All pages with keywords: climate science


Climate change

Climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 22 May, 2013

‘There is already strong and mounting evidence of changes in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events around the world’ The Times – subscription is required.


Correspondence between Bob Ward and Peter Lilley

Correspondence between Bob Ward and Peter Lilley

Bob Ward 22 February, 2013

Correspondence about ‘The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review’ between Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and Rt … read more »


Reducing risks of future disasters: priorities for decision makers

Reducing risks of future disasters: priorities for decision makers

a research article by Nicola Ranger 20 November, 2012

Reference Ranger, N., et al. November 2012. Reducing risks of future disasters: priorities for decision makers. Final Project Report. The Government Office for Science, London.


Peter Lilley’s flawed climate analysis

Peter Lilley’s flawed climate analysis

a commentary by Bob Ward 28 October, 2012

Letters: The review’s main conclusion, that the risks of inaction on climate change are far greater than the costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, is robust the Guardian


Recycling the myth that global warming ‘stopped in the mid-1990s’

Recycling the myth that global warming ‘stopped in the mid-1990s’

a commentary by Bob Ward 18 October, 2012

David Rose loves to tell readers of the ‘The Mail on Sunday’ that global warming ‘stopped’ in the mid-1990s. On 5 December 2010, the newspaper published a long article by … read more »


UK government cuts to science funding threaten the British Antarctic Survey

UK government cuts to science funding threaten the British Antarctic Survey

a commentary by Bob Ward 3 October, 2012

Major cuts in the amount of funding that the Coalition Government is investing in the UK’s world class science base are beginning to cause real damage, with the threatened end … read more »


A case of bad economics and fundamentally flawed science

A case of bad economics and fundamentally flawed science

a commentary by Bob Ward 25 September, 2012

The Global Warming Policy Foundation was launched by Lord Lawson of Blaby in November 2009 to lobby against efforts to tackle climate change. Over the past three years, it has … read more »


The Australian Echo Chamber of Climate Change Denial

The Australian Echo Chamber of Climate Change Denial

a commentary by Bob Ward 10 September, 2012

The Australian newspaper proved last week that the echo chamber of climate change denial is not restricted to the United States and United Kingdom. The Huffington Post UK


Uncertain times call for strong voices

Commentary 3 August, 2012

Arthur Petersen: Chief scientist at the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and visiting professor at CCCEP and the Grantham Research Institute Experts charged with assessing the scientific evidence on global … read more »


Ethics, equity and the economics of climate change. Paper 1: science and philosophy

Ethics, equity and the economics of climate change. Paper 1: science and philosophy

a working paper 1 June, 2012

This paper examines a broad range of ethical perspectives and principles relevant to the analysis of issues raised by the science of climate change and explores … read more »