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The Guardian on the Latest IPCC Climate Report: Direct Action to Shut Down the Fossil Fuel Economy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The latest IPCC Climate change report is so depressing, greens are wondering on social media if they should just give up the struggle. But the Guardian offers a dangerous solution to the hopelessness and despair some of their readers may be experiencing. Don’t despair: the climate fight is only over…

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Climate Research in the IPCC Wonderland: What Are We Really Measuring and Why Are We Wasting All That Money?

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball A fascinating 2006 paper by Essex, McKitrick, and Andresen asked, “Does a Global Temperature Exist.” Their introduction sets the scene, It arises from projecting a sampling of the fluctuating temperature field of the Earth onto a single number (e.g. [3], [4]) at discrete monthly or annual intervals. Proponents claim that…

IPCC achieves net zero credibility

The IPCC well knows that halving CO2 emissions in 12 years is politically impossible, economically unaffordable and climatically unnecessary. Guest essay by Barry Brill The recently released IPCC SR15 reports (at A1) that global warming is likely to reach 1.5°C between 2032 and 2050 and (at B) will probably bring species extinction, weather extremes and…

The new IPCC SR15 climate report is out

Today with press releases, live TV coverage and some media fanfare, the IPCC SR15 report was published. Without comment, here are the press release and  “headline statements” as the IPCC sees them. We’ll have more coverage later, and a link to the full report is at the end of this post. Comments from readers are…

IPCC to release “October surprise” on climate change

With all the crazy talk about “Russian meddling” in the 2016 Presidential election, one wonders if the same sort of crazy talk might be applied to the release of a special climate report just weeks before the U.S. mid-term elections. Given the timing, you can be sure that whatever is in the report will be…