• Professor Frank Furedi to deliver 2020 Annual GWPF Lecture

    • Date: 10/11/20
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    The 2020 Annual GWPF Lecture will be delivered by Professor Frank Furedi Narratives of existential threats in the climate and Covid era Wednesday, 16 December 2020 This year’s annual GWPF lecture will be delivered via Zoom. We will provide further details and invitations nearer the time of the lecture. 

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  • Evidence submitted by the GWPF to the UK Treasury Committee

    • Date: 29/10/20
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    We are writing with respect to the committee’s Decarbonisation and Green Finance inquiry, and specifically to the question of the economic costs and benefits that decarbonisation presents for the UK. Introduction A target to decarbonise the economy (“net zero”) was agreed by Parliament in 2019. Ahead of the debate, the minister, Chris Skidmore, informed MPs […]

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  • How Green Are Electric Cars?

    • Date: 29/09/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Debate over environmental impacts continues How green are electric cars? Are they really greener and more environmentally friendly than the cleanest conventional cars? That’s a question that is dividing opinion, even among green campaigners. Environmental activist George Monbiot has warned that electric cars won’t solve the problems of car pollution and may even “create another […]

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  • Britain’s Net Zero Utopia Is A ‘Futile’ Exercise

    • Date: 08/09/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Even success would not change global trajectory of rising greenhouse gas emissions The objective of unilateral decarbonising the UK economy (Net Zero), promoted by all major UK political parties, is a futile exercise, according to a new report published today. The new report shows that there is no realistic chance that the developing world will be following this […]

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  • Dangers Of Nuclear Energy ‘Much Less Than Previously Thought’

    • Date: 17/06/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    New scientific findings suggest radiation risks are exaggerated. An important new paper from the Global Warming Policy Foundation reveals that low-level nuclear radiation might be much less dangerous than previously thought. According to authors, Professor Edward Calabrese and Dr Mikko Paunio, recent reviews of seminal research conducted in the decades after the Second World War […]

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  • UK Consumers Face £2-3 Billion Annual Bill To Prevent Green Energy Blackouts

    • Date: 10/06/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Lockdown reveals Britain’s power grid is fragile, expensive and failing – because of renewables. London, 10 June — The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is today publishing a collection of papers by energy expert Dr John Constable, documenting the rapid decay of the UK electricity system, with system balancing costs spiralling out of control over the last […]

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  • Critical Review Confirms IPCC Assessment On Extreme Weather

    • Date: 04/06/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    “No sign that extreme weather events are getting worse” London, 4 June: A new review of the scientific literature on extreme weather events published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) confirms what IPCC assessment reports have concluded: There is little evidence of any significant changes in most indices. The paper, by physicist Dr Ralph Alexander, looks […]

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  • New Paper: Decarbonisation Plans Fail Engineering Reality Check

    • Date: 19/05/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Net Zero target is “madness” Britain’s plans to decarbonise the economy have not been properly thought through, and there is a dangerous lack of systems and project engineering input. That’s according to Michael Kelly, emeritus professor of technology in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge, who says that replacing fossil fuels with electricity from renewables is impractical […]

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