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Climate change denier Matt Ridley is a failed banker, not a climate scientist

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Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK today!) 

Rupert Murdoch’s favourite climate change denier, Times columnist Matt Ridley, is not a climate scientist.

He’s a failed banker,

Before he reinvented himself as a supposed expert on climate change, the old Etonian, Tory peer was the hereditary* head of Northern Rock bank.

As its chairman – Ridley tapped the UK taxpayer for an unbelievable £27 billion in bailout money.

But despite Ridley getting £27 billion, his bank still failed and had to be nationalised anyway.

You’d think the anti-climate change establishment would have found someone a bit more convincing to persuade us against global warming.

Perhaps they thought we’d forgotten all about his past-life as a failed banker?


Unfortunately, this failed banker’s managing to influence government policy too:

Paterson refuses top scientists’ briefings on Climate Change: where does he get his views from?


* Hereditary because when it comes to picking leaders, it seems UK…

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Written by Smiling Carcass

13/12/2014 at 12:34 PM

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  1. It might be interesting to check out the believers in warmism/man made climate change. Few who compiled the UN report are scientists of any sort, and the BBC experts are certainly not scientifically trained although they turn up at all the conferences. I regard man made climate change arguments as junk, failing to reach any scientific methodological requirement. But I am not a climate scientist – although I did cooperate with NASA when I published research on possible changes to the Martian climate. So I know when junk science is fed to leftish greens

    Dr Llareggub

    16/12/2014 at 6:01 PM

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