Category Archives: State of the Climate

Wishful thinking can’t prevent global warming

Maintaining that global warming has stalled since 1997 is pure delusion. [11 March 2014 | Peter Boyer] “Seventeen and a half years. Not a flicker of global warming.” That was Christopher Monckton’s take on satellite temperature data released last week … Continue reading

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The state of our climate

Australia’s national climate research agencies have issued their direst warning yet about the state of the climate, but who’s listening? [20 March 2012 | Peter Boyer] The most remarkable thing about last week’s deceptively-brief “State of the Climate” report is not … Continue reading

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US report: Global warming is real and happening quickly

A leading climate agency presents more powerful evidence that the world is rapidly warming. [3 August 2010 | Peter Boyer] Earth has just experienced its hottest decade since we began measuring such things, and 2010 is on track to be the … Continue reading

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