There is a great new must read article at RealClimate outlining and analyzing all those errors in the IPCC AR4 report you keep hearing about. Check it our here. Currently, a few errors –and supposed errors– in the last IPCC report (“AR4″) are making the media rounds – together with a lot of distortion and … Continue reading IPCC errors: facts and spin
Update: Andrew is at it again. Either he doesn’t understand the science or he is wilfully distorting the information surrounding the impact of climate change on coral reefs. See also this posting and this one on huge impacts of exceptionally warm water in Western Australia on coral reefs. Update: this piece was first published back on Feb 10th, 2009 … Continue reading Same old Bolt, same old story.
Theres not much to smile about in the run up to Copenhagen. However, I snapped up this piece of good news in August but haven’t had the time to post it. Its well worth a read. Basically, draining the water out of rice paddies during the growing season has led to dramatic reductions in methane … Continue reading Chinese cut methane emissions through better rice farming
A few weeks ago we posted about how Australian Senator Fielding attempted to convince the Australian senate that global warming didn’t exist by questioning the link between global warming and CO2 using a few highly questionable graphs and cherry picked science (Fielding the hard questions? Not likely). Along with Bob Carter (who seems to be … Continue reading Profesor Steffens takes Senator Steve Fielding to task for climate ignorance
Poor Bob. Looks like no-one is taking him seriously these days, according to a recent post over at Jennifer Marohasy’s blog: “PROMINENT scientists with long publications records, such as Bob Carter, are routinely described by the media as not being climate scientists and really not reputable scientists at all if they aren’t on the alarmist … Continue reading More climate delusionism and questionable science
Good to see the honorable Kevin Rudd has “…decided to kick off my blogging career with a focus on climate change“: The latest scientific research on climate change confirms our worst fears. Climate change is happening faster than we previously thought, creating a more serious threat to our economy, our environment and to future generations. … Continue reading The Australian Prime Minister takes up blogging
My friend, David Stout (Professor Emeritus) sent me this interesting piece of commentary regarding why many people are not appreciating the urgency of action on climate change. The problem is a generational and psychological one. Mr Micawber rules, because, politically, we elders (who presently have the potential to take difficult and pressing collective decisions) have … Continue reading “…cataclysmic global warming is universally understood to be quite a lot like that comet on its earthbound track”