• Government Restarts Subsidies to Wind and Solar, This Time By The Back Door

    • Date: 16/06/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    GWPF calls on Treasury to kill ill-considered “Smart Export Guarantee” London, 16 June: In a briefing note published today by the Global Warming Policy Forum we show that the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) shortly to be introduced by Greg Clark, Secretary of State for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is a disguised restart […]

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  • GWPF Statement On The Proposed Net Zero 2050 Emissions Target

    • Date: 02/05/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    Summary The recommendation of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for a Net Zero emissions target by 2050 is grounded in nothing stronger than irresponsible optimism and arbitrary assumptions about cost and technological feasibility. In point of fact, the technologies seen as necessary, including carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), further expansion of renewable generation, widespread […]

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  • Rising electricity prices are forcing Britain’s poorest to underheat their homes

    • Date: 24/04/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) warns that rising electricity prices, caused in large part by UK energy and climate policies, are forcing the country’s poorest households to cut back on heating. According to the fuel poverty report recently released by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), nearly 70% of UK households […]

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  • Public Are Being “Misled” By David Attenborough’s New Netflix Show

    • Date: 09/04/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    London 9 April: A prominent zoologist says that Sir David Attenborough’s latest wildlife show is misleading the public about walrus deaths in the Arctic. Over the weekend, viewers were shocked by footage of walruses plunging to their deaths from sea cliffs. In his narration, Sir David said that this was the result of declining sea-ice […]

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  • Population Bombed! Shortlisted For Prestigious Donner Book Prize

    • Date: 02/04/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 2 April:  The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is delighted to announce that our book Population Bombed! by Canadian authors Pierre Desrochers and Joanna Szurmak has been shortlisted for the prestigious Donner Book Prize. The Donner Prize annually rewards excellence and innovation in public policy writing by Canadian authors. In bestowing this award, the Donner […]

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  • GWPF Welcomes New-Found Energy Realism Of Cumbrian Councillors

    • Date: 20/03/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 20 March: The Global Warming Policy Forum welcomes the decision by councillors of Cumbria County Council to unanimously approve a new coal mine near Whitehaven. This coal mine will bring many new jobs and £180m of investment to Cumbria, and does not require the job-destroying subsidies enjoyed by the renewables industry. It goes without […]

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  • New Paper: Solar Impact On Climate Greater Than Thought

    • Date: 11/03/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    A new report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation reveals that the solar influence on climate is is much larger than is generally recognised. The report, by Professor Henrik Svensmark of the Danish National Space Institute, outlines some of the remarkable correlations between solar activity and past climate changes. It also shows that the output […]

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  • GWPF Calls On UK Government To Remove Arbitrary Shale Gas Restrictions

    • Date: 31/01/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    The Global Warming Policy Forum has called on the government to relax seismic restrictions on shale gas drilling in the UK. The call comes after leading experts from the British Geological Survey (BGS) announced that the current limits on seismic activity were too restrictive. The limits, which force drillers to stop work, are much more […]

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