Peer into the Heart of the IPCC, Find Greenpeace

Climate Change will result in a catastrophic global sea level
rise of seven meters. That’s bye-bye most of Bangladesh,
Netherlands, Florida and would make London the new Atlantis
.”
– Greenpeace International

It doesn’t matter what is true,
it only matters what people believe is true
.”
– Paul Watson,
co-founder of Greenpeace

We’ve got to ride this global warming issue.
Even if the theory of global warming is wrong,
we will be doing the right thing in terms of
economic and environmental policy.

– Timothy Wirth,
President of the UN Foundation

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Via NoFrakkingConsensus

Peer into the Heart of the IPCC, Find Greenpeace

March 14, 2011 at 5:20 pm

Many environmental organizations employ people whose sole purpose is to raise awareness about global warming. The more effective they are at convincing the public there’s an urgent problem, the more money these organizations receive in donations.

Activists are therefore the furthest thing from neutral parties. They have a right to participate in discussions about climate change, but we all need to understand that when they do so they are advancing an agenda.

Since agendas and science don’t mix, environmentalists should keep their distance from activities that are supposed to be scientific. Their mere presence undermines the integrity of the research. It casts a shadow over the data and calls into question the conclusions.

But activists have not kept their distance from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) even though this body claims to be a scientific organization. Nor has the IPCC taken steps to safeguard its reputation by keeping a strict separation between itself and green groups.

This is perhaps best illustrated by a Greenpeace climate change publication that appeared in early 2007. The foreword to this document, which focused on New Zealand, was written by none other than Rajendra Pachauri. At the end of his remarks, beside his photograph, he is identified not as a private individual expressing private opinions but as the chairman of the IPCC.

I’ve mentioned previously that the fact that Richard Klein worked as a Greenpeace campaigner at age 23 was no impediment to the IPCC appointing him a lead author at age 25. I’ve also drawn attention to the fact that some of those who’ve served as IPCC expert reviewers are actually Greenpeace employees.

But the cozy relationship doesn’t end there. Bill Hare has been a Greenpeace spokesperson since 1992. By 2000 he was climate policy director for Greenpeace International. According to various Greenpeace blog posts he is “a legend” in that organization, served as its chief climate negotiator in 2007, and remains a chief policy advisor. Yet none of this has prevented him from being nominated – and chosen – to fill senior IPCC roles.

In 2000 policy director Hare served as an expert reviewer for an influential IPCC emissions scenarios document. When the 2007 edition of the climate bible was released, we learned that he’d served as a lead author, that he’d been an expert reviewer for 2 out of 3 sections of the report (see here and here), and that he was one of a select group of only 40 people who comprised the “core writing team” for the important Synthesis Report.

Hare has once again been appointed a lead author for the upcoming version of the climate bible, expected to be released in 2013 (see p. 8 of this 27-page PDF). Keep Reading »

 

VIDEO: Canadian investigative journalist Donna Laframboise speaks to IPA members in Melbourne about the flaws she has discovered in IPCC reports.

http://www.ipa.org.au

UPDATE

Via NoFrakkingConsensus

WWF’s Chief Spokesperson Joins IPCC

April 25, 2011 at 7:09 pm

UPDATE 7 Jan. 2013: Morgan’s online bio has changed since this blog post was written. It no longer contains the key clause: “acting as chief spokesperson for the organization on climate change.” The old version of her bio has been backed up here. A screencap may be seen here.

My upcoming book has a section titled Why We Can’t Trust AR5. The last major Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report was published in 2007. It’s known as the Fourth Assessment Report – or AR4 for short.

The latest edition, AR5, is expected to completed in 2013. Its personnel were announced by the IPCC last June. By then that organization had already been wounded by the Himalayan glacier scandal, which involved faulty information published in a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) document. A few critics had also, by that time, shone light on the IPCC’s not infrequent use of literature produced by organizations such as the WWF and Greenpeace.

But the IPCC, it has been observed, is a slow learner. If this were not the case there’s no way it would have appointed Jennifer Morgan as an AR5 review editor.

According to its marketing department, the IPCC is a scientific body that writes scientific reports. If that were strictly true, it’s unclear why AR5 is going to devote an entire chapter to International Cooperation: Agreements and Instruments.

for source document, click image & see p. 26 of the 27-page PDF

According to IPCC mythology, those involved in this historic report-writing exercise are the world’s top scientists and best experts. Morgan is a perfect example of how this is utter nonsense. For several years she was the WWF’s chief spokesperson on climate change. She led its Global Climate Change Program and headed its delegation to the Kyoto Protocol negotiations.

Prior to that, Morgan worked for the Climate Action Network (according to her online bio, it’s a collection “of over 200 environmental groups worldwide with eight regional offices”). Currently she’s employed by the World Resources Institute (Al Gore is on its board). In other words, Morgan is not one of the world finest scientific minds. She is a professional activist.

