• Banning The Sale Of Petrol Cars Would Be ‘A Colossal Error’

    • 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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  • Net Zero: Every Urban Street And Front Drive Will Be Dug Up

    • 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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  • 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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