Climate Science Glossary

Term Lookup

Enter a term in the search box to find its definition.

Settings

Use the controls in the far right panel to increase or decrease the number of terms automatically displayed (or to completely turn that feature off).

Term Lookup

Settings


All IPCC definitions taken from Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Working Group I Contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Annex I, Glossary, pp. 941-954. Cambridge University Press.

Home Arguments Software Resources Comments The Consensus Project Translations About Donate

Twitter Facebook YouTube Pinterest

RSS Posts RSS Comments Email Subscribe


Climate's changed before
It's the sun
It's not bad
There is no consensus
It's cooling
Models are unreliable
Temp record is unreliable
Animals and plants can adapt
It hasn't warmed since 1998
Antarctica is gaining ice
View All Arguments...



Username
Password
Keep me logged in
New? Register here
Forgot your password?

Latest Posts

Archives

2012 SkS Weekly Digest #34

Posted on 27 August 2012 by John Hartz

SkS Highlights

Dana's Lindzen, Happer, and Cohen Wall Street Journal Rerun generated the most comments of the articles posted during the week. Neven's Why Arctic sea ice shouldn't leave anyone cold, posted at the end of the week, will most likely generate a larger number of comments over the long haul.  

Toon of the Week

2012 Toon 34

Quote of the Week

One of the (UK) government's  most senior scientific advisers has said that efforts to stop a sharp rise in global temperatures were now "unrealistic".

Prof Sir Bob Watson said that any hope of restricting the average temperature rise to 2C was "out the window".

He said that the rise could be as high as 5C - with dire consequences.

Source: Science adviser warns climate target 'out the window' by 

Blog Post of the Week

The Week in Review 

Coming soon 

  • New research from last week 34/2012 (Ari Jokimäki)
  • Matt Ridley - Wired for Lukewarm Catastrophe (Dana)
  • Will the Wet Get Wetter and the Dry Drier? (Rob Painting)
  • Realistically What Might the Future Climate Look Like? (Dana)
  • Obama, Romney, and Various National Climate Policies Around the Globe (Dana)
  • Skeptic Magazine vs. Heartland and Monckton Cherrypicked Denialism (AlexC and Dana)

SkS in the News

Dana's animated graphic The Escalator was featured by Andrew Revkin on the New York Times Dot Earth blog.  Dana's Lindzen, Happer, and Cohen Wall Street Journal Rerun was also re-posted on Climate Progress.

SkS Spotlights

The Climate Action Adventures of Heather Bauer, Skagit River Valley, British Columbia, Canada

Heather has this to say about herself and her blog. 

I am a working mother and a passionate student of the planet we live on, and of people. I’ve found a career path that enables me to live this passion daily, as a climate change and citizen engagement analyst.

This blog chronicles my adventures navigating the turbulent waters of change.. social, economic and environmental… as a connector and leader of others who would also embrace this journey. See some of my thoughts on this in my first post.

I’m playful and creative, and will express my very malleable opinion in interesting ways. I encourage you to have a conversation with me, and to share your thoughts.

0 0

Bookmark and Share Printable Version  |  Link to this page | Repost this Article Repost This

Comments

Comments 1 to 1:

  1. One might think that getting whacked in the knackers would indeed raise that group's awareness but clearly, the impact in their crumbs has not yet been painful enough.

    Sad to say, when it finally does get painful enough, to the denialati, the rest of us will be *bleedin* profusely....:=(
    0 0

You need to be logged in to post a comment. Login via the left margin or if you're new, register here.



The Consensus Project Website

TEXTBOOK

THE ESCALATOR

(free to republish)

THE DEBUNKING HANDBOOK

BOOK NOW AVAILABLE

The Scientific Guide to
Global Warming Skepticism

Smartphone Apps

iPhone
Android
Nokia

© Copyright 2014 John Cook
Home | Links | Translations | About Us | Contact Us