• 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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  • France To Hold Official Debate On Global Warming

    • Date: 03/04/10

    At the suggestion of France’s science minister, Valérie Pécresse, France’s National Academy of Sciences will hold an official debate on climate change to try to defuse this newly explosive issue. The Academy of Sciences debate, expected to be held by October of this year, follows two months of heated debate on radio and television, during […]

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  • Political Backlash: Canadian Government Prunes Climate Research

    • Date: 03/04/10

    A lack of federal funds for climate and atmospheric science has “sounded the death knell for research groups working in this field in Canada,” Rene Laprise, ESCER’s director, wrote in a statement. His centre has lost two staff, who found government jobs after learning that their salaries would not be guaranteed past September 2010, Laprise […]

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  • Among Weathercasters, Doubt On Warming

    • Date: 30/03/10

    The debate over global warming has created predictable adversaries, pitting environmentalists against industry and coal-state Democrats against coastal liberals. But it has also created tensions between two groups that might be expected to agree on the issue: climate scientists and meteorologists, especially those who serve as television weather forecasters. Climatologists, who study weather patterns over time, […]

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  • IPCC To Give Up Political Lobbying, Pachauri Promises

    • Date: 27/03/10

    The outspoken chairman of the UN’s climate change body is to adopt a neutral advisory role and has agreed to stop making statements demanding new taxes and other radical policies on cutting emissions. In an interview with The Times, Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, apologised for his organisation’s handling of […]

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  • India Demands IPCC Reforms: Should Include Sceptical Views

    • Date: 25/03/10

    The [Indian] government might have backed R K Pachauri, the beleaguered chairman of UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, but it has also sent a long and detailed advisory on how the panel could improve its operations. The note is bound to be seen as a veiled criticism of the panel that has been under […]

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  • ‘Go Veggie To Save The Planet’ Claim Debunked

    • Date: 24/03/10

    Yet more United Nations analysis of the measures necessary to combat climate change has come under fire from scientists. This time, rather than the (in)famous 2007 assessment report from the UN’s International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the criticism is levelled at a 2006 report called Livestock’s Long Shadow issued by the UN Food and […]

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