Tag Archives: greenpeace

Hansen, WG3 and Green Kool-aid

In today’s post, I’m going to discuss three articles on renewables by representatives of three green factions: (1) Hansen’s comparison of belief in renewables to belief in the Easter Bunny or the Tooth Fairy and his comparison of such policies to forcing his grandchildren to drink kool-aid. Hansen placed part of the “intellectual” blame for […]

Nature on Renewables and “Natural” Therapies

Nature published an editorial yesterday purporting to address IPCC’s promotion of the Greenpeace scenario for renewables. The subheading read: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change must implement changes now to regain lost credibility or it will remain an easy target for critics seeking to score cheap points. As hapens far too often, Nature has posed […]

Whitewashing IPCC Renewables: the Carbon Brief

The Carbon Brief, an advocacy site funded by the European Climate Foundation, as part of the ongoing whitewashing of IPCC’S deceptive press release on renewables, today purported to blame journalists for being tricked by the IPCC press release, stating: Journalists were also under no obligation to adopt the framing of the IPCC’s press release. The […]

Responses from IPCC SRREN

Some follow-up on responses to yesterday’s post by IPCC and others. My interest in SRREN had been attracted by the following lead to the IPCC press release announcing SRREN: Close to 80 percent of the world‘s energy supply could be met by renewables by mid-century if backed by the right enabling public policies a new […]

IPCC WG3 and the Greenpeace Karaoke

On May 9, 2011, the IPCC announced: Close to 80 percent of the world‘s energy supply could be met by renewables by mid-century if backed by the right enabling public policies a new report shows. In accompanying interviews, IPCC officials said that the obstacles were not scientific or technological, but merely a matter of political […]

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