Refuting the Smear Machine – Part 2
People tell themselves fairy tales about UN organizations – and disparage journalists who shine a light on what’s actually going on.
New Climategate Development
The password protecting the remaining Climategate material has been released to blogger Tom Nelson.
More on IPCC Chapter Head Neil Adger – & Stephen Schneider
Ideas being promoted by ‘climate scientists’ look increasingly scary.
Scientific Consensus, Leadership & Stephen Schneider
Is it any wonder that young climate scientists behave badly? Their elders set the example – by hurling insults at dissenters.
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.
Inside the IPCC: the Climategate E-Mails
Newly released e-mails shed light on internal IPCC politics.
That Wobbly Foundation: Peer-Reviewed Research
Climate activists have long argued that scientific research that has been peer-reviewed is reliable, trustworthy & true.
A recently-released collection of candid insider comments confirms many of our worst fears about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
A Powerful New Research Tool
A hyperlinked and annotated version of the 2007 climate bible gives us new ways of viewing this document. Produced by two dedicated volunteers, it’s a gift to the public as well as the research community.
Still Clueless in Australia
Journalist Margot O’Neill has just completed an Oxford University sabbatical on climate change reporting, but her views aren’t much altered from a year ago – when she accused IPCC critics of embracing conspiracies.
The Shoddy Climategate Inquiries
A new report examines three UK inquiries launched after the Climategate documents surfaced in late 2009. Intended to restore public confidence, those inquiries have done nothing of the sort.
Earth Hour 2010
Earth Hour is a project of the World Wildlife Fund. The truckloads of free publicity this event attracts may be the primary reason the WWF is now the world’s wealthiest environmental organization.
The Auditor – A Cartoon by Josh
A cartoon pays homage to Steve McIntyre, a private Canadian citizen who believes climate research findings need to be verified by independent third parties. Having led a multi-year crusade to ensure this happens, an excellent book has now been written about McIntyre’s efforts.
The Battle for the Soul of Science
The public is being told that to doubt global warming is to be anti-science and that to question behaviour reminiscent of adolescent gamers is to “attack” climate scientists for doing their job. It’s time the grown-ups in the scientific community made themselves heard.
Reuters’ Climate Change Fiction
One day entire books will be written about the mainstream media’s pathetic coverage of the climate change debate.
Is This Politics or Science?
For those of us who think science is about being open to new ideas and perspectives, Michael “hockey stick” Mann isn’t the kind of scientist we’d want our kids to grow up to be.
Links to some early reactions and analysis following the release into the public domain of a collection of documents that has come to be called “climategate.”
Al Gore: Not This Thinking Woman’s Thinking Man
The media call Al Gore an “eco prophet” and the “thinking man’s thinking man.” So why did Gore repeatedly tell Slate magazine that “the most recent [climategate e-mail] is more than 10 years old” when, in fact, it was less than a month old?
Is Corporate E-mail Private E-Mail?
Emails sent at work are not private. Climategate scientists who say they “personally feel violated” now that their e-mails have become public need to remember that their salaries are paid with taxpayer dollars.