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  • Is East Antarctica Melting?

    • Date: 24/11/09
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    The East Antarctic ice sheet is the largest mass of ice on our planet and so its stability and potential contribution to global sea level change is of great interest. It was thought to be relatively stable but new research suggests it may have begun to loose mass, although the true significance of the change […]

  • Hiding evidence of global cooling?

    • Date: 24/11/09
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    The Washington Times, Editorial, 24 November 2009: Scientific progress depends on accurate and complete data. It also relies on replication. The past couple of days have uncovered some shocking revelations about the baloney practices that pass as sound science about climate change. It was announced Thursday afternoon that computer hackers had obtained 160 megabytes of […]

  • Pressure Growing for Public Inquiry Into CRU Data Affair

    • Date: 24/11/09
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    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 […]

  • Lord Lawson Calls For Public Inquiry Into CRU Data Affair

    • Date: 23/11/09
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    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 […]

  • GWPF Launched Today!

    • Date: 23/11/09
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    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, […]

  • Copenhagen will fail – and quite right too

    • Date: 22/11/09
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    Nigel Lawson – The Times, 23 November 2009 Exactly a fortnight from today, the United Nations climate change conference opens in Copenhagen. Its purpose is (or was) clear: to agree a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012. Under Kyoto, all those developed nations that ratified the treaty (all, in practice, except the […]

  • Stay Close To The Data

    • Date: 22/11/09
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    Anyone, whoever they are or whatever their background, who takes an interest in the environment, must come away confused at the claims and counter-claims made regarding the state of the science. Assessing the progress of climate science by reading articles in the media gives one a narrow viewpoint. For the work that is chosen the […]

  • Carbon Confusion

    • Date: 22/11/09
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    Although carbon dioxide released by human action enters the atmosphere it is not possible to relate that quantitatively to energy data because of our lack of understanding of carbon sinks. Some of the carbon that enters the atmosphere is sequestered naturally, but where, by how much is poorly understood, and is the efficiency of sequestration […]



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