Tagged: IPCC

We did it and it’s going to get worse, but it’s not (yet) too late: IPCC AR5 science report summary released - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Sep 27, 2013

Aafter all the leaks and attempted spin, the final version of the IPCC’s Summary For Policymakers of the Working Group One report on the physical science basis for our current understanding of climate change has just been released. Download the PDF from the IPCC site here. The full report will follow on Monday — a […] … Read More

IPCC preview: Increased focus on science of sea level change - Guest Work

Guest Author Sep 26, 2013

by Holly Ryan Rising sea levels will receive increased attention from climate scientists tomorrow when the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change unveils its latest report on the state of the climate. Sea level change will, for the first time, claim its own chapter in the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report – or AR5, as will ‘climate phenomena’ such as monsoon … Read More

Explainer: what is the IPCC anyway, and how does it work? - Guest Work

Guest Author Sep 26, 2013

By Neville Nicholls, Monash University The latest climate change assessment from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the IPCC, is due to arrive this weekend. This will be the fifth comprehensive assessment report (AR5) prepared by the IPCC since it was established in 1988. But what is this IPCC, whose process is so labour intensive, time consuming and … Read More

Denier cacophony escalates as IPCC release draws near - Hot Topic

Cindy Baxter Sep 25, 2013

As governments meet in Stockholm this week to finalise the IPCC’s Summary for Policymakers for its Working Group 1 report release,  I wonder if they can hear the shouting match going on in the world’s blogosphere and in some media. The bleating of deniers is reaching a cacophony. They are rolling out every single trick […] … Read More

Climate Show New Year podcast special: where it’s at and where it’s going - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jan 05, 2013

Here’s the podcast you’ve all been waiting for — The Climate Show New Year special. Glenn and Gareth review the big climate stories of 2012, discuss at the big picture post Doha, and peek into their transcontinental Skype-powered crystal ball to prognosticate on the next 12 months. The three sections were recorded shortly before Christmas [...] … Read More

Climate ethics and the reckless endangerment of denial - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jan 18, 2012

An interesting-looking series of posts has begun on the climate ethics blog of Penn State’s Rock Ethics Institute. The series plans to put the the climate change disinformation campaign under the ethical spotlight. The introductory post written by Associate Professor Donald Brown examines some of the broad issues before planned subsequent posts look at the [...] … Read More

Open letter across the barricade - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jan 08, 2012

Here I respond to a letter sent to The Listener by a former scientific colleague, Doug Edmeades. He is now a science spokesperson for local groups which attack the current scientific consensus on climate change as well as attacking local … Continue reading → … Read More