• Official: Tory Voters Say Climate Change Exaggerated By Media

    • Date: 07/12/09

    The Daily Telegraph: This is bad news for the Cameron team: the PoliticsHome website has just released an opinion poll showing that nearly three quarters of Conservative voters believe that the issue of climate change is exaggerated by the media. And so do a majority (51 per cent) of all voters. What is more, fully 46 […]

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  • Ed Miliband Clashes With Lord Lawson On Global Warming

    • Date: 06/12/09

    BBC News: Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband has clashed with former chancellor Lord Lawson over global warming, ahead of the Copenhagen summit. They appeared on the BBC’s Politics Show, where Lord Lawson, chairman of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, repeated his long-held doubts. He said there had been “no further warming” since the late 19[90]s […]

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  • Russia Behind Climategate?

    • Date: 06/12/09

    Mail on Sunday: Suspicions were growing last night that Russian security services were behind the leaking of the notorious British ‘Climategate’ emails which threaten to undermine tomorrow’s Copenhagen global warming summit. An investigation by The Mail on Sunday has discovered that the explosive hacked emails from the University of East Anglia were leaked via a […]

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  • Sunday Times: Britons Losing Trust in Climate Scientists

    • Date: 05/12/09

    The Sunday Times – Editorial: Our poll today shows that 44% of people do not trust scientists to tell the truth on climate change. George Monbiot, the environmental campaigner, wrote: “It’s no use pretending this isn’t a major blow.” Lord Lawson, the former chancellor, could hardly have chosen a better moment to launch his think tank, […]

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  • UK Government’s Science Advisors In Hot Water Over Misleading Ad

    • Date: 05/12/09

    The Daily Telegraph: The Government’s latest climate change advert is being investigated by the advertising watchdog after triggering 785 complaints from the public. It has also been disclosed that the Government’s chief scientist, John Beddington, was forced to defend controversial claims in the television campaign, which features a father reading his daughter a frightening bedtime […]

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  • British Government ‘Attempting To Stop Met Office From Re-assessing Climate Data’

    • Date: 05/12/09

    The Times: The Met Office plans to re-examine 160 years of temperature data after admitting that public confidence in the science on man-made global warming has been shattered by leaked e-mails. The new analysis of the data will take three years, meaning that the Met Office will not be able to state with absolute confidence […]

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  • Reactions to ‘Climategate’ Inquiry

    • Date: 03/12/09

    The Times: The university at the centre of a climate change row today appointed a former civil servant to head an inquiry into claims of misconduct by its scientists. Sir Muir Russell, chairman of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland, who has no previous links with the climate science community, will lead the investigation into […]

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  • Lord Lawson Welcomes CRU Inquiry

    • Date: 03/12/09

    I welcome the setting up of this inquiry, which I called for when the so-called ‘climategate’ first broke some two weeks ago. I hope all those involved in this very worrying affair will give their full and unstinting cooperation to Sir Muir Russell and his team. Lord Lawson, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of […]

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