• Peter Lee: Ethics And Climate Change Policy

    • Date: 16/12/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    A new paper by Dr Peter Lee and published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation explores many of the ethical disputes that characterise climate science and policy in the twenty-first century. “Science has spoken. There is no ambiguity in their message… Leaders must act.” These words by Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General, welcomed the […]

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  • New Chairman Of GWPF Academic Advisory Council

    • Date: 12/12/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    On 1 January 2015 Professor Ross McKitrick will take over as Chairman of the GWPF Academic Advisory Council. Dr McKitrick is Professor of Economics at the University of Guelph, Canada, specialising in environmental economics, and has been a foundation member of the Council since November 2009.He succeeds Professor David Henderson, who has held the chairmanship […]

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  • World Health Organisation Faulted For Willful Exaggeration

    • Date: 01/12/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    A new briefing paper from the Global Warming Policy Foundation examines the World Health Organisation’s recent report on climate change and finds that its estimates of future mortality from global warming are grossly exaggerated. The WHO report predicted that climate change would bring about 250,000 extra deaths annually between 2030 and 2050, but relied upon absurd assumptions to reach […]

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  • New Paper: Kashmir Floods Nothing New, Not Due To Climate Change

    • Date: 12/11/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 12 November: A new briefing paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation concludes that the most recent (September 2014) floods in the Kashmir region of India-Pakistan border which killed several dozen of people are a recurring feature of the Indian Monsoon and not linked to climate change. Whenever an extreme weather event […]

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  • In Memory Of Lord Joel Barnett (1923 – 2014)

    • Date: 04/11/14
    • Lord Bernard Donoughue

    Bernard Donoughue, a Labour Peer and GWPF Trustee, writes in memory of Lord Joel Barnett. Lord (Joel) Barnett at home near Manchester in 2014 I knew and valued Joel Barnett as a Labour colleague and friend, in government and in Parliament, for over forty years. Most impressive was seeing him regularly in Downing Street as […]

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  • New Paper Refutes Walrus-Climate Scare

    • Date: 20/10/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 20 October: A briefing paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation refutes claims that Arctic walruses are in distress and danger due to global warming. The paper, written by Canadian zoologist Dr Susan Crockford, assesses the recent mass haulouts of walrus females and calves on the beaches of Alaska and Russia bordering […]

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  • Rainfall And Floods: Observations More Reliable Than Climate Models

    • Date: 10/10/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 10 October: A new briefing paper from the Global Warming Policy Foundation reviews the scientific literature on rainfall and floods and finds little evidence that there have been significant changes in recent years and little support for claims that they will become worse in future.   Despite claims to the contrary, there has been […]

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  • New Paper: The 97% ‘Consensus’ And Its Critics

    • Date: 08/09/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Claims of 97% consensus on global warming depend on research described as fraudulent and biased A new briefing note published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation examines claims made by a great many commentators across the world, including President Obama and Ed Davey, of an overwhelming consensus on climate change. These depend on research that has been […]

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