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A tough sell: can these spinners change your mind on climate change?

Australians just aren’t convinced on climate change. So we commissioned some spinners — who are not necessarily greenies themselves — to sell the message on global warming.

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Media briefs: April fools … IPCC media wrap … cutting pork …

How the nation’s media covered the IPCC report, plus the best April Fools’ jokes and other media tidbits of the day.

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Margaret Thatcher: a climate warrior?

Margaret Thatcher was much hated by the Left for her economic policies, warmongering and union-busting. But Jon Dee says she did a great deal towards starting the fight against climate change.

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IPCC chief calls for ‘sane voices’ in local climate debate

The world’s most influential climate scientist Rajendra Pachauri speaks to Crikey on the need for sanity and fair reporting in media coverage of climate change — and explains why Australia should care.

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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.

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Crikey Blogs | ENVIRONMENT|

New IPCC report: all you need to know

The IPCC’s Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation special report makes for concerning reading, writes Amber Jamieson.

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The long view: re-assessing the IPCC science

In a recent speech, Professor Ross Garnaut warned that the latest scientific trends suggested increases in temperatures and sea-level rises were worse than predicted by the IPCC in 2007. Dr Andrew Glikson explains why.

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Shades of grey: UN to clean up its climate-change house

The UN-sponsored IPCC is about to undergo some much needed structural change, and new leadership may be an inevitable part of that reform., writes Giles Parkinson of Climate Spectator.

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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?

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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?

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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.

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The story of the Guinea Pig and the Tussock

or My life as a poisonous toad by Piers Akerman

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Warning: Akerman’s global warming quote logic will melt your mind

News Limited columnist Piers Akerman is at risk of being sued for defamation after today revealing he misquoted the former head of the IPCC while accusing him of promoting climate change alarmism. However, Akerman is not conceding that he made a mistake, but is triumphantly flourishing a different quote as evidence of his vindication, writes Crikey intern Matthew Knott.

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My reasons to be angry

It doesn’t sound very scientisty!

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