What is the IPCC doing now besides covering their needy, greedy butt, in the next assessment ?
By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP)
Climate Change Change? An article on Roger Pielke Sr’s web site states that the draft Summary for Policymakers by UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has a new definition of climate change. “Climate change may be due to natural internal processes or external forcings, or to persistent anthropogenic changes in the composition of the atmosphere or in land use.” The past definition emphasized human caused changes, particularly activities that alter the composition of the atmosphere.
Does this mean a greater recognition of human influences that are unrelated to the atmosphere (carbon dioxide (CO2)) emissions? Recognition of natural causes, instead efforts to dismiss them? At this time one cannot know what will come out in the final reports. Recently, discussion of the Medieval Warm Period and the Little Ice Age has become more prevalent in the literature after being suppressed by the third IPCC Assessment Report in 2001 with its notorious “hockey-stick.” If natural causes become part of the open discussion, it will be interesting to see how government agencies such as the US EPA will handle the possibility that their pronouncements of the science being certain were, actually, uncertain. Please see link under Challenging the Orthodoxy.
Is the writing on the wall or have they already lost that much credibility that they must now somehow make amends and stop their fanatical AGW hysteria and downright lying about an event that is becoming more questionable by the day.
This is a very big article and well worth a read and if you would like a PDF copy of the article to convince your lunatic warmist
friends/drones, feel free to send them a copy as well, just to confuse them and annoy the crap out of them at the same time. Score some points….
Bob Tisdale, a Climate Scientist, a real one, has just released his book and arguments regarding the El Nino and La Nina events affecting th world’s climate more so than any of the suggested AGW hysterical ranters have claimed the CO2 has.