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» Sea Level Acceleration: Not so Fast

» Hansen Is Wrong

» Earth’s Carbon Sink Still Strong and Growing

» Wild Speculation on Climate and Polar Bears

» Illiteracy at NASA

» The Heat Was On—Before Urbanization and Greenhouse Gases

» What’s to Blame for the Rains on the Plains?

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NewsBusters - Global Warming

» CNN's Blitzer: 'I Don't Remember' Biden's Law School Plagiarism

» CNN's Chetry: 'Please Tell Me It's Not Lipstick Again'

» MRC Report Asks: Why No Fairness Doctrine for PBS?

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Science and Public Policy Institute

» Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Bivalves

» Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Bacteria

» Observed Climate Change and the Negligible Global Effect of Greenhouse-gas Emission Limits in the State of Utah

» Experimental Artifacts of Free-Air-C02-Enrichment (FACE) Studies

» The Extinction Risk for Stationary Plants

» Benefits of Atmospheric C02 Enrichment on Strawberries

» Forest Growth Responses to Increasing Temperatures

» Stop Climate Fear Mongering

» Was 2014 the Warmest Year on Record? No, It Wasn't...

» Problems with Model Predictions of Species Extinctions

» The Influence of C02 on Plant Antioxidants

» Health Effects of Hot vs. Cold Temperatures in Asia

» Coral Reef Responses to Temperature and Stress: Thermal Adaptation

» Forest Growth Response to C02

» Onward Marches the Great Pause

» Response of Various Marine Animals to Ocean Acidification and Warming

» FACE Experiments and Grassland Species

» Effects of Ocean Acidification on Fish

» Response of Fish to Ocean Warming

» Additional Grounds for Rejecting Biofuels

» The Global Medieval Warm Period

» Growth Rates of Old Versus Young Forest Trees

» Water Use Efficiency of Agricultural Species

» Tropical Trees

» Global Temperatures and Biospheric Productivity

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Climate Science: Roger Pielke Sr. Research Group

» Roger Pielke Sr. is now on Twitter!

» 2012 Climate Science Weblog in Review by Dallas Jean Staley – A Guest Post

» The Weblog Is Retiring

» Publication Of “Reply to “Comment On ‘Ocean Heat Content And Earth’s Radiation Imbalance. II. Relation To Climate Shifts’ ” by Nuccitelli Et Al. By Douglass and Knox 2012

» Q&A From A Group Of Retired NASA Personnel And Associates

» The Importance of Land Use/Land Practices On Climate – A Perspective From Jon Foley

» Interview With James Wynn In The English Department At Carnegie Mellon University

» University Of Alabama At Huntsville October 2012 Lower Tropospheric Temperature Analysis

» USA Election Day 2012

» New Paper “Climatic Variability Over Time Scales Spanning Nine Orders of Magnitude: Connecting Milankovitch Cycles With Hurst–Kolmogorov Dynamics” By Markonis And Koutsoyiannis

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Climate Audit

» Jones and Dixon Refute Conspiracy Theorist Lewandowsky

» Reductio ad mannium

» How Weaver Ignored Corcoran’s Segue

» The implications for climate sensitivity of Bjorn Stevens’ new aerosol forcing paper

» Weaver: “I do not lobby for more climate funding”

» Another Upside-Down PAGES2K Non-Corrigendum

» Weaver’s Next Generation Climate Model: Breaking News!!

» Weaver Suggests Buddy Review for Mann et al 2005

» Brandon’s ebook on the Hockey Stick

» Josh: Andrew, Put on your big boy pants

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Watts Up With That?

» The Desert Finder

» Study: Climate change does not cause extreme winters

» Outrageous: NOAA demands $262,000 fee for looking at their ‘public’ data

» Finally: peer reviewed pushback against the Lewandowsky, Oberauer, and Gignac paper

» Climate skeptic scientists push back against ‘witch hunt’

» Laughable AGU Claim: 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami ‘spurred global warming’

» Climate FAIL: Gallup poll shows global warming concerns dead last

» National Association of Scholars says ‘The fossil fuel divestment movement, is an exercise in futility.’

» Richard Tol’s Excellent Summary of the Flaws in Cook et al. (2013) – The Infamous 97% Consensus Paper

» Amazing study of the IPCC and media concludes: “…reception and coverage in the media has varied widely.”

