DeSmogBlog: Christopher Monckton Described as "Loose Cannon" "17th Century Pamphleteer" By UKIP, Party Cuts Ties With Him

Christopher-Monckton-.jpg The Guardian reports that the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has distanced itself from "Lord" Christopher Monckton, the crazypants climate denier who thinks President Obama's birth certificate is fake, compared youth climate activists to "Hitler Youth" and a litany of other crazy stunts well-documented here at DeSmog over the years.  The Guardian's Leo Hickman reports ...

DeSmogBlog: The Really Inconvenient Truth For The GWPF – Debunking GWPF Briefing Paper No1

GWPF_0.jpeg This is the sixth post in a series examining the UK-registered educational charity and climate denial 'think-tank' Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). Previous posts (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) have identified very serious shortcomings and it is now make-or-break time for the GWPF's reputation. GWPF Briefing Paper No1 – 'The Really Inconvenient Truth' will be ...

DeSmogBlog: GWPF & The Hockey Stick Curve

gwpf_0.jpeg The previous post in this series examined the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) Briefing Paper No3 "The Truth About Greenhouse  Gases". Despite its title, Briefing Paper No3 said very little about such gases. Yet one subject (not directly to do with greenhouse gases) was discussed at some length within the paper. As it is ...

DeSmogBlog: Debunking GWPF Briefing Paper No3 – The Truth About Greenhouse Gases

This post is part 3 of a series examining the UK-registered educational charity the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) and the work it allegedly does explaining global warming to the public. In part 1 the GWPF and its principles (or lack of them) were examined. In part 2 the many serious and fundamental flaws in ...

DeSmogBlog: Debunking the GWPF Briefing Paper No2 – The Sahel Is Greening

gwpf_0.jpeg This is the second in a series of posts on the educational charity and climate sceptic 'think-tank' Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). The first post examined GWPF's organisation and its principles (or lack of them). Here we examine GWPF's Briefing Paper No2 – The Sahel Is Greening by Philipp Mueller who is the Assistant ...