• BBC Finds Lord Deben Guilty Of Misleading The Public On Wind Farms

    • Date: 12/10/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 12 October: Lord Deben, Chairman of the influential Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has been found guilty by the BBC Executive Complaints Unit of misleading listeners of the Today programme.   The incident occurred on 28 June, when Deben was being interviewed by John Humphrys in advance of the CCC’s Progress Report to Parliament. During the segment, […]

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  • New Paper: UK Media Coverage Of Shale Gas Is ‘Hopelessly Biased’

    • Date: 28/09/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London 28 September: A review of UK media coverage of the shale gas industry concludes that major media outlets have been hyping claims of environmentalists while playing down the benefits.   The briefing, published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation, focuses on the output of the BBC and the Guardian, and outlines many examples of biased coverage. However, it […]

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  • Who Killed The Small Modular Nuclear Programme?

    • Date: 10/09/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London 10 September: An important new briefing paper published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation reveals that the government has kicked a key nuclear programme into the long grass. This follows an announcement last week by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on its small modular nuclear (SMR) competition, which outlined new funding for […]

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  • Carbon Bubble or Green Babble?

    • Date: 11/06/18
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Models Of Stranded Fossil Fuel Assets Cannot Be Trusted The GWPF is today publishing a brief comment  on the recent and much publicised paper in Nature Climate Change by J.-F. Mercure et al. Dr Mercure and his colleagues offer modelled outputs to suggest that fossil fuel demand will fall sharply on the basis of current policies, and […]

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  • 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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