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  • 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 […]

  • Andrew Montford: Precipitation, Deluge & Flood

    • Date: 10/10/14
    • GWPF
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    Andrew Montford reviews the scientific literature on rainfall and floods. Full paper (pdf) here

  • Rainfall And Floods: Observations More Reliable Than Climate Models

    • Date: 10/10/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    London, 10 October: A new briefing paper from the Global Warming Policy Foundation reviews the scientific literature on rainfall and floods and finds little evidence that there have been significant changes in recent years and little support for claims that they will become worse in future.   Despite claims to the contrary, there has been […]

  • Progress of Science, Past Present and Future

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