• Our First Success: Inquiry Into CRU Climate E-mails

    • Date: 28/11/09

    Six days after Lord Lawson, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the GWPF, called for an independent inquiry into the CRU data affair, it would appear that such a public investigation may now be set up. It will be absolutely crucial that the inquiry is beyond reproach. For this reason, the Global Warming Policy Foundation calls for the […]

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  • Copenhagen: China’s Green Bluff

    • Date: 27/11/09

    BEIJING (Reuters) – A top Chinese climate envoy said Friday only emissions curbs carried out under its newly announced carbon intensity targets that have international financial support will be open to outside scrutiny.Yu Qingtai, China’s climate change ambassador, added that most of the country’s emissions-curbing plans would likely not fall into the category of “measurable, […]

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  • Can Turnbull survive political climate change?

    • Date: 27/11/09

    The Australian: THE instant Malcolm Turnbull accepted the resignations of Tony Abbott and Nick Minchin on Thursday afternoon, his Liberal Party support base began to collapse. According to angry colleagues, the Opposition Leader’s blunt rejection of a proposal for compromise by Mr Abbott was probably the beginning of the end for the former banker, or […]

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  • Climate Revolt: Australian Senate delays carbon trade vote

    • Date: 27/11/09

    Reuters: Australia’s parliament delayed a final vote on the government’s sweeping carbon trade plan on Friday, missing a key deadline and throwing Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s new climate change policy into doubt. Rudd wanted the carbon scheme, aimed at cutting emissions by between 5 and 25 percent, passed by Friday and ahead of December’s global […]

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  • Aussie MPs Revolt Over Climate Change Laws

    • Date: 26/11/09

    Sky News: Australian politics is in turmoil because MPs and senators are refusing to back action on global warming – on the eve of the Copenhagen Climate Change summit. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd regularly says his hot, dry country would be among the first, and the worst affected, by rising temperatures. But he is meeting […]

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  • Philip Stott: Independent Inquiry Now Essential

    • Date: 26/11/09

    “When men are most sure and arrogant they are commonly most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation which alone can secure them from the grossest absurdities.”    —David Hume, 1711-1776, Scottish philospher and economist Since Lord Lawson called on Monday for an independent inquiry into the claims, following publication of hundreds of  […]

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  • Australia: Opposition faces election defeat over unpopular climate policy

    • Date: 26/11/09

    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 […]

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  • Nigel Lawson: Global warming has turned into religion

    • Date: 25/11/09

    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 […]

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