• 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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  • New Report: The Truth About China

    • Date: 02/12/15
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    China will talk a good game at the UN Climate Conference in Paris, but won’t make any binding commitments, concludes The Truth About China, an important new report published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation. “China’s Communist Party has as its highest priority its own self-preservation, and that self-preservation depends overwhelmingly on its ability to […]

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  • GWPF Welcomes UK Government’s Reset Of Energy Policy, Applauds Intended Return To Lawson’s Market Approach

    • Date: 18/11/15
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 18 November: The Global Warming Policy Forum today welcomed the  Government’s reset of Britain’s energy and climate policy as a big step in the right direction. The GWPF applauds Amber Rudd’s explicit intention to return to Lord Lawson’s market approach of the early 1980s in order to ensure that the supply of energy the UK […]

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  • Carbon Dioxide: The Good News

    • Date: 11/10/15
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London 12 October: In an important new report published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation, former IPCC delegate Dr Indur Goklany calls for a reassessment of carbon dioxide, which he says has many benefits for the natural world and for humankind. Dr Goklany said: “Carbon dioxide fertilises plants, and emissions from fossil fuels have already […]

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