Tag Archives: Benny Peiser

Newsbytes: Sun’s Bizarre Activity May Trigger Another Little Ice Age (Or Not)

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser “Weakest Solar Cycle In Almost 200 Years” The sun is acting bizarrely and scientists have no idea why. Solar activity is in gradual decline, a change from the norm which in the past … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Polar Bear Population Growing Despite Declining Sea Ice

Great News! But Where Is The News Coverage? From The GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser Exciting news about polar bears in eastern Canada: a new the peer-reviewed paper concludes that despite sea ice having declined since the 1970s, polar bear … Continue reading

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It’s Official: We Are All Climate Sceptics Now

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser Tim Yeo: We Are All Climate Sceptics Now Humans May Not Be Responsible For Global Warming Says Committee Chairman Humans may not be responsible for global warming, the MP who oversees government policy … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Britain Blocks Climate Change From G8 Agenda

From the GWPF and Dr. Benny Peiser Climate Sceptics Promoted To Key Government Positions The UK’s lead G8 negotiator rejected moves from Germany and France to make climate change a key talking point. Officials from the two countries are said … Continue reading

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Newsbytes – New Met Office Botch

From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF Climate Scientists Get The Stratosphere Wrong How did the Met Office get their data so wrong? Well there’s the rub. You see, the methodology used to develop the Met Office SSU product was … Continue reading

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Doha post mortem – some green activists ‘close to despair’

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser of The GWPF A couple of weeks ago the great global warming bandwagon coughed and spluttered to a halt in Doha, the latest stop on its never-ending world tour. The annual UN climate conference COP18 … Continue reading

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An ill wind blows from wind turbines

Newsbytes from the GWPF, Lies, Damn Lies And Green Statistics Almost all predictions about the expansion and cost of German wind turbines and solar panels have turned out to be wrong – at least by a factor of two, sometimes … Continue reading

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Newsbytes – Europe’s Golden Age Of Coal & The Folly of Green Energy Policy

From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF Coal has been displacing gas generation in Europe since 2009 and the International Energy Agency expects this trend to continue, Ms Anne Sophie Corbeau, senior gas analyst for the International Energy Agency said … Continue reading

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UK embraces centralized energy planning policy

New Energy Bill Is A Disaster Press Release from The Global Warming Policy Foundation London, 23 May:  With the publication of its draft Energy Bill, the government has announced its intention to reverse the course of energy deregulation. The Global … Continue reading

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NewsBytes: Britain’s Anti-Green Rollback Accelerating

NewsBytes from Dr. Benny Peiser of the GWPF ‘Chris Huhne’s Zealous Ambition Is Being Reined Back’ Ministers are preparing to veto major new wind farms in the British countryside and cut back their subsidies, according to senior Whitehall sources. The … Continue reading

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Newsbytes – the SREx feeding frenzy

From the GWPF, news about the current media feeding frenzy on the IPCC SREx report. Even Revkin in a Tweet (via Tom Nelson) thinks the coverage is “overheated”. Amid overheated coverage of IPCC climate extremes… [Revkin] Amid overheated coverage of … Continue reading

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The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal (ho ho)

From Dr. Roger Pielke Sr.some comments on the recent scathing report on BBC’s impartiality (ho ho) when it comes to reporting climate change. He writes: Comments On The Global Warming Policy Foundation Report “The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal” … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: BBC In Cahoots With Climategate Scientists, prime minister “green guru” publicly doubts climate change.

