Is the IPCC still relevant to UNFCCC?

In a recent post on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [UNFCCC] post-Durban quarter-backing, Dr. Judith Curry asks: My main question at this point is whether the [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] IPCC is relevant to what is going on at this point with the UNFCCC? If the AR5 has higher confidence in…

Durbanfest dancers … done and dusted

I’m not sure how many voting delegates were still at the negotiating table in Durban when the dust finally settled on the Conference of the Partygoers at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – which wrapped up its overtime session with many group hugs and declarations of success. The Press Release (ready-made…

Poetry on Bishop Hill, Christmas 2011

While the world waits to see what “agreement” might emerge when the puff of green smoke is sent up from Durban (“time is not on their side”, according to the President of the meeting) … John Shade has pulled together an “anthology” of poetry from Bishop Hill commenters: Climate Lessons: Poetry on Bishop Hill, Christmas…

Abusing public trust: BBC, CBC and “the (climate change) cause”

Yesterday, the U.K. Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) released a report by journalist and author Christopher Booker, entitled The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal. Booker’s report (which I’m still reading), as the title indicates, documents three betrayals (from the GWPF Press Release): His report, The BBC and Climate Change: A Triple Betrayal, shows…