Tag Archives: Royal Society

Matt Ridley’s lecture

I thought I might make some points about Matt Ridley’s recent lecture. There are two general points I want to make. Matt Ridley might have a PhD (DPhil technically) and he might have published some papers in the 1980s, but … Continue reading

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The Royal Society and the GWPF

A couple of weeks ago, it came out that the Royal Society had hired space for an event being run by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF). The event turns out to be a lecture by Matt Ridley, who I … Continue reading

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Grant troughers?

I wandered over to Paul Homewood’s site, and discovered his most recent post was about Royal Society Fellowship. He remarks that: It won’t come as any surprise to learn that there are many other climate scientists at the trough. and … Continue reading

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Is the GWPF avin’ a larf?

I know I should really ignore these things, but not only is the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) taken seriously by some, my incredulity also tends to win out. The latest in my they can’t really have said that, can … Continue reading

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Gavin Schmidt’s TED talk

I know Rachel’s already posted about Gavin’s TED talk, but it’s worth posting again. I thought I might also highlight the slides from another talk that Gavin gave at the Royal Society. You can also listen to the talk. What’s … Continue reading

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Science communication

I came across this video today and thought I would post it here. It’s Carl Sagan talking to Charlie Rose about science, the public and policy makers. Carl Sagan was, arguably, one of the best science communicators of the last … Continue reading

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The secretive Royal Society

I wrote. a couple of days ago, about Nigel Lawson’s meeting with the Royal Society. The meeting was apparently held under Chatham House Rules. This means that those involved can use the information presented at the meeting but cannot disclose … Continue reading

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