• A Climate Of Inquiry

    • Date: 02/03/10

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s weekend announcement that it would establish “an independent committee of distinguished experts” to evaluate its own procedures was intended to stem the tide of criticism washing over the U.N.’s arbiter of global-warming science. In practice, what this means is that another U.N.-appointed panel of “experts” will convene to review […]

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  • Richard Tol On Working Group 3 Of IPCC

    • Date: 01/03/10

    The Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) of Working Group II (WG2) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been discussed extensively in recent months. A number of errors were discovered. Few documents are without fault. What is surprising, however, is that the IPCC has denied obvious mistakes; and that the errors all point towards […]

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  • IPCC Chief Rajendra Pachauri To Face Independent Inquiry

    • Date: 26/02/10

    Rajendra Pachauri, the controversial Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is to face an international inquiry into the performance of his organisation. Environment and Climate ministers meeting in closed session in Bali last night insisted that an independent review should be carried out following the publicising of mistakes in its last report, […]

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  • Update On Global Drought Patterns (IPCC Take Note)

    • Date: 25/02/10

    We are sure you have heard that global warming is causing more frequent and intense droughts throughout the world. Right? The claim is easy to make – higher temperatures increase evaporation rates, soil moisture is depleted, and drought conditions result. Indeed the Technical Summary of the most recent IPCC assessment includes “More intense and longer […]

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  • IPCC Faces Existential Crisis

    • Date: 24/02/10

    In the wake of its swift and devastating fall from grace, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) says it will announce “within the next few days” plans to make significant changes in how it does business. Just one year ago a pronouncement from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC) was […]

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  • Climate Scientists Withdraw Journal Claims Of Rising Sea Levels

    • Date: 22/02/10

    Scientists have been forced to withdraw a study on projected sea level rise due to global warming after finding mistakes that undermined the findings. The study, published in 2009 in Nature Geoscience, one of the top journals in its field, confirmed the conclusions of the 2007 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). […]

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  • Climate Alarmists Are Undermining Public Trust In Science

    • Date: 21/02/10

    Leading scientists say that the recent controversies surrounding climate research have damaged the image of science as a whole. President of the US National Academy of Sciences, Ralph Cicerone, said scandals including the “climategate” e-mail row had eroded public trust in scientists. His comment came at the annual American Association for the Advancement of Science […]

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  • Controversy About Himalayan Glaciers Data

    • Date: 19/02/10

    India is in a fix over releasing “secret data” on the Himalayan glaciers to the scientists studying the phenomenon of ice melting in the region. This data is so classified that government glaciologist Dr VK Raina was refused access to his own work that he had done during his tenure in the Geological Survey of […]

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