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…

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.…

PAGES2K’s Progress and NatureGeoSci‘s peer-review lite

No research paper can ever be considered to be the final word, and the replication and corroboration of research results is key to the scientific process. In studying complex entities, especially animals and human beings, the complexity of the system and of the techniques can all too easily lead to results that seem robust in…

More porkies ‘n propaganda from Pachauri

Accuracy, consistency and transparency are not attributes that come to mind when one considers the many pronouncements of Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In a March 1, 2012 TreeHugger.com interview with Jacob Gordon [h/t IPCC Coordinating* Lead Author, Richard Betts via Twitter] Pachauri remains true to form. [*…