• Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Global Picture

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

    Even UK 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 […]

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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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  • The Brink of Darkness: Britain’s Fragile Power Grid

    • 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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  • Electrifying the UK and the want of engineering

    • 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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  • The Fatal Attraction Of A Post-Covid Green Deal

    • Date: 15/05/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    In a short paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) Dr John Constable, the GWPF’s energy editor, warns of big economic risks of using ‘climate-related’ stimulus spending as governments around the world are attempting to restart the global economy as it emerges from lockdown. The paper is based on comments in a […]

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  • David Holland, The Climategate Auditor, Has Died Aged 76

    • Date: 10/03/20
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    David Holland has died aged 76 on 27 February. David was a long-time friend of and author for the GWPF. He was a good friend and colleague of Prof David Henderson with whom he co-authored of a number of important climate papers and articles. Over many years David was one of the first and most prolific authors […]

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  • Cost Of ‘Net Zero’ Will Be Astronomical, New Reports Warn

    • Date: 24/02/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation

    Price will top £100,000 per household The cost of reaching the government’s “Net Zero” target will be astronomical for the UK economy. That’s according to analysis by two new reports published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation. The reports find that decarbonising the electricity system and domestic housing in the next three decades will cost […]

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