CBC finally drops IPCC-nik Andrew Weaver’s fake Nobel laurel

[Please note UPDATE below -hro] Canada’s National (taxpayer funded) Broadcaster, the CBC has rarely – if ever – missed an opportunity to unquestioningly promote the alarmist “cause” along with its made in Canada green activists and advocates. Andrew Weaver is one of the CBC’s favourite idols. Weaver – who has never demonstrated any understanding of…

IPCC diagnosis – permanent paradigm paralysis

Originally posted on Climate Etc.:
by Judith Curry Diagnosis: paradigm paralysis, caused by motivated reasoning, oversimplification, and consensus seeking; worsened and made permanent by a vicious positive feedback effect at the climate science-policy interface. In a previous post, I discussed the IPCC’s diagnosis of a planetary fever and their prescription for planet Earth.  In this…

Do IPCC NGO observers have silent non-functional mics?

In my previous post on the “transparent” behind closed doors gathering of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is now apparently running into overtime “deliberations”, one of the things I forgot to note was the rather conspicuous absence during each of the speeches of any mention of “members of civil society”. Typically, at…

IPCC’s AR5: Pontifications from planet Stocker, Pachauri & Steiner

UPDATE 09/27/2013 12:13 AM PDT Text of speeches by Stocker, Pachauri & two others (not Steiner!) now posted at: http://www.ipcc.ch/news_and_events/press_information.shtml#.UkUuNNJwp8F In its typically “transparent” fashion, on Sept. 23, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assembled behind closed doors to conduct the “line by line” approval of the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of Working Group…

Hiding the decline (of the IPCC/UNFCCC)?

[Please note UPDATE at the end of this post -hro] The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is the body under whose auspices each late November – early December a COP (Conference of the Parties) and CMP (“Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol”) are…