Tag Archives: Global Warming Policy Foundation

You know we’re in trouble when…

…The Sunday Telegraph starts advocating polices that will accelerate anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD). Two days ago, one of Britain’s oldest and most-respected broadsheet newspapers decided to shred the last few bits of credibility it might have had by publishing an … Continue reading

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Reality dawns on people ignoring scientists

I would hereby like to draw together two separate pieces of research published last week: 1. Why Climate Deniers Have No Scientific Credibility – In One Pie Chart (Desmogblog); and 2. AP-GfK Poll: Science doubters say world is warming (Associated … Continue reading

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Sampson and the Temple of Economic Dinosaurs

To mark the first anniversary of this blog, last Friday, I re-posted the first ever item on this blog, which summarised the inspiration for my MA dissertation on climate change scepticism in the UK; and the results of my research … Continue reading

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Montford – forget Hockey. Stick to maths!

This is re-posted from my old Earthy Issues blog on the MyTelegraph website last year. ——— Andrew Montford, the author of Hockey Stick Illusion, is a Chemistry graduate of St Andrews University, a practicing professional Chartered Accountant, and the creator … Continue reading

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Is it now time to admit defeat?

This is a transcript of an email I sent to Lord Monckton yesterday (and copied to Directors of both the GWPF and the IEA). _________________________________ Dear Lord Monckton, I am pleased to note that you were satisfied with my attempt … Continue reading

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Benny Peiser fruitcake

As promised, here is the second of two personal profiles of the founders of the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). Benny Peiser is a social anthropologist who, while at the UK’s Liverpool James Moore University, admitted in 2006 that “… … Continue reading

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Lawson’s unreasonable appeal

In my post last week about the aptly-named Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), I said I would elaborate on both of its founders. This then, is the first of two such posts, on Nigel Lawson, who experienced considerable difficulty in … Continue reading

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The Global Wonky Policy Foundation

The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is actually a very appropriately-named organisation; because it is advocating policies that will ensure global warming is maximised. The GWPF was founded by former Chancellor of the Exchequer Nigel Lawson (now formally known as … Continue reading

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