Tagged: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Climate change and the integrity of science - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 07, 2010

Here is the lead letter published in today’s issue of Science magazine. It’s signed by 255 members of the US National Academy of Sciences CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE INTEGRITY OF SCIENCE We are deeply disturbed by the recent escalation of political assaults on scientists in general and on climate scientists in particular. All citizens should [...] … Read More

Thinking of our grandchildren - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 30, 2010

Book Review: Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity by James Hansen Price: US$16.50* Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Bloomsbury USA (December 8, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 1608192008 ISBN-13: 978-1608192007 Climate change contrarians and deniers love to hate James Hansen. He’s up there alongside Al [...] … Read More

The climate change denial industry - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 26, 2010

Book review: The climate denial industry and climate science – a brief history of attacks on climate science, climate scientists and the IPCC by Cindy Baxter Publisher: Greenpeace International (24 March, 2010) Number of pages: 25 Publishers description: This report describes 20 years of organised attacks on climate science, scientists and the IPCC. It sets out [...] … Read More

Open Letter from U.S. Scientists on the IPCC - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 19, 2010

Recently an Open Letter was sent by US scientists to federal agencies expressing concern about the current “climategate” hysteria and attitudes towards the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The over 250 signatories included both IPCC and non-IPCC authors and professionals from related disciplines including physical, biological and social scientists (see Open Letter from [...] … Read More

Chris Mooney interviews Michael Mann on ’climategate’ - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 12, 2010

This is an interesting interview (download MP3). Michael Mann has been vilified by climate change deniers. His work on the so-called “hockey stick” graph  is still being misrepresented despite being validated by the US National research council and other researchers. He’s a bit of a lone voice at the moment but really worth listening to. Point [...] … Read More

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