• US Science Committee Calls On IPCC To Address Conflicts Of Interest

    • Date: 21/06/11

    Washington, D.C.– Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Chairman Paul Broun (R-GA) today sent a letter to United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, calling for the adoption of a Conflict of Interest Policy for the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). “Recent press reports have once again highlighted the need for the IPCC to address conflicts of […]

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  • Green Groups Blast U.N. Climate Panel For Alarmism

    • Date: 19/06/11

    If you haven’t yet heard, hell froze over last week. Oddly, this is likely to be bad news for a warming planet. On Monday, more than 125 environmental groups sent a scathing letter to Rajendra Pachauri, the Nobel prize-winning head of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the institutional nerve center within the United Nations’ global-warming […]

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  • The Economist’s Take On The IPCC And Greenpeace

    • Date: 19/06/11

    THE release of the full text of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Special Report on Renewable Energy this week has led to a new set of questions about the panel’s attitudes, probity and reliabilty: is it simply a sounding board for green activists? The answer is no—but that doesn’t mean it’s without serious problems. For […]

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  • Why Do We Pretend To Understand Climate Change?

    • Date: 18/06/11

    Why can’t climate scientists just bring themselves to admit that we haven’t even yet begun fully to understand the cause of climatic change? THE winter of 1684 stands out as the most extreme in a spell of cold weather in the late 17th and early 18th centuries now known as the Little Ice Age. The […]

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  • NASA Scientist Reverses Sunspot Prediction, Bolstering Global Cooling Theory

    • Date: 17/06/11

    Five years ago, NASA’s David Hathaway, one of the world’s leading authorities on the solar cycle, predicted that the Sun was about to enter an unusually intense period of sunspot activity. Referring to Solar Cycle 24, the 11-year period that we’re now in, Hathaway predicted that it “looks like it’s going to be one of […]

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  • IPCC Used Greenpeace Campaigner To Write ‘Impartial’ Report On Renewable Energy

    • Date: 17/06/11

    The United Nation’s climate change body was at the centre of a new row today after it admitted using a Greenpeace campaigner to help write an ‘impartial’ report on green energy. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a study last month claiming that the world could meet nearly 80 per cent of its energy […]

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  • Global Warming Not To Blame For 2011 Droughts

    • Date: 16/06/11

    ADD one more to the list: after the driest spring in more than 20 years, parts of eastern England are officially in a state of drought, according to the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. This comes hard on the heels of some of the worst droughts on record across the globe, from Texasto China. While global […]

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  • IPCC In Hot Water Again Over ‘Biased’ Green Energy Report

    • Date: 16/06/11

    The world’s foremost authority on climate change used a Greenpeace campaigner to help write one of its key reports, which critics say made misleading claims about renewable energy, The Independent has learnt. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), set up by the UN in 1988 to advise governments on the science behind global warming, […]

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