All pages with keywords: climate science


Why being right is not enough for climate researchers

a commentary by Bob Ward 20 April, 2018

Climate change researchers need to improve their public debating skills. That was my take-away message for the audience last week at a special event on ‘Exploring Science Denialism in HIV/AIDS, … 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 »


‘Lukewarmer’ wrong again about climate change impacts

‘Lukewarmer’ wrong again about climate change impacts

a commentary by Bob Ward 5 February, 2018

On 30 January, Viscount Ridley asked the following question during a debate in the House of Lords about climate-related financial disclosures: “Does my noble friend agree that climate-related financial disclosures … read more »


Letter to Viscount Ridley (31 January 2018)

Letter to Viscount Ridley (31 January 2018)

a policy publication by Bob Ward 31 January, 2018

Letter from Bob Ward written in response to a statement made by Viscount Ridley in the House of Lords on 30th January 2018. The letter sets out to correct the … read more »


President Trump’s fake news about climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 30 January, 2018

President Trump again demonstrated that he is a major source of fake news about climate change. In an interview with Piers Morgan President Trump’s answers revealed the very deep level of his ignorance. read more »


Sunday Telegraph column full of unchecked errors on US winter temperatures

Sunday Telegraph column full of unchecked errors on US winter temperatures

a commentary by Bob Ward 23 January, 2018

The Sunday Telegraph’ publish a column full of unchecked errors – showing how climate change deniers exploit weak editorial standards and mislead readers. read more »


Bogus ‘lukewarmer’ attack on ‘Blue Planet II’

a commentary by Bob Ward 15 December, 2017

Response to Matt Ridley’s column in ‘The Times’ in which he attacked David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet II’ programme on the BBC for highlighting scientific evidence about climate change. read more »


Climate change ‘sceptics’ know they have lost the argument, but they are still churning out propaganda

a commentary by Bob Ward 13 October, 2017

In this commentary Bob Ward says prominent climate sceptics in the UK, including Matt Ridley and Graham Stringer MP, are continuing to misrepresent the facts. This is despite Matt Ridley admitting in The Times that he and Lord Lawson “have so far largely lost the argument on climate change”. read more »


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


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 »