• GWPF Calls On Government To Deliver On UK Shale Development

    • Date: 08/08/16
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 8 August 2016 — The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has welcomed the Prime Minister’s plan to spread the benefits of shale gas to local residents as a sensible step to break the decade-long logjam in UK shale development. The GWPF, which has been advocating UK shale development for many years, is calling on […]

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  • GWPF Welcomes Abolition Of Department of Energy and Climate Change

    • Date: 14/07/16
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum welcomes the decision by the new Government to abolish the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Both the GWPF and its chairman, Lord Lawson, have been calling for this much-needed rationalisation for several years. As the new government under Theresa May focuses on the much more important issues of economic […]

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  • Paris Agreement: A Blank Cheque For CO2 Emissions By China And India

    • Date: 26/05/16
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    The Paris Climate Agreement, far from securing a reduction in global CO2 emissions, is fundamentally a blank cheque that allows China and India to increase their emissions as they see fit in pursuit of economic growth. This is the conclusion of a new paper by Law Professor David Campbell (Lancaster University Law School) and published today […]

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  • GWPF Welcomes Green Light For Fracking

    • Date: 24/05/16
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum welcomes the decision by North Yorkshire County Council to allow hydraulic fracturing to take place at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site. The decision will allow the development of shale gas exploration to take place for the first time since 2011, helping to kick-start an industry that can bring much needed […]

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  • Statistical Forecasting: How Fast Will Future Warming Be?

    • Date: 23/02/16
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    A new paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation explains how statistical forecasting methods can provide an important contrast to climate model-based predictions of future global warming. The repeated failures of economic models to generate accurate predictions has taught many economists a healthy scepticism about the ability of their own models, regardless of […]

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  • GWPF Welcomes UK Cabinet Ministers’ Shale Exploration Plans

    • Date: 01/02/16
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum welcomes the proposal by Cabinet ministers Amber Rudd, Greg Clark and Liz Tuss to classify fracking wells as ‘Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP)’ which is clearly in the national interest. The GWPF, who advocated exactly this policy last May, is calling upon the Government to turn the ministers’ proposal into law in […]

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  • John Constable Joins GWPF As Energy Editor

    • Date: 31/01/16
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum is pleased to announce that Dr John Constable will be overseeing the Energy Comment section of our website, and acting as an advisor on our energy policy related initiatives. John is well known in the sector for his trenchant critique of target-led and subsidy driven renewables policies, which as he […]

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  • GWPF Welcomes Non-Binding And Toothless UN Climate Deal *)

    • Date: 12/12/15
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    London 12 December: Dr Benny Peiser, the director of the Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF), has welcomed the non-binding and toothless UN climate agreement which was adopted in Paris tonight.*) Dr Peiser said: “The Paris agreement is another acknowledgement of international reality. The deal is further proof, if any was needed, that the developing world […]

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