• Controversies Create Opening For Climate Critics

    • Date: 17/02/10

    The spate of recent controversies about climate research has given fresh voice to a group of scientists who question the mainstream view that human activity is warming the planet to dangerous levels. Very few scientists disagree that the earth’s climate has warmed since 1850. But some have long argued that there are too many uncertainties […]

    Read more
  • Companies Quit Climate Lobby Groups

    • Date: 17/02/10

    The Obama administration’s faltering efforts to pass climate change legislation suffered another blow on Tuesday when BP and ConocoPhillips abruptly pulled out of the leading business group lobbying for curbs on US greenhouse gas emissions. By withdrawing from the United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP), the oil groups, together with Caterpillar, the heavy machinery company, […]

    Read more
  • IPCC Doubles Dutch Area Below Sea Level

    • Date: 16/02/10

    Just when the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change thought it could put mistakes of the fourth assessment report behind it and carry on with its work, fresh instances of alleged manipulations have emerged. The UN climate change panel has admitted that its 2007 report wrongly stated that 55% of the Netherlands lies below the sea […]

    Read more
  • Now IPCC Hurricane Data Is Questioned

    • Date: 15/02/10

    More trouble looms for the IPCC. The body may need to revise statements made in its Fourth Assessment Report on hurricanes and global warming. A statistical analysis of the raw data shows that the claims that global hurricane activity has increased cannot be supported. Les Hatton once fixed weather models at the Met Office. Having […]

    Read more
  • IPCC Must Investigate Warming ‘Bias’, Says Its Former Chairman

    • Date: 14/02/10

    The UN body that advises world leaders on climate change must investigate an apparent bias in its report that resulted in several exaggerations of the impact of global warming, according to its former chairman. In an interview with The Times Robert Watson said that all the errors exposed so far in the report by the […]

    Read more
  • Climategate Inquiry In Doubt Over Lack Of Impartiality

    • Date: 13/02/10

    An eminent Scottish scientist is facing calls to resign from the “climategate” inquiry, amid concerns over his impartiality. Only 24 hours after another panel member quit, questions emerged over Professor Geoffrey Boulton because of his previous views that climate change is caused by human activity. The investigation was set up to look into whether scientists […]

    Read more
  • IPCC Official: “If People Read The 3,000 Pages, There Will Be More Mistakes”

    • Date: 10/02/10

    Some top officials of a Nobel Prize-winning climate-science organization are acknowledging the panel made some mistakes amid a string of recent revelations questioning the accuracy of some of the information in its influential reports. Officials of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations-sponsored network of scientists whose reports strongly influence global policy on […]

    Read more
  • U.S. Climate Bill Buried Under Record Snowfall

    • Date: 10/02/10

    Record snowfall has buried Washington — and along with it, buried the chances of passing global warming legislation this year. Cars are stranded in banks of snow along the streets of the federal capital, and in the corridors of Congress, climate legislation also has been put on ice. Democratic senators say a bill that was […]

    Read more


We use cookies to help give you the best experience on our website. By continuing without changing your cookie settings, we assume you agree to this. Please read our privacy policy to find out more.