» NASA refutes Mann and Rahmstorf – Finds Atlantic ‘Conveyor Belt’ Not Slowing

» Ocean Acidification: Natural Cycles and Ubiquitous Uncertainties

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Global Warming News

» Free Market Groups Take Aim at Obama Guidance on NEPA Review of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

» Respectfully Rebutting Professor Revesz on EPA’s Clean Power Plan

» EPA’s Clean Power Plan: Whitman Goes Orwell on McConnell

» Sen. Cruz and Rep. Bridenstine Introduce American Energy Renaissance Act

» AP Analysis: Obama Administration Sets Record for Flouting Freedom of Information Act

» Introducing VICE News to 2012 Debate Obama (the one who ran to the right of Romney on AGW/energy)

» Root Cause of Ethanol ‘Blend Wall’? Consumers Don’t Like Rip Offs

» CEI Files Suit over EPA’s Glacial “Richard Windsor” Production

» Pound for Pound, the Worst EPA Regulation During the Obama Administration Is…

» The Possible Mootness of Mitch McConnell’s Missive to States Regarding Non-Compliance with the Clean Power Plan

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Fox News - Climate Change Stories

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Michelle Malkin - Enviro-Nitwits

» Heir apparent to Al Gore proves he’s totally up to the challenge

» Maybe the EPA will fulfill FOIA requests after they’re done trying to regulate your grill emissions

» Guess what might be to blame for the rise of ISIS

» Starbucks working diligently to protect the planet from threat posed by whipped cream

» Great Lakes’ failure to cooperate with Al Gore’s doomsday alarmism a sure sign of climate change, says Bill Nye

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DailyTech Michael Asher`s blog

» Will the Real Antarctica Please Stand Up?

» Global Warming May Decrease Hurricanes, Research Suggests

» Japanese Report Disputes Human Cause for Global Warming

» Sea Ice Ends Year at Same Level as 1979

» A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the (Climate) Forum

» Climate Report Downgrades Ice Loss; Media Reports Opposite

» Princeton Physicist Calls Global Warming Science "Mistaken"

» Defying Predictions, Sea Level Rise Begins to Slow

» Electric Car Sales in Freefall; Industry Risks Collapse

» Glaciers in Norway Growing Again

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C3 - Climate Cycles Change

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CATO - Global Warming

» Politico Presents …. Washington Lobbyists!

» How about Spending Cuts Instead of Sanders's War Tax?

» FEMA Tells Oklahoma to Do the Impossible ... Or Else

» The SGR Fix Will Bust the Budget

» The Monetary Approach Reigns Supreme

» China Needs More Market -- and Individualism -- and Less State

» Ex-Im Bank Taxes Mississippi’s Manufacturers

» Export-Import Bank Costly to Pennsylvania Businesses

» Hold Politicians Accountable for Libya Debacle

» Obamacare: Not as Bad as It Could Have Been, But Still Awful

» Game on: How to Devise International Investment Law

» This Phone Hacking Device Is out of Control

» Legislators Move against Mass Surveillance

» FEMA Asks Louisiana to Do the Impossible -- Or Else

» FEMA Is Asking Mississippi to Do the Impossible ... Or Lose Disaster Aid

» The Truth about Infrastructure

» Whitehouse Threatens Scientific Freedom

» Supreme Court Must Reconsider UT's Admissions Policy

» Russia and North Korea Play Nice: Vladimir Putin's Ukrainian Dance with Kim Jong-un

» Tehran, though an Ugly Regime, Does Not Threaten America.

» Why Offensive Speech Is Valuable

» Libertarians and the Struggle for Women's Rights

» Our Unrealistic Foreign Policy

» Surprising Peru

» Mandatory Voting Guarantees Ignorant Votes

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CanadaFreePress - Global Warming

» Obama’s FEMA Dir. Sounds Like GOP ‘Denier’!?

» Population Control in the Name of Sustainable Development

» WH Rally v. Arctic Drilling: Global Warming Is ‘Absolutely’ ‘Settled Science’ Despite Ch

