• Costly Climate Policies Must Be Abandoned To Save Economy

    • Date: 27/04/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Unilateral decarbonisation policy stands in the way of economic recovery London, 27 April: European governments have no choice but to abandon costly climate plans that are threatening to burden nations with huge costs and millions of job losses if they want a strong economic recovery from Covid-19 lockdowns. That’s according to a new report by Rupert Darwall, a […]

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  • Another Day, Another Blunder: New Subsidies To Renewables Are A Costly Mistake

    • Date: 03/03/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 3 March: The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has warned Boris Johnson that his government’s plan to increase the multi-billion renewables subsidy burden for households and businesses is a risk to Britain’s post-Brexit economic plans. Subsidies to renewable electricity generators such as wind and solar currently amount to nearly £10 billion a year, a […]

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  • Polar Bear Scientists May Be Hiding Good News

    • Date: 27/02/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 27 February: A prominent Canadian zoologist has suggested that scientists may be hiding a spate of good news on polar bears. In State of the Polar Bear Report 2019, published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) on International Polar Bear Day, Dr Susan Crockford explains publication of population counts for several Arctic regions have been long overdue. Data […]

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  • Working Class and Leave Voters Favour Lower Energy Bills Over Climate Action

    • Date: 20/01/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    British public sharply divided on climate and energy policy options. Exclusive new polling carried out on behalf of the Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) by YouGov has found that when asked about energy policy, the public were sharply divided between those who wanted lower energy bills and those who favoured action on climate change. Asked […]

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  • GWPF Congratulates Boris Johnson On Election Victory

    • Date: 13/12/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 13 December: The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has congratulated Boris Johnson on his election victory and hopes that a new parliament will be able, over coming years, to develop economically sound and technologically viable energy and climate policies. Once Britain has left the EU, the new government will have both the political mandate […]

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  • Nominations Open For ‘The World’s Greatest Climate Hypocrite’ Competition

    • Date: 11/12/19
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    There’s no hypocrite quite like a green hypocrite is there? Whenever you get some eco-zealot is lecturing you about impending climate doom and the need for “us” to go vegan, you can be pretty sure that you are dealing with someone whose carbon emissions would put some developing nations to shame and whose diet would make a vegetarian shudder. […]

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  • Ruth Lea: Carbon Policies Are ‘Futile Gesture Politics’

    • Date: 06/12/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Economist says unilateral decarbonisation carries major economic and political risks. A prominent economist says that Britain’s climate and energy policies are ‘futile gesture politics’, and will fail to bring about any change to the climate. Dr Ruth Lea, who has wide-ranging experience of working in the civil service, the financial sector and policy institutions, says […]

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  • EU Consensus Broken As 225 MEPs Vote Against ‘Climate Emergency’

    • Date: 28/11/19
    • Press Release, European Climate Realist Network

    28 November: In a significant moment in the history of the European Parliament, a third of MEPs today voted against attempts to exaggerate the impact of global warming.  The European Climate Realist Network (ECRN) welcomes the votes of 225 MEPs, who this morning rejected the motion by green parties to declare a climate emergency, a motion that […]

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