According to Roger Pielke Sr, the answer is YES. He concludes: Thus the value of global warming of the last 4 years fails to agree with the IPCC projections (the values are not even close!). The agrument that this is too short of a time is spurious … [Read more...] about Is The Evaluation of IPCC Projections Using Short-Term Data Valid?
Archives for May 22, 2008
"POLITICIANS seem to think that the science is a done deal," says Tim Palmer. "I don't want to undermine the IPCC, but the forecasts, especially for regional climate change, are immensely uncertain." Palmer is a leading climate modeller at the … [Read more...] about Poor IPCC Predictions Could Undermine Climate Debate
A MAJOR Australian energy company has decided not to wait for the start of a national emissions-trading scheme in 2010 and is offering to buy and sell future permits to its customers. The Australian: AGL makes first trade in emissions scheme … [Read more...] about AGL Begins Emissions Trading Ahead of 2010 National Scheme
KEVIN RUDD'S post-election visit to the Bali climate change conference to announce that Australia would ratify the Kyoto Protocol cost taxpayers more than $530,000. The cost of taking the Prime Minister, five ministers and dozens of advisers and … [Read more...] about Cost of Rudd’s Kyoto Team Trip to Bali