• New Report: Green Policies Threaten Poor Nations

    • Date: 04/05/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Efforts to decarbonise will kill millions in poor countries   London 4 May 2018. A new report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation finds that climate and green energy policies promoted by development organisations will cause millions of preventable deaths in the developing world.    The report, by eminent epidemiologist Mikko Paunio, says that international bodies and NGOs are […]

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  • New Study: Battery Storage “Not An Economic Prospect”

    • Date: 16/04/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Consumers warned to avoid battery storage for rooftop solar systems London 16 April 2018. Rechargeable batteries are said to be a way to extend the appeal of rooftop solar installations, storing the energy generated during the day for use at night. Home energy storage looks set to become big business: Tesla has already entered the […]

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  • New Paper: Public Health Commission Is “Sacrificing The Poor”

    • Date: 18/01/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 18 January: A pair of influential reports published by the medical journal, The Lancet, are a “gross distortion” of public health science and threaten to devastate public health in the developing world. That is the warning by eminent epidemiologist Mikko Paunio. The Lancet Commissions on Pollution and Health have claimed that the third world is suffering […]

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  • Truly Green? How Germany’s ‘Energy Transition’ Is Destroying Nature

    • Date: 03/11/17
    • Michael Miersch, German Wildlife Foundation

    Germany’s green energy transition is destroying vast swathes of nature, agricultural lands and forests. In the name of climate policy, rare birds and endangered species are being killed while much of the countryside is transformed into industrial parks. Michael Miersch from the Deutsche Wildtier Stiftung recently gave a talk in the House of Lords about renewable energy’s devastating impact on […]

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  • New Report: World Bank “Abandons The Poor”

    • Date: 13/10/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    A new report: The Anti-Development Bank: The World Bank’s Regressive Energy Policies by the London-based Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) finds that the World Bank has abdicated its primary mission of tackling poverty in the developing world. The report, written by author and former Treasury adviser Rupert Darwall, with a foreword by the distinguished economist […]

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  • Forget The Spin: Offshore Wind Costs Are Not Falling

    • Date: 25/09/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Spin put on the government’s recently announced strike prices to three large offshore wind farms has misled many into thinking that the costs of offshore wind are falling. However, no actual capital cost figures have been provided for the three windfarms (Hornsea, Moray East, or Triton Knoll), and the strike prices are a poor guide […]

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  • Briefing: State of UK Shale Developments

    • Date: 24/07/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    The GWPF has published a new briefing note on the state of the United Kingdom’s shale gas and oil developments. It reveals that while the industry is engaged in exploration activities, there have been some promising new developments which suggest that the sector is entering a critical phase. Chief among these are new planning permissions […]

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  • Germany’s Energiewende: A Disaster In The Making

    • Date: 25/01/17
    • Professor Fritz Vahrenholt

    In 2012, I had the pleasure of delivering the GWPF annual lecture at the Royal Society. I described the Energiewende of the German government – its plan to transition to a low-carbon energy supply – in the aftermath of the tsunami catastrophe at Fukushima. At that time, Germany’s conservative/liberal government had decided to dismantle 19 […]

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