• IPCC Must Investigate Warming ‘Bias’, Says Its Former Chairman

    • Date: 14/02/10

    The UN body that advises world leaders on climate change must investigate an apparent bias in its report that resulted in several exaggerations of the impact of global warming, according to its former chairman. In an interview with The Times Robert Watson said that all the errors exposed so far in the report by the […]

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  • Climategate Inquiry In Doubt Over Lack Of Impartiality

    • Date: 13/02/10

    An eminent Scottish scientist is facing calls to resign from the “climategate” inquiry, amid concerns over his impartiality. Only 24 hours after another panel member quit, questions emerged over Professor Geoffrey Boulton because of his previous views that climate change is caused by human activity. The investigation was set up to look into whether scientists […]

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  • IPCC Official: “If People Read The 3,000 Pages, There Will Be More Mistakes”

    • Date: 10/02/10

    Some top officials of a Nobel Prize-winning climate-science organization are acknowledging the panel made some mistakes amid a string of recent revelations questioning the accuracy of some of the information in its influential reports. Officials of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations-sponsored network of scientists whose reports strongly influence global policy on […]

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  • U.S. Climate Bill Buried Under Record Snowfall

    • Date: 10/02/10

    Record snowfall has buried Washington — and along with it, buried the chances of passing global warming legislation this year. Cars are stranded in banks of snow along the streets of the federal capital, and in the corridors of Congress, climate legislation also has been put on ice. Democratic senators say a bill that was […]

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  • Green Panic: Cap And Trade Puts Vulnerable Democrats On Defense

    • Date: 08/02/10

    As Democrats descend into a spiral of panic about the 2010 midterm elections, strategists for both parties are wondering how big an issue the cap-and-trade energy plan will be. On June 26, the House, in a tight 219-212 vote, passed a Democratic bill that aims to reduce emissions through tradable pollution credits. Republicans say the […]

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  • And Now For Africagate

    • Date: 08/02/10

    Following an investigation by this blog (and with the story also told in The Sunday Times), another major “mistake” in the IPCC’s benchmark Fourth Assessment Report has emerged. Similar in effect to the erroneous “2035” claim – the year the IPCC claimed that Himalayan glaciers were going to melt – in this instance we find […]

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  • Another Blunder: IPCC Losing Credibility And Authority

    • Date: 07/02/10

    A leading British government scientist has warned the United Nations’ climate panel to tackle its blunders or lose all credibility. Robert Watson, chief scientist at Defra, the environment ministry, who chaired the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) from 1997 to 2002, was speaking after more potential inaccuracies emerged in the IPCC’s 2007 benchmark report […]

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  • Effort Underway To Suspend California’s Global Warming Law

    • Date: 06/02/10

    Republican politicians and conservative activists are launching a ballot campaign to suspend California’s landmark global-warming law, in what they hope will serve as a showcase for a national backlash against climate regulations. Supporters say they have “solid commitments” of nearly $600,000 to pay signature gatherers for a November initiative aimed at delaying curbs on the […]

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