Nature raps IPCC’s knuckles, but misses the boat

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has long been criticized for the absence of a Conflict of Interest (CoI) policy. This was highlighted almost a year ago in the review of the IPCC’s policies and procedures by the InterAcademy Council (IAC). So, they’ve had more than enough time to get their CoI act together…

Merchants of doom on the great green ship of fools

The CBC’s “science” maven, Bob McDonald, continues to churn out doom and gloom in the latest post on his new, improved closed-to-comments blog: We can’ t continue to ignore the failing health of our oceans An international report released this week, called State of the Ocean, suggests time is running out on the colourful coral…

Of climate change bosses and climate change bullies

During the month of June, Donna Laframboise has highlighted some very telling comments from Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chair, Rajendra K. Pachauri, including (but not limited to): Pachauri’s Cause We have been so drunk with this desire to produce and consume more and more whatever the cost to the environment that we’re on…

Is the IPCC conflicted? Let us count the ways

UPDATE 06/22/2011 09:05 PM I’ve added a SunTV interview with Ross McKitrick on this very issue [h/t my Dad] at the bottom of this post -hro On the heels of the recent controversy regarding the contributions of Greenpeace employee, Sven Teske as a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s recently released…

IPCC response to IAC on grey literature “indefensible”

This has been a very interesting week on the battlefield of the “climate wars”, resulting in considerable tarnishing of the “gold standard” Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – within the mainstream media (MSM) no less! Scales even appear to be falling from the eyes of ardent pro-alarmists. About two months ago (my how time…

UNEP and IPCC … like parent, like child

The United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) along with the World Meterorological Organization (WMO) is a “parent” of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – and of its more recently-hatched sibling, the Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). About 13 months ago, as I had posted, George Russell, the Executive Editor…

The Economist dives into uncharted waters of “The Anthropocene”

Founded in 1843, The Economist, a U.K. based weekly has evolved from its roots as “A Political, Commercial, Agricultural, & Free-Trade Journal” – with an average weekly circulation of 1,969 – to a modern-day “Group” with “brands”. In their own words: From its beginnings in 1843, when The Economist newspaper was founded by a Scottish…