All pages with keywords: climate science


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 »


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


Third anniversary of fake news story in ‘The Mail on Sunday’

Third anniversary of fake news story in ‘The Mail on Sunday’

a commentary by Bob Ward 1 September, 2017

Yesterday was the third anniversary of one of the most inaccurate and misleading articles about climate change impacts on the Arctic that has ever been published by a UK newspaper. … read more »


Fans of fossil fuels offer Africa an unfair choice

a commentary by Bob Ward 4 February, 2016

A handful of campaigners who promote the use of fossil fuels are using newspaper articles to offer a deeply unfair choice to people living in the poorest countries of the … read more »


The impact of controversy on the production of scientific knowledge

a working paper by Amelia Sharman 18 September, 2015

Much of the existing literature employing the framework of controversy focuses on the science-policy interface. However a clear gap exists regarding the way(s) in which controversy may fundamentally shape the … read more »