• The Bottom Of The Barrel

    • Date: 11/08/17
    • Andrew Montford

    Having countered Nigel Lawson’s appearance on Today with an interview on the same show with a green activist and another full segment today with a Met Office scientist, the BBC has rounded things off with a website article, which also seeks to undermine Lawson’s position. I wonder if they are finished yet? Most of the […]

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  • You mean there’s a climate debate?

    • Date: 10/08/17
    • Andrew Montford

    BBC science voices have much to learn With weary inevitability, Nigel Lawson’s brief appearance on the Today programme has caused an outpouring from the usual mangy pack of scientivists, activists, recidivists, and BBC TV presenters. First out of the blocks was physicist and BBC radio presenter Jim Al-Khalili, who had strong words to say on […]

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  • Roger Boyes on military planning

    • Date: 09/08/17
    • Andrew Montford

    The Times’ diplomatic editor has a new wheeze for military planners The Times’ diplomatic editor, Roger Boyes, has been looking at the case for the military to plan for climate change. It’s fair to say that he has made a bit of a hash of it. For example, we learn from his article that many domestic […]

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  • The Time Prince Philip Wrote To Me In Praise Of My Views On Global Warming

    • Date: 06/08/17
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    Like countless others, I have a personal reason for wishing to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh as he finally steps back at the age of 96 from many of his more obvious royal duties. In 2009 I published The Real Global Warming Disaster, a history of the the great panic over climate change, which […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Britain’s Energy Policy Keeps Picking Losers

    • Date: 02/08/17
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    The liberalised energy markets introduced by Nigel Lawson in 1982, embraced by the Blair government and emulated across Europe, delivered both affordability and reliability. But they were abandoned. All three parties share the blame for Britain’s policy fiasco. Shortly before parliament broke up this month, there was a debate on a Lords select committee report […]

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  • Clive James: ‘Climate Alarmists Were Bound To Run Out Of Credibility’

    • Date: 31/07/17
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    The legendary author, poet, journalist and humorist, Clive James has recently been casting a weary eye over the state of the climate debate and has concluded that climate alarmists are on the ropes:   “The proponents of man-made climate catastrophe asked us for so many leaps of faith that they were bound to run out […]

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  • In The Fight Between Rick Perry And Climate Scientists — He’s Winning

    • Date: 29/07/17
    • Ross McKitrick, The Hill

    Policy makers and the public need to understand the extent to which major scientific institutions like the American Meteorological Society have become biased and politicized on the climate issue. Convincing them of this becomes much easier when the organizations themselves supply the evidence. This happened recently in response to a CNBC interview with Energy Secretary Rick Perry. […]

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  • Michael Crichton: Why Politicized Science is Dangerous

    • Date: 28/07/17
    • Michael Crichton, State of Fear -- published 2004

    Imagine that there is a new scientific theory that warns of an impending crisis, and points to a way out. This theory quickly draws support from leading scientists, politicians and celebrities around the world. Research is funded by distinguished philanthropies, and carried out at prestigious universities. The crisis is reported frequently in the media. The […]

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