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I know why they lie on climate but that hardly makes it better

Claims like those by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres cited in this article, “COP27: Agree on climate action or face a ‘collective suicide pact’ – UN chief’s ultimatum to world leaders“, does more damage than you can imagine: Planet Earth … Continue reading

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There’s no Mad Max scenario

With the ongoing 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) I think it’s worth noting that in none of the IPCC scenarios or projections is there anything like a Mad Max scenario. In fact, the scientists are really talking about … Continue reading

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And a few things more regarding the climate report

Yes, I should probably have made these points yesterday. Sorry, busy schedule. Today’s IPCC Working Group 1 report is a code red for humanity. The alarm bells are deafening, and the evidence is irrefutable: greenhouse‑gas emissions from fossil-fuel burning and … Continue reading

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A short note on the new climate report

It looks like big media is in a competition to make the most extreme headline based on the new IPCC report. Now, I haven’t had time to read it and probably wont for some time – I scanned the executive … Continue reading

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Apparently I was a pessimist

Recent developments in climate models seem to rule out the most pessimistic, worst-case scenarios for global warming, the RCP8.5. It also looks like my previous belief that we would end up with 3.1°C temperature increase was too pessimistic, as now … Continue reading

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