Steve Hilton, the Prime Minister’s director of strategy and ‘green guru’, is the latest person to admit to doubts about climate change. ‘I’m not sure I believe in it,’ he announced at a meeting of the Energy Department, prompting one … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: Durban & The New Wait-And-See Diplomacy

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF Climate Realpolitik: Durban & The New Wait-And-See Diplomacy Behind closed doors, these strategic delaying tactics are not altogether unwelcome by many if not most of the key non-EU nations. What is altogether … Continue reading

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The GWPF Responds To New IPCC Report

Natural Variability To Dominate Weather Events Over Coming 20-30 Years Press Release London: For many decades to come, and probably longer, mankind’s influence on the frequency of extreme weather events will be insignificant. According to a preliminary report released by … Continue reading

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Durban climate conference DOA before it gets started

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser, The GWPF Europe’s Durban Plan Kaput Europe’s attempt to formulate a ‘coalition of the willing’ seems doomed. The BASIC countries – China, India, South Africa and Brazil — have already taken a position that any … Continue reading

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Britain pulls the plug on solar subsidies

From the GWPF  At Last: Britain Pulls Plug On Green Energy Boondoggle The Government Giveth and the Government Taketh Away –-Famous green proverb Ministers have been accused of destroying 25,000 jobs and “bankrupting a whole industry”, after the Government unveiled … Continue reading

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Global Warming Policy Foundation Calls On Government To Suspend Unilateral Climate Targets

London, 4 October – The Global Warming Policy Foundation has welcomed the promise by Chancellor George Osborne that the government will no longer be bound by unilateral targets that cut CO2 emissions in Britain faster and deeper than other countries … Continue reading

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Britain’s Wind Farm Scam Threatens Economic Recovery

From Benny Peiser at The GWPF: In a sane world, no one would dream of building power sources whose cost is 22 times greater than that of vastly more efficient competitors. But the Government feels compelled to do just this … Continue reading

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GWPF on Huhne’s “green spin”

Press Release (via email) Conditional Climate Targets Are A Step Back From Blind Unilateralism LONDON, 18 May – The Global Warming Policy Foundation regards the UK’s conditional adoption of post-2020 carbon targets as a first step back from blind and … Continue reading

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Newsbytes: The Energy No-Fly Zone

From the Global Warming Policy Foundation The world is about to enter a no-fly zone for energy policy, a period where nothing gets off the ground. Here we have a globalized economic system filled with unprecedented energy options, but where … Continue reading

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Some quotes & news bytes on the nuclear energy Tsunami

Via the GWPF – After Tsunami Disaster, Expect Nuclear Delays & Global Run On Cheap Fossil Fuels Forget wind. Forget solar. Forget green energy. Japan’s nuclear disaster will only intensify the global race for cheap fossil fuels while most future … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Spectator Global Warming Debate

The Spectator Debate, Royal Geographical Society, London, 29 March 2011 sponsored by: Details:

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Helmut Schmidt calls for IPCC inquiry

by Bob Carter (originally published on Quadrant Online) Former German Chancellor demands IPCC inquiry Helmut Schmidt, the respected former Chancellor of Germany, has told an audience at the Max-Plank-Gesellschaft that a full inquiry needs to be held into the credibility … Continue reading

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Flawed ‘Climategate’ Inquiries Failed to Restore Confidence in UK Climate Science

Press Release London, 25 January: The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) remains deeply concerned about the failure by academic and parliamentary inquires to fully and independently investigate the ‘Climategate’ affair. The latest follow-up report by the Science and Technology Committee … Continue reading

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UK News: Parliamentary Committee Announces Inquiry Into Winter Transport Fiasco

The House of Commons Transport Select Committee has heeded the call by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) for an inquiry into the UK’s winter transport fiasco. Dr Benny Peiser, the GWPF Director, welcomed the decision by the Transport Committee. … Continue reading

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UK Parliamentary Committee Asked To Probe Winter Transport Fiasco

Met Office on the hot seat. From the GWPF: Liverpool Echo, 10 January 2011 by Ian Hernon A LIVERPOOL MP is set to head a Parliamentary probe into this winter’s transport “fiasco.” Riverside’s Louise Ellman, as chairman of the Transport … Continue reading

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Ring-a-Round 2: Queens University Belfast v Doug Keenan

WUWT readers may recall that Queens University Belfast is being asked to provide tree ring data and so far has been refusing all but a small portion. Here is an update on that story first carried in WUWT. Guest Post … Continue reading

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