Lawson think tank beats greens in FOI case

The skeptic think tank was ruled not “influential” enough to compel dislocsure of funders.

The Guardian reports:

The climate sceptic thinktank chaired by former chancellor Lord Lawson, the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), has been ruled not “influential” enough to warrant making the Charity Commission disclose its seed funder, an information rights tribunal ruled on Tuesday.

The verdict followed a freedom of information request to identify the individual or organisation that gave the GWPF £50,000 when it was launched in 2009 to lobby against action on global warming, just days before a major climate change summit in Copenhagen attended by world leaders including Barack Obama…

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