• RIP Prince Philip (1921 – 2021)

    • Date: 09/04/21
    • GWPF

    It is with deep sadness that we learn of the death of HRH Prince Philip, who passed earlier today. The GWPF offers its condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip, an  environmental campaigner and fellow climate realist, will be profoundly missed.  Duke of […]

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  • Millions of Britons may be banned from selling their home if they don’t meet Net Zero rules

    • Date: 08/04/21
    • Ross Clark, Daily Mail

    19 million homeowners will have to cover Net Zero re-modification costs of up to £18,000 — after ministers scrapped green grant schemes. Thirty-one years ago this week, Margaret Thatcher im-posed the poll tax on England, putting huge financial pressure on blameless low-income households. But the fallout from that policy earthquake could prove modest compared with […]

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  • Why Net Zero won’t happen

    • Date: 07/04/21
    • TalkRadio

    Decarbonising housing, heat pumps & Net Zero. GWPF director Benny Peiser speaks to Mike Graham about why the government’s utopian Net Zero agenda won’t work

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  • Net Zero targets could make millions of old homes unsellable

    • Date: 04/04/21
    • The Times

    There are concerns that millions of normal homes will become unsellable unless owners improve their energy efficiency. Homeowners with draughty properties risk being locked out of new mortgages as lenders have begun restricting deals for homes that are not energy efficient. Paragon Bank’s new 3.99 per cent five-year fixed deal for buy-to-let landlords is one […]

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  • Perceptions of climate impacts at odds with scientific data

    • Date: 01/04/21
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    A new Savanta ComRes poll commissioned by the Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has revealed low levels of public awareness of key trends relating to climate change and international development.  The survey of British adults suggests that the public perceive the impacts of climate change to be more negative than the academic research would suggest. […]

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  • Only authoritarian rule can deliver Net Zero, Lord Deben admits

    • Date: 30/03/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 30 March: The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has condemned the chairman of the UK’s Climate Change Committee for demanding that a powerful group of unelected officials should enforce Net Zero policies, giving them the power to overrule Parliament. At a green investment event last week, Lord Deben praised the government’s climate policy objectives […]

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  • Britain’s next Net Zero flop

    • Date: 28/03/21
    • The Observer

    The government has scrapped its flagship green homes grant scheme, the centrepiece of Boris Johnson’s promise to “build back greener” from the Covid-19 pandemic, just over six months after its launch. The abandonment of the £1.5bn programme, which offered households grants of up to £5,000 or £10,000 to put in insulation or low-carbon heating, leaves the UK without […]

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  • ‘Government decision to drop carbon tax is a small step in the right direction’

    • Date: 25/03/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    London, 25 March: The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has welcomed the government’s decision to drop the introduction of a carbon tax as a small step in the right direction.  In contrast to most UK think tanks, NGOs and the renewable energy lobby, the GWPF has repeatedly warned that adopting carbon taxes would threaten the UK’s […]

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