Fake news, identity agendas and double standards

Yesterday, membership of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee was announced: Previously, there were 11 members of the committee, and apparently there will be three more appointments, so the announcement seems to have been somewhat botched. The identity politics brigade sprang into action following this announcement, see for example Cambridge physicist and Master … Continue reading

Honest climate scientist found

A few weeks ago, Al Gore made the untrue claim that “climate-related extreme weather events have grown far more numerous and far more destructive” in the time between his original film and the sequel. This claim was widely reported, by the BBC, the Guardian, News24, and in Gore’s Conversation with Mark Maslin. Since then, I’ve been … Continue reading

An Inconvenient Split?

An Inconvenient Split?

In many ways, the climate debate has hardly changed since I got interested in it about ten years ago. Public opinion wobbles up and down with hardly any real change. The same tired arguments and claims come round again: every climate conference is the last chance to save the planet; the Arctic ice is always … Continue reading

Bob Ward loses again

Ward 0, Lukewarmers 3 The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has issued a ruling regarding a complaint by Mr Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director at the Grantham Institute on Climate Change, about an article by Matt Ridley in The Times. After 6 months investigation, @IpsoNews completely dismissed all eleven of Mr Ward's complaints against me. … Continue reading