2013 Climate Change Review

Roger Pielke Jr. has an excellent summary on the “state of climate change”, (view the article), given in his testimony to the House last week. The full testimony is posted here, with some of the highlights below. Also, there is an interesting confrontation item by item on the mistakes of the last IPCC assessment for anyone […]

Climate Change Deception 2012

Roger Pielke Jr. has an excellent post that cross examines Christopher Fields’ testimony before congress on climate change. Chris Fields is the lead author of the IPCC’s Working Group II on climate impacts, and professor at Stanford. You can read his full testimony here, and this is how he starts: My testimony today will address the […]

Disasters and Climate Change

Roger Pielke Jr. has a recent set of posts and data on his blog, dealing a death blow to the conflation between extreme weather events and climate change.  This kind of stuff isn’t new, but there is some new data out which makes the correlation harder to prove. Here is one post with a good graph […]

Africa, Reconciliation and Environment

During the Pope’s trip to Benin in Africa there have been a few statements relevant to the environment. Most of the message of the trip has centered on “hope”, as well as moral and spiritual matters. Pope Benedict XVI insisted throughout his trip, and especially in his Apostolic Exhortation Africae munus, that Africa is a sign […]

The IPCC Loss of Credibility

Roger Pielke Jr. has an interesting post on the latest measures involving the IPCC, and the predicted changes ahead. Read it here.  I have posted before on the complications of the IPCC here and here. Very basically, the IPCC has had to implement new procedures to guarantee freedom from conflict of interest and other potential elements […]