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2010-06-26 04:06:47

The small number of scientists who are unconvinced that human beings have contributed significantly to climate change have far less expertise and prominence in climate research compared with scientists who are convinced, according to a study led by Stanford researchers. In a quantitative assessment "“ the first of its kind to address this issue "“ the team analyzed the number of research papers published by more than 900 climate researchers and the number of times their work was...

2010-05-13 09:04:00

Online media leader offers viewers on-the-ground coverage of International Conference on Climate Change EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PJTV today announced it will stream LIVE coverage of the Heartland Institute's 4th Annual International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-4) - a worldwide gathering of global warming "realists" - from Chicago, IL, on May 16-18. The online television network will offer viewers videos and analysis from each keynote speaker as well...

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2010-05-04 08:09:46

Fulfilling Copenhagen Accord will require variety of efforts ranging from 'Herculean' to the readily actionable, scientists say Major greenhouse gas-emitting countries agreed in December climate talks held in Copenhagen that substantial action is required to limit the increase of global average temperature to less than 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F). In a paper appearing May 3 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Veerabhadran Ramanathan and Yangyang Xu, climate...

2010-04-19 09:53:00

No Cap and Trade Coalition and Minnesotans for Global Warming Respond WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Minnesotans for Global Warming: What: Press conference, video screenings, comments Who: Minnesotans for Global Warming, Dr. Patrick Michaels, Myron Ebell, and members of the No Cap and Trade Coalition When: Tuesday, April 20th, 10:00 AM (Eastern Time) Where: Bloomberg Room, National Press Club, Washington, DC A satirical internet...

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2010-04-16 08:35:00

Current observational tools cannot account for roughly half of the heat that is believed to have built up on Earth in recent years, according to a "Perspectives" article in this week's issue of Science. Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) warn in the new study that satellite sensors, ocean floats, and other instruments are inadequate to track this "missing" heat, which may be building up in the deep oceans or elsewhere in the climate system. "The heat will come...

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2010-04-14 11:05:00

Scientists at the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit (CRU) have been cleared of intentional wrongdoing in the "Climategate" scandal by an independent review panel. The review board, which was chaired by former House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology head Lord Ron Oxburgh, had been asked by the university to review the incident, which dated back to November 2009. At that time, hackers attacked a CRU server and managed to obtain a number of different emails...

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2010-03-31 12:15:00

The House of Commons' Science and Technology Committee has found no evidence that professor Phil Jones and his fellow climate researchers at University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit (CRU) manipulated data, but urged the scientists to provide easier access to their work in the future. The hearing, which was held in response to the "Climategate" controversy surrounding emails obtained by hackers that suggested that the climate scientists may have manipulated their findings, exonerated...

2010-03-24 14:15:00

New interagency program to generate high-resolution tools for addressing climate change The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture held a webcast announcing the launch of a joint research program to produce high-resolution models for predicting climate change and its resulting impacts. Called Decadal and Regional Climate Prediction Using Earth System Models (EaSM), the program is designed to generate models that--significantly more powerful than...

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2010-03-22 14:16:50

New interagency program to generate high-resolution tools for addressing climate change On March 22 at 11 a.m., EDT, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture will a webcast announcing the launch of a joint research program to produce high-resolution models for predicting climate change and its resulting impacts. Called Decadal and Regional Climate Prediction Using Earth System Models (EaSM), the program is designed to generate models...

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2010-03-22 09:45:00

An independent review panel has been named to investigate the "Climategate" incident in which hacked emails suggest possible misconduct on the part of climate research scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA), the BBC is reporting. Serving as the panel's chairperson will be Ron Oxburgh FRS, otherwise known as Lord Oxburgh of Liverpool. He is a former head of the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology. Joining him on the committee will be: Huw Davies, professor of...