• UK Government Dithering Over Shale Gas Is ‘A Farce’

    • Date: 19/07/18
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has welcomed the news that onshore gas exploration firm Cuadrilla has completed the drilling of its second shale well. The well, at the company’s site in Preston Hall in Lancashire, could represent the start of a revolution in the UK’s energy supply, reducing dependence on gas imports and providing […]

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  • UK Survey: Brits Are Chilled About Global Warming

    • Date: 11/07/18
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    Few have major concerns over climate change The latest British Social Attitudes Survey reveals that only around a quarter of the public has major concerns over the impacts of global warming and that only a third thinks that humans are the main cause of climate change. The typical Briton is mildly concerned by climate change, […]

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  • New Report: Save The Oceans – Stop Recycling Plastic

    • Date: 28/06/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

     Recycling Plastic Is Making Ocean Litter Worse London 28 June: An explosive report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) reveals that efforts to recycle plastic are a major cause of the marine litter problem. The report, written by public health expert Dr Mikko Paunio, sets out the case for incinerating waste rather than trying […]

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  • Carbon Bubble or Green Babble?

    • Date: 11/06/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Models Of Stranded Fossil Fuel Assets Cannot Be Trusted The GWPF is today publishing a brief comment  on the recent and much publicised paper in Nature Climate Change by J.-F. Mercure et al. Dr Mercure and his colleagues offer modelled outputs to suggest that fossil fuel demand will fall sharply on the basis of current policies, and […]

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  • GWPF: New UK Government Support for Shale Gas Exploration is Welcome but More Speed is Required

    • Date: 17/05/18
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) today welcomed the UK government’s announcement of encouragement for shale gas exploration, but called for immediate and rapid progress rather than prolonged and needless consultation. The UK government has today announced measures that honour in part its manifesto promise to remove needless obstacles to shale gas exploration [1]. The […]

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  • New Report: Green Policies Threaten Poor Nations

    • Date: 04/05/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Efforts to decarbonise will kill millions in poor countries.   London 4 May 2018. A new report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation finds that climate and green energy policies promoted by development organisations will cause millions of preventable deaths in the developing world.    The report, by eminent epidemiologist Mikko Paunio, says that international bodies and NGOs are […]

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  • New Data Imply Slower Global Warming

    • Date: 24/04/18
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 24 April — A paper just published by the Journal of Climate concludes that high estimates of future global warming from most computer climate simulations are inconsistent with observed warming since 1850. The implication is that future warming will be 30 to 45% lower than suggested by the simulations.   The study estimates climate […]

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  • New Study: Battery Storage “Not An Economic Prospect”

    • Date: 16/04/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Consumers warned to avoid battery storage for rooftop solar systems London 16 April 2018. Rechargeable batteries are said to be a way to extend the appeal of rooftop solar installations, storing the energy generated during the day for use at night. Home energy storage looks set to become big business: Tesla has already entered the […]

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