Category Archives: IPCC

A Clear Example of IPCC Ideology Trumping Fact

By Paul C. Knappenberger and Patrick J. Michaels Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute Within the U.S. federal government (and governments around the world), the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is given authority when it comes … Continue reading

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UN IPCC AR5 report infected with fatal technical and procedural flaws

UN report’s fatal flaws destroy credibility of WGII and WGIII findings Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The UN IPCC AR5 latest climate assessment process comprising WGI, WGII and WGIII reports is complete. This process includes many hundreds of authors and … Continue reading

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UN IPCC AR5 climate reports: Conjecture disguised as certainty

UN IPCC WG report process fails to integrate critical information Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The world has experienced over the last 15+ years a remarkable absence of increasing global temperatures despite huge and growing increases in global CO2 emissions … Continue reading

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IPCC WGIII: throwing the greens under the bus

While the latest IPCC working group III summary report has its share of gloom and doom and ridiculous edicts, it does have one redeeming quality as Josh points out.  

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The Great Credibility Gap yawns ever wider

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Now that the UAH satellite data are available, we can update the monthly Global Warming Prediction Index, a devastatingly simple measure of how well (or badly) the IPCC’s official predictions of global warming are doing. … Continue reading

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Climate Alarmism? Of Course! The IPCC Was Designed To Create and Promote It.

 One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived. Niccolo Machiavelli Alarmist: “Someone who is considered to be exaggerating a danger and so causing needless worry or panic.” Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball Richard Tol … Continue reading

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Claim: Climate Models Underestimate Costs to Future Generations

One wonders how they can make claims like that when we see models vs reality like this: Future generations will have to pay more for today’s carbon emissions than what governments across the world currently understand. The climate models used … Continue reading

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IPCC WGII report relies on exaggerated climate model results

WGII climate risks overstated and invalid Guest essay by Larry Hamlin The UN IPCC AR5 WGII final climate report has been released. This UN WGII report attempts to evaluate various global risks associated with future climate change. The evaluation process … Continue reading

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‘Nobody Really Knows What’s Happening With Climate Change. They’re Just Guessing’

The IPCC Just Agreed With Nigel Lawson  Nigel Lawson was right after all. Ever since the Centre for Policy Studies lecture in 2006 that launched the former chancellor on his late career as a critic of global warming policy, Lord … Continue reading

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LA Times Tony Barboza gets caught fear mongering the IPCC report, becomes first victim of facts that don’t agree with claims

This sentence… “One of the panel’s most striking new conclusions is that rising temperatures are already depressing crop yields, including those of corn and wheat. In the coming decades, farmers may not be able to grow enough food to meet … Continue reading

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‘Behind the scenes’ of the new IPCC report with Stanford scientists

Via the Stanford University press room: Stanford’s Chris Field has spent five years leading a large team of international scientists as they prepared a major United Nations report on the state and fate of the world’s climate. The hours were … Continue reading

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Josh on the cloud of uncertainty, er, certainty over the IPCC WG II report

Now that the IPCC WG II report has been released, you can expect a full round of wailing and gnashing of teeth, because they are quite certain the world is going to thermageddon in a handbasket.

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The IPCC WGII report is out – now the screaming begins anew

Links to documents follow. Not so much fanfare now, since leaks pretty much revealed earlier that it’s alarmism on steroids. The always dependably worrisome Seth Borenstein, AP’s science reporter, sums up the alarmism quite well with this tweet: IPCC report: … Continue reading

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A timed for IPCC report claim: Meeting climate targets may require reducing meat and dairy consumption

From the Chalmers University of Technology Greenhouse gas emissions from food production may threaten the UN climate target of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, according to research at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. On Monday 31 March the … Continue reading

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Before you read the upcoming IPCC report, note this

The Working Group II IPCC report from the big shindig in Japan this week will be making headlines shortly, but take those headlines with a grain of salt. Richard Tol Pulls Out, Says IPCC Draft Report Alarmist Date: 27/03/14 Cheryl … Continue reading

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IPCC admission from new report: ‘no evidence climate change has led to even a single species becoming extinct’

In 2007, the IPCC predicted that rising global temperatures would kill off many species. But in its new report, part of which will be presented next Monday, the UN climate change body backtracks. There is a shortage of evidence, a … Continue reading

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Matt Ridley’s new article in the WSJ – a dose of pragmatism about revelations from the new IPCC report

This will be a top sticky post for a day, new stories will appear below this one. Climate Forecast: Muting the Alarm Even while it exaggerates the amount of warming, the IPCC is becoming more cautious about its effects. The … Continue reading

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IPCC Working Group II unleashed while documents leaked

Leaked document links follow. Hilary Ostrov writes: Another no comments allowed IPCC video: UNFCCC’s Figueres delivers scripted “must act now” word salad to IPCC WGII opening. IPCC AR5 WGII Opening Session, Video-recorded message by Ms Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, United … Continue reading

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