• James Lovelock: Climate Change May Not Happen As Fast As We Thought

    • Date: 01/06/10

    To boil down any of [James] Lovelock’s thoughts to a few sentences is to do him a serious disservice, but here goes. As he sees it, climate change is now all but out of control. We should certainly cut our greenhouse-gas emissions, but focus most of our efforts on adapting to a world that, sooner […]

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  • Chris Huhne Warms To Nuclear Power

    • Date: 30/05/10

    Chris Huhne, the Liberal Democrat energy secretary, last night signalled a softening of his opposition to nuclear power, insisting he was no “ideological ayatollah”. Huhne, who once described nuclear power as a “failed” technology, claimed that plants would be built despite the government’s refusal to subsidise the industry. “It is very clear from the coalition […]

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  • GWPF Welcomes Royal Society Review On Climate Change Position

    • Date: 29/05/10

    The most prestigious group of scientists in the country was forced to act after fellows complained that doubts over man made global warming were not being communicated to the public. In particular they were unhappy that the long term effects of greenhouse gases were being oversimplified. Lord Martin Rees, President of the Royal Society, admitted […]

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  • Rebel Scientists Force Royal Society To Accept Climate Scepticism

    • Date: 29/05/10

    Britain’s premier scientific institution is being forced to review its statements on climate change after a rebellion by members who question mankind’s contribution to rising temperatures. The Royal Society has appointed a panel to rewrite the 350-year-old institution’s official position on global warming. It will publish a new “guide to the science of climate change” […]

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  • More Cuts On Climate Quangos, Programmes Almost Certain

    • Date: 28/05/10

    More cuts for Government environmental and climate change projects are not being ruled out, the secretary of state for energy and climate change Chris Huhne said yesterday (27 May). The subject was highlighted in a debate in the House of Commons about policies set out in the Queen’s Speech regarding energy and environment, food and […]

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  • Climate Revolt Rocks Royal Society

    • Date: 28/05/10

    The UK’s Royal Society is reviewing its public statements on climate change after 43 Fellows complained that it had oversimplified its messages. They said the communications did not properly distinguish between what was widely agreed on climate science and what is not fully understood. The society’s ruling council has responded by setting up a panel […]

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  • Decarbonisation Policies “Waste Billions Of Pounds”

    • Date: 27/05/10

    Billions of pounds of taxpayers’ money is being “wasted” in fighting climate change as other nations are hell-bent on development, a new book claims today. Engineer Christian Gerondeau says in Climate: The Great Delusion that cutting carbon dioxide emissions in the West will not reduce them globally because of the expansion of China, India and […]

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  • Climate Battle: GWPF 1 – UK Government 0

    • Date: 26/05/10

    Britain is ready to push for a ground-breaking new EU deal to tackle climate change. The Lib-Con coalition is understood to be broadly supportive of seeking a new European agreement to unilaterally cut carbon dioxide emissions by 30 per cent by 2020. The EU was previously only prepared to commit to such a target if […]

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