• Republican Senate Win May Kill Cap-And-Trade Bill

    • Date: 20/01/10

    Republican Scott Brown’s stunning win in the Massachusetts Senate race Tuesday does not bode well for Democratic plans to enact climate change legislation in 2010. At the very least, Brown adds another vote against a cap-and-trade bill – a plan the state senator attacked during his successful campaign against state Attorney General Martha Coakley (D) for […]

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  • IPCC Ignored Warning That Glacier Forecast Was Wrong

    • Date: 19/01/10

    A top scientist said Monday he had warned in 2006 that a prediction of catastrophic loss of Himalayan glaciers, published months later by the UN’s Nobel-winning climate panel, was badly wrong. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report said in 2007 it was “very likely” that the glaciers, which supply water to more than […]

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  • Indian Government Slams IPCC for False Alarm Over Himalayan Glaciers

    • Date: 18/01/10

    Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday called the Nobel-prize winning Intergovernment Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) headed by India’s Rajendra Pachauri alarmist and dubbed its report predicting that Himalayan glaciers would melt by 2035 owing to climate change as not based on science. A warning that climate change will melt most of the Himalayan […]

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  • GWPF Attacks IPCC For Lack Of Transparency

    • Date: 17/01/10

    Claims by the world’s leading climate scientists that most of the Himalayan glaciers will vanish within 25 years were tonight exposed as nonsense. The alarmist warning appeared two years ago in a highly influential report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). At the time, the IPCC boasted that its report contained […]

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  • EU Nations Spar Over Climate Policy After UN Summit Deadlock

    • Date: 17/01/10

    European nations are struggling to hold a common line on climate policy after last month’s failed United Nations summit in Copenhagen, with the U.K., Germany and France defending deeper emission cuts in the face of Italian and Polish resistance. Differences between the European Union countries are emerging after the UN failed to set binding worldwide […]

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  • NASA Accused Of Climate Data Manipulation

    • Date: 15/01/10

    Climate researchers have discovered that NASA researchers improperly manipulated data in order to claim 2005 as “THE WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD.” In a new report, computer expert E. Michael Smith and Certified Consulting Meteorologist Joseph D’Aleo discovered extensive manipulation of the temperature data by the U.S. Government’s two primary climate centers: the National Climate Data Center […]

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  • Insurance Group Says Stolen E-Mails Show Risk In Accepting Climate Science

    • Date: 13/01/10

    A major trade group for the insurance industry is warning that it is “exceedingly risky” for companies to blindly accept scientific conclusions around climate change, given the “serious questions” around the extent to which humans cause atmospheric warming. The assertion was made in a letter (pdf) to insurance regulators, who will administer the nation’s first […]

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  • Reconsider Emissions Trading, Says Government Adviser

    • Date: 13/01/10

    One of the Government’s key business advisers on the emissions trading scheme has called for a fresh look at whether the plan should go ahead. Dick Warburton, chairman of the panel set up last year to advise on emissions-intensive trade-exposed activities, said that after Copenhagen’s failure, the matter should be debated afresh. He is organising […]

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