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Speaking to students at the University at Albany, Bill Nye the Science Guy said that a carbon tax wa ...
»Kerry Warns US Ambassador They Will Be Dealing With ‘Climate Refugees’
"There’ll be climate refugees that all of you will be coping with at some point, if not now, in the ...
»AP: Six Flags to cut 18,000 trees to go solar
'Will be the largest solar farm in New Jersey'
»In 1974, Paul Ehrlich told the U.S. Senate he wouldn’t bet a nickel U.S. still around in 1994
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»Study in Journal Climate: Climate change does not cause extreme winters
Cold snaps like the ones that hit the eastern United States in the past winters are not a consequenc ...
»Networks Say Nothing As Congressional Democrats Bully Climate Skeptics
»Obama’s FEMA Dir. Sounds Like GOP ‘Denier’!? FEMA Dir. Craig Fugate said hurricanes cyclical, not linked to AGW! Should FEMA Withhold Funds From FEMA?!
Flashback 2012: Obama Appointed FEMA Dir.: Frequency of Hurricanes Cyclical: Since 1850s ‘a cycle, ...
»China used more cement in 3 years than the U.S. did in the 20th century
'While President Obama is waging war on coal and oil, China is building coal plants as fast as it po ...
»Ex-Obama Energy Secretary Chu praises China’s one-party rule for ‘looking out for what’s best for their country’
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»MATHEMATICIAN TELLS CLIMATE CHANGE ADVOCATES ‘TIME TO GET OVER THEY LOST THE SCIENTIFIC ARGUMENT’
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»This is Your President’s Science Advisor
A President’s political appointees are chosen because their views support the President ...
»Color Satellite View of Solar Eclipse
Here’s a NASA MODIS view of this morning’s solar eclipse from the Terra polar-orbiting s ...
»Bring Back Our Tornadoes!
One of the many tragic consequences of human-caused climate change is the nearly unprecedented lack ...
»Atlas Shrugged, Net Neutrality, and Government Controlled Science
There’s an amazing article by Robert Tracinski at TheFederalist.com which draws powerful paral ...
»Most Spectacular Auroras of this Solar Cycle Last Night
Last night’s aurora event is being described by many as the most spectacular of this solar cyc ...
»St. Pat’s Day Greeted with Green Aurora, Severe Geomagnetic Storm
A coronal mass ejection (CME) from the sun just arrived at Earth this morning, producing aurora and ...
»What if Boston Had Record Low Snowfall?
By yesterday evening, Boston officially received its greatest seasonal snowfall on record, 108.6 inc ...
»Even Though Warming Has Stopped, it Keeps Getting Worse?
I was updating a U.S. Corn Belt summer temperature and precipitation dataset from the NCDC website, ...
»Worst Dust Storm in 12 Years Hits Oman
A spectacular satellite view of the dust storm that hit portions of Oman yesterday. High winds comin ...
»Extraordinary Color View of Eastern U.S. Snow Cover
Much of the Eastern U.S. finally had a clear day yesterday (March 6, 2015) , allowing the NASA MODIS ...


Date published: Sat, 21 Mar 2015 12:30:50 +0000
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»Manual Adjustments in the Temperature Record
I have been getting inquiries from folks asking me what I think about stories like this one, where P ...
»Mistaking Cyclical Variations for the Trend
I titled my very first climate video “What is Normal,” alluding to the fact that climate ...
»Typhoons and Hurricanes
(Cross-posted from Coyoteblog) The science that CO2 is a greenhouse gas and causes some warming is h ...
»Those Who Follow Climate Will Definitely Recognize This
This issue will be familiar to anyone who has spent time with temperature graphs.  We can ask oursel ...
»Layman’s Primer on the Climate Skeptic Position
I am a “lukewarmer”, which means a skeptic that agrees that man-made CO2 is incrementall ...
»When Climate Alarmism Limits Environmental Progress
One of my favorite sayings is that “years from now, environmentalists will look back on the cu ...
»Why We Are Exaggerating “Extreme Weather”
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»HydroInfra: Scam! Investment Honeypot for Climate Alarmists
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»Presentation: The Science of the Skeptic Position
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»Switching Back to Disqus
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»Jones and Dixon Refute Conspiracy Theorist Lewandowsky
Jonathan Jones and Ruth Dixon have published (see Ruth’s blog here) a comment  in Psychologica ...
»Reductio ad mannium
The new article by Rahmstorf and Mann (see RC here) has been criticized at WUWT (here here) for maki ...
»How Weaver Ignored Corcoran’s Segue
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»The implications for climate sensitivity of Bjorn Stevens’ new aerosol forcing paper
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»Weaver: “I do not lobby for more climate funding”
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»Another Upside-Down PAGES2K Non-Corrigendum
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»Weaver’s Next Generation Climate Model: Breaking News!!
According to the University of Victoria, Andrew Weaver says: the next generation of his climate mode ...
»Weaver Suggests Buddy Review for Mann et al 2005
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»Josh: Andrew, Put on your big boy pants
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»Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Bivalves
As the air's CO2 content rises in response to ever-increasing anthropogenic CO2 emissions, and as mo ...
»Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Bacteria
Cyanobacteria-also known as blue-green algae, blue-green bacteria or Cyanophyta (the smallest of whi ...
»Observed Climate Change and the Negligible Global Effect of Greenhouse-gas Emission Limits in the State of Utah
In this report, we review the long-term climate history of Utah and find little in the way of eviden ...
»Experimental Artifacts of Free-Air-C02-Enrichment (FACE) Studies
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»The Extinction Risk for Stationary Plants
In addition to migrating to more suitable locations, Earth’s plants have other ways of successfully ...
»Benefits of Atmospheric C02 Enrichment on Strawberries
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»Forest Growth Responses to Increasing Temperatures
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»Stop Climate Fear Mongering
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»Was 2014 the Warmest Year on Record? No, It Wasn't...
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»Problems with Model Predictions of Species Extinctions
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»Reading The ANZUS Treaty
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  • NOAA settled science: Earth at 58.24F in 2014 was allegedly hotter than Earth at 62.45F in 1997 -email- (Tom)
    NOAA Global Analysis- Annual 1997
    The global average temperature of 62.45 degrees Fahrenheit for 1997 was the warmest year on record, surpassing the previous record set in 1995 by 0.15 degrees Fahrenheit
    NOAA Global Analysis- Annual 2014
    The average temperature for the year was 0.69°C (1.24°F) above the 20th century average of 13.9°C (57.0°F) [ie 58.24F] , beating the previous record warmth of 2010 and 2005 by 0.04°C (0.07°F).
    (H/T Ima Debatin')

