• Flawed Computer Models, Poor Decision-Making Cost Airlines $1.7 Billion

    • Date: 21/04/10

    Global airlines have lost about $1.7bn (£1.1bn) of revenue as a result of the disruptions caused by the Icelandic volcanic eruption, a body has said. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that at its height, the “crisis” hit almost a third of global flights. It also estimated that 1.2 million passengers a day were […]

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  • Sir Alan Rudge

    • Date: 20/04/10

    Sir Alan Rudge FRS, an electrical engineer, is Chairman of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, Chairman of the ERA Foundation, former Chairman of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council,and a former member of the government Scientific Advisory Committee.

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  • Sir Alan Rudge Joins GWPF Academic Advisory Council

    • Date: 19/04/10

    The Global Warming Policy Foundation is pleased to announce that Sir Alan Rudge has joined its Academic Advisory Council. Sir Alan Rudge FRS, an electrical engineer, is Chairman of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, Chairman of the ERA Foundation, former Chairman of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, and a former […]

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  • Queen’s University Told To Hand Over Tree Ring Data

    • Date: 16/04/10

    The UK’s information watchdog has told a university it has to release the tree ring data at the centre of a long running freedom of information fight. Douglas Keenan, an independent researcher, has been attempting to get Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) to give him data including the width of rings and the location of trees […]

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  • Police Quiz Climate Change Sceptics

    • Date: 15/04/10

    Police investigating the alleged theft of e-mails behind the recent “Climategate” uproar have been telephoning climate change sceptics to question them about their political and scientific beliefs. The Norfolk Constabulary was called in by the University of East Anglia after thousands of its climate scientists’ confidential e-mails were published online last November. The documents appeared […]

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  • ‘Hockey Stick’ Graph Was Exaggerated

    • Date: 14/04/10

    The ‘hockey stick’ that became emblematic of the threat posed by climate change exaggerated the rise in temperature because it was created using ‘inappropriate’ methods, according to the head of the Royal Statistical Society. Professor David Hand said that the research – led by US scientist Michael Mann – would have shown less dramatic results […]

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  • Climate-Change Policies Threatening British Jobs

    • Date: 11/04/10

    A new report from the independent think tank Civitas reveals that the increased costs of energy arising from the Government’s ‘green’ energy policies are set to increase significantly. In British Energy Policy And The Threat To Manufacturing Industry, Ruth Lea and Jeremy Nicholson examine the impact of Government policy on energy prices. They argue that […]

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  • Carl Mortished: We’re On A Green Road To Hell

    • Date: 10/04/10

    Don’t give way to petrol pump rage this weekend. If you don’t like paying 120p for a litre of road fuel, get used to it. Get used to 130p per litre. It is now policy that you should be gouged. It is not just government policy but universal public policy. Everyone (meaning everyone who matters, […]

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