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IPCC report withstand a barrage of climate denial

Debunking Efforts to Undermine the IPCC’s Latest Climate Report

Climate deniers began working to undermine the fifth Climate Assessment from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) even before the first part of the report was released on September 27. A plethora of media outlets, politicians and business interests are employing a barrage of misinformation tactics to undermine the report. A misguided article published in The Telegraph…

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IPCC Roundup: Stories Turn to IPCC’s Purpose, Scope

By Andrew Freedman Follow @afreedma We’re another day closer to the release of the first official round of documents from the gigantic new climate report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Scientists and government representatives…

Blogger’s Breach of Trust Doesn’t Change the Climate Science Facts

The breach of confidentiality by a climate denialist doesn’t alter the scientific facts and the conclusions of the IPCC’s upcoming Fifth Assessment Report. It does, however, highlight the risks and dangers of trying to make an international science-policy process open and transparent.

New weather normal baseline data is adopted on July 1st

New Climate “Normals” Begin on July 1st – Warmer is the New Norm : NOAA Releases 2010 State of the Climate Report

Tomorrow the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will incorporate new baseline data reflecting new climate “normals” for 1981-2010. For the past decade baseline normals spanned the period from 1971-2000. These normals “serve as a 30 year baseline average of important climate variables that are used to understand average climate conditions at any location and serve as a consistent point…

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