  • Kerry's COP20 speech was packed with misinformation -email- (Tom)
    Kerry at Climate Change Meeting in Peru: transcript

    11 December 2014 And this is not just another policy issue. Measured against the array of global threats that we face today – and there are many – terrorism, extremism, epidemics, poverty, nuclear proliferation – all challenges that know no borders – climate change absolutely ranks up there equal with all of them. And I challenge anyone who has thought about the science or listened – actually listened carefully to national security experts tell us that these dangers are real – I challenge them to tell us otherwise and to show us otherwise. I might add that we have, as Todd mentioned, the distinguished former Vice President of the United States and Nobel Prize winner who was the leader with all of us on this issue, but the first among equals, believe me, in his passion and commitment to this. And I’ve often heard him reciting the numbers of studies and the amazing amount of evidence that has been tallied up versus the paucity of a few usually industry-paid-for false analyses that try to suggest otherwise. And while no one here believes that a global climate agreement is going to be the silver bullet that eliminates this threat, I think everybody here can agree that we certainly won’t eliminate it without an agreement.

    Now I know that everybody in this room is committed, all of us, but I think when you’re among the committed, you have a responsibility to be particularly candid. It seems that every time I speak at an event about climate change, someone introducing me, as Todd did today, said, “John Kerry’s been to every major gathering since Rio,” and it’s true. But I’ll tell you something, that’s kind of troubling. Because it was in Rio, as far back as 1992, when I heard the secretary-general, as Al did when we were there, declare, “Every bit of evidence I’ve seen persuades me that we are on a course leading to tragedy.”

    ...This morning, I woke up in Washington to the television news of a super-storm rainfall in California and Washington State – torrential, record-breaking rain in record-breaking short time. It’s become commonplace now to hear of record-breaking climate events. But this is 2014, 22 years later, and we’re still on a course leading to tragedy. So this is an issue that’s personal for me, just as it is for you, absolutely. ... The truth is we will have no excuse worth using.

    The science of climate change is science, and it is screaming at us, warning us, compelling us – hopefully – to act. Ninety-seven percent of peer- reviewed climate studies have confirmed that climate change is happening and that human activity is responsible. And I’ve been involved, as many of you have, in public policy debates for a long time. It’s pretty rare to get a simple majority or a supermajority of studies to say the same thing, but 97 percent over 20-plus years – that is a dramatic statement of fact that no one of good conscience or good faith should be able to ignore. ...And they agree that if we continue down the same path that we are on today, the world as we know it will change profoundly and it will change dramatically for the worse.

    Now you don’t need a Ph.D. to be able to see for yourself that the world is already changing. You just need to pay attention. Thirteen of the warmest years on record have occurred since 2000, with this year, again, on track to be the warmest of all. We’re getting used to every next year being the warmest year of all. It seems almost every year that happens now....if we continue down the current path, the impacts are expected to increase exponentially. For example, scientists predict that by the end of the century, the sea could rise a full meter. ... Scientists also predict that climate change could mean even longer, more unpredictable monsoon ceilings – seasons and more extreme weather events. And while we can’t tell whether one particular storm is specifically caused by climate change, scientists absolutely do predict many more of these disastrous storms are likely to occur unless we stop and reverse course.

