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UBC researchers provide recommendations for $100 billion in annual climate change aid

University of British Columbia researchers are providing recommendations for managing a $100 billion annual commitment made by the international community at last year's United Nations climate conference to help the developing world respond to climate change – a funding promise almost equal to all existing official development aid from major donor countries today. read more

UKOA at climate change talks

The UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme (UKOA), with support from Plymouth Marine Laboratory and the European Project on Ocean Acidification (EPOCA), has sent a team of three to the 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP16), held in Cancún (Mexico) over the next two weeks. The group led by Dr Carol Turley, is determined to [...]

“Covert” Operations by East Anglia’s CRU

Today brings news of the arrest of the managing director of a firm hired by the University of East Anglia’s CRU (Climatic Research Unit) to carry out “covert” operations – h/t reader Chu here). Neil Wallis of Outside Organisation was arrested today in connection with the spreading News of the World scandal. Last year, Wallis’ [...]

Climategate Researchers Release Long-Sought Raw Data on Global Temperatures

The Climate Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich, England released almost all of the meteorological raw data it had from gathered from national meteorological services and grouped into a widely contested global land-temperature dataset, commonly known as CRUTEM. Show More Summary

Climate Research Unit Releases All its Data, Depriving Skeptics of a Favorite Talking Point

Image credit: NASA, public domain One of the favorite talking points offered up by the more rabid climate conspiracy theorists is that scientists are "hiding something" because they refuse to release their data every time a skeptic asks for it. Show More Summary

UEA/CRU releases their climate data under ICO order, but there’s a few holdouts

From Climate data released Wed, 27 Jul 2011 All data sent to the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia by National Meteorological Services around the globe to complete its global land temperature dataset CRUTEM3 will be … Continue reading ?

How Climategate Got Its Name

When the uproar over a trove of stolen emails from the Climatic Research Unit at East Anglia University started back in November 2009, I resisted calling the incident "Climategate." Yet it appeared in almost every post we wrote about...Show More Summary

Buried under the snow the warmists said wouldn’t fall

March 2000: According to Dr David Viner, a senior research scientist at the climatic research unit (CRU) of the University of East…

Cold Case: Who Hacked Climatic Research Unit Emails Back In 2009?

"Cover of the September 21, 1889, issue of Puck magazine, featuring cartoonist Tom Merry's depiction of the unidentified Whitechapel murderer Jack the Ripper." Image credit:Wikipedia. Perhaps you've read about last week's political turmoil...Show More Summary

The Environmental Tribunal: the view from Auckland

Access to environmental justice is as topical as ever. Delegates at the recent conference of the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association (UKELA), held in late June at UEA in Norwich (yards from the Climatic Research Unit much in the news) argued that the current regime in this country is unsatisfactory – because of the cost, [...]

Major climate report to U.S. government: Get a plan

The United States doesn't have a coordinated national plan to address climate change, and it needs one that's based on risk management, says the government's top science advisory body, the National Research Council, in its most comprehensive report on climate...

Quote of the week – Note to UEA and CRU: get a clue

You’d think that after all the pain and suffering caused by Climategate to the University of East Anglia and the Climate Research Unit, these guys would have a clue. You’d think that they’d want to get the monkey of their … Continue reading ?

James Delingpole beats a Press Complaint from UEA

Guest Post by Barry Woods The University of East Anglia has made complaints to the Press Complaints Commission about three blog posts by James Delingpole in the Telegraph about Professor Phil Jones and the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University … Continue reading ?

Some people's climate beliefs shift with weather

In three separate studies, researchers surveyed about 1,200 people in the United States and Australia, and found that those who thought the current day was warmer than usual were more likely to believe in and feel concern about global warming than those who thought the day was unusually cold.

Open thread for night owls: Unlearned lessons about 'Climategate'

At Grist, David Roberts writes What we have and haven't learned from 'Climategate': I wrote about the "Climategate" controversy (over emails stolen from the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit) once, which is about what...Show More Summary

What we have and haven’t learned from ‘Climategate’

by David Roberts. I wrote about the “Climategate” controversy (over emails stolen from the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit) once, which is about what it warranted. My silent protest had no effect whatsoever, of course,...Show More Summary

Wolverines threatened by climate change

Wolverines in the continental United States could be wiped out by the end of the century if temperatures continue to rise, according to a new study from a scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Springtime snow cover helps...

How much snow do you have? Contribute to crowdsourced science

An invitation from As record levels of snow blanket much of the United States this year, Science For Citizens is collaborating with an important climate research project at the University of Waterloo called Snow Tweets. Show More Summary

What carbon cycle? College students lack scientific literacy, study finds

Most college students in the United States do not grasp the scientific basis of the carbon cycle -- an essential skill in understanding the causes and consequences of climate change, according to new research.

Carbon taxes are the answer to stalled climate negotiations, expert says

For global warming policy, the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference was a major disappointment, researchers say. Carbon taxes are the best approach to achieve significant emissions reductions, according to climate economist...

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