• BBC Bosses Rule Nigel Lawson Should Have Been Censored By Radio 4

    • Date: 29/06/14
    • David Rose, Mail on Sunday

    The BBC has ruled that a radio debate about climate change involving former Chancellor of the Exchequer Lord Lawson should have been censored – as he did not agree with flawed global warming computer predictions. Fraser Steel, head of the BBC complaints unit, said a Radio 4 Today programme about the causes of last winter’s […]

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  • Nigel Calder, 1931-2014

    • Date: 27/06/14
    • The Global Warming Policy Foundation

    The science writer Nigel Calder has died, aged 82, after a short illness.   He was editor of New Scientist magazine in its early days, and pioneered the popularisation of science through television documentaries. He is survived by his wife, Liz, and their five children and seven grandchildren. Nigel Calder was born in London on […]

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  • New Report: Alarm Over Climate Turns People Off

    • Date: 24/06/14
    • Ben Webster, The Times

    Alarmist claims about the impact of global warming are contributing to a loss of trust in climate scientists, an inquiry has found. Apocalyptic language has been used about greenhouse gas emissions as “a deliberate strategy by some to engage public interest”. However, trying to make people reduce emissions by frightening them has “harmful consequences” because […]

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  • Who’d Have Thunk It: Emperor Penguins Adapt To Climate Change

    • Date: 23/06/14
    • Brian Stallard, Nature World News

    Scientists have been growing increasingly concerned about penguins, worried that melting ice sheets and warming temperatures were leaving the flightless birds with no place to go. However, according to a recent study, penguins may actually be more willing to adapt to a changing environment than previously thought. According to researchers for the University of Minnesota […]

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  • Balance Of Nature: An Unanticipated Benefit Of Drought In Certain Forests

    • Date: 22/06/14
    • CO2 Science

    Reference Wurzburger, N. and Miniat, C.F. 2014. Drought enhances symbiotic dinitrogen fixation and competitive ability of a temperate forest tree. Oecologia 174: 1117-1126. Background Citing some climate-alarmist thinking on the subject, the authors say that due to the climatic change that is predicted to occur during the twenty-first century, “individual drought events are projected to increase in […]

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  • Washington Post: Verifying The Global Warming Pause

    • Date: 21/06/14
    • Matt Rogers, The Washington Post

    The recently-released National Climate Assessment (NCA) from the U.S. government offers considerable cause for concern for climate calamity, but downplays the decelerating trend in global surface temperature in the 2000s, which I document here. Many climate scientists are currently working to figure out what is causing the slowdown, because if it continues, it would call into question the […]

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  • India Curbs Greenpeace Funding

    • Date: 19/06/14
    • Varghese K George, The Hindu

    Indian Home Ministry places curbs on each foreign donation Following an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report that alleged foreign-funded NGOs were creating obstacles to India’s economic growth, the Home Ministry has clamped down on Greenpeace, an international campaign group present in 40 countries. In a letter dated 13th June, the Ministry has directed the Reserve Bank […]

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  • Wrong Again: UK Climate Scientist Debunks Obama’s Science Advisor On Climate Change

    • Date: 17/06/14
    • Lewis Page, The Register

    A top British expert has come out with new research flatly contradicting the idea that extremely cold winters in North America – like the one just past – will become more frequent due to global warming. This new analysis disagrees completely with the assessment of President Obama’s science advisor. Dr James Screen of Exeter uni […]

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