Posts filed under ‘Rajendra Pachauri’

3 Reasons Not to Trust the New Climate Report

The IPCC acts as investigator, prosecutor, judge, and jury. It has a long history of recruiting activist personnel, and is led by a man prone to exaggeration.

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Continue Reading April 15, 2014 at 10:04 am

Blog of the Year Nomination

Hard-hitting IPCC journalism – some reasons to cast your vote for this blog.

Continue Reading March 5, 2014 at 10:29 am

IPCC Officials Keen to Remake the World

UN climate panel leaders don’t behave in a “policy-neutral, never policy-prescriptive” manner.

Continue Reading December 11, 2013 at 12:48 pm

IPCC Author Stars in Sleazy, Fake Nobel Ad Campaign

A York University advertising campaign falsely implies that Roger Pulwarty has won a Nobel Peace Prize.

Continue Reading November 9, 2013 at 12:56 pm

NYTimes Calls this Blog ‘Hostile’ to the IPCC

The New York Times reports on the IPCC leak I publicized yesterday.

Continue Reading November 2, 2013 at 10:15 am

2 Arctic Circle Fake Nobel Laureates

According to the agenda of an upcoming conference, three Nobel laureates will be participating. But only one of them is genuine.

Continue Reading October 8, 2013 at 12:40 pm

The Bad Novel and the New Climate Report

Pachauri’s 2010 work of fiction and the credibility of the IPCC’s 2013-2014 climate report are now inextricably linked.

Continue Reading September 29, 2013 at 11:42 am

9,000 Nobel Pretenders

The unadorned truth was door number one. Cringe-worthy exaggeration was door number two. The IPCC made the wrong call.

Continue Reading September 27, 2013 at 5:15 am

My ‘Wall Street Journal’ Op-Ed

There are many reasons to distrust the UN’s climate panel. Let’s start with political meddling and authors linked to green lobby groups.

Continue Reading September 25, 2013 at 10:12 am

The IPCC’s Political Chairman

It may not be wise to judge a book by its cover, but it’s entirely appropriate to judge an organization by its leader.

Continue Reading September 23, 2013 at 9:11 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 5)

Rather than speaking truth to power, activists have been parroting claims by the establishment that the IPCC chairman is a Nobel Prize winner.

Continue Reading September 22, 2013 at 10:10 am

‘Nature’ Spin Elevates Third-Tier IPCC Official to Chair

With attention focused on the IPCC’s imminent Working Group 1 report, a prestigious science journal has published a misleadingly-headlined profile of Working Group 3 co-chair, Ottmar Edenhofer.

Continue Reading September 21, 2013 at 10:47 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 4)

Multiple UN entities falsely describe the chairman of the IPCC as a Nobel prize winner.

Continue Reading September 19, 2013 at 7:26 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 3)

The day after the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, the Office of the Prime Minister of Norway made false declarations about the head of the IPCC.

Continue Reading September 17, 2013 at 9:24 am

Suzanne Goldenberg: Eco Activist Disguised as a Journalist

The Guardian‘s environment correspondent couldn’t be more one-sided if she herself were on the IPCC’s payroll.

Continue Reading September 16, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 2)

Why has Yale University promulgated the fiction that the chairman of the IPCC is a Nobel laureate?

Continue Reading September 15, 2013 at 7:18 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 1)

Why does the New York Academy of Sciences falsely call the chairman of the IPCC a Nobel laureate?

Continue Reading September 14, 2013 at 8:56 am

Into the Dustbin (my new book)

My new book takes a close look at Rajendra Pachauri, the man in charge of the UN entity that will release a new climate report later this month. It’s available as a paperback, a Kindle e-book, or an instantly downloadable PDF.

Continue Reading September 10, 2013 at 7:38 am

What Would a Bad Job Look Like?

A US official recently called Rajendra Pachauri’s leadership of the world’s most important climate body ‘extraordinary.’ But ‘inadequate’ and ‘inexcusable’ are more appropriate.

Continue Reading August 5, 2013 at 12:54 pm

The IPCC, UFOs & Pseudoscience

The head of the IPCC has written a novel in which the central character is infatuated with pseudoscience and in which UFO enthusiast Shirley MacLaine is presented as credible. The final installment of the Nobel Laureate Summer Reading series.

Continue Reading July 31, 2013 at 11:08 am

Nobel Laureate Summer Reading – Part 4

Girl spurns boy, marries someone else, and is anally raped on her honeymoon. Girl comes crawling back to boy, begging for forgiveness, and pleading for one more chance.

Continue Reading July 29, 2013 at 10:22 am

Nobel Laureate Summer Reading – Part 3

There’s nothing wrong with writing a sex-saturated novel. But IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri says this book is “all about spirituality.”

Continue Reading July 27, 2013 at 8:09 am

Nobel Laureate Summer Reading – Part 2

Between the ages of four and six, our hero is judged to be the smartest, gets “revenge against the whole world,” and is preferred by the girls.

Continue Reading July 25, 2013 at 10:47 am

Nobel Laureate Summer Reading – Part 1

Tidbit #1 from Rajendra Pachauri’s 2010 novel. HSBC, the huge multinational bank, has linked its brand to this strange, stilted prose.

Continue Reading July 24, 2013 at 11:23 am

The IPCC Chairman’s Fake Second PhD

Rajendra Pachauri holds only one PhD – not two, as his official IPCC bio claims.

Continue Reading July 18, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Pachauri’s Latest Award: Can You Say Conflict-of-Interest?

