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Michael Hintze revealed as a funder of Lord Lawson’s climate thinktank

Michael Hintze, a leading Conservative party donor who runs the £5bn hedge fund CQS, has emerged as a financial backer of the climate sceptic thinktank founded by former chancellor, Lord Nigel Lawson.

The Global Warming Policy Foundation, launched …

Lord Lawson should name funder of climate sceptic think tank, judge told

THERE IS “enormous public interest” in naming the climate sceptic Global Warming Policy Foundation’s seed donor and “a pressing need to scrutinise” any links he has with the oil and coal industry, an information tribunal judge heard today (Friday, January …

Climate scientists support Request Initiative’s appeal for GWPF to reveal funders

The Guardian’s Leo Hickman reports today on next Friday’s Information Rights Tribunal when Request Initiative will appeal for the Global Warming Policy Foundation to reveal the identity its seed funder.

The newspaper says leading climate scientists are backing the appeal, …

The Times’ right to freedom of speech was denied by Charity Commission

The Times had its right to free speech denied when the Charity Commission claimed its inquiries into George Galloway’s alleged links to Saddam Hussein were exempt from Freedom of Information requests, the Information Tribunal has ruled.

The impact of the …