• UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser Criticises Climate Alarmism

    • Date: 27/01/10

    The impact of global warming has been exaggerated by some scientists and there is an urgent need for more honest disclosure of the uncertainty of predictions about the rate of climate change, according to the Government’s chief scientific adviser. John Beddington was speaking to The Times in the wake of an admission by the Intergovernmental […]

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  • Roger Pielke Jr: Stern Review Debunked

    • Date: 25/01/10

    There is another important story in involving the Muir-Wood et al. 2006 paper that was misrepresented by the IPCC as showing a linkage between increasing temperatures and rising damages from extreme weather events. The Stern Review Report of the UK government also relied on that paper as the sole basis for its projections of increasing […]

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  • IPCC Chairman Used Bogus Claims To Win Research Grants

    • Date: 24/01/10

    The chairman of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has used bogus claims that Himalayan glaciers were melting to win grants worth hundreds of thousands of pounds. Rajendra Pachauri’s Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), based in New Delhi, was awarded up to £310,000 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the lion’s […]

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  • UK Parliament To Investigate Climategate

    • Date: 22/01/10
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    The Science and Technology Committee today announces an inquiry into the unauthorised publication of data, emails and documents relating to the work of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The Committee has agreed to examine and invite written submissions on three questions: — What are the implications of the […]

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  • Tories In Disarray Over Green Tax Plans

    • Date: 22/01/10

    The Conservatives are proposing to increase green taxes to fund tax cuts for families, a document on the party’s official website discloses. The document, setting out economic policy, states that the party is committed to increasing green taxes to provide money for a “family fund”. The Conservative party’s official website states that David Cameron has […]

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  • Climate Doubts Threaten To Undermine David Cameron’s Green Pledges

    • Date: 20/01/10

    The next generation of Conservative MPs place climate change at the bottom of their list of priorities, a survey has found. The results cast doubt over David Cameron insistence that the environment remains a policy priority. “Reducing Britain’s carbon footprint” was rated the lowest of 19 possible priorities for a Conservative government in a poll […]

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  • David Cameron Faces Climate Rebellion

    • Date: 19/01/10

    David Cameron was given a stark warning yesterday that his enthusiasm for green policies is unlikely to be shared by the coming influx of Tory MPs. A poll of the 240 Conservative candidates best placed to win seats at the election found most ranked tackling climate change as their lowest priority. Reducing Britain’s soaring deficit […]

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  • Tory Candidates Sent On Green ‘Re-Education’ Course

    • Date: 19/01/10

    Ten Conservative election candidates were sent on a green “re-education” day by Steve Hilton, the Tories’ head of strategy. The move came amid evidence that party leader David Cameron’s enthusiasm for a climate-change agenda is not shared by many Conservatives. The scientific event last week in Whitehall, organised by a think-tank called Green Alliance, featured […]

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