IPCC Lead Author’s “passion for politics”

[Please note Updates below -hro] In my previous post, I had noted that longtime Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Lead Author, Andrew <barrage of intergalactic ballistic missiles> Weaver had become a PR agent for Greenpeace. However, As Alex Cull had observed in a subsequent comment this is not a new avocation for Weaver: If…

IPCC and conflict of interest: tapping into the team-work side-step

As I had posted some months ago, during its review of the processes and procedures of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the InterAcademy Council (IAC) observed (p. 53): Questions about potential conflicts of interest, for example, have been raised about [...] the practice of scientists responsible for writing IPCC assessments reviewing their own…