Lord Lawson

Climate denier Lord Lawson and the art of nest feathering

Brendan Montague
| 27th August 2018
Lord Lawson is Britain's leading climate denier and claims warnings from scientists are alarmist. But Lawson as chancellor fundamentally failed to understand complex systems - and failed to raise the alarm. That didn't stop him making a personal fortune. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports

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BBC HQ. The BBC no longer provides training to journalists to support them in distinguishing climate science fact from fiction. Main image credit: Chmee2 via Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 3.0

No BBC science reporting course since 2012, documents reveal

Mat Hope
| 6th November 2017
Lord Lawson, the chairman of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, was invited on to the BBC Radio 4 Today programme, where he mislead listeners about the science of climate change. Should the journalists on the programme have received better training on climate science? Mat Hope reports.

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