Posts tagged ‘climate bible’

A Mother, a Daughter & a New IPCC Leak

Manipulation of a Summary document makes the UN’s climate panel look like an overly-protective, hysterical mother.

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Continue Reading March 25, 2014 at 1:55 pm

Your Guide to the New IPCC Report

How does the new climate report compare to the last one? Has the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change pulled up its socks?

Continue Reading March 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm

UN Employees as IPCC Authors

The IPCC’s Chapter 7 was not written by neutral, dispassionate scholars. Three UN employees are among its authors.

Continue Reading March 23, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Conflict-of-Interest in the IPCC’s New Chapter 7

As a journal guest editor, IPCC lead author Andrew Challinor approved the publication of 9 research papers that are now being cited as evidence in his IPCC chapter.

Continue Reading March 21, 2014 at 11:58 am

IPCC Deja Vu: Feedback Ignored, Error Published

A research paper doesn’t talk about increased crop damage by insects. But as occurred in the Himalayan glacier incident, the erroneous claim remains in the about-to-be released report.

Continue Reading March 20, 2014 at 2:29 pm

The Invisible Judith Curry

A bona fide climate scientist tells US Senators we have no idea whether human-caused global warming will be a serious problem. The media doesn’t report it.

Continue Reading January 17, 2014 at 6:48 pm

Celebrated Physicist Calls IPCC Summary ‘Deeply Unscientific’

Former CERN official says 65 prominent IPCC authors have abandoned “scientific rigour.”

Continue Reading December 20, 2013 at 6:49 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

‘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

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 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

The UN’s Pretend Climate Scientists

A UN press release falsely describes those attending an IPCC meeting as “climate scientists,” In fact, these people are policy wonks, economists, political scientists, and UN advisors.

Continue Reading July 4, 2013 at 2:20 pm

The FoxNews Interview

The full text of an interview I recently gave to FoxNews – and a link to the story.

Continue Reading January 23, 2013 at 11:04 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

Searchable Secret Santa

Simon Barnett has created a wonderful analysis tool for the new IPCC data.

Continue Reading January 11, 2013 at 12:38 pm

Cogs in the Climate Machine

The scientists who write IPCC reports have so little authority that changing the word “systems” to “ecosystems” involves multiple layers of bureaucracy.

Continue Reading January 10, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Are a Third of IPCC Review Editors MIA?

IPCC review editors were supposed to file a report last September. A third of them apparently didn’t bother.

Continue Reading January 9, 2013 at 9:09 am

IPCC Legal Notice

The Legal and Liaison Officer of the IPCC has sent me a boilerplate notice, requesting the removal of Secret Santa documents from my website.

Continue Reading January 9, 2013 at 7:20 am

The Secret Santa Leak

Thanks to a whistleblower, draft versions of most chapters of the IPCC’s upcoming report are now in the public domain. Among the new revelations: the IPCC has learned nothing from the Himalayan glacier debacle.

Continue Reading January 8, 2013 at 9:55 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

This Is Called Cheating (Part 1)

IPCC officials are telling Working Group 2 authors about scientific papers that haven’t been written yet. These papers will appear in a special edition of a journal guest-edited by an activist scientist.

Continue Reading December 20, 2012 at 2:23 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

More on IPCC Chapter Head Neil Adger – & Stephen Schneider

Ideas being promoted by ‘climate scientists’ look increasingly scary.

Continue Reading May 31, 2012 at 5:24 pm

The IPCC: Going Where No Scientist Should Go

The next IPCC report will include a chapter that discusses gender inequality, marginalized populations, and traditional knowledge. So much for providing “rigorous…scientific information.”

Continue Reading May 29, 2012 at 5:15 pm

The Activist Economist & the IPCC (Part 2)

The author of a 2007 book on climate change failed to mention his own IPCC involvement while pointing to that body as an authority. This is called an undisclosed conflict-of-interest.

Continue Reading May 26, 2012 at 12:36 pm

The Activist Economist & the IPCC (Part 1)

How can claims that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is objective be taken seriously when one of its authors has been arrested at an anti-coal protest?

Continue Reading May 24, 2012 at 3:09 pm

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

Closed Minds at the IPCC

A Dutch professor has examined a draft of the upcoming IPCC report. He says it has been written by people who start from the assumption that dangerous, human-caused global warming has been proven.

Continue Reading February 12, 2012 at 4:01 pm

IPCC Scientists – Guests of the Environmental Defense Fund

A powerful lobby group supplied their meeting space, helped with their travel documents & subsidized their meals. Top IPCC scientists went along for the ride.

