Posts Tagged "“IPCC report” “Climate change” “Global warming”"

Breaking from the NYT: Al Gore not actually a scientist

Can this dangerous zealot be stopped?In an article carefully designed to cause David Roberts' head to explode, the New York Times today accuses Al Gore of alarmism. The article is bad. In fact, it's very bad. A brief catalog of some of its badness: Implying some form of equivalence between Al Gore and, say, the Competitive Enterprise Institute by lumping… read more →

Is the new IPCC report conservative? Optimistic? Misleading? Inquiring minds…

The fourth assessment report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a remarkable document. It contains the consensus views of thousands of climate experts, and is so thoroughly vetted that it represents the true gold standard of our current understanding of global warming. It's also an odd sort of document. I can't think of any other academic discipline that undertakes… read more →