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  • Peter Lee: Ethics And Climate Change Policy

    • Date: 16/12/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    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 […]

  • New Chairman Of GWPF Academic Advisory Council

    • Date: 12/12/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    On 1 January 2015 Professor Ross McKitrick will take over as Chairman of the GWPF Academic Advisory Council. Dr McKitrick is Professor of Economics at the University of Guelph, Canada, specialising in environmental economics, and has been a foundation member of the Council since November 2009.He succeeds Professor David Henderson, who has held the chairmanship […]

  • Indur Goklany: Unhealthy Exaggeration

    • Date: 01/12/14
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    Indur Goklany examines the World Health Organisation’s recent report on climate change and finds that its estimates of future mortality from global warming are grossly exaggerated. Full paper (PDF)

  • World Health Organisation Faulted For Willful Exaggeration

    • Date: 01/12/14
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    A new briefing paper from the Global Warming Policy Foundation examines the World Health Organisation’s recent report on climate change and finds that its estimates of future mortality from global warming are grossly exaggerated. The WHO report predicted that climate change would bring about 250,000 extra deaths annually between 2030 and 2050, but relied upon absurd assumptions to reach […]

  • 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, […]

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