• Andrew Montford Appointed GWPF Deputy Director

    • Date: 02/05/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    The Global Warming Policy Foundation is delighted to announce that Andrew Montford has been appointed as Deputy Director. Andrew Montford is a writer specialising in climate change issues and is best known as the author of The Hockey Stick Illusion. He is the author of several GWPF reports, including its first one, on the Climategate […]

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  • Police Probe Anti-Fracking Activists’ Nazi Video

    • Date: 01/05/17
    • Mail on Sunday

    Police are investigating an ‘appalling’ film that compares officers protecting a shale gas site to Nazi SS guards who murdered millions of Jews in the Holocaust. The video created by environmentalists intercuts footage of anti-fracking protesters confronting police with scenes from the Oscar-winning film Schindler’s List. In one of the most offensive scenes, the filmmakers […]

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  • BBC News: Green Heating System Accused Of Causing ‘Fuel Poverty’

    • Date: 30/04/17
    • Nicola Dowling & Adrian Goldberg, BBC News

    A heating system meant to reduce bills is leaving people in fuel poverty, according to campaigners and residents. The government wants millions of us to get heat and hot water from “district heating networks” to help meet carbon reduction targets. But residents on some networks say they are more expensive than traditional heating and have […]

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  • Energy Policy Set To Be A Battle Ground In UK Election

    • Date: 26/04/17
    • Peter McCusker, Newcastle Chronicle

    The cost of energy and policies on climate change will come under the spotlight as the UK goes to the polls AS the decade-long political consensus on UK energy policy fractures, Peter McCusker hears certainty is an industry priority after next month’s Election. THE Climate Change Act, which was approved by all but five of Britain’s 650 […]

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  • Energy Manifesto Calls For Reforms That Ensure Cheap And Reliable Energy Future

    • Date: 26/04/17
    • GWPF Energy Manifesto

    The first priority of British energy policy should be to enable business and households alike to have access to cheap and reliable sources of energy.   This is the key message of the Global Warming Policy Forum’s Energy Manifesto 2017 published today.   In the run-up to the general election on 8 June, the GWPF is calling […]

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  • The GWPF’s Submission To The UK Govt’s Industrial Strategy Consultation

    • Date: 24/04/17
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    The UK Government has called for comments and suggestions on its plan to build a modern industrial strategy which will deliver an economy that works for everyone. Here is the Global Warming Policy Forum’s submission to the consultation. What are the most important steps the government should take to limit energy costs over the long-term? The […]

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  • Conservatives Playing With Fire By Planning Energy Bill Cap

    • Date: 24/04/17
    • Ian King, Sky News

    It would be interesting to know what the Conservative Party knows about the inner workings of the energy market that the experts at the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA), who are paid to look at these things, do not. The Tories promised on Sunday they would, if re-elected, cap energy prices for the two-thirds of […]

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  • Shale Gas Could Heat British Homes By Early 2018

    • Date: 21/04/17
    • Business Cloud

    Matt Lambert, director of government and public affairs at Cuadrilla, says the county can become a European hub for the controversial fracking industry. He has said homes in Lancashire could be heated by shale gas as early as the beginning of next year. A senior figure at fracking firm Cuadrilla Resources has said homes in Lancashire could […]

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