• It Is Time To Rethink Public Policy On Climate Change

    • Date: 03/04/10

    Dr. Phil Jones, Director of the Climate Research Unit of the University of East Anglia, should be thankful that the parliamentary committee in Britain looking into his actions during Climategate was in a forgiving mood. The committee has largely exonerated Dr Jones, a key figure in Climategate, of any wrongdoing. But it was less enamoured […]

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  • A Superstorm For Global Warming Research

    • Date: 01/04/10

    Plagued by reports of sloppy work, falsifications and exaggerations, climate research is facing a crisis of confidence. How reliable are the predictions about global warming and its consequences? And would it really be the end of the world if temperatures rose by more than the much-quoted limit of two degrees Celsius? Life has become “awful” […]

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  • GWPF: CRU Inquiry Unconvincing

    • Date: 31/03/10

    The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is dissatisfied with but not surprised by the report by the House of Commons Committee on Science Technology regarding “the disclosure of climate data from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia.” Only 5 out of 14 members of the Select Committee considered this report which […]

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  • MPs Climategate Report: Keep Calm And Carry On

    • Date: 31/03/10

    To the dismay of its sole scientific member, the House of Commons Select Committee on Science has come to the aid of the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit – the department at the centre of the Climategate scandal – giving the boffins and the institution a gentle ticking off. Phil Willis, head of […]

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  • James Lovelock On Climategate, Scepticism And Green Dictatorship

    • Date: 30/03/10

    When I recently interviewed James Lovelock for the G2 section of the Guardian, we spoke for nearly two hours about the various events of the past few months – a period in which he’d remained silent because he’d been over-wintering with his wife Sandy in her native Missouri. There was a lot to talk about: […]

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  • Climategate: Heated Discussions

    • Date: 25/03/10

    The email conversations at the heart of ‘Climategate’ suggest a campaign to nobble journals, marginalise climate-change sceptics and withhold data from other researchers, says Andrew Montford The leaking, or perhaps hacking, of hundreds of emails from the servers of the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia late last year has thrown the […]

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  • Lord Oxburgh, CRU Inquiry Chairman, ‘Has A Conflict Of Interest’

    • Date: 23/03/10

    A member of the House of Lords appointed to investigate the veracity of climate science has close links to businesses that stand to make billions of pounds from low-carbon technology. Lord Oxburgh is to chair a scientific assessment panel that will examine the published science of the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East […]

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  • Chair Announced For ‘Climategate’ Science Probe

    • Date: 22/03/10

    A chairman has been appointed to an independent review into the science published by the research unit at the centre of the “Climategate” row. Lord Oxburgh is a former chairman of the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology. “The shadow hanging over climate change and science more generally at present makes it […]

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