• Christmas Competition: The Tallest Climate Tales Of 2018

    • Date: 19/12/18
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    An international competition for our readers, friends and supporters   We at the Global Warming Policy Forum like to keep a close eye on what the press and the broadcast media have to say about global warming science. Some of it is, it’s fair to say, pretty far removed from anything a reasonable person would […]

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  • US, Russia Succeed In Keeping IPCC Report Out Of UN Climate Deal

    • Date: 19/12/18
    • The Economic Times

    The United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait succeeded in preventing the inclusion of a key and the most recent scientific assessment of the possible impact of global warming in the final agreement at the UN climate change talks in Poland. Despite recognising that the October assessment by UN climate science panel Intergovernmental Panel on […]

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  • COP-Out: The Annual UN Climate Merry-Go-Round

    • Date: 17/12/18
    • Global Warming Policy Forum

    Same COP procedure as every year Each year since 1995, the nations of the world have gathered to try to reach a global agreement on carbon dioxide emissions. These ‘Conferences of the Parties’, or COPs as they are usually termed, involve all of the members of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and […]

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  • BBC Confirms: Fake African Penguin Climate Claim ‘Was Misleading’

    • Date: 15/12/18
    • Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know THat

    ‘BBC News agree that the introduction to the report was materially misleading’ https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2018/10/16/african-penguin-decline-bbc-fake-news/ You may recall the BBC’s news story a couple of months ago, claiming that African penguin populations were declining because of climate change. I covered the report here. This was the exact wording used by the BBC presenter: The next report is about […]

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  • Peter Ridd: Crying Wolf Over The Great Barrier Reef

    • Date: 12/12/18
    • Dr Peter Ridd, Australia

    The scare stories about the Great Barrier Reef started in the 1960’s when scientist first started work on the reef. They have been crying wolf ever since. Scientists from James Cook University have just published a paper on the bleaching and death of corals on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and were surprised that the […]

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  • ‘Global Warming Is Causing Increased Snowfall In Antarctica’, New Study

    • Date: 11/12/18
    • Sky News

    Antarctica has seen a “significant” change in ice mass following increased snowfall during the 20th century which has mitigated rising sea levels, researchers say. NASA and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) scientists said analysis of 53 ice cores from across the continent showed that the snowfall had stopped seas rising by 10mm. However, they said the […]

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  • UN Climate Conference Fails To Adopt IPCC Report

    • Date: 09/12/18
    • Matt McGrath, BBC News

    Attempts to incorporate a key scientific study into global climate talks in Poland have failed. The IPCC report on the impacts of a temperature rise of 1.5C, had a significant impact when it was launched last October. Scientists and many delegates in Poland were shocked as the US, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait objected to […]

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  • UN Climate Talks Split Over Paris Rulebook

    • Date: 08/12/18
    • Nitin Sethi, Business Standard India

    Developed countries have asked that the Paris rulebook be adopted as dozens of separate documents, while developing countries want it to be a single comprehensive document. The debate on what format the final rulebook is adopted by the gathered 196 countries will go down to the wire. Should the Paris Agreement rulebook be one omnibus document or should […]

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