Posted 6 April 2014

"Richard Tol, a professor of economics at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom and an expert on climate change, removed his name from the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. While he considers much of the science sound and supports the...

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Posted 5 April 2014

"Far better to accept the IPCC’s probabilities of climate change and its advice to think how to adapt to its impacts over the next century. The IPCC reports our region’s efforts to enhance adaptive capacity and adaptation processes have increased over the past five years, part...

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Posted 5 April 2014

"True, much of the tone of the SPM is still somewhat apocalyptic, but the recognition that there is plenty of scope for adaptation is a welcome one. This is pretty much what many sceptics, ‘deniers’ and other critics that some MPs want to see muzzled have been saying for years

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Posted 4 April 2014

"The received wisdom on global warming, published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was updated this week. The newspapers were, as always, full of stories about scientists being even more certain of environmental Armageddon. But the document itself revealed a f...

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Posted 31 March 2014

"The more important it is to anchor any interpretation on firm observational facts. There are no successful shortcuts to be found in simple statistics or modeling; such attempts rather lead to misleading statements. Undoubtedly, the truth of what is going on with the sea leve...

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