Continue Reading January 21, 2012 at 11:36 am

Pachauri’s Green Torch Bearers

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is supposed to be a neutral and impartial body. But its chairman is encouraging business students to be green activists.

Continue Reading December 6, 2011 at 11:43 am

Inside the IPCC: the Climategate E-Mails

Newly released e-mails shed light on internal IPCC politics.

Continue Reading November 23, 2011 at 7:12 am

Pachauri Interviewed by Pretend Journalist

The UK’s Guardian newspaper has published a fawning article about IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri. But the article is pure propaganda. It was written by the Natural Resources Defense Council – a green lobby group that fancies itself “the Earth’s best defense.”

Continue Reading November 20, 2011 at 8:23 am

Rajendra Pachauri – The Little Man Who Told Big Whoppers

Many IPCC authors were chosen for reasons other than impressive scholarly track records.

Continue Reading November 19, 2011 at 5:56 am

News & Reviews

At the end of 2011 Treehugger.com continues to portray IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri as a saint.

Continue Reading November 14, 2011 at 6:08 pm

The IPCC’s Fake Review Editor

A person who “played no role whatsoever” in an IPCC chapter nevertheless signed a statement that claimed otherwise.

Continue Reading November 9, 2011 at 8:27 am

How to Spot a Delinquent Teenager

Delinquent teenagers never take responsibility for their own actions. After they’ve set fire to the the neighbour’s sofa they insist the real issue is that the cops got the time slightly wrong.

Continue Reading November 6, 2011 at 9:38 am

When the IPCC Makes an Error, Is it the Journalist’s Fault?

I trusted the IPCC’s website when it listed the lead authors of one of its chapters. If that list is wrong am I the party who hasn’t been careful?

Continue Reading November 4, 2011 at 9:52 am

WWF-Affiliated Personnel in Working Group 1

Most chapters in Working Group 1 of the 2007 Climate Bible contained at least one scientist who is affiliated with professional climate lobbyists. In one instance, four of the lead authors were tainted in this manner.

Continue Reading November 2, 2011 at 12:31 pm

WWF Issues Press Release About My Book

The World Wildlife Fund says the charge that scientists affiliated with its organization have infiltrated the IPCC is “ludicrous.” Surely it can do better than that.

Continue Reading October 24, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Please Review My Book on Amazon

Please consider leaving a review of my book on the Amazon store websites. These reviews really do matter.

Continue Reading October 15, 2011 at 7:16 pm

A Book is Born

Digital editions of my book can now be purchased from Amazon.com, as well as Amazon outlets in the UK, Germany, and France. An instantly-downloadable PDF edition is also available.

Continue Reading October 13, 2011 at 8:36 pm

WWF Influence at the Highest Levels of the IPCC

40 people belonged to the IPCC’s 2007 ‘core writing team.’ 11 of them have documented links to either the World Wildlife Fund or Greenpeace.

Continue Reading October 4, 2011 at 2:23 pm

78 Names

The scientists on this list either played some role in the 2007 Climate Bible or are helping to write the next one expected to be completed in 2013. In many cases, they’re doing dual duty.

All of them have a documented, public relationship with professional lobbyists.

Continue Reading October 1, 2011 at 12:50 am

Glaciergate’s Other WWF Connection

The erroneous Himalayan glacier prediction was based on a WWF report. The IPCC chapter in which that mistake occurred was led by two WWF-affiliated scientists.

Continue Reading September 29, 2011 at 10:57 pm

The IAC Report One Year Later

A year after a damning assessment was released, the IPCC continues to thumb its nose at key recommendations.

Continue Reading September 1, 2011 at 12:06 pm

The Journal of Climate & the IPCC

We’re supposed to trust the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s conclusions because it relies on peer-reviewed scientific literature. But many of the people who run scientific journals also write IPCC reports. This is a circular, incestuous process.

Continue Reading August 23, 2011 at 4:43 pm

Greenpeace’s Fear Machine

17 years ago a Greenpeace report titled The Climate Time Bomb tried to frighten us with lurid images and dire predictions that have since failed.

Continue Reading August 2, 2011 at 1:33 pm

Canadian Scientists and the World Wildlife Fund

When hundreds of Canadian scientists – and 12 science bodies – joined a World Wildlife Fund ad campaign they undermined their own authority. They became politically-motivated actors in a political discussion.

Continue Reading July 29, 2011 at 10:18 am

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