Posted 4 April 2014

"The received wisdom on global warming, published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was updated this week. The newspapers were, as always, full of stories about scientists being even more certain of environmental Armageddon. But the document itself revealed a f...

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Posted 31 March 2014

"The more important it is to anchor any interpretation on firm observational facts. There are no successful shortcuts to be found in simple statistics or modeling; such attempts rather lead to misleading statements. Undoubtedly, the truth of what is going on with the sea leve...

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Posted 31 March 2014

 "Even with its too-high, too-fast assumptions, the recently leaked draft of the IPCC impacts makes clear that when it comes to effect on human welfare, "for most economic sectors, the impact of climate change will be small relative to the impacts of other drivers,' such as e...

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Posted 30 March 2014

"No unambiguous evidence exists of dangerous interference in the global climate caused by human-related CO2
emissions. In particular, the cryosphere is not melting at an enhanced rate; sea-level rise is not accelerating; and no systematic changes have been documented i...

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Posted 8 March 2014

The Royal Society [of Britain], a venerable institution with more than 300 years on its back, has been served with a scientific challenge from independent scientists. The dispute is about the society’s continued refusal to even acknowledge, much less discuss, evidence to the c...

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