• Lord Lawson warns Boris Johnson over real costs of Net Zero

    • Date: 02/08/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 2 August – Nigel Lawson, Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1983 to 1989, has warned Boris Johnson that he is being misadvised on the real costs of Net Zero. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Lord Lawson warns that “the overall costs are likely to be twice and probably three times the Government’s […]

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  • Net Zero threatens to cripple British households as costs are dumped onto energy bills

    • Date: 29/07/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    In recent weeks, ministers and officials have announced that UK households and businesses will have to fund many of the government’s Net Zero plans via their energy bills and cost of living. Currently, UK consumers are funding renewable energy investors to the tune of £12 billion per year, taken from consumer bills as stealth taxes. […]

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  • Big Bad Tech: When censorship goes corporate

    • Date: 20/07/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Erasing history, being spiteful and a danger to free societies Culturally significant information is being lost The shifting sands of corporate opinion have created a minefield that independent thinkers need to navigate to avoid being ‘cancelled’ Non-conformist views have come under particular attack The Enlightenment tradition of rational debate and scientific enquiry is being increasingly marginalised Free […]

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  • GWPF welcomes Boris Johnson’s last-minute delay of gas boiler ban

    • Date: 10/07/21
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has welcomed the decision by Boris Johnson to delay the planned gas boiler ban which the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) planned to announce next week. According to a report in today’s Times, BEIS had been due to publish its heat and building strategy next week “but this […]

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  • Decarbonisation plans put Conservatives on ‘collision course with British families’

    • Date: 02/07/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Electoral disaster faces Tories if they press ahead with costly new green taxes Government plans to add a carbon tax to the cost of personal transport fuels and household heating will be an electoral disaster for the Conservatives. Millions of households are now facing the prospect of a dramatic rise in the cost of living. […]

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  • Fact checking IRENA: Ignore the renewables industry PR and turn to empirical data

    • Date: 23/06/21
    • Dr John Constable, GWPF Energy Editor

    In sharp contrast to claims by the renewables lobby, the costs of wind and solar energy are not falling, empirical data shows. When soap bubbles burst they vanish in an instant. Financial bubbles by their nature take a little longer to deflate, and doubtless the renewables industry bubble will take several years, not least because […]

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  • The truth behind the Government’s latest light bulbs ban

    • Date: 09/06/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The truth is that the UK government’s track record on lighting policy is a scandal. The UK government’s Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is today cynically trying to take credit for the spontaneous market innovation of LEDs by needlessly banning halogen and fluorescent bulbs. The truth is that the UK government’s track […]

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  • Major new climate impact paper misleads public

    • Date: 08/06/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 8 June: A major report on the economic impact of climate change published by the insurance giant Swiss Re  and heavily promoted by the media and Oxfam is misleading the public, according to a rebuttal published today by the Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF). Author Tim Worstall says that Swiss Re’s claim climate change […]

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