• Reporting emissions: A little nudge with a big stick

    • Date: 23/02/21
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    New analysis reveals that recent legislation criminalises simple energy and carbon reporting errors London, 23 February: The directors of thousands of businesses risk getting criminal records if they accidentally misreport their energy consumption and carbon emissions. A new paper published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation reveals that a little-noticed Statutory Regulation introduced in 2018, and […]

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  • Offshore wind cost predictions and the cost of outcomes

    • Date: 19/02/21
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    A new paper from the Global Warming Policy Foundation shows that the cost of offshore wind power is high and barely falling. Since 2017, renewables advocates have argued that offshore wind power is now very cheap. However, closer examination of their claims reveals a different story. As the report’s author Andrew Montford explains: “In fact, if you […]

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  • Gautam Kalghatgi: The Battery Car Delusion

    • Date: 29/07/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Eminent engineer reveals major flaw in UK Govt’s electric car plans   London, 29 July: A new paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation reveals another major flaw in plans to electrify the economy. According to the author, Professor Gautam Kalghatgi, because most vehicles will still run on fossil fuels in ten years’ […]

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  • The Hidden Cost of Net Zero: Rewiring the UK

    • Date: 16/07/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    New paper reveals hidden cost of Net Zero decarbonisation London, 16 July: The UK faces a £200 billion bill to rewire the country if the government follows through on plans to electrify the country’s homes and transport systems. That’s because installation of electric car chargers and heat pumps will push up demand for power beyond […]

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  • Mismanagement And Corruption Have Been Destroying South Africa’s Energy Giant

    • Date: 02/07/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Privatisation may be the only hope of meaningful reform The energy security of millions of South Africans has been jeopardised by mismanagement and corruption in the country’s electricity utility Eskom, according to a new report published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation. According to the report’s author, energy economist Ioannis Kessides, the last 20 years […]

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  • GWPF Launches “Energy For Africa” Week

    • Date: 29/06/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Today the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is launching its Energy Justice project, seeking to highlight how reliable energy access is central to the problems of people and businesses in the developing world, and showing how it must be central to any attempts to change things for the better.  Energy Justice is centred around a […]

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  • Green Haste Will Trash The Promise Of Hydrogen

    • Date: 19/06/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London, 19 June: Desperate policy makers trying to reach Net Zero targets that are unaffordable and infeasible are rushing into the premature adoption of hydrogen as a last ditch attempt to save the current agenda. Faced with the task of eliminating carbon dioxide emissions while sustaining economic growth, the UK government, like others around the world, […]

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  • EU Faces Plastic Waste Crisis In Wake Of New Export Restrictions

    • Date: 15/05/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Greens “must come clean” about the damage plastic recycling has caused London, 15 May: The decision by the UN to regulate waste plastic as hazardous will unleash a massive flood of rubbish on many EU countries. That’s according to Finnish public health expert, Dr Mikko Paunio. The decision, taken late last Friday at the 14th […]

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