Category Archives: IPCC

Groups and herds: implications for the IPCC

by Judith Curry

Group failures often have disastrous consequences—not merely for businesses, nonprofits, and governments, but for all those affected by them. – Cass Sunstein and Reid Hastie

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Politicizing the IPCC report

by Judith Curry

UK Energy and Climate Change Committee report on IPCC AR5 – another pointless exercise in circular reasoning, confirmation bias and division? – Paul Matthews

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U.S. House Hearing on the IPCC Process

by Judith Curry

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space & Technology is holding a Hearing today at 11 a.m.: Examining the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Process

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IPCC: Functional stupidity?

by Judith Curry

Our point is that the IPCC has bought into a very specific framing of “the problem” that has rendered climate policy ineffective and has foreclosed the possibility of public consent. – Silke Beck et al.

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Lennart Bengtsson speaks out

by Judith Curry

The whole concept behind IPCC is basically wrong. – Lennart Bengtsson

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IPCC TAR and the hockey stick

by Judith Curry

Regarding the Hockey Stick of IPCC 2001 evidence now indicates, in my view, that an IPCC Lead Author working with a small cohort of scientists, misrepresented the temperature record of the past 1000 years by (a) promoting his own result as the best estimate, (b) neglecting studies that contradicted his, and (c) amputating another’s result so as to eliminate conflicting data and limit any serious attempt to expose the real uncertainties of these data. – John Christy

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Stavins and Tol on IPCC WG3

by Judith Curry

Many of the more worrying impacts of climate change really are symptoms of mismanagement and underdevelopment. – Richard Tol

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