IPCC chief wannabe van Ypersele’s communication record

As Australia’s Tony Thomas had noted last October, Jean-Pascal van Ypersele an IPCC vice-chair of the modelling persuasion, threw his hat in the ring to succeed the more recently disgraced Rajendra Pachauri. Donna Laframboise reported today that the U.K. Guardian, dedicated and dutiful propagator of all messages green, kindly gave van Ypersele a platform from…

Change of communication tune at the IPCC?

A week ago, I had posted an open letter to the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC does not have a history of being particularly responsive – and certainly not in a timely fashion, as Australia’s Tony Thomas had noted in a recent post at Quadrant. Following his receipt of…

An open letter to the IPCC secretariat

UPDATE: 07/19/2013 In what may (or may not) be record time, I have now received a response from the IPCC, albeit not directly from the Secretariat -hro In a post last week, I had commented on a review that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had conducted of its own “future” in 2008. This…

IPCC’s makeover result: Business as usual

In a post on her blog yesterday, Dr. Judith Curry cited several excerpts from a recent (undated) submission via KNMI (Royal Dutch Meteorological Society) on “The Future of the IPCC [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change]” Curry begins her post as follows: The IPCC is soliciting input from participating nations regarding the future of the IPCC.…