• 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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  • Australia: Opposition faces election defeat over unpopular climate policy

    • Date: 26/11/09

    Liberal backbencher Alby Schultz says the Coalition is facing a landslide defeat at the next election after the party chose to back the Government’s controversial emissions trading scheme. Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull faced down a potential challenge to his leadership yesterday after committing the party to supporting the scheme. But the party is still deeply […]

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  • Nigel Lawson: Global warming has turned into religion

    • Date: 25/11/09

    Interview: One thing is missing from the Global Warming Policy Foundation, launched at Westminster on Monday, chairman Lord Lawson admitted. Mrs Thatcher’s Chancellor for six years acknowledged that there aren’t many young people on board. The average age of the Trustees is 74. You could almost say it pits the Old Aged vs the New […]

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  • In Climate Hack Story, Could Talk of Cover-Up Be as Serious as Crime?

    • Date: 25/11/09

    The University of East Anglia, whose stolen documents caused a furor of excitement among climate skeptics over the weekend, said today that it had called in police to investigate possible criminal activity. But university researchers may also find themselves in legal jeopardy if they deleted emails requested under the U.K.’s Freedom of Information (FOIA) legislation, […]

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  • Scientist in climate change ‘cover-up’ storm told to quit

    • Date: 24/11/09

    Daily Mail: The scientist at the heart of the climate change scandal was under growing pressure to quit last night. George Monbiot, a leading environmentalist, said Phil Jones should resign from the Climatic Research Unit over leaked emails that appear to show researchers suppressed scientific data. More emails came to light yesterday, including one in […]

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  • Pressure Growing for Public Inquiry Into CRU Data Affair

    • Date: 24/11/09

    Lord Lawson yesterday called for an independent inquiry into claims that leading British climate change scientists manipulated data to strengthen the case for made-made global warming. The former Chancellor said the content of hundreds of leaked emails from the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit was a ‘scandal’ – and warned that the credibility […]

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  • Lord Lawson Calls For Public Inquiry Into CRU Data Affair

    • Date: 23/11/09

    In response to recent revelations contained in leaked e-mails originating from the Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia, Lord Lawson, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the GWPF, has called for a rigorous and independent inquiry into the matter. While reserving judgment on the contents of the e-mails, Lord Lawson said […]

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  • GWPF Launched Today!

    • Date: 23/11/09

    Speaking at the launch of the GWPF in the House of Lords today, Lord Lawson introduced the new think tank: “Last year I brought out a book on global warming which (rather to my surprise) generated an enormous feedback, almost all of it positive. A number of those who wrote to me, who included scientists, […]

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