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The Climate Show #3: Cancún and cooling - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Dec 02, 2010

Climate talks heat up in Mexico, snow blankets Britain and much of Europe, and The Climate Show is at the heart of the action. Glenn and Gareth set the scene for COP16 in Cancún and then interview Oxfam NZ’s Barry Coates at the conference to find out how things are shaping up. Gareth explores the [...] … Read More

Sceptics face yawning credibility gap - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jun 23, 2010

We know that the vast majority of climate scientists support the explanation of anthropogenic climate change set out by the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change. That majority is now quantified in the first study of its kind published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Expert credibility in climate change. “Here, we [...] … Read More

Sunday Times apologises for ’Amazongate’ misinformation - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jun 21, 2010

Three months after Simon Lewis laid a complaint with the UK’s Press Complaints Commission, which I reported here, the Sunday Times has retracted Jonathan Leake’s disgraceful Amazongate article and apologised to Dr Lewis. The article has been removed from their website. Here’s the apology: The article “UN climate panel shamed by bogus rainforest claim” (News, [...] … Read More

Amazongate closes on Sunday Times: Simon Lewis fights back - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Mar 26, 2010

Jonathan Leake and the Sunday Times got a lot of mileage out of his disgraceful Amazongate article, which I wrote about in February. It was pleasing to read yesterday in Climate Progress that tropical forest researcher Simon Lewis has lodged an official complaint to the UK’s Press Complaints Commission (PCC). The IPCC wrote: “Up to 40% of [...] … Read More

Tipping and other points - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Feb 15, 2010

During the Copenhagen kerfuffle a lot of interesting stuff hit the web: here’s something that deserves a bit more air – a Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) special issue on tipping elements in the earth system, edited by John Schellnhuber, the director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany. [...] … Read More

Apple, e-ink and that much-rumoured tablet - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Dec 30, 2009

My tech discussion with Simon Morton and Rowan Quinn on Summer Report this morning centred on the increasingly convincing rumours circulating about the looming arrival of a tablet computing device created by Silicon Valley giant Apple. Plans for an Apple tablet: Etched in stone? MacRumours, Wired and Tech Crunch are all reporting that Apple registered the … Read More

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