• 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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  • Former Cabinet Secretary Questions Blind Faith In Climate Alarmism

    • Date: 16/05/11

    London, 16 May – Lord Turnbull, the former Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service (2002 – 2005), has called on MPs and ministers to consider more carefully the rising costs and economic risks of Britain’s unilateral climate policies. In a dispassionate but devastating critique of current policies, Andrew Turnbull also criticises the […]

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  • New Report: Shale Gas Shock Challenges Climate and Energy Policies

    • Date: 04/05/11

    London, 4 May – The Global Warming Policy Foundation today publishes a detailed report about the shale gas revolution and its likely implications for UK and international climate policy. The report The Shale Gas Shock, written by Matt Ridley and with a foreword by Professor Freeman Dyson, finds that shale gas: is not only abundant but relatively cheap […]

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  • Flawed ‘Climategate’ Inquiries Failed To Restore Confidence In UK Climate Science

    • Date: 24/01/11

    The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) remains deeply concerned about the failure by academic and parliamentary inquires to fully and independently investigate the ‘Climategate’ affair. The latest follow-up report by the Science and Technology Committee on the disclosure of climate data from the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia (UEA) confirms that the […]

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  • Did UK Government Keep Cold Winter Warning Secret In Run-Up To UN Climate Conference?

    • Date: 06/01/11

    London, 6 January: The Global Warming Policy Foundation has called on the House of Commons Transport Select Committee to set up a parliamentary inquiry into the winter advice the Government received by the Met Office and the renewed failure of both the Government and local authorities to prepare the UK transport system for the third […]

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  • GWPF Calls For Independent Inquiry Into Met Office’s Winter Advice

    • Date: 21/12/10

    LONDON, 21 December 2010: The Global Warming Policy Foundation has called on the Government to set up an independent inquiry into the winter advice it received by the Met Office and the renewed failure to prepare the UK for the third severe winter in a row. “The current winter fiasco is no longer a joke […]

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