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  • Roger Harrabin’s Questions For CRU Inquiry

    • Date: 02/12/09
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    BBC News: What will be the purpose or purposes of the University of East Anglia (UEA) inquiry into the stolen e-mails from its Climatic Research Unit (CRU), and who will be its chair? We should know in the next couple of days. But how much detail will we know? And how far has the university […]

  • Professor In Climate Change Scandal Helps Police With Enquiries

    • Date: 02/12/09
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    Daily Mail: Dr Benny Peiser, director of the British-based Global Warming Policy Foundation, said: ‘What is important is that the university comes clean on this and they don’t fudge the inquiry. ‘We need total transparency on this. ‘If they try to set up some kind of whitewash panel with an inquiry that does not have […]

  • GWPF: CRU Inquiry Must Be Independent And Transparent For The Sake Of Science

    • Date: 02/12/09
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    The Times: The inquiry into the leaked-emails controversy at the University of East Anglia must be independent and transparent for the sake of science, a prominent climate change sceptic (sic) group said today. Professor Phil Jones, who heads the climate research unit (CRU) at the UEA, announced yesterday he would step down while the university […]

  • Tory leader told to heed Turnbull lesson

    • Date: 02/12/09
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    The Australian: A prominent Conservative blogger has warned that British Conservative Party leader David Cameron faces some of the same doubts on climate change among his party’s membership that brought down Australian Liberal leader Malcolm Turnbull. Tim Montgomerie, editor of the influential ConservativeHome website, said yesterday that Mr Cameron, an outspoken supporter of action against […]

  • An Unlikely Alliance: Sceptics And Greens Reject Australian ETS

    • Date: 02/12/09
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    The Ecologist: Opposition from both climate sceptics and the Green Party has seen Australia’s parliament vote against plans to set up a national carbon trading scheme. The emissions trading scheme (ETS) would have seen carbon emissions cuts of up to 25 per cent on 2000 levels by 2020 although these would not necessarily have been […]

  • Good News: Indian Forest Cover Growing

    • Date: 02/12/09
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    Indian Express: Days ahead of the climate change summit in Copenhagen, where India will demand incentives for increasing forest cover, New Delhi on Monday came up with a comprehensive report that showed that its forest cover continued to grow and that it had the potential to become the largest carbon sink in the world. The […]

  • Charles Moore reviews ‘An Appeal to Reason’ by Nigel Lawson

    • Date: 02/12/09
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    The Daily Telegraph: This book appeared last year, but I am reviewing it now because I have noticed that its arguments are beginning to catch fire. It is a well-known feature of British culture that we usually come to the right view about something in the end, but only after we have indulged the wrong […]

  • Europe Bypassed on Climate Summit

    • Date: 02/12/09
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    The New York Times: No political entity has pushed harder for the Copenhagen conference on climate change to succeed than the European Union. But just days before the opening of the United Nations-sponsored meeting, the Europeans have been largely pushed to the sidelines, watching as the world’s two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, China and […]



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