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IPCC silently slashes its global warming predictions in the AR5 final draft

Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Unnoticed, the IPCC has slashed its global-warming predictions, implicitly rejecting the models on which it once so heavily and imprudently relied. In the second draft of the Fifth Assessment Report it had broadly … Continue reading

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On CO2 residence times: The chicken or the egg?

While some model based claims say that CO2 residence times may be thousands of years, a global experiment in measurable CO2 residence time seems to have already been done for us. By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Is the ~10-year airborne … Continue reading

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Join my crowd-sourced complaint about the ’97% consensus’

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Three-quarters (rounded up to 97.1%) of all commenters expressing an opinion on my recent post about Dana Nuccitelli’s attempt at ex-post-facto justification of the false assertion in the lamentable Cook et al. paper of a … Continue reading

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97% Climate consensus ‘denial’: the debunkers debunked

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Not the least of many signs that the rationalists who have dared to doubt the official story are winning the debate on the climate is the childish bluster to which the dwindling band of true-believers … Continue reading

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A question for Oreskes – But what do we mean by consensus?

Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Politicians pay for science, but scientists should not be politicians. Consensus is a political concept. Unwisely deployed, it can be damagingly anti-scientific. A reply to Naomi Oreskes (Nature, 4 September 2013). Subject terms: … Continue reading

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The bull and the Borg

NOTE: This satirical piece is rooted in facts. Having been to Australia on tour myself, I also heard the claims of bureaucratic abuse from many of the farmers who attended my talks. While Monckton’s essay has some biting satirical humor … Continue reading

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Global warming is ‘no longer a planetary emergency’

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, reporting from Erice, Sicily ERICE, SICILY – It’s official. The scare is over. The World Federation of Scientists, at its annual seminars on planetary emergencies, has been advised by its own climate monitoring panel that … Continue reading

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Sticking it to the Mann

Global warming has stopped. Get over it.  A response to Michael Mann in the Richmond Times Dispatch By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The collapsed global warming scare certainly has some odd characters coming to its defense in this paper. Michael … Continue reading

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Ten years of ‘accelerated global warming’ ?

Data doesn’t support Obama’s claim Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley During the July 2013 U.S. Senate hearing at which Roger Pielke Jr. and Roy Spencer gave stellar testimony to the visible discomfiture of the climate-extremist witnesses, none of … Continue reading

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Is it time to prosecute the IPCC for fraud?

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The IPCC, having spent almost two months working out how to respond to my complaint about a notoriously bogus graph in its Fourth Assessment Report, has found itself not guilty. In doing so, it is … Continue reading

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How data revisionism hypes global warming

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley I have now had the opportunity to study SteveF’s remarkable essay at Lucia’s Blackboard, to which Anthony kindly draws attention in his footnote to my earlier posting on the absence of statistically-significant global warming for … Continue reading

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No significant warming for 17 years 4 months

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley As Anthony and others have pointed out, even the New York Times has at last been constrained to admit what Dr. Pachauri of the IPCC was constrained to admit some months ago. There has been … Continue reading

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HadCRUt4: revision or revisionism?

Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley As Bob Tisdale has recently pointed out, the monthly temperature anomaly series published by the Hadley Centre and the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia has just been extensively revised. … Continue reading

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Monckton challenges the IPCC – suggests fraud – and gets a response

The IPCC fraud case (but not the planet) hots up Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Two weeks ago I reported the central error in the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (2007) to its secretariat. After the contributing scientists had … Continue reading

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Benchmarking IPCC’s warming predictions

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The IPCC’s forthcoming Fifth Assessment Report continues to suggest that the Earth will warm rapidly in the 21st century. How far are its projections short of observed reality? A monthly benchmark graph, circulated widely to … Continue reading

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An Evening With Gore Acolyte Catherine Leining

Guest post by WUWT moderator Andi Cockroft I wrote the other week of an Evening With His Lordship – aka Christopher Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley – in which I outlined his presentation made here in New Zealand. Many … Continue reading

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Opinion: Life as a Target

Attacks on my work that are aimed at undermining true climate change science have turned me into a public figure. I am not vain enough to embrace that role. By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley (with no apologies to Michael E. … Continue reading

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Monckton on his smashing the U.N. wall of silence on lack of warming, and censure

UPDATE: The Russian TV channel “RT” aka “TV-Novosti” blames Monckton for the failure of COP18 to fail to reach an agreement: The 18th Climate Change Summit in Doha is drawing to an end after once again failing to find common consensus … Continue reading

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