    ... And what is particularly frustrating about the real-life damage that’s being done – and the threat of more to come – is that it doesn’t have to be inevitable. Nothing suggested this is inevitable. Human cost. There’s nothing preordained about the course that we’re on, except habits – bad habits. The challenge that we face may be immense, but I can’t underscore enough: This is not insurmountable. ... I urge you to think about the economic impacts related to agriculture and food security – and how scientists estimate that the changing climate is going to yield – is going to reduce the capacity of crops to produce the yields they do today in rice or maize or wheat, and they could fall by 2 percent every single decade.

    ...we have to factor in the cost of survival itself. And if we do, we will find that the cost of pursuing clean energy now is far cheaper than paying for the consequences of climate change later. ... Ask yourself, if Al Gore and Dr. Pachauri and Jim Hansen and the people who’ve been putting the science out there for years are wrong about this and we make these choices to do the things I’m talking about, what’s the worst thing that can happen to us for making these choices? Create a whole lot of new jobs. Kick our economies into gear. Have healthier people, reduce the cost of healthcare. Live up to our environmental responsibilities. Have a world that’s more secure because we have energy that isn’t dependent on one part of the world or another. That’s the worst that can happen to us. But what happens if the climate skeptics are wrong? Catastrophe.

  • Survey: Research on climate blogs -email- (Tom)
    Survey: Research on climate blogs | Shub Niggurath Climate

  • Response to Don Cheadle -email- (Tom)
    (This post was written to respond to Don's Twitter question here)

    Don, off the top of my head, here are some things I believe:

    1. CO2 is a greenhouse gas
    2. Greenhouse gases have a warming effect
    3. Human activity has caused atmospheric CO2 to increase over the last 100+ years
    4. The Earth warmed during the 20th century
    5. Global sea levels rose about 7.5 inches since 1901

    6. We can't burn fossil fuels forever without running out
    7. Alternative energy research is a good thing
    8. Energy efficiency is a good thing
    9. Destroying the environment is a bad thing
    10. I want the best, safest world possible for future generations

    Some things I don't believe:
    11. The Earth is a more dangerous place at 61F than at 59F.
    12. Carbon dioxide taxes can prevent bad weather
    13. Increased CO2 causes drought

    If the hard evidence supported the idea that trace CO2 is dangerous, I would be fighting very hard ON YOUR SIDE.

    CO2 hysteria risks making energy less available and affordable for poor people who currently have no connection to stable grid power. Many of those people's lives could be greatly improved by a big honkin' coal plant instead of some solar panels and wind turbines.

  • ICYMI: JoNova on skeptical blogosphere, Nov 2013 -email- (Tom)
    Skeptically mapping why Big-government research is often a waste of money « JoNova

    "If anyone was hoping to find the Grand-Poo-Bah of climate skeptics at the centre of the string-art puzzle in Black and White, I have bad news.

    There is no private JournoList (or SkeptoList) where we discuss strategic moves and adopt new key phrases in the PR war. There is no hub where original content gets produced by Exxon researchers and dished out in waves to each key site. The skeptics network is organic,  evolving, competitive, cooperative, and above all aimed at finding the truth. That’s why it’s winning."

  • Anybody have any problem with UN climate chief Christiana Figueres' ties to companies with financial interest in the climate scam? -email- (Tom)
    Christiana Figueres - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    "Christiana Figueres has not only been active in the public arena and in the field of NGOs, she also collaborates actively with private sector companies that align themselves with climate friendly goals. Ms. Figueres served as Senior Adviser to C-Quest Capital, a carbon finance company focusing on programmatic CDM investments. She was the Principal Climate Change Advisor to ENDESA Latinoamérica, the largest private utility in Latin America with operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru. She was also Vice Chair of the Rating Committee of the Carbon Rating Agency, the first entity to apply credit rating expertise to carbon assets"

  • "Policy-neutral" IPCC Vice-chair Jean-Pascal Van Ypersele re: his work on sustainable development with environment NGOs -email- (Tom)
    Jean-Pascal Van Ypersele, Vice-chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    "I have been chairing the Energy and Climate Working Group of the Belgian Federal (advisory) Council for Sustainable Development since 1998. This has allowed me to practise consensus-building in a group with stakeholders of very diverse interests and opinions (including electricity producers, employers, trade unions, environment and development NGOs)."

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