• UN climate summit COP26 in trouble as China rebuffs UK

    • Date: 07/09/21
    • GWPF International
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    Days after China sent US climate envoy John Kerry home empty handed, Beijing has given Alok Sharma, the COP26 President and the UK’s senior climate official, the same message: China won’t cave in to Western demands, plunging Joe Biden’s and Boris Johnson’s Net Zero agenda into doubt. Beijing has told Britain that it will not […]

  • Net Zero Wind: Britain saved by coal – at huge cost

    • Date: 07/09/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum
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    Britain’s fragile electricity system is a national embarrassment and a warning to the world London, 7 September – Yesterday, National Grid, the Electricity System Operator, was forced to paid over £20m to “balance” the system and avoid blackouts, ten times more than normal.The entire UK wind fleet was in effect completely absent for much of […]

  • Net Zero Wind: Britain forced to fire up coal plant amid lack of wind and record power prices

    • Date: 06/09/21
    • GWPF & The Daily Telegraph
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    You couldn’t make it up … Britain was forced today to turn to coal power as the amount of electricity coming from wind farms fell dramatically. Having to resort to coal to keep the lights on is a rather humiliating development for Boris Johnson in the run-up to COP26. Policy makers around the world are, […]

  • The White Elephant of Green Hydrogen

    • Date: 06/09/21
    • Global Warming Policy Forum
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    A new cost-sheet published by the Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) shows that green hydrogen is too expensive to have any widespread application. That’s because most of the input energy – electricity from offshore wind farms – is very expensive and much of it will be unavoidably wasted in the conversion to hydrogen. According to […]

  • Holman Jenkins Jr: The media can’t handle the climate truth

    • Date: 05/09/21
    • Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., The Wall Street Journal
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    If, after four decades, scientists see less warming and lower emissions, isn’t that good news? If “news” is about how today differs from yesterday, the press missed a lot of news in the long-awaited new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that was issued a few weeks ago. After 41 years […]

  • Financial leaders have given up on “anything meaningful” being achieved at COP26

    • Date: 05/09/21
    • GWPF International
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    The Independent on Sunday is reporting that some of the world’s top financial figures are resigned to what we have been predicting for some time — the likely failure of the UN climate summit in Glasgow (COP26) to achieve ‘anything meaningful.’ Boris Johnson, of course, is being blamed for the likely debacle, paying the price […]

  • Biden rebuffed as US and China fail to reach climate agreement

    • Date: 04/09/21
    • GWPF
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    As we have predicted for some time, the US administration’s attempt to pressure China and other emerging nations into accepting Joe Biden’s Net Zero agenda is failing and is unlikely to be accepted by the UN climate summit in November (COP26). Beijing has now publicly rebuffed John Kerry’s latest attempt to push China into a […]

  • Beijing demands US fulfill wish list of demands in exchange for cooperation on climate change

    • Date: 02/09/21
    • The Epoch Times
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    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi gave U.S. climate envoy John Kerry a set of instructions that the United States should follow if the Biden administration seeks Beijing’s cooperation on climate change. Kerry is currently on the second leg of his Asia trip for negotiations on climate action. He first traveled to Japan before arriving in […]

  • China warns US: Back off or we’ll sink climate cooperation

    • Date: 02/09/21
    • GWPF & Kyodo News
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    There can be little doubt that America’s military and strategic failure in Afghanistan is having detrimental consequences for its global reputation and its international climate diplomacy. In the aftermath of Biden ’s Afghanistan debacle his international standing and credibility is being challenged head on by China’s communist leaders. Unsurprisingly, Biden’s credibility crisis is being exploited by China which is […]

  • Wind turbine makers struggle to profit from wind energy boom as costs rise

    • Date: 01/09/21
    • GWPF Energy
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    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that wind turbine makers are facing a quadrupling of transportation costs and increases in steel, copper, aluminum and carbon fiber prices, making wind turbines ever more expensive. Politicians, lobbyists and academics are in thrall to the idea that renewable generation must benefit from the huge economies of miniaturisation and […]

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