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Climate adaptation must be backed by communication

in the news Bob Ward  23 July, 2014

Bob Ward calls on newly appointed Environment Secretary Liz Truss to deliver a more coherent approach to climate adaptation read more »


George Osborne defeated in attempt to weaken UK carbon budget

George Osborne defeated in attempt to weaken UK carbon budget

in the news Bob Ward  22 July, 2014

The Guardian, 22 July 2014


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‘Scary’ climate shifts not far off

in the news Bob Ward  22 July, 2014

Letter to the editor – London Evening Standard read more »


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Nicholas Stern responds to decision about UK Fourth Carbon Budget

Press release  22 July, 2014

Response to the announcement that the UK Government will not be revising the Fourth Carbon Budget for the period 2023-27 read more »


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Owen Paterson to give lecture to Nigel Lawson’s climate-sceptic thinktank

in the news Bob Ward  18 July, 2014

Just days after leaving office, former UK environment secretary agrees to deliver speech at Global Warming Policy Foundation read more »


Australia’s carbon price repeal: the global context

Australia’s carbon price repeal: the global context

in the news Fergus Green  17 July, 2014

With the repeal today of Australia’s two-year-old carbon pricing scheme, the Abbott Government has formalised Australia’s transition from climate laggard to climate wrecker. But just how serious a blow to global climate efforts is this repeal? read more »


Lawson’s climate-sceptic group hit by charity status row

Lawson’s climate-sceptic group hit by charity status row

in the news Bob Ward  16 July, 2014

Climate-sceptic charity the Global Warming Policy Foundation is to relaunch in September, after a complaint about its charitable status. read more »


Watchdog must be tougher on climate sceptic ‘charity’

Watchdog must be tougher on climate sceptic ‘charity’

in the news Bob Ward  16 July, 2014

Decisive action is needed to curb Nigel Lawson’s Global Warming Policy Foundation, which lobbies against climate change mitigation, says policy expert Bob Ward read more »


We need a stronger carbon price to justify shale

We need a stronger carbon price to justify shale

in the news Samuel Fankhauser  15 July, 2014

Professor Samuel Fankhauser examines the policy measures needed to ensure shale gas extraction is commensurate with our wider climate change objectives read more »


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UK’s new energy and environment ministers opposed green energy

In the news  15 July, 2014

Matthew Hancock called for cuts to wind power subsidies while Liz Truss claimed renewable power was damaging the economy read more »


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