Posts tagged ‘Richard Tol’

Experts Condemn the IPCC at US Hearing

Credentialed, experienced critics declare that the UN’s climate panel is politicized – and that many of its conclusions are mistaken.

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Continue Reading May 29, 2014 at 12:27 pm

IPCC Wiki Launched – Volunteers Needed

Help annotate the new IPCC report so that it’s more user friendly – and more informative about its authors and source material.

Continue Reading May 11, 2014 at 1:09 pm

Bob Ward’s Despicable Harassment Campaign

If someone was systematically writing to journals that had published your work, making false allegations against you, would you be concerned?

Continue Reading March 7, 2014 at 11:13 am

Mark Jaccard Re-Writes History

A Simon Fraser University economist declared, on his blog in May, “I have never spoken or written of myself as a Nobel laureate.” After I unearthed written testimony to the contrary, he quietly rewrote the post, removing that denial.

Continue Reading July 23, 2013 at 5:47 pm

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

An Even Younger Senior Author

If climate change is the biggest challenge facing humanity, why have kids filled senior IPCC roles for the past 15 years?

Continue Reading October 22, 2010 at 12:29 pm

See You in Mid-August

Includes links to submissions various informed individuals made to the body examining the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The uncritical coverage by the mainstream media notwithstanding, the IPCC is a profoundly flawed organization.

Continue Reading July 5, 2010 at 7:48 am

Climate Bible’s New Authors Announced

831 people will help write the next edition of the climate bible. We’re being told their names and countries of residence but not much more. How do we know if they really are the world’s top experts?

Continue Reading June 23, 2010 at 11:11 am

A Seasoned Veteran’s View of the IPCC

“Over the years, the IPCC has changed from a scientific institution that tries to be policy relevant to a political institution that pretends to be scientific” – so says Richard Tol (an economist who has participated in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change process since the early 1990s).

Continue Reading April 19, 2010 at 3:46 pm

What’s Left if We Disregard Non-Peer-Reviewed Claims?

The chairman of the IPCC has said that non-peer-reviewed research is so undeserving of the IPCC’s attention it should be thrown “into the dustbin.” Yet on one page of the climate bible, only 17% of the text is backed-up by peer-reviewed research.

Continue Reading April 16, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Does the IPCC Prefer Grey Literature to Peer-Reviewed?

Economist Richard Tol has written a series of blog posts regarding, among other concerns, the IPCC’s apparent use of non-peer-reviewed literature to neutralize peer-reviewed research findings.

Continue Reading March 23, 2010 at 4:17 pm

Almost Half Non-Peer-Reviewed

Despite vigorous protests from its own expert reviewers, 42% of the documents cited in one chapter of the climate bible are grey literature rather than peer-reviewed.

Continue Reading March 4, 2010 at 9:31 am


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