Tag Archives: wg3

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 […]

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 […]

Pachauri: No Conflict of Interest Policy for AR5

Yesterday, IPCC chairman Pachauri told Oliver Morton of The Economist at an IPCC event in Brussels that conflict of interest policies would not not apply to AR5 authors. IPCC thereby sabotaged recommendations from the Interacademy Council and announced its plans to evade the conflict of interest policies passed at the 33rd IPCC plenary only a […]

IPCC WG3 and the Greenpeace Karaoke

On May 9, 2011, the IPCC announced (archive) 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 […]