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  • Australia: Opposition faces election defeat over unpopular climate policy

    • Date: 26/11/09
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    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 […]

  • Benny Peiser: No binding targets in Copenhagen

    • Date: 25/11/09
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    Russia Today: “A lot of countries can’t afford to commit to any legally-binding agreements because they need to raise millions and tens of millions of people out of poverty,” said Dr. Benny Peiser, director of Global Warming Policy Foundation. “India and China cannot afford to sign up to any such binding targets. And therefore Copenhagen […]

  • India satisfied with joint Indo-U.S. climate statement

    • Date: 25/11/09
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    NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday expressed satisfaction with the joint Indo-U.S. statement, particularly the portion on climate change, which “represents an increased degree of congruence” in the way the two countries approach the challenge. According to an official spokesperson, the Prime Minister’s visit to the U.S. also laid the foundation for a significant and focussed […]

  • Nigel Lawson: Global warming has turned into religion

    • Date: 25/11/09
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    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 […]

  • Fifth Hottest Year On Record?

    • Date: 25/11/09
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    Sometimes journalists can wander too far from the relatively safe grounds of reporting and analysis and into the shifting sands of spin. This can be done with what the reporter says, or neglects to say. In both cases the result is a misleading message given to an increasingly confused public. The recent BBC News Online […]

  • GWPF ‘will resonate with millions of people’

    • Date: 25/11/09
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    The debate is so polarised, with both sides so closed off to the views of others, that no sane person wants to listen any more. So I welcome the cool-headed intervention of Lord Lawson and his new think tank, the Global Warming Policy Foundation, as a forum for re-energising the debate, and damping down hysteria. […]

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

    • Date: 25/11/09
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    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, […]

  • Richard Feynman: Cargo Cult Science – A Timely Reminder

    • Date: 25/11/09
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    We’ve learned from experience that the truth will come out. Other experimenters will repeat your experiment and find out whether you were wrong or right. Nature’s phenomena will agree or they’ll disagree with your theory. And, although you may gain some temporary fame and excitement, you will not gain a good reputation as a scientist […]



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