The Unqualified Judging the Self-Interested

Scientists largely removed from the consideration of science Story submitted by Tom Barr The U.K.’s Energy and Climate Change Committee [yesterday] endorsed the IPCC’s 2014 opinion that humans are the dominant cause of global warming. In a 9 to 2 vote in a parallel universe the “Science was Settled”, yet again. But not by scientists,…

IPCC must consider alternate policy views, researchers say

From Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs In addition to providing regular assessments of scientific literature, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Process (IPCC) also produces a “Summary for Policymakers” intended to highlight relevant policy issues through data. While the summary presents powerful scientific evidence, it goes through an approval process…

The temperature forecasting track record of the IPCC

Guest essay by Euan Mearns of Energy Matters In geology we use computer models to simulate complex processes. A good example would be 4D simulation of fluid flow in oil and gas reservoirs. These reservoir models are likely every bit as complex as computer simulations of Earth’s atmosphere. An important part of the modelling process…

In House testimony, Botkin dismantles the IPCC 2014 report

Policycritic writes: You need to read this, Anthony. He dismantles the IPCC 2014 report for Congress. Botkin’s bio: “Daniel B. Botkin, a world-renowned ecologist, is Professor (Emeritus), Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara, and President of The Center for The Study of The Environment, which provides independent, science-based analyses of complex…