Tag Archives: ipcc

Loss of old certainties hobbles IPCC

A comparison of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report on the science of climate change with the First Assessment from 1990 raises some awkward questions.

The blind alley of impeccable climate science

In the first published report since the 2010 UN inquiry into its methods, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is taking no chances with its choice of language. But is the cautious science of the Special Report on Extreme Events and Disasters going to save the planet?

Pachauri opens door to new climate adaptation science

A new approach to tackling climate change in developing countries may win greater recognition, thanks to support from the head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Speaking yesterday at the close of the 5th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change held in Bangladesh, Dr Rajendra Pachauri announced that its findings could be included in the adaptation chapters of the Fifth Assessment Report. This IPCC guidance for global decision-makers is due to be published in 2014. The conference […]

Sachs defends Pachauri against Murdoch propaganda

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, the outspoken Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, has accused the News Corporation media empire of conducting a year-long campaign of vilification against the head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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