Tag Archives: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Amid all the hoopla, the science continues

Robert Manne is being too hasty in proclaiming that the ascendancy of global warming denial spells defeat for climate science. [14 August 2012 | Peter Boyer] “Victory of the Denialists: How climate science was vanquished” is the banner headline on … Continue reading

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Climate change is a matter of evidence, not belief

It isn’t a question of who’s following whom. The critical question is, what is the evidence saying? [22 May 2012 | Peter Boyer] “I believe in climate change” is one of the silliest lines to emerge from the interminable debates … Continue reading

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Ruminations on extreme nature

The Murray-Darling floods may seem like an anomaly, but they fit within the IPCC pattern for climate change in Australia. [13 March 2012 | Peter Boyer] The long-suffering people of the Murray-Darling basin don’t need to be told that Australia’s … Continue reading

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