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|Viewpoints=*Speech to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruges_Group Bruges Group]: [http://www.brugesgroup.com/mediacentre/speeches.live?article=13164#bookerspeach Hamlet Without The Prince: The Anglosphere Minus One], 25th April 2006
Speech to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruges_Group Bruges Group]: [http://www.brugesgroup.com/mediacentre/speeches.live?article=13164#bookerspeach Hamlet Without The Prince: The Anglosphere Minus One], 25th April 2006
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*Conservative Party Fringe Meeting with [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Carswell Douglas Carswell] MP: [http://www.brugesgroup.com/mediacentre/speeches.live?article=13624 The EU: Options for Britain] (podcast & text), 2007
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|Controversy=*Julie Burchill: [http://www.guardian.co.uk/Columnists/Column/0,5673,823540,00.html ''The filthy truth about asbestos''], The Guardian, 2002 (re: "the great asbestos scam")
Conservative Party Fringe Meeting with [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Carswell Douglas Carswell] MP: [http://www.brugesgroup.com/mediacentre/speeches.live?article=13624 The EU: Options for Britain] (podcast & text), 2007
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*George Monbiot: [http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/sep/23/controversiesinscience.health''The patron saint of charlatans is again spreading dangerous misinformation''], The Guardian, 23rd September 2008
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*[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/3562445/Carbon-capture-is-not-here-yet.html"The Great Moonbat is the one who's spreading 'misinformation' about asbestos"] Christopher Booker defends himself against an 'extraordinary tirade' by [[George Monbiot]]
Julie Burchill: [http://www.guardian.co.uk/Columnists/Column/0,5673,823540,00.html ''The filthy truth about asbestos''], The Guardian, 2002 (re: "the great asbestos scam")
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*[http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/fabricated-quote-used-to-discredit-climate-scientist-1894552.html Fabricated quote used to discredit climate scientist] - Sir John Houghton explains to [[Steve Connor]] how global warming sceptics have misrepresented his views, The Independent, 10th February 2010
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George Monbiot: [http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/sep/23/controversiesinscience.health''The patron saint of charlatans is again spreading dangerous misinformation''], The Guardian, 23rd September 2008
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[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/3562445/Carbon-capture-is-not-here-yet.html"The Great Moonbat is the one who's spreading 'misinformation' about asbestos"] Christopher Booker defends himself against an 'extraordinary tirade' by [[George Monbiot]]
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[http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/fabricated-quote-used-to-discredit-climate-scientist-1894552.html Fabricated quote used to discredit climate scientist] - Sir John Houghton explains to [[Steve Connor]] how global warming sceptics have misrepresented his views, The Independent, 10th February 2010
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Full name:Christopher John Penrice Booker
Area of interest:Environment and ResourcesGovernment and PoliticsSociety and Values
Journals/Organisation:The Sunday Telegraph
Email:christopher.booker@telegraph.co.uk
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About: A regular columnist in the Sunday Telegraph, the first editor of Private Eye, a Spectator contributor and a prolific author who has published more than ten books. Has made a life's work of challenging the scientific consensus on a broad range of issues, in particular global warming.[1] His specialities are Politics and Society (esp. British officialdom and EU institutions and issues), Environment (esp. countryside & farming)

Education: University of Cambridge, Corpus Christi College

Career:

Current Position/Role: Commentator

  • Also writes/has written for: contributes to the Daily Mail, see articles

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Viewpoints/Insight: *Speech to the Bruges Group: Hamlet Without The Prince: The Anglosphere Minus One, 25th April 2006

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Controversy/Criticism: *Julie Burchill: The filthy truth about asbestos, The Guardian, 2002 (re: "the great asbestos scam")

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Books & Debate
  • The Neophiliacs: Revolution in English Life in the Fifties and Sixties (1970) OCLC 79984
  • Goodbye London: an illustrated guide to threatened buildings (1973) OCLC 829026
  • The seventies: portrait of a decade (1980) OCLC 6717579
  • The games war: a Moscow journal (1981) OCLC 7423278
  • The mad officials: How The Bureaucrats Are Strangling Britain (1994) OCLC 31219170
  • The castle of lies : why Britain must get out of Europe (1996) OCLC 36618450
  • A looking-glass tragedy: the controversy over the repatriations from Austria in 1945 (1997) OCLC 38447353
  • The Great Deception (2003) OCLC 54471199
  • The Seven Basic Plots: why we tell stories (2004) OCLC 57131450
  • Scared To Death: From BSE To Global Warming, Why Scares Are Costing Us The Earth (2007) OCLC 488225422  ISBN: 0826486142
  • The real global warming disaster: is the obsession with 'climate change' turning out to be the most costly scientific blunder in history? (2009) OCLC 320495333
  • Climategate to Cancun: the real global warming disaster continues (2010) OCLC 648934404

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Column name: Christopher Booker's Notebook

Remit/Info: Politics and Society: "Christopher Booker... exposes the ever-growing power of the European Union in Brussels, the excesses of mad officialdom and 'scares' - from BSE to global warming"

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Website: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker

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Area of interestEnvironment and Resources +, Government and Politics + and Society and Values +
BooktitleThe Neophiliacs: Revolution in English Life in the Fifties and Sixties +, Goodbye London: an illustrated guide to threatened buildings +, The seventies: portrait of a decade +, The games war: a Moscow journal +, The mad officials: How The Bureaucrats Are Strangling Britain +, The castle of lies : why Britain must get out of Europe +, A looking-glass tragedy: the controversy over the repatriations from Austria in 1945 +, The Great Deception +, The Seven Basic Plots: why we tell stories +, Scared To Death: From BSE To Global Warming, Why Scares Are Costing Us The Earth +, The real global warming disaster: is the obsession with 'climate change' turning out to be the most costly scientific blunder in history? + and Climategate to Cancun: the real global warming disaster continues +
BooktitleISBN0826486142 +
BooktitleOCLC79,984 +, 829,026 +, 6,717,579 +, 7,423,278 +, 31,219,170 +, 36,618,450 +, 38,447,353 +, 54,471,199 +, 57,131,450 +, 488,225,422 +, 320,495,333 + and 648,934,404 +
Booktitleyear1970 +, 1973 +, 1980 +, 1981 +, 1994 +, 1996 +, 1997 +, 2003 +, 2004 +, 2007 +, 2009 + and 2010 +
Commentator nameChristopher John Penrice Booker +
EducationUniversity of Cambridge + and Corpus Christi College +
Email addresschristopher.booker@telegraph.co.uk +
Journal OrganisationThe Sunday Telegraph +
Journal nameThe Sunday Telegraph +
Journal websitehttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker +
Journal website titleThe Sunday Telegraph +
LinkTitleArchive links for articles 2008/2013 + and Wikipedia biography +
LinkUrlhttp://www.whocomments.org/wiki/Christopher_Booker_articles + and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Booker +
PositionRoleCommentator +