As recently as 10 months ago the IPCC recruited her to help prepare a report that is supposed to be objective, rigorous, and balanced. If previous media coverage is anything to judge by, once it’s released we’ll all be told this report should be considered Holy Writ since “this is what the world’s scientific community thinks”.

Honestly, these people have no shame.

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Climate Change: what do we know about the IPCC?

Mike Hulme and Martin Mahony
School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia
Norwich NR4 7TJ

Claims such as ‘2,500 of the world’s leading scientists have reached a consensus that human activities are having a significant influence on the climate’ are disingenuous. That particular consensus judgement, as are many others   in the IPCC reports, is reached by only a few dozen experts in the specific field of detection and attribution studies

Continue Reading »

IPCC Insider Says That The 97% Consensus Actually Consists Of “A Few Dozen” | CACA

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UPDATE

MUST MUST SEE VIDEO »

Laframboise and Topher ~ two superb communicators discuss the scandalous truth about the UN’s IPCC. If nothing else in the climate debate has shocked you, the information in this video most definitely will.

50 to 1 VIDEO PROJECT – Topher interviews Donna Laframboise, former journalist turned investigative author. Donna has critiqued the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s claims about itself, its authors and its peer review process, and found them very VERY wanting…

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UPDATE

via Real Science

Shock News : IPCC Publishes Stupid Alarmist C**p They Found On The Internet

Posted on September 24, 2013 by 

Debate heats up over IPCC melting glaciers claim

Glaciologists are this week arguing over how a highly contentious claim about the speed at which glaciers are melting came to be included in the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

In 1999 New Scientist reported a comment by the leading Indian glaciologist Syed Hasnain, who said in an email interview with this author that all the glaciers in the central and eastern Himalayas could disappear by 2035.

Hasnain, of Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, who was then chairman of the International Commission on Snow and Ice’s working group on Himalayan glaciology, has never repeated the prediction in a peer-reviewed journal. He now says the comment was “speculative”.

Despite the 10-year-old New Scientist report being the only source, the claim found its way into the IPCC fourth assessment report published in 2007. Moreover the claim was extrapolated to include all glaciers in the Himalayas.

Debate heats up over IPCC melting glaciers claim – environment – 08 January 2010 – New Scientist

James Delingpole explains the IPCC methodology :

So, to recap: in the course of a garbled phone conversation a scientist accidentally invents a problem that doesn’t exist. This gets reported as if gospel in an influential Warmist science magazine and repeated by a Warmist NGO, before being lent the full authority of the IPCC’s fourth assessment report which, as we know, can’t be wrong because it is vetted by around 2,500 scientists. Then, on the back of this untrue story, the scientist gets a cushy job at the institution whose director is also in charge of the IPCC.

Syed Hasnain, RK Pachauri and the mystery of the non-disappearing glaciers – Telegraph Blogs

UPDATE

via Real Science

I’m 100% Sure That The IPCC Is Lying

Drafts seen by Reuters of the study by the UN panel of experts, due to be published next month, say it is at least 95 percent likely that human activities – chiefly the burning of fossil fuels – are the main cause of warming since the 1950s. That is up from at least 90 percent in the last report in 2007, 66 percent in 2001, and just over 50 in 1995, steadily squeezing out the arguments by a small minority of scientists that natural variations in the climate might be to blame.

Experts surer of manmade global warming but local predictions elusive – World – DNA

They are so sure, that Kevin Trenberth sent this letter out :

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They can’t explain the lack of warming, but they are 95% sure that the warming they aren’t seeing is caused by man.

James Hansen wrote this in 1999.

in the U.S. there has been little temperature change in the past 50 years, the time of rapidly increasing greenhouse gases — in fact, there was a slight cooling throughout much of the country

NASA GISS: Science Briefs: Whither U.S. Climate?

h/t to Tom Nelson and Marc Morano

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Must See YouTube – The Bias Of The IPCC

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United Nations and IPCC Related :

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Connect The Dots On Climate Change … Alarmism

We need to get some broad based support,
to capture the public’s imagination
So we have to offer up scary scenarios,
make simplified, dramatic statements
and make little mention of any doubts…
Each of us has to decide what the right balance
is between being effective and being honest.

– Prof. Stephen Schneider,
Stanford Professor of Climatology,
lead author of many IPCC reports

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Huffington Post capturing the publics imagination with scary, simplified and dramatic climate scenarios lies

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Climate Change could turn Greenland, well, Green – Huffington Post 31/8/2013

Thanks to climate change, low-lying island nations may have to evacuate, and sooner than previously expected. Melting of the Greenland and west Antarctic ice sheets has been underestimated, scientists say, and populations in countries like the Maldives, Kiribati, Tuvalu and others may need to move within a decade.

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Alarmist cries of rapid sea level rise and Pacific Islanders losing their homes are completely unsubstantiated by empirical evidence and peer-reviewed science. The catastrophic message essentially stems from statements by the thoroughly discredited Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and promoted vigorously by Governments pushing their own draconian climate agenda and vested interests angling to cash in on climate guilt..

