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  • New Paper: Kashmir Floods Nothing New, Not Due To Climate Change

    • Date: 12/11/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    London, 12 November: A new briefing paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation concludes that the most recent (September 2014) floods in the Kashmir region of India-Pakistan border which killed several dozen of people are a recurring feature of the Indian Monsoon and not linked to climate change. Whenever an extreme weather event […]

  • In Memory Of Lord Joel Barnett (1923 – 2014)

    • Date: 04/11/14
    • Lord Bernard Donoughue
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    Bernard Donoughue, a Labour Peer and GWPF Trustee, writes in memory of Lord Joel Barnett. Lord (Joel) Barnett at home near Manchester in 2014 I knew and valued Joel Barnett as a Labour colleague and friend, in government and in Parliament, for over forty years. Most impressive was seeing him regularly in Downing Street as […]

  • Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report

    • Date: 02/11/14
    • IPCC
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    The Synthesis Report (SYR) of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) provides an overview of the state of knowledge concerning the science of climate change, emphasizing new results since the publication of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report in 2007 (AR4). The SYR synthesizes the main findings of the AR5 (IPCC) based on contributions from Working […]

  • Late Twentieth-Century Warming and Variations in Cloud Cover

    • Date: 30/10/14
    • Atmospheric and Climate Sciences
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    McLean, J. (2014) Late Twentieth-Century Warming and Variations in Cloud Cover.  Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, 4, 727-742. doi: 10.4236/acs.2014.44066. ABSTRACT From 1950 to 1987 a strong relationship existed between the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and HadCRUT4 global average temperature anomaly, interrupted occasionally by volcanic erup-tions. After 1987 the relationship diverged, with temperature anomaly increasing more than ex-pected, […]

  • Susan Crockford: On The Beach

    • Date: 20/10/14
    • Dr Susan Crockford
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    Susan Crockford’s paper refutes claims that Arctic walruses are in distress and danger due to global warming. Full paper

  • New Paper Refutes Walrus-Climate Scare

    • Date: 20/10/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    London, 20 October: A briefing paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation refutes claims that Arctic walruses are in distress and danger due to global warming. The paper, written by Canadian zoologist Dr Susan Crockford, assesses the recent mass haulouts of walrus females and calves on the beaches of Alaska and Russia bordering […]

  • Climate Dialogue: What Will Happen During A New Maunder Minimum?

    • Date: 18/10/14
    • Climate Dialogue
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    According to the latest IPCC report, AR5, the influence of the sun on our climate since pre-industrial times, in terms of radiative forcing, is very small compared to the effect of greenhouse gases. According to some more skeptical scientists such a small solar influence is counterintuitive. The Little Ice Age, the period roughly from 1350 […]

  • 2014 Annual GWPF Lecture – Owen Paterson: Keeping The Lights On

    • Date: 16/10/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    On Wednesday, Britain’s former Environment Secretary the Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP delivered the 2014 Annual GWPF Lecture in London: I would like to thank Lord Lawson and the Global Warming Policy Foundation for inviting me to deliver the annual lecture – an important event in the calendar. As a member of the Cabinet for four years […]

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