Tag Archives: global change

New paper confuses human fingerprints with significance of effect

“Since climate is always changing and humans are part of the overall global climate system, detection of human fingerprints (e.g. here) is no surprise. After all, we’re part of the system. A discussion of the weaknesses of the Santer paper is here. 

US Global Change Research Program needs accountability as well as an overhaul

“The 468 page report released by the USGCRP is filled with speculative claims presented as if they are established science. The authors use “expert Judgement” to support their conclusions. The experts have an obvious financial and emotional stake in global warming doomsday scenarios. If the global warming doomsday is shown to be imaginary, the experts will lose their financial support and in many cases their jobs.” click here

Is the USGCRP Climate Report fake news?

“Obama-era deep-state bureaucrats have issued a dubious climate report that warns of imminent devastation from global warming. The report presents discredited assertions from environmental activist groups as “evidence” to support its findings, as well as predictions of temperature change and extreme weather events that have already been contradicted by real-world data.” click here

Taking a closer look at NCA4; Is RCP8.5 bad science fiction?

Volume I of NCA4 (Climate Science Special Report) features this nifty image of projected global temperatures (°F) for several Representative Concentration Pathway (RCP) scenarios.  RCP2.6 is a drastic mitigation scenario, RCP4.5 is a strong mitigation scenario, RCP8.5 is bad science fiction and often described as “business as usual.”  All the really bad stuff happens in an RCP8.5 world.” click here