All pages with keywords: climate change sceptics

Another failure to tackle fake news about climate change

Another failure to tackle fake news about climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 14 June, 2018

The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has today demonstrated again that it is unwilling to take action against fake news about climate change that appears in its member newspapers. It … read more »


More flaws in estimates of the economic impacts of climate change

More flaws in estimates of the economic impacts of climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 7 February, 2018

Viscount Ridley, a self-proclaimed ‘lukewarmer’, has again suffered the embarrassment of promoting a study that concludes global warming is having an overall positive economic impact, only to discover that it … read more »


Muddled and inflated figures about power decarbonisation

Muddled and inflated figures about power decarbonisation

a commentary by Bob Ward 21 December, 2016

It is vitally important that the public debate about the UK’s options for managing the risks of climate change is based on reliable and authoritative information about the costs. Unfortunately, … read more »


False allegations by climate change ‘sceptic’

a commentary by Bob Ward 20 October, 2016

The UK’s most prominent climate change ‘sceptic’ has falsely alleged that an international group of researchers conspired to suppress their results. In the Annual Lecture for the Global Warming Policy … read more »


Your complete guide to false propaganda masquerading as serious commentary about climate change

Your complete guide to false propaganda masquerading as serious commentary about climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 3 December, 2015

Those opposed to tackling climate change are engaged in a last ditch attempt to prevent a new international agreement, writes Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications. read more »


New paper by Bjorn Lomborg suffers from fundamental methodological flaw

Press release 2 December, 2015

A new paper by Bjorn Lomborg, which has received publicity around the world, suffers from a “fundamental methodological flaw” which nullifies its conclusions, according to a commentary accepted for publication in the same journal, which has been released today (2 December 2015). read more »


Climate stories: why do climate scientists and sceptical voices participate in the climate debate?

Climate stories: why do climate scientists and sceptical voices participate in the climate debate?

a working paper by Amelia Sharman, Candice Howarth 21 April, 2015

This paper explores the polarised debate between climate scientists and sceptical voices. It concludes that focusing on overlapping rationales, such as a sense of duty to publicly engage and recognition that political factors are a key topic of disagreement, as well as encouraging individuals to think critically about their own beliefs, may help to encourage constructive discussion and reduce polarisation. read more »


Facts and Fictions About New Climate Change Report

in the news Bob Ward 26 September, 2014

Huffington Post, 25th September, 2014: The New Climate Economy Report has been endorsed by a wide range of politicians, businesspeople and commentators since it was published on 16 September, but … read more »


Two secret funders of Nigel Lawson’s climate sceptic organisation revealed

Two secret funders of Nigel Lawson’s climate sceptic organisation revealed

in the news Bob Ward 2 September, 2014

Neil Record and Nigel Vinson confirm their donations, and are both linked to thinktank that took funds from oil companies read more »


Response to decision by BBC Editorial Complaints Unit about interview with Lord Lawson on climate change

Press release 26 June, 2014

Response to the decision by the BBC Editorial Complaints Unit to uphold a complaint about an interview with Lord Lawson on climate change on the ‘Today’ programme read more »