• Nigel Lawson: Time For Plan B

    • Date: 21/12/09

    The Wall Street Journal: The world’s political leaders, not least President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Gordon Brown, are in a state of severe, almost clinical, denial. While acknowledging that the outcome of the United Nations climate-change conference in Copenhagen fell somewhat short of their demand for a legally binding, enforceable and verifiable global agreement […]

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  • Dominic Lawson: The Copenhagen farce is glad tidings for all

    • Date: 20/12/09

    The Sunday Times: After two weeks of increasingly ill-tempered negotiations, one of the European delegates at the Copenhagen summit “to save the planet” had clearly reached breaking point; or perhaps it was the ingratitude of the people he was trying to save that caused this negotiator to tell the BBC’s science correspondent, Susan Watts, that […]

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  • The Climategate Papers

    • Date: 19/12/09

    National Post: Now that the Copenhagen political games are out of the way, marked as a failure by any realistic standard, it may be time to move on to the science games. To get the post-Copenhagen science review underway, the world has a fine document at hand: The Climategate Papers. On Nov. 17, three weeks […]

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  • Peter Lilley: Global Warming as Groupthink

    • Date: 18/12/09

    The Wall Street Journal: It is easy to mock the thousands of activists, officials and ministers flying to Copenhagen in their jets, driving around in an immense fleet of limousines, and collectively emitting more carbon dioxide than a small African country—all to force the rest of us to reduce our carbon footprints. But it is […]

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  • Battle for climate data approaches tipping point

    • Date: 17/12/09

    New Scientist: IGNORE the unwarranted claims that hacked emails from the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK expose human-made climate change as a conspiracy. Away from those headlines, an equally intense battle is taking place over access to the data showing global warming is real. It reached a peak earlier this year, when […]

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  • Concern Over Global Warming Cools

    • Date: 15/12/09

    Ad Week: Even as this month’s Copenhagen conference generates front-page headlines, polls show Americans’ concern about global warming is tepid. If marketers wish to tap into consumers’ green sentiment — of which there is plenty — survey data and some expert opinion give reason to think a focus on global warming will be a tough […]

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  • Samuel Brittan: Why we must dare to debate

    • Date: 14/12/09

    The Spectator:  I have no expertise on the subject of global warming; nor do I have a strong view about it. But I do know attempted thought control and hostility to free speech when I see it; and I find all these unlovely phenomena present among all too many of the enthusiasts for climate action. […]

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  • Indian farmers adapt to shifting weather patterns

    • Date: 13/12/09

    Reuters: As global leaders and top scientists in Copenhagen debate how to deal with climate change, farmers in flood-prone areas of northern India are taking it into their own hands to adapt to shifts in the weather. For decades, people of Uttar Pradesh, whose population is more than half that of the United States, have […]

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