• Judith Curry: A Woman In The Eye Of The Political Storm Over Climate Change

    • Date: 27/09/14
    • Gayathri Vaidyanathan, E&E

    Judith Curry thinks climate scientists view her as their “biggest threat.” “I do not pay obeisance to the consensus and I think for myself, and they don’t like that,” said Curry, a professor at the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Georgia Institute of Technology professor Judith Curry. Photo courtesy of […]

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  • Climate Anniversary: October 1st Will Mark 18 Years Of Global Warming Standstill

    • Date: 26/09/14
    • Barbara Hollingsworth, CNS News

    According to the datasets used last year, October 1st will mark the 18th year of “no significant warming trend in surface average temperature,” says Patrick Michaels, director of the Cato Institute’s Center for the Study of Science. And even if the current 18-year trend were to end, it would still take nearly 25 years for average global temperature […]

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  • New Research Finds Earth Even Less Sensitive To CO2 Than Previously Thought

    • Date: 25/09/14
    • GWPF

    Press Release: A new paper published in the prestigious journal Climate Dynamics find that the effect of carbon dioxide emissions on global temperatures is likely to be even smaller than previously thought. Earlier this year, in a widely discussed report for the Global Warming Policy Foundation, climate researcher Nic Lewis and science writer Marcel Crok put forward a […]

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  • Will The Royal Society Take Action Over ‘Snailgate’?

    • Date: 22/09/14
    • Paul Matthews, The IPCC Report

    The story of the snail Rhachistia aldabrae miraculously coming back to life after being declared an extinction victim of climate change has been getting a fair amount of attention, following a [GWPF post], a WUWT post, a Delingpole piece, and an article in the Times by Ben Webster (paywalled, but excerpts available via GWPF or Bjorn Lomborg). Now, inevitably, referred to as “Snailgate”, the incident […]

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  • Greens Defeated: University Of California Votes Not To Divest From Fossil Fuels

    • Date: 20/09/14
    • Reuters

    The University of California voted on Friday to maintain its investments in fossil fuels, frustrating a student-led effort to divest its portfolio in oil, natural gas and coal. UC is among the major college endowments have been reluctant to shake up their portfolios by pulling out of fossil fuels after Stanford University, one of the most prestigious and […]

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  • Royal Society In Trouble Over False Extinction Claim Paper

    • Date: 20/09/14
    • Ben Webster, The Times

    It was presented as shocking evidence of the damage being done by climate change: a species driven to extinction because of a decline in rainfall in its only habitat. Now the “rediscovery” of a species of snail is prompting questions about the role played by the Royal Society, Britain’s most prestigious scientific institution, in raising […]

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  • Scientists Turn To Pope Francis And World’s Religions To Save The Planet

    • Date: 19/09/14
    • John Bingham, The Daily Telegraph

    Forget past arguments over Darwin or Galileo – scientists set sights on unlikely alliance with the world’s religious leaders to combat climate change It has been one of the most fraught relationships of recent centuries, at least in the popular imagination. But a group of scientists are pinning their hopes for the salvation of the […]

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  • The Open Atmospheric Society: New Professional Society Launched

    • Date: 16/09/14
    • Anthony Watts, Watts Up With That

    The Open Atmospheric Society takes a new approach to atmospheric science, becoming the first international society of its kind to be a cloud-based online organization FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2014 – The Open Atmospheric Society, known as “The OAS” for short, announces its formation, and readiness to accept charter members. The purpose of The OAS […]

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