Tagged: IPCC

Sunday Times opens another gate - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Feb 09, 2010

Jonathan Leake at the UK Sunday Times has been swift to hail another supposedly damaging inaccuracy in the IPCC report.  Africagate, the headline calls it.  It occurs in the Working Group II report, which deals with the question of impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. I’ve looked up the section, which is in chapter 9 of the [...] … Read More

Dominion Post editorial as shaky as Herald’s - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Feb 06, 2010

When I was writing the post on the Herald’s acceptance of journalistic say-so in its editorial on the IPCC Gareth drew my attention to the fact that the Dominion Post had also produced an editorial claiming that the ethics and integrity of climate scientists is being called into question.  I was too engaged with the [...] … Read More

The key to cutting through climate confusion - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 25, 2010

Dr Klaus Bosselman is right when he suggests in a New Zealand Herald article today that opinion polls carried out by the media are fickle things and that Government policies in relation to climate change should be based on sound science not public opinion. But there’s no denying the fact that the public is becoming increasingly sceptical about … Read More

Climate science's trouble spots - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 21, 2010

Nature has just published a very good feature on its website which is worth reading for anyone wanting an overview of the real contentious areas of climate science. As Nature sees it, the areas that need “greater open discussion” include: regional climate forecasts, precipitation forecasts, aerosols and palaeoclimate data. A fuller reading of the e-mails from CRU in … Read More