Tagged: Tim Naish

Totten hots up, ice shelves melting: it’s grim down south - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 30, 2015

Much news in recent weeks from Antarctica, and none of it good. An Argentinian base on the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula recently reported a new high temperature record for the continent — 17.5ºC. A team of scientists has discovered that East Antarctica’s Totten Glacier — which drains a catchment that contains enough ice to […] … Read More

Stocker in Wellington: RSNZ to stream AR5 science workshop - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Oct 10, 2013

Swiss climate scientist Thomas Stocker, joint chairman of the IPCC’s Working Group One, is in New Zealand for a few days, and the NZ Climate Change Centre and the Royal Society of NZ have taken the opportunity to put together a stakeholder workshop to allow Stocker and NZ lead authors to present the key findings […] … Read More

Kiwiblog kobblers - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 22, 2012

New Zealand’s leading right wing blogger, National Party spinmeister and opinion poll guru David Farrar, this morning allowed himself the luxury of a rant about the New Zealand Herald‘s coverage of a new paper on sea level during the late Pliocene. In a post teasingly titled “Alarmist bullshit“, he manages to demonstrate his rudimentary grasp [...] … Read More

We call upon the author… - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jun 29, 2010

I must have been asleep last week when the IPCC announced its selection of authors for the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), due in 2013/14. As usual, NZ scientists are making a significant contribution: Tim Naish is a lead author for Working Group 1 (The Physical Science Basis) chapter 5, Information from Paleoclimate Archives. Jim Renwick [...] … Read More