Seasons Greetings

If, like me, you appreciate witty parodies and a cappella vocals, you’ll love this one! UPDATE: And here’s another one I couldn’t resist (h/t to Michael Larkin via Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc). Advertisements

Perusing responses to InterAcademy Council questionnaire

The first thing that occurred to me when I began perusing this long awaited compilation (678 pages) was how easy it would have been for them to substitute something along the lines of “Respondent 1, Respondent 2, etc” when they redacted the names from each response. UPDATE December 23, 2010: Working from Donna Laframboise’s list…

InterAcademy Council did not investigate …

While I patiently wait for someone from the IAC to respond to my E-mail enquiries regarding the “compilation” of responses to their Review questionnaire, I thought I’d take a look at the “official” record of the “Decisions taken by the Panel at its 32nd Session with regards to the Recommendations resulting from the Review of…

A different perspective on pessimistic projections

As Donna Laframboise noted in a post, today: We are routinely urged to heed climate scientists who say the world is in peril and that humanity must mend its environmentally damaging ways. What we’re rarely told is that these scientists are part of a long tradition. […] Forty years ago, […] environmentalists, experts, and journalists…

Soon … and sounds of silence from the InterAcademy Council

(December 20: Please see updates at bottom of this post) On August 30, the InterAcademy Council (IAC) – a prestigious scientific body upon which was conferred (with great fanfare) the remit of the evaluation the policies, practices and procedures of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – released its report. Here’s the video of…