UK Energy Minister Baroness Sandip Verma: 'It may have slowed down, but that is a good thing. It could well be that some of the measures we are taking today is helping that to occur.'
'Warming may have decreased, which could support the effectiveness of green policies'
Rebuttal: Baroness Verma In Wonderland: 'What has she been smoking to imagine that the UK’s reduction of 16 million tonnes can have had the slightest effect on climate, when the Rest of the World has increased their emissions by 68 times as much?'
In an open letter attacking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, he wrote: "The ocean is not rising significantly. "The polar ice is increasing, not melting away. Polar Bears are increasing in number. "Heat waves have actually diminished, not increased. There is not an uptick in the number or strength of storms (in fact storms are diminishing). "I have studied this topic seriously for years. It has become a political and environment agenda item, but the science is not valid."