• New Report: Economic Analysis Reveals Wind Power ‘Worse Than a Mistake’

    • Date: 06/03/12

    One of the UK’s leading energy and environment economists warns that wind power is an extraordinarily expensive and inefficient way of reducing CO2 emissions. In fact, there is a significant risk that annual CO2 emissions could be greater as a result of Britain’s flawed wind policies when compared with the option of investing in efficient and flexible […]

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  • Royal Society Urged To Restore Culture of Open-Mindedness on Climate Science & Policy Debates

    • Date: 09/02/12

    London, 9 February: The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is calling on the Royal Society to restore a culture of open-mindedness and balanced assessment of climate science and climate policy. In a new GWPF report, written by science author Andrew Montford, the Royal Society is urged to ensure that genuine controversies are reflected in its […]

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  • New Report: The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal

    • Date: 08/12/11

    London, 8 December. A new report, published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation, reveals that the BBC has failed in its professional duty to report accurately and objectively on the issue of climate change, one of the biggest scientific and political stories of our time. Written by Christopher Booker, one of the UK’s most […]

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  • New Report: Reform Or Abandon The IPCC

    • Date: 23/11/11

    A leading environmental economist has called upon governments to either radically reform or abandon the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In his report What is Wrong with the IPCC? Proposals for Radical Reform published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation, Professor Ross McKitrick (University of Guelph/ Ontario, Canada) reviews the IPCC’s own procedures in detail […]

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  • Natural Variability To Dominate Weather Events Over Coming 20-30 Years

    • Date: 18/11/11

    GWPF Press Release – London – 18 November 2011 For many decades to come, and probably longer, mankind’s influence on the frequency of extreme weather events will be insignificant. According to a preliminary report released by the IPCC, there will be no detectable influence of mankind’s influence on the Earth’s weather systems for at least […]

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  • Global Warming Policy Foundation Calls On Government To Suspend Unilateral Climate Targets

    • Date: 04/10/11

    London, 4 October – The Global Warming Policy Foundation has welcomed the promise by Chancellor George Osborne that the government will no longer be bound by unilateral targets that cut CO2 emissions in Britain faster and deeper than other countries in Europe. Of course it is not just the rest of Europe that matters, but […]

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  • Top Economist Warns Green Jobs ‘Creation’ Will Undermine Recovery

    • Date: 02/09/11

    One of the UK’s leading energy and environment economists warns that the government’s promise that green energy policies will create tens of thousands of jobs and stimulate competitive industries is an illusion. In his report The Myth of Green Jobs, published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation, Professor Gordon Hughes (Edinburgh University) dispels this […]

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  • Conditional Climate Targets Are A Step Back From Blind Unilateralism

    • Date: 18/05/11

    LONDON, 18 May – The Global Warming Policy Foundation regards the UK’s conditional adoption of post-2020 carbon targets as a first step back from blind and grandiloquent unilateralism. “Nobody should fall for Chris Huhne’s green spin. It is now absolutely clear that the government’s proposed carbon targets are conditional on international agreements and developments,” said […]

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