• Australian Government Plays Down Sea Level Alarmism

    • Date: 08/07/10

    The Federal Government says it is too soon to act on the latest projections of a doubling in the rate of sea level rise within a century. Researchers from New Zealand’s Victoria University made the projection based on drilling two kilometres below Antarctica’s western ice sheet. Tim Naish, the lead author of the next international […]

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  • UN Report On Climate Change Was ‘One-Sided’

    • Date: 06/07/10

    The United Nations body that advises governments on climate change failed to make clear how its landmark report on the impact of global warming often presented a worst-case scenario, an investigation has concluded. A summary report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on regional impacts focused on the negative consequences of climate change […]

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  • IPCC Report ‘Played Down Positive Impacts’ Of Global Warming

    • Date: 05/07/10

    The IPCC’s key global assessment of climate change failed to give sufficient weight to the positive impacts of global warming, according to a study that nevertheless backed its main conclusions. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s 2007 report also contained a number of previously unnoticed minor errors, according to the review. However, the errors, and […]

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  • Amazongate: The Smoking Gun

    • Date: 03/07/10

    More than five months after the IPCC was accused of making assertions on the fate of the Amazon forest on the basis of a non-peer reviewed WWF report, it now appears that the original source of the IPPC’s claim is a Brazilian educational website which was taken down in 2003 (pictured – click to enlarge). […]

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  • IPCC Promises Next Report Will Be More Alarmist

    • Date: 30/06/10

    The review process for the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) has not even started yet – but the IPCC’s vice-chairman Jean-Pascal van Ypersele has already announced its likely outcome. No wonder governments around the world have lost trust in the IPCC and no longer follow its advice: THE world’s peak scientific body on climate change will […]

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  • Amazongate: The Missing Evidence

    • Date: 26/06/10

    Last week the beleaguered global warming lobby was exulting over what it took to be the best news it has had in a long time. A serious allegation, which last January rocked the authority of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was “corrected” as untrue by The Sunday Times, the newspaper which most prominently […]

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  • Why Are So Many Old Scientists More Sceptical?

    • Date: 24/06/10

    Wisdom really does develop with increasing age, and it’s partly because the brain slows down, scientists say. Elderly brains are less ruled by emotions and impulse than those of hot-headed youngsters. As a result, thoughtfulness and wise thinking is allowed to flourish, research suggests. The conclusion is based on a series of studies on 3,000 […]

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  • Bob Ward: British Journalists Don’t Know ‘Difference Between Fact And Fiction’

    • Date: 23/06/10

    Naomi Oreskes, Bob Ward and Alexander Kirby discuss climate skeptics at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum. “The statements from scientists are so greatly disconnected from the media in the USA because the journalists unknowingly and inaccurately repeat what was said,” explained American scientist Naomi Oreskes to the question regarding the possible reasons for the […]

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