Climate of cat-ostro(v)e

[Please note Update below -hro] And now for something completely – but differently – alarming. At least to me. As some of you may know, my feline companion, Amber, has a mind of her own (I know, I know … what cat doesn’t?!) and is very vocal. So I became somewhat alarmed yesterday when she…

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 Lead Author is Greenpeace PR Agent?

Andrew Weaver, a longtime Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Lead Author, who proudly wears his green heart on his sleeve, now appears to be peddling Greenpeace propaganda: Point of No Return | Greenpeace International greenpeace.org/international/… — Andrew Weaver (@AJWVictoriaBC) January 22, 2013 I have mentioned previously that (the currently being written IPCC AR5) Lead…

BREAKING: Minamata Mercury – Finally, a UNEP success story?

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is the parent of a plethora of panels, platforms and … scary stories. They haven’t been particularly successful in getting The Future [They] Want via the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its “primary client” the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). I reported a few…

Mercury rising … or not?

While waiting for the officials at the esteemed U.K. Meteorological (Met) Office to learn how to “say what you mean and mean what you say”, I thought you might be interested in knowing that there’s yet another United Nations Environment Program (UNEP – promulgator of scary stories since 1972) confab underway. This six-day “session”, which…

Sign of slight improvement detected in IPCC green files

In her book, The Delinquent Teenager Who Was Mistaken for the World’s Top Climate Expert, Donna Laframboise highlighted in Chapter 29, The Cut-and-Paste Job (Kindle Locations 1725-1728) the highly dubious appointment of an Anthony McMichael as the Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Climate Bible’s first health chapter. McMichael is an…