Climate Change: How much agreement do we have from the subject matter experts?

Read some press stories and you would get the impression that the topic of Climate Change is one that is disputed by a lot of serious scientists who have made an entire career out of studying all the evidence in detail. (Mr Dellingpole, I’m thinking of you). However, what are the numbers, what do we really know regarding the … Read moreClimate Change: How much agreement do we have from the subject matter experts?

400 ppm …. yikes!

400 ppm is an artificial milestone of course, and yet perhaps also a significant one. We are apparently travelled back in time to the Pliocene, a time roughly 3 million years ago when the earth was a lot warmer and sea level was a lot higher. The global average temperature in the mid-Pliocene was 2-3°C higher than today, and global sea level was a lot … Read more400 ppm …. yikes!

Climate Change: Being consistently wrong about everything

James Delingpole is a Telegraph columnist who is constantly banging on about climate change being a complete myth. Today, for example, he writes … Now even Pravda admits the ‘global warming’ jig is up It’s Death of Little Nell time again in the field of climate “science.” The New York Times – aka Pravda – has … Read moreClimate Change: Being consistently wrong about everything

Climate Change Denier Leaks IPCC Report Online – Blames Sun for Global Warming

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

Was Hurricane Sandy the product of 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?

The best Climate Change barometer: Sea Level

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