• 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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  • New Paper: Computer Predictions Of Climate Alarm Are Flawed

    • Date: 21/02/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Claims that the planet is threatened by man-made global warming are based on science that is based on inadequate computer modelling. That is the conclusion of a new briefing paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). The report’s author, eminent American climatologist Professor Judith Curry, explains that climate alarm depends on highly complex computer simulations […]

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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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  • Energy-Intensive Industries: Climate Policy Casualties

    • Date: 22/08/16
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    In this new paper, the GWPF’s energy editor John Constable shows that governments have underestimated and misled the public about the impact of climate policies on energy-intensive businesses. Full paper (pdf)

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  • Paris Agreement: A Blank Cheque For CO2 Emissions By China And India

    • Date: 26/05/16
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    The Paris Climate Agreement, far from securing a reduction in global CO2 emissions, is fundamentally a blank cheque that allows China and India to increase their emissions as they see fit in pursuit of economic growth. This is the conclusion of a new paper by Law Professor David Campbell (Lancaster University Law School) and published today […]

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  • Parched Earth Policy: Drought, Heatwave and Conflict

    • Date: 25/04/16
    • Andrew Montford

    This paper examines environmentalists’ statements about droughts and heatwaves and finds them to be highly misleading. — Full paper (pdf)

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  • A Critical Christian Response To The Papal Encyclical

    • Date: 14/07/15
    • Bishop Peter Forster and Lord Bernard Donoughue

    In a commentary on Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment, Peter Forster, the Bishop of Chester, and the Labour peer Bernard Donoughue, say they are concerned the very policies advocated by the papal encyclical are more likely to hinder than advance poverty reduction. Full paper (pdf)

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  • The Pontifical Academies’ Broken Moral Compass

    • Date: 30/06/15
    • Dr Indur Goklany

    Dr Indur Goklany shows that the Vatican is being led astray by its advisors whose claims about climate change are scientifically lacking and ethically dubious. Full paper (pdf)

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