A conversation with an IPCC coordinating lead author

UPDATE 08/1/2011 11:24 AM: Richard has advised me via E-mail that he’ll be rather busy for the next few days, and will respond as soon as he can. UPDATE 08/7/2011 09:21 PM: Richard has further advised that he still intends to respond, but hasn’t yet found the time to do so. In the meantime, some…

In defence of the IPCC, “journalist” ignores the real scandal

The U.K. Guardian is probably best known these days for being at the investigative forefront of the new-revelations-by-the-hour News of the World/Murdoch media frenzy. One tiny aspect of which I discussed about 10 days ago: the role of former deputy executive editor, and recently arrested, Neil Wallis – and his involvement (at the same time…

Vaclav Klaus on global warming “doctrine”

Update: Sorry, my mind must have strayed into literary directions as I was writing this and I had written the name of Vaclav Havel, author and first President of the Czech Republic. I have also amended the title above accordingly-hro Czech Republic President, Vaclav Havel Klaus, is on a speaking tour (although he refers to…

Is the IPCC conflicted? Here is one of the ways

A few weeks ago, I provided some data which demonstrated the extent to which “the practice of scientists responsible for writing IPCC assessments reviewing their own work” was prevalent in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC)’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). I had observed that: [...] 884 were the authors (or co-authors) of material that…