tip off

IPCC puts more heat on Abbott’s anti-science climate policies

The IPCC says action on climate change is urgent but affordable. The Abbott government says it will “wait and see”, all the while dismantling the mechanisms that could achieve higher targets.

READ MORE

Risk? What risk? The fossil fuel industry walks both sides of the street

The IPCC report says climate change impacts are occurring now, and the risks of greater impacts need to be managed. The fossil fuel industry relies on politicians and business to ignore those risks.

READ MORE
Crikey Blogs | ENVIRONMENT|

New IPCC report: all you need to know

Brace yourself for more extreme weather, warns the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It makes for concerning reading, says Amber Jamieson.

READ MORE
Crikey Blogs | ENVIRONMENT|

Renewable energy can power (nearly all of) the world

Nearly 80% of the world’s energy needs could be met by renewable energies by 2050, according to a new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), writes Amber Jamieson.

READ MORE
Crikey Blogs | ENVIRONMENT|

IPCC warned: focus on the science, not policy

It’s been a gloomy year for the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and a damning review of its processes and procedures released this week wouldn’t have helped lift the fog. Amber Jamieson explains.

READ MORE

The IPCC truth: flawed, but don’t believe everything you read

Reading some of the media coverage on the report into the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, you’d think it had condemned the IPCC for gross misrepresentation of the climate science. Climate scientist Andrew Macintosh cuts to the truth.

READ MORE

Silence from media on IPCC apology

The Sunday Times has apologised for its sham IPCC ‘Amazongate’ story. But will The Oz, the ABC, Fairfax and many other outlets do the same?

READ MORE
Der Spiegel | ENVIRONMENT|

Climate science: a field in crisis

The entire field of climate research is facing a crisis of confidence, says Der Spiegel. Can scientists save themselves in time to save the planet?

READ MORE

Are you now or have you ever been a climate scientist?

Accusation of criminality against leading climate scientists takes the denialist campaign of harassment and intimidation to new lows.

READ MORE
The Age | ENVIRONMENT|

Penny Wong: Climate change deniers are the cigarette supporters of yore

Penny Wong launches a scathing attack on climate change deniers, including the lies of Climategate and says the worst thing about Copenhagen’s failure was the smugness that it gave sceptics.

READ MORE
Crikey Blogs | ENVIRONMENT|

Is Piers Akerman fabricating quotes from the IPCC?

Is News Ltd’s Piers Akerman the source of an alarmist climate change quote that has for years been attributed to the first head of the IPCC, Sir John Houghton? That’s what the UK’s Independent is claiming.

READ MORE
Rabett Run | ENVIRONMENT|

How Climategate wasn’t as scandalous as the sceptics claimed

Michael Mann, a climate scientist embroiled in the middle of the Climategate hacked emails scandal, had his professional conduct reviewed in a Penn State university inquiry and was exonerated. Read the results before the denialists spin it.

READ MORE

More dodgy IPCC claims?

The IPCC faced a fresh round of criticism in the British media over the weekend, with revelations of more spurious sources and that its chief, Rajendra Pachauri, may have known about the false claims before Copenhagen.

READ MORE
The Guardian | ENVIRONMENT|

Britain declares war on climate sceptics

In an interview with the Observer, UK climate secretary Ed Miliband declares a “battle” against climate change deniers and defends the IPCC.

READ MORE

Clarifying the Crikey clarifier

Crikey readers weigh in on Lord Monckton, climate change, the IPCC, Tony Abbott talking about virgins and Clive Hamilton.

READ MORE

Scientists, the IPCC wants you

Nomination to the IPCC process is an invitation for public smears, threats and routine attacks on your credibility — not by your peers, but by newspaper columnists, bloggers and conspiracy theorists.

READ MORE

Growing battlefield momentum inside the Sceptics Army

Of the two climate change wars currently being waged across the globe — the war against climate change and the war about climate change — it’s War 2 that’s now occupying the most territory.

READ MORE

Losing it over lost trolleys

What’s the big issue getting Crikey readers in a spin? No, it’s not the JJJ Hottest 100 leak or the Massachusetts election. It’s abandoned trolleys.

READ MORE
The Times (UK) | ENVIRONMENT|

Did the IPCC cash-in on melting glaciers?

Glaciergate” continues: The UK Times is accusing the IPCC and its chairperson, Rajendra Pachaur, of using its now refuted claim that the Himalayan glaciers will melt by 2035 “to win grants worth hundreds of thousands of pounds”.

READ MORE

Crikey Clarifier: how the IPCC works

This week, the IPCC was thrown into controversy when it was revealed that its long-held claim that global warming will melt most of the Himalayan glaciers by 2035 was incorrect. Climate law and policy expert Andrew Macintosh explains how things could go so wrong.

READ MORE

Melting glaciers: the canary in the mine shaft of global warming

The career-driven, social agenda-driven scaremongering frenzy of the IPCC over global warming is totally unnecessary when glaciers already tell the tale.

READ MORE
The Times (UK) | ENVIRONMENT|

Did the UN mislead us on climate change?

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has egg on its face after its long-held claim that climate change will melt most of the Himalayan glaciers by 2035 has been revealed as pure speculation published in a non-academic pop-science magazine.

READ MORE

Review: Ian Plimer’s Heaven and Earth

Barry Brooks critiques Ian Plimer’s book Heaven and Earth.

READ MORE

State of the planet

Is the hybrid Escalade an oxymoron? … Insects ravaged more plants in ancient hot period … Cornelia Parker is out to save the planet … King penguins in peril as planet warms … Call for ‘environmental war room’

READ MORE

State of the planet

Antarctic ice riddle keeps sea-level secrets … UN: Climate change may cost $20 trillion … Big firms lack climate change plans … EU bid to freeze out patio heaters … Scientists suggest new geological epoch: ours

READ MORE

Womens Agenda

loading...

Smart Company

loading...

StartupSmart

loading...

Property Observer

loading...