• 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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  • New Paper: Grid Scale Electricity Storage Can’t Save Renewables

    • Date: 07/02/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Engineer pours cold water on battery and hydrogen technologies   A new briefing paper from the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) dismisses the idea that grid-scale electricity storage can help bring about a UK renewables revolution. According to the paper’s author, Professor Jack Ponton, an emeritus professor of engineering from the University of Edinburgh, current approaches are either […]

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  • Consumers “Grossly Overpaying” For Electricity

    • Date: 10/01/19
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Damning report says we could have had the same CO2 emissions reductions for a fraction of the price   London 10 January: A new report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation finds that UK consumers are paying far too much for the emissions reductions delivered by renewable energy.   The report, by Dr Capell Aris, is […]

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  • 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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