• Damage limitation: University of East Anglia promises to release hidden climate data

    • Date: 28/11/09

    The Sunday Telegraph: Leading British scientists at the University of East Anglia, who were accused of manipulating climate change data – dubbed Climategate – have agreed to publish their figures in full.The U-turn by the university follows a week of controversy after the emergence of hundreds of leaked emails, “stolen” by hackers and published online, […]

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  • NYT: CRU Affair Prompts Calls for Changes in Climate Research

    • Date: 28/11/09

    The New York Times: Some prominent climate scientists are calling for changes in the way research on global warming is conducted after a British university said thousands of private e-mail messages and documents had been stolen from its climate center.The scientists say that the e-mail messages, which have circulated on the Internet and which disclose […]

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  • Our First Success: Inquiry Into CRU Climate E-mails

    • Date: 28/11/09

    Six days after Lord Lawson, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the GWPF, called for an independent inquiry into the CRU data affair, it would appear that such a public investigation may now be set up. It will be absolutely crucial that the inquiry is beyond reproach. For this reason, the Global Warming Policy Foundation calls for the […]

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  • Copenhagen: China’s Green Bluff

    • Date: 27/11/09

    BEIJING (Reuters) – A top Chinese climate envoy said Friday only emissions curbs carried out under its newly announced carbon intensity targets that have international financial support will be open to outside scrutiny.Yu Qingtai, China’s climate change ambassador, added that most of the country’s emissions-curbing plans would likely not fall into the category of “measurable, […]

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  • Can Turnbull survive political climate change?

    • Date: 27/11/09

    The Australian: THE instant Malcolm Turnbull accepted the resignations of Tony Abbott and Nick Minchin on Thursday afternoon, his Liberal Party support base began to collapse. According to angry colleagues, the Opposition Leader’s blunt rejection of a proposal for compromise by Mr Abbott was probably the beginning of the end for the former banker, or […]

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  • Climate Revolt: Australian Senate delays carbon trade vote

    • Date: 27/11/09

    Reuters: Australia’s parliament delayed a final vote on the government’s sweeping carbon trade plan on Friday, missing a key deadline and throwing Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s new climate change policy into doubt. Rudd wanted the carbon scheme, aimed at cutting emissions by between 5 and 25 percent, passed by Friday and ahead of December’s global […]

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  • Aussie MPs Revolt Over Climate Change Laws

    • Date: 26/11/09

    Sky News: Australian politics is in turmoil because MPs and senators are refusing to back action on global warming – on the eve of the Copenhagen Climate Change summit. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd regularly says his hot, dry country would be among the first, and the worst affected, by rising temperatures. But he is meeting […]

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  • Philip Stott: Independent Inquiry Now Essential

    • Date: 26/11/09

    “When men are most sure and arrogant they are commonly most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation which alone can secure them from the grossest absurdities.”    –David Hume, 1711-1776, Scottish philospher and economist Since Lord Lawson called on Monday for an independent inquiry into the claims, following publication of hundreds of  […]

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