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Lord Lawson: Government putting green ideology over national interests

Lord Lawson believes Greg Clark’s response to the Helm Review effectively ‘kicks all of its recommendations into the long grass’

"It’s a different world now"

Never mind 1970s energy policy – back then “it was a different world,” according to EY’s Tony Ward. He was responding to Nigel Lawson’s suggestion Britain should return to the same energy policy as when he was energy secretary three decades ago. In an interview with ELN ahead of the Energy Live 2013 conference, Lord […]

Lord Lawson – climate policy is "morally bankrupt"

The former Energy Secretary Nigel Lawson has told ELN climate change policy is “morally bankrupt”. Speaking in an interview with ELN Editor Sumit Bose ahead of the Energy Live 2013 conference today, Lord Lawson said: “We should suspend the Climate Change Act until we get global agreement.” He also criticised the Government’s energy bill as […]

Former chancellor in climate change row

Former chancellor Nigel Lawson, now Lord Lawson, is said to have infuriated the government’s chief scientific adviser over climate change claims in a book. Lord Lawson, who is chair of climate change-sceptic group Global Warming Policy Foundation, wrote An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming. In it he argues that there has […]