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Apparently no one from The Australian Government bothered to check Sea level data for Kiribati. Neither satellites nor tide gauges show any rise in sea level over the last thirty years:

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Data and Station Information for CHRISTMAS ISLAND II

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http://www.psmsl.org/data/obtaining/stations/1804.php

Prior to the 2009, Copenhagen Climate Conference COP15, the Maldives Government devised an idiotic publicity stunt demonstrating how far some people are willing to go to prostitute their victimhood for financial gain:

Maldives Cabinet Signs Climate Change Document 20 Feet Under Sea

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GIRIFUSHI, Maldives –  Members of the Maldives’ Cabinet donned scuba gear and used hand signals Saturday at an underwater meeting staged to highlight the threat of global warming to the lowest-lying nation on earth.

With a backdrop of coral, the meeting was a bid to draw attention to fears that rising sea levels caused by the melting of polar ice caps could swamp this Indian Ocean archipelago within a century. Its islands average 7 feet above sea level.

“What we are trying to make people realize is that the Maldives is a frontline state. This is not merely an issue for the Maldives but for the world,” Nasheed said.

As bubbles floated up from their face masks, the president, vice president, Cabinet secretary and 11 ministers signed a document calling on all countries to cut their carbon dioxide emissions.

The issue has taken on urgency ahead of a major U.N. climate change conference scheduled for December in Copenhagen. Keep Reading »

The Maldivian Governments alarmist stunt gone the way of a Nigerian email scam:

NZ research shows Pacific islands [growing] not shrinking

From TV New Zealand:

An Auckland University researcher has offered new hope to the myriad small island nations in the Pacific which have loudly complained their low-lying atolls will drown as global warming boosts sea levels.

Geographer Associate Professor Paul Kench has measured 27 islands where local sea levels have risen 120mm – an average of 2mm a year – over the past 60 years, and found that just four had diminished in size.

Working with Arthur Webb at the Fiji-based South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission, Kench used historical aerial photographs and high-resolution satellite images to study changes in the land area of the islands.

They found that the remaining 23 had either stayed the same or grown bigger, according to the research published in a scientific journal, Global and Planetary Change.

“It has been thought that as the sea level goes up, islands will sit there and drown,” Prof Kench told the New Scientist. “But they won’t.

“The sea level will go up and the island will start responding. Keep Reading »

Peer-Review: The dynamic response of reef islands to sea-level rise: Evidence from multi-decadal analysis of island change in the Central Pacific

But of course, when it’s back to business, the Maldivian Government isn’t at all concerned about Sea-Level rise, opening four brand new airports:

Maldives Opening Four New Underwater Airports

DECEMBER 13, 2012 – Not A Lot Of People Know That

While Louise Gray was wetting her knickers in the Daily Telegraph at the prospect of handing over billions of our money to compensate low lying island states, and our ludicrous Energy Secretary, Ed Davey, talked about helping “people who are losing their countries below the waves”, the Maldives have been busy getting on with life in the real world. 

During the past year, they have been busy building four new airports. Keep Reading »

Despite popular opinion and calls to action, the Maldives are not being overrun by sea level rise

Posted on WattsUpWithThat March 19, 2009 by 

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Andy,

I just read your article on sea level alarm in the Maldives. You may not be aware of a study there by Nils-Axel Morner, a Swedish sea level expert (former president of the INQUA Commission of Sea Level Changes and Coastal Evolution). Attached is photographic evidence by Morner that sea level in the Maldives is not rising relative to the coasts but has indeed fallen! Global sea level has been rising at a rate of about a foot per century but the Maldives are either rising or subject to a local sea level anomaly related to ocean currents and evaporation rates. Thus, the ‘poster child’ of Gore’s sea level alarm is invalid.

Don

Keep Reading »

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The purported plight of the Maldives and Pacific Island nations Kiribati, Tuvalu et al serve merely as emotional arguments to promote Government climate agenda for carbon (dioxide) taxes, whilst cash-strapped Pacific Island Nations use the associated climate guilt as a vehicle to pursue compensation to be paid by Western nations. Economic outcomes in line with the United Nation’s wealth redistribution agenda.


UPDATE:

Look What You Did To The Maldives

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Pacific Island climate alarmism/propaganda (mainstream-media):

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Shock News : Earth Was Five Degrees Warmer 4,000 Years Ago

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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists – Google Books

In the pre-Mannian Era, scientists actually did science.

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Ministry Of Truth News Summary For The Week Of September 2

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Global warming has accelerated during the 21st century, during a 15 year pause in warming – due to a colder Pacific caused by missing heat going into the ocean. The Arctic has gained huge amounts of ice, and is melting faster than predicted.

The US is fighting Al Qaeda, by giving them arms and money and by bombing the last few secular governments remaining in the middle east. The US hopes that by escalating the war in Syria, we can reduce civilian casualties.

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