Yearly Archives: 2009

Holdren and Lubchenco warn Congress of climate disruption, call for emissions cuts and preparedness

Presidential science adviser John Holdren and NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco warned of the growing impacts of climate change and the emphasized the urgency of curbing emissions and preparing for the impacts at a December 2 Congressional hearing on The State … Continue reading

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IPCC statement on stolen emails from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia

“Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) firmly stands behind the conclusions of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, the community of researchers and its individuals providing the scientific basis, and the procedures of IPCC Assessments …The … Continue reading

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Obama will go to last day of Copenhagen conference; emerging accord on aid to developing countries

The White House announced that President Obama will participate at the end of the Copenhagen climate conference on December 18, seeking to conclude a productive accord on issues under negotiation.  The December 4 announcement emphasized emissions reduction targets set by … Continue reading

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Copenhagen Diagnosis

In the build-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 7-18, a group of 26 leading scientists has released a report, Copenhagen Diagnosis, to “synthesize the most policy-relevant climate science published since the close-off of material for … Continue reading

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Ben Santer: Open letter to the climate science community

Climate scientists are being subjected to slanderous attacks by demagogues in high office and the global warming disinformation campaign.  Climate Science Watch is posting here an “Open letter to the climate science community” by Ben Santer of Lawrence Livermore National … Continue reading

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Obama, Copenhagen, and the need for straight talk on climate

Al Jazeera English TV interviewed Climate Science Watch director Rick Piltz on November 23 on what we should expect from President Obama in connection with the upcoming Copenhagen climate conference.  We want him to go, we said.  He should make … Continue reading

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“A World Without Ice”

“Ice everywhere is talking to us,” says Henry Pollack, “in a language that we must understand and heed.  Ice is a sleeping giant that has been awakened, and if we fail to recognize what has been unleashed, it will be … Continue reading

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Some sources on the controversy over the hacked files from the UK Climatic Research Unit

For those who are following the controversy being spun up over hacked e-mails and files from the Climatic Research Unit directed by climate scientist Phil Jones at the University of East Anglia, here are a few news and commentary sources … Continue reading

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EPA attempt to limit free speech by agency lawyers Laurie Williams and Allan Zabel violates the law

EPA’s attempt to limit freedom of speech by two agency lawyers, Laurie Willaims and Allan Zabel, who have spoken out in opposition to proposed cap and trade climate legislation, violates the law, says Louis Clark, President of the Government Accountability … Continue reading

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President Obama will travel to Copenhagen on Dec. 9 to participate in the UN climate conference

The White House announced today that President Obama will travel to Copenhagen on December 9 to participate in the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The White House press release says: “Based on the President’s work on climate change over the … Continue reading

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