• Climate Sceptics Smell Victory In Dutch Parliament

    • Date: 20/04/10

    The parliamentary committee meeting called to discuss errors in the UN climate report has left climate change sceptics feeling vindicated, writes the Financieele Dagblad on Tuesday. ‘The panel on climate change is irrelevant’. ‘This organisation has put us on the wrong track.’ Scientists Arthur Rörsch (formerly at TNO) and Bas van Geel (University of Amsterdam) […]

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  • IPCC Review: Another Whitewash?

    • Date: 20/04/10

    Following the mistakes found in one of the IPCC’s reports, Dutch scientist Robbert Dijkgraaf, the president of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, is investigating the UN climate panel’s procedures. Robbert Dijkgraaf knew his every word would be put under the microscope from the moment he accepted the assignment to review the Intergovernmental Panel […]

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  • Richard Tol: A Seasoned Veteran’s View Of The IPCC

    • Date: 20/04/10

    Economist Richard Tol has prepared a statement for a committee of the Dutch parliament examining climate-related controversies this week. I discovered it on the Dutch website Climategate.nl and Tol has kindly provided an English translation. Having participated in the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) since the early 1990s, Tol is more […]

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  • UN’s Climate Bible Gets 21 ‘F’s On Report Card

    • Date: 14/04/10

    TORONTO — 21 of 44 chapters in the United Nations’ Nobel-winning climate bible earned an F on a report card released today. Forty citizen auditors from 12 countries examined 18,500 sources cited in the report – finding 5,600 to be not peer-reviewed. Contrary to statements by the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change […]

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  • Pachauri Rules Out Stepping Down Even If UN Panel Finds Faults

    • Date: 11/04/10

    Stating that the IPCC will make efforts to ensure that its fifth assessment report carries no errors, its chairman R K Pachauri has ruled out stepping down even if the UN-constituted review committee finds faults in the procedures followed by the climate panel. “Certainly not. But we will certainly implement any constructive recommendations that we […]

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  • Vincent Courtillot: ‘The IPCC Is Not The Guarantor Of Scientific Truth’

    • Date: 09/04/10

    LE FIGARO INTERVIEW with Geophysicist Vincent Courtillot in response to the petition of French climatologists. Translated and slightly adapted from an interview by Marc Mennessier, published in Le Figaro, 2 April 2010 In a letter sent Thursday to Valérie Pécresse, the French Science Minister, 400 researchers and climate scientists complained about “false accusations” made against them […]

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  • Washington Times: Climate Science Is Undermined By Abuse Of Peer-Review

    • Date: 07/04/10

    The prophets of global warming continue to lament as their carefully crafted yarn unravels before their eyes. Ross McKitrick, an intrepid economics professor from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, has tugged apart the thin mathematical threads that once held together the story of climate change. Recent attempts to silence Mr. McKitrick illuminate the […]

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  • IPCC Processes To Be Revamped

    • Date: 05/04/10

    Days after the United Nations (UN) asked the InterAcademy Council (IAC) to streamline the procedures of the intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC) for preparing assessment reports, experts suggest that there is an urgent need to tighten the entire process. “There is need to tighten the procedures adopted by the IPCC for preparing the fourth […]

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