Tag Archives: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPCC WG1 video release

Reiner Grundmann has posted, on Die Klimazwiebel, a video from the IPCC that summarises the Working Group 1 report. I watched it and thought it was alright. Seemed to do a pretty good job of presenting the scientific evidence. Reiner … Continue reading

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Watt about the CO2 residence time?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a recent post by Christopher Monckton called On CO2 residence times – the chicken or the egg. Ths post discusses the bombtest curve shown in the figure below. This curve shows the decay of … Continue reading

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Watt is up with Roger Pielke Sr

I wasn’t going to write another post today but I’ve just come across a new Watts Up With That (WUWT) post by Roger Pielke Sr. The title of the post is Radiative Forcing, Radiative Feedbacks and Radiative Imbalance – The … Continue reading

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Why it must be frustrating

There are many aspects of the climate change/global warming debate that are clearly frustrating for many of those involved, but one might think that fundamentally everyone is interested in the same thing: understanding the science associated with climate change. It … Continue reading

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Has there been a “pause”?

Reiner Grundmann, who is a Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Nottingham, yesterday tweeted the following statement and question. I think climate scientists should make up their mind: either there is a ‘pause’ in temp rise … Continue reading

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Watt about the Cloud Radiative Effect?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a new post by Willis Eschenbach called the Cloud Radiative Effect (CRE). The CRE refers to the influence that clouds have on the Earth’s albedo. Clouds act to reflect incoming radiation and hence have … Continue reading

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The scientists’s view of the IPCC report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released the Working Group 1 (WG1) report of the fifth Assessment Report (AR5). A difference between what is presented here and what was presented in the fourth Assessment Report (AR4) is … Continue reading

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IPCC AR5 WG1

Just in case you aren’t that involved in the climate change/global warming debate, the acronyms in my post title mean Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment Report 5 (AR5) Working Group 1 (WG1). The IPCC is in the process … Continue reading

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Andrew Montford and the BBC News

Andrew Montford, who writes the Bishop Hill blog is a noted climate science “skeptic”. In the run-up to the release of the IPCC’s AR5 SPM, the BBC had a number of news reports about climate science. One of the reports … Continue reading

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A crisis in climate science?

Reiner Grundmann has a post on Die Klimazwiebel called the coming crisis of climate science? I don’t really know what to make of the post overall. As far as I’m aware, Reiner Grundmann is a sociologist/political scientists who has an … Continue reading

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