• Are UK Heatwaves Getting Worse?

    • Date: 11/09/20
    • Press Release, The Global Warming Policy Forum

    A new factsheet published by The Global Warming Policy Forum reviews the current state of research on heatwaves in the UK and finds inconsistent trends. There is significant regional variation in heatwave trends, with the South East of England experiencing fewer long heatwaves, but slightly more short heatwaves. In some parts of the country, but […]

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  • Emperor Penguins Are Thriving – Climate Models Are Killing Them Off

    • Date: 08/08/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    Emperor penguin populations have been increasing in recent years, yet worst-case climate modellers predict their extinction by 2100. It is time to stop applying the implausible RCP8.5 scare-scenarios. A new study of emperor penguins (Aptenodytes fosteri) populations in 2019 found that it had grown by up to 10% since 2009. The largest of all penguin species […]

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  • Critics Rebut Computer Modelling Exercise On Offshore Wind Costs

    • Date: 31/07/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    Remember when Imperial College London and UK newspapers recently announced that “offshore wind power is now so cheap it could pay money back to consumers”? The Global Warming Policy Forum is today publishing a critique of the new paper behind the headlines which claims that computer modelling of offshore wind subsidy auction bids around Europe provides sound […]

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  • New Model Of Predicted Polar Bear Extinction Is Simply Not Scientifically Plausible

    • Date: 21/07/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    News media hype the latest polar bear scare based on discredited RCP8.5 climate modelling. A paper published in Nature Climate Change on Monday (20 July) presents yet another version of the ‘polar bears are going extinct unless we stop driving cars’ prediction the public has been inundated with since 2007. The outcome of this new […]

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  • GWPF Welcomes Newfound Realism Among Prominent Green Campaigners

    • Date: 30/06/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    The London-based the Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has welcomed a new-found sense of realism among some prominent green campaigners. In recent days, former Extinction Rebellion spokesman Zion Lights has announced her conversion to the cause of nuclear energy, while so-called “eco-modernist” Michael Shellenberger has gone further, and apologised for the years he spent scaremongering over climate […]

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  • GWPF Launches “Energy For Africa” Week

    • Date: 29/06/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Today the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is launching its Energy Justice project, seeking to highlight how reliable energy access is central to the problems of people and businesses in the developing world, and showing how it must be central to any attempts to change things for the better.  Energy Justice is centred around a new website, that […]

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  • Environment Agency Accused Of Making False Claims About UK Weather

    • Date: 20/06/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 20 June: The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has criticised the Environment Agency for claiming that the UK is no longer a wet and rainy country. A new report, The Great British Rain Paradox (1), has just been published, warning of potential water shortages in the UK in years to come. It claims that the major factor for this […]

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  • Green Haste Will Trash The Promise Of Hydrogen

    • Date: 19/06/20
    • Press Release, The Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 19 June: Desperate policy makers trying to reach Net Zero targets that are unaffordable and infeasible are rushing into the premature adoption of hydrogen as a last ditch attempt to save the current agenda. Faced with the task of eliminating carbon dioxide emissions while sustaining economic growth, the UK government, like others around the world, […]

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