• Emission Fine Fears Grip British Firms

    • Date: 05/03/10

    Uk companies could end up handing the government a windfall of more than £230million in penalties unless they move fast to comply with new Carbon Reduction legislation. Recent surveys suggest at least 66 per cent of the 5,000 businesses which will be affected by new regulations are unaware of their responsibilities and possible repercussions. Glasgow-based […]

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  • About Time: Met Office Seasonal Forecasts To Be Scrapped

    • Date: 05/03/10

    The Met Office is to stop publishing seasonal forecasts, after it came in for criticism for failing to predict extreme weather. It was berated for not foreseeing that the UK would suffer this cold winter or the last three wet summers in its seasonal forecasts. The forecasts, four times a year, will be replaced by […]

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  • UK Government Study: Green Fuels Cause More Harm Than Fossil Fuels

    • Date: 03/03/10

    Using fossil fuel in vehicles is better for the environment than so-called green fuels made from crops, according to a government study seen by The Times. The findings show that the Department for Transport’s target for raising the level of biofuel in all fuel sold in Britain will result in millions of acres of forest […]

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  • Integrity Of UK Climate Research In Doubt

    • Date: 01/03/10

    The integrity of climate change research is in doubt after the disclosure of e-mails that attempt to suppress data, a leading scientific institute has said. The Institute of Physics said that e-mails sent by Professor Phil Jones, head of the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia, had broken “honourable scientific traditions” about disclosing […]

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  • Climategate: House Of Commons Hearing

    • Date: 01/03/10

    The climate scientist at the centre of a media storm over private emails released on to the internet will face his first public questions on the affair today when he appears before a parliamentary committee. The science and technology select committee is expected to ask Phil Jones, head of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at […]

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  • Climategate: Memorandum Submitted By The Global Warming Policy Foundation

    • Date: 27/02/10

    Memorandum Submitted By The Global Warming Policy Foundation to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee INQUIRY INTO THE DISCLOSURE OF CLIMATE DATA FROM THE CLIMATIC RESEARCH UNIT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA 1. The Global Warming Policy Foundation is a registered charity (no. 1131448) of an educational nature. Further details may be […]

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  • Ofcom Probes UK ‘Climate Porn’ Campaign

    • Date: 24/02/10

    Ofcom is to investigate the UK’s Government’s notoriously emotive ‘Drowning Dog’ prime time TV advertisements. Ad industry self-regulator the ASA is already conducting its own investigation of the ‘climate porn‘ campaign. The taxpayer-funded advertisement features a father reading a bedtime story to his young daughter. The picture book comes to life, with a Carbon Monster […]

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  • Sharp Decline In Public’s Belief In Climate Threat, British Poll Reveals

    • Date: 23/02/10

    Public conviction about the threat of climate change has declined sharply after months of questions over the science and growing disillusionment with government action, a leading British poll has found. The proportion of adults who believe climate change is “definitely” a reality dropped by 30% over the last year, from 44% to 31%, in the […]

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