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Rep. Lamar Smith cites fake news in fight against climate science

Rep. Lamar Smith cites fake news in fight against climate science

in the news Bob Ward  23 September, 2017

The Hill, 23 September 2017


Guest Post: Simon Pirani on why unsustainable fossil fuel use keeps on growing

Commentary  21 September, 2017

Simon Pirani, Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, gave a seminar at the Grantham Research Institute this week. Here he answers questions about the history of fossil fuel consumption, why consumption keeps rising when we need to reduce energy use, and how we could overhaul the systems which keep consumption high.  read more »


The UK has endorsed recommendations for financial reporting of climate risks – but are voluntary guidelines enough?

a commentary by Sini Matikainen  20 September, 2017

Encouraging voluntary disclosure by companies of their exposure to climate-related risks may not be enough says Grantham Research Institute Policy Analyst, Sini Matikainen. read more »


UK newspaper regulator acts against fake news story about climate change which fooled US Congressman

Press release  17 September, 2017

A British newspaper, ‘The Mail on Sunday’ has been forced today (17 September) to publish a lengthy ruling by a press regulator, admitting that it misled audiences around the world … read more »


‘The Mail on Sunday’ forced to acknowledge it published fake news about climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward  17 September, 2017

Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, looks at the background to the decision by the UK newspaper regulator against an article published by the Mail on Sunday. read more »


British press watchdog says climate change article was faulty

British press watchdog says climate change article was faulty

in the news Bob Ward  16 September, 2017

The New York Times, 16 September 2017


Misinformation in ‘The Times’ and the ‘Daily Mail’ about hurricanes and climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward  14 September, 2017

Bob Ward assesses attempts made by Richard Littlejohn and Matt Ridley to deny any link between climate change and Hurricane Irma. read more »



Response to results of latest Contracts for Difference auction

Press release  11 September, 2017

Responding to the announcement today (11 September 2017) of the results of the latest Contracts for Difference auction Professor Sam Fankhauser, Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change … read more »


Irma and Harvey lay the costs of climate change denial at Trump’s door

Irma and Harvey lay the costs of climate change denial at Trump’s door

in the news Bob Ward  10 September, 2017

The Guardian, 10 September 2017


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