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  • Lord Turnbull

    • Date: 20/11/09
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    Andrew Turnbull (Crossbench), Permanent Secretary, Environment Department,1994-98; Permanent Secretary to the Treasury 1998-2002, Cabinet Secretaryand Head of the Home Civil Service 2002-05.

  • Lord Barnett

    • Date: 20/11/09
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    Joel Barnett (Labour), Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1974-79, Vice-Chairman of the BBC 1986-93, gave his name to the Barnett Formula.

  • Lord Lawson (Chairman)

    • Date: 20/11/09
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    Nigel Lawson (Conservative), Secretary of State for Energy 1981-83, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1983-89, author of An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming, 2008.

  • Support the Global Warming Policy Forum

    • Date: 19/11/09
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    The Global Warming Policy Forum is a UK-based think tank which campaigns for more balanced climate research and for more objective media reporting on climate issues.  The new organisation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Global Warming Policy Foundation. In recent years, the GWPF’s influence has grown rapidly, among both UK and international policy makers and the […]

  • Climatologists Baffled by Global Warming Time-Out

    • Date: 19/11/09
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    Spiegel Online, 19 November 2009: Global warming appears to have stalled. Climatologists are puzzled as to why average global temperatures have stopped rising over the last 10 years. Some attribute the trend to a lack of sunspots, while others explain it through ocean currents. At least the weather in Copenhagen is likely to be cooperating. […]

  • Who we are

    • Date: 19/11/09
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    THE GWPF: HISTORY AND MISSION The Global Warming Policy Foundation was launched by Lord Lawson and Dr Benny Peiser on 23 November 2009 in the House of Lords – in the run-up to the Copenhagen Climate Summit. Introducing the new think tank, Lord Lawson explained its origin: “Last year I brought out a book on […]

  • Biodiversity and Climate Change

    • Date: 19/11/09
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    Science 6 November 2009:Vol. 326. no. 5954, pp. 806 – 807DOI: 10.1126/science.1178838 Over the past decade, several models have been developed to predict the impact of climate change on biodiversity. Results from these models have suggested some alarming consequences of climate change for biodiversity, predicting, for example, that in the next century many plants and […]

  • Revenge of the Climate Laymen

    • Date: 19/11/09
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    Barack Obama conceded over the weekend that no successor to the Kyoto Protocol would be signed in Copenhagen next month. With that out of the way, it may be too much to hope that the climate change movement take a moment to reflect on the state of the science that is supposedly driving us toward […]



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