• Church of England Bishop & Prominent Catholic Layman Regret The Latest Papal Encyclical

    • Date: 14/07/15
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    London 14 July: A senior figure in the Church of England has described the recent papal encyclical as unlikely to produce the desired reduction in global poverty. In a commentary on Pope Francis’s recent encyclical on the environment, Peter Forster, the Bishop of Chester, and the Labour peer Bernard Donoughue, say while they share the Pope’s […]

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  • On Climate Change & Energy, “The Vatican’s Advisors Have Lost Their Moral Compasses”

    • Date: 30/06/15
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    A new paper published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation finds the Vatican is being led astray by its advisors by statements on climate change that are scientifically lacking and ethically dubious. The report, written by Dr Indur Goklany, examines just some of the scientific statements made by the Pontifical Academies ahead of the Pope’s […]

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  • Judith Curry: The Climate Debate In The USA

    • Date: 19/06/15
    • Prof Judith Curry

    This is the text of a speech Prof Curry gave in the House of Lords on 15 June 2015: Good evening everyone, it’s a great pleasure to be here, and I would like to thank the GWPF for inviting me.Tonight I will be talking about the state of the climate debate in the US. This […]

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  • Peter Lee: Ethics And Climate Change Policy

    • Date: 16/12/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    A new paper by Dr Peter Lee and published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation explores many of the ethical disputes that characterise climate science and policy in the twenty-first century. “Science has spoken. There is no ambiguity in their message… Leaders must act.” These words by Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General, welcomed the […]

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  • Progress of Science, Past Present and Future

    • Date: 05/10/14
    • Arthur Rörsch, Humanities

    Abstract: Scientific orthodoxy based on the acquired authority of some scientists has seriously hampered the progress of the natural sciences in the past and continues to do so today because of new societal influences, such as directive funding and political interference in the setting of research objectives. Enhancing the progress of science must continue to […]

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  • New Research Finds Earth Even Less Sensitive To CO2 Than Previously Thought

    • Date: 25/09/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation

    GWPF Press Release: A new paper published in the prestigious journal Climate Dynamics finds that the effect of carbon dioxide emissions on global temperatures is likely to be even smaller than previously thought. Earlier this year, in a widely discussed report for the Global Warming Policy Foundation, climate researcher Nic Lewis and science writer Marcel […]

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  • New Report: Effective Climate Agreement Not Likely

    • Date: 29/08/14
    • The Research Council of Norway

    According to a group of Norwegian researchers, the prospects for achieving an effective international climate treaty are poor. The measures that are politically feasible are ineffective and the measures that would be effective are politically infeasible. In the project “The nature, design and feasibility of robust climate agreements,” researchers from the Centre for International Climate […]

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  • ‘Alarming’ Rate Of Bird Deaths As New Solar Plants Scorch Animals In Mid-Air

    • Date: 18/08/14
    • Associated Press

    Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant’s concentrated sun rays — “streamers,” for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair Federal wildlife investigators who visited the BrightSource Energy plant last year and watched as birds burned and fell, […]

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