The leading British climate & energy policy think tank

The Global Warming Policy Forum promotes a fact-based assessment of climate science and related policies. 

The associated Foundation conducts educational seminars on climate science and policy. The lectures are posted on the Youtube channel below

Lord Lawson, a British politician and journalist now sitting in the House of Lords, set up The GWPF in 2009 because he was  concerned about the costs of government policies to tackle climate change. He wanted to bring reason, integrity and balance to the debate.

The foundation is run by Dr. Benny Peiser, a social anthropologist specializing in the environmental and socio-economic impact of physical activity on health.

The GWPF website has many articles and papers relating to climate science. We recommend their newsletter which can be signed up for here.

The GWPF regularly post videos covering topics relating to climate science and energy policy.

Current papers published by the GWPF

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  • Vauxhall car plant at risk as Britain bans sale of new petrol cars by 2030 January 20, 2021
    The new CEO of Vauxhall has warned that its car production plant in the UK is at risk from the government’s Net Zero plan to ban the sale of petrol cars by 2030. The future of Vauxhall’s UK car production will depend on government support after the “brutal” decision to ban the sale of new […]
  • Climate regulation threatens competitiveness of German auto industry – Deutsche Bank January 20, 2021
    Structural challenges pose a threat to the competitiveness of Germany as a business location for the automotive industry, Deutsche Bank writes in a monitoring report. Climate policy regulation of the automotive sector is triggering “the biggest structural break in the industry in decades,” the author writes. Strict CO2 limits for new passenger cars in the EU […]
  • EU sees carbon border levy as ‘matter of survival’ for Europe’s industry January 19, 2021
    If UN climate summit (COP26) fails to deliver, the EU will press ahead with unilateral carbon border taxes, EU official warns. The European Union’s proposed carbon border charge is essential to the survival of its own industries and the bloc will impose the levy on non-EU competitors unless they commit to lowering their emissions, the […]
  • Climate extinction theory faces extinction: Woolly mammoths may have lived thousands of years after supposed extinction January 19, 2021
    Scientists have discovered the DNA of some 2,100 kinds of plants and 180 animals — including American horses and woolly mammoths – dating to thousands of years after their supposed extinction. One of the most popular theories for the extinction of the wholly mammoth and other so-called ‘megafauna’ that roamed the wilderness during the Pleistocene is […]
  • Kittiwake extinction risk and the death of Environmentalism January 19, 2021
    The Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm poses an existential threat to bird species at risk of global extinction. The long-standing struggle between corporate economic interest and environmental priorities, running back into the nineteenth century, is being resolved conclusively and in favour of the developers of industrial development. Climate change objectives have simultaneously drawn the teeth of […]
  • GWPF calls on Sir David Attenborough to save Red-listed Kittiwakes from giant wind turbine project January 19, 2021
    The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF) has written to Sir David Attenborough, asking him to intervene personally to reverse the government’s green light for the giant Hornsea 3 offshore wind turbines which pose an existential threat to Kittiwake bird populations facing global extinction. On the 31st of December last year Alok Sharma, then Secretary of State […]

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