Tag Archives: IPCC

Life Takes Over

It’s the beginning of the end.  Watch the Giant with Feet of Clay crumble. A train wreck in slow motion. There’s more sense being said about AR5 than would have been imaginable eighteen months ago when drafts were available. In … Continue reading

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Burying Crackpot Theories

Loved Josh’s recent cartoon, but I got to thinking this wouldn’t be allowed in Europe under the detailed rules of the Landfill Directive….

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Nature – more consensus than credibility

Christopher Booker in the Telegraph yesterday points out how the authority of Nature is used and abused in the climate debate: Whenever some landmark event in the story is approaching […] Nature can be relied on to come up with … Continue reading

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More Unwelcome Light

From what was begun back in December with a blaze of unwelcome light, Gallopingcamel (Peter Morcombe) has emailed with some output from his AR5 Zero Order Draft (ZOD) review. Before getting to the opinions, here’s a bit of the backstory: … Continue reading

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Needing Scary Scenarios

There is a concept in risk theory termed the “social amplification of risk”. Normally this takes the form of a minor risk being blown out of all proportion by public reaction to it. One of the most perplexing problems in … Continue reading

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A blaze of unwelcome light

Gallopingcamel emailed today hoping to draw more attention to the Zero Order Draft of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report and referring to Jeff Id’s post WG1 More Chapters Linked. [Updated 8th January – see below] His email explains:

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Curious Connections in Climate Science #1

Did you ever watch any of the TV series Connections by James Burke? I used to love it. I was at school at the time and I was hooked right from the first series. All the shows/series can be watched … Continue reading

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A Report Too Far

Josh (Cartoons by Josh) tells the story of the week in pictures. The full IPCC report on the potential of renewable energy was released. The press release had trumpeted: Close to 80 percent of the world‘s energy supply could be … Continue reading

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