An organization headed by a senior IPCC official (Working Group 3 Vice-Chair, Carlo Carraro) has ranked TERI, an organization headed by the IPCC’s chairman, first in the world.

Continue Reading July 14, 2013 at 2:26 pm

The Earth League: Self-Important, Self-Appointed Busybodies

Once again, people described as “leading scientists” turn out to be economists, UN officials, and those with links to activist organizations.

Continue Reading July 9, 2013 at 12:25 pm

Rajendra Pachauri’s Conspiracy Theory

It takes chutzpah to accuse other people of something you yourself are peddling.

Continue Reading April 6, 2013 at 11:26 am

The Rajendra Pachauri Puzzle

The IPCC chairman’s response to The Great Global Warming Swindle sheds light on his pathetic leadership.

Continue Reading February 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm

The Workshop Presentation that Never Was

The BBC African temperature exaggeration is worse that we thought. It also has an IPCC connection.

Continue Reading February 13, 2013 at 6:27 pm

Why Taking WWF Money Matters

If the IPCC had done the sensible thing and banned activist publications, would the institute run by its chairman still be receiving activist cash?

Continue Reading February 5, 2013 at 2:50 pm

Pachauri Takes WWF Money

Last week, a sustainability summit organized by the chairman of the IPCC was held in India. The World Wildlife Fund provided funding.

Continue Reading February 4, 2013 at 3:06 pm

Rajendra Pachauri, Pessimist-in-Chief

The head of the IPCC thinks “a large part of the human species” is endangered by climate change. Apparently that makes him an optimist.

Continue Reading January 17, 2013 at 8:39 am

This Is Called Cheating (Part 2)

Months before authors were even selected to write an upcoming IPCC report, its chairman was telling a live audience what conclusion that report would reach.

Continue Reading December 22, 2012 at 4:39 pm

IPCC Declares Its Intent to Circumvent Expert Reviewers

Hundreds of souls have volunteered to serve as IPCC expert reviewers. But the review process lacks integrity – and the system is being gamed.

Continue Reading December 15, 2012 at 7:22 pm

The IPCC Leak: This is What Transparency Looks Like

The IPCC describes itself as a completely transparent organization. If that is the case, the draft chapters of its upcoming report that were leaked on the Internet yesterday should be a non-issue.

Continue Reading December 14, 2012 at 9:49 am

UN Bureaucrats Wield Science for Undemocratic Purposes

UN officials say we should listen to science. Don’t be fooled. It’s a rhetorical ploy, a cover for their own agenda.

Continue Reading November 22, 2012 at 3:50 pm

2 IPCC Announcements

In an official statement, the IPCC says it’s improper for any of its personnel to describe themselves as Nobel laureates. But the statement is all but invisible on the IPCC’s website.

Continue Reading November 20, 2012 at 4:42 am

IPCC Author Becomes Green Party Apparatchik

A lead author of the IPCC’s ‘hard science’ section is a Green Party candidate and deputy leader.

Continue Reading October 26, 2012 at 9:50 am

IPCC Embraces Geographic Quotas

The IPCC has abandoned science in favour of affirmative action.

Continue Reading June 19, 2012 at 8:32 am

Disasters and the IPCC

Will a load-of-nonsense IPCC press release be corrected?

Continue Reading April 10, 2012 at 3:19 pm

UN Climate Chief’s ‘Green Crusader’ Award

The head of what is supposed to be a neutral scientific body saw no impropriety recently in accepting an award that applauds his environmental activism.

Continue Reading March 8, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Explosive Pachauri Profile in Australian Magazine

Five years before Rajendra Pachauri became chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a judge ruled that he had “sworn to false affidavits” – and that a non-profit organization was “not safe” in his hands.

Continue Reading March 2, 2012 at 2:42 pm

Big Oil Money for Me, But Not for Thee

The Sierra Club takes fossil fuel money. So does the Nature Conservancy and Rajendra Pachauri’s sustainability conference. So why is the Heartland Institute being torn to pieces for the same behaviour?

Continue Reading February 17, 2012 at 4:19 pm

Pachauri Pushes Emissions Reduction – Again

The IPCC is supposed to be “policy-neutral, never policy-prescriptive.” How can it be OK for its chairman to lobby for one policy in particular?

Continue Reading February 2, 2012 at 5:31 pm

What Pachauri Means by ‘Sustainable’

For the head of the IPCC, sustainable is just another word for a global anti-poverty campaign. Which means that organizations such as his own TERI institute, in poor countries such as India, receive lots of funding.

Continue Reading January 31, 2012 at 3:29 pm 1 comment

Pachauri’s 5-Star Sustainability Summit

If you were hosting a sustainability conference that criticized energy-intensive lifestyles and over-consumption, would you do it at a five-star hotel?

Continue Reading January 30, 2012 at 12:37 pm

What Financial Meltdowns Teach Us About the IPCC

When I describe the surreal world of climate science to people who are strangers to that world I know it sounds fantastical. But there are strong parallels with the recently destroyed economies of Iceland, Greece, and Ireland.

Continue Reading January 5, 2012 at 6:02 pm

Pachauri: It’s Too Late to Fight Climate Change

Back in 2007 IPCC chairman Pachauri made a prediction regarding the year 2012.

Continue Reading January 1, 2012 at 10:51 am

Rajendra Pachauri: Ever the Activist

According to the head of what is supposed to be a neutral scientific body, young people need to be mobilized to become major agents of change. Does it really need to be said that science is no longer science if those with activist agendas are in charge?

Continue Reading December 23, 2011 at 12:33 pm

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