The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is preparing what is known as its Fifth Assessment Report for publication next year .. and somebody has leaked a draft. It’s an open process, but reviewers are not supposed to publish. The BBC Reports … In a statement, the IPCC says it “regrets this unauthorized posting which … Read moreClimate Change Denier Leaks IPCC Report Online – Blames Sun for Global Warming
It sounds like a simple question, and you might assume that the answer is either “Yes” of “No”, but the truth is that neither answer is correct. I very much like the way that Tom Chivers has described it in the Telegraph … Imagine you have a big fairground Wheel of Fortune thing, with the … Read moreWas Hurricane Sandy the product of global warming?
Some still quibble about the reality of climate change and truly do need to come to terms with the stark reality of the physical evidence. Is there any evidence that is beyond all such quibbling? Yes indeed, sea level. If the average global temperature is rising, then sea level will rise, you can’t avoid it. … Read moreThe best Climate Change barometer: Sea Level
Well … we are at an all-time low now. Arctic sea ice appeares to have reached its minimum extent for the year, and that extent is 3.41 million square kilometers (1.32 million square miles). It is the lowest seasonal minimum extent in the satellite record … ever. Here are a few scary facts for you … Read moreArctic sea ice extent settles at record seasonal minimum
The knowledgeable subject matter experts are yelling, but nobody appears to be really listening … The BBC reported a couple of days ago … Arctic ice melting at ‘amazing’ speed. Scientists in the Arctic are warning that this summer’s record-breaking melt is part of an accelerating trend with profound implications. … The Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) … Read moreClimate Change: The alarm bells are sounding …
It has been confirmed that 2012 is indeed a record breaking year for the loss of sea ice in the Arctic and is now the lowest in the satellite era. The image on the left here shows the extent as of yesterday. Yes, that is newer data than the recent press reports, we have already … Read moreThe very latest Arctic Sea Ice News