The GWPF are an organized group of AGW denialists based in the UK. They are fronted by the notorious Benny Peiser, and are known more widely for the fact that one of their money men and spokespeople is Nigel Lawson, dad to the sweet and buxom Nigella.
Earlier this year they were called out, by Bob . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: UK Climate Change Deniers Forced To Clean Up Act?
From the Independent:
Lord Lawson’s climate-change think tank [the Global Warming Policy Foundation or GWPF] faces being dismantled or even wound down after a formal complaint that it has persistently misled the public prompted the statutory regulator to probe into the group.
Benny Peiser, the GWPF’s director, is not happy about this. He insists that:
“The . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: On Benny Peiser: A Brief Note
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 . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: The Really Inconvenient Truth For The GWPF – Debunking GWPF Briefing Paper No1
This series of posts (1, 2, 3, 4) examines the UK-registered educational charity & climate-change denying think-tank the Global Warming Policy Foundation GWPF. This fifth post examines one of the assertions made within GWPF Briefing Paper No1. The paper boldly claims that the findings of the UN IPCC are too narrow and . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: What The IPCC Ignores, According To The GWPF
Cross-posted with permission from The Guardian by Graham Readfearn, Leo Hickman and Rupert Neate
Michael Hintze, a leading Conservative party donor who runs the £5bn hedge fund CQS, has emerged as a financial backer of the climate sceptic thinktank founded by former chancellor, Lord Nigel Lawson.
The Global Warming Policy Foundation, launched by . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: The Guardian Reveals Key Funder of Global Warming Policy Foundation Is Michael Hintze
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 . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: GWPF & The Hockey Stick Curve
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 . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Debunking GWPF Briefing Paper No3 – The Truth About Greenhouse Gases
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 . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Debunking the GWPF Briefing Paper No2 – The Sahel Is Greening