to those… Continue reading

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Television presenter Kevin McCloud campaigning for energy efficiency improvements outside Parliament in 2009. He got his way: but will the Green Deal work? Picture: Getty

Grey launch day for Green Deal

28 January 2013 14:44

The Tories in opposition were very keen on their ‘Green Deal’ for making existing housing stock energy efficient. It formed the cornerstone of their pledge when the Coalition formed to… Continue reading

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Conservative MP Greg Barker has said that wind farms are ‘wonderful’ and ‘majestic’, and that they have become a ‘tourist attraction.’ Image: Getty

Why are Conservative MPs so intent on wrecking our countryside?

4 December 2012 12:37

Last week we had Nick Boles extolling the virtues of concreting over what green space we still have in order to tackle an alleged housing shortage. And now, in today’s… Continue reading

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