In 2010 and 2011 the climate science community was rocked by the release of e-mails from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit showing that climate scientists can be just as petty, political and (at times) unethical as any other group. To this day, it has not been determined who obtained the e-mail files [...]
Our fire deficit Researchers have determined that we have a “fire deficit” in the western United States. Since the late 1800s, they say, human activities, grazing, climate change, and fire suppression caused a large, abrupt decline in burning similar to the Little Ice Age … Continue reading ? Wildfire Today - News and commentary about wildland fire
2000: According to Dr David Viner, a senior research scientist at the climatic research unit (CRU) of the University of East…
Oops. Based on readings from more than 30,000 measuring stations, the data was issued last week without fanfare by the Met Office and the University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit. It confirms that the rising trend in world temperatures...
Researchers in the United Kingdom have finally been able to nail down and measure the impacts of the elusive Criegee biradical (or Criegee intermediate), an atmospheric molecule that could be one of the keys to stopping advanced climate change. The mysterious molecule forms when ozone reacts with an alkene, and the resulting molecule is missing [...]
The island scrub-jay is the only island endemic passerine species in the continental United States. Although it is not classified as endangered, the species faces a number of threats to its long-term survival, and climate change is expected to exacerbate those challenges. Show More Summary
Climategate – whodunnit? Well, according to this story in Help Net Security, the Information Technology people might be good candidates to see what has been going on behind the scenes at UEA’s Climate Research Unit, since it seems that they … Continue reading ?
As thousands more emails from the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit (CRU) are leaked on the internet, the latest issue of Index on Censorship magazine, 'Dark Matter', calls for a debate into science and transparency. read more
The Climategate scandal broke in November 2009 just before the UN Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen. Hundreds of hacked emails and documents from the Climate Research Unit at East Anglia University were leaked. The emails raised doubt...Show More Summary
The release of a series of e-mails apparently stolen from the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit was timed so that they would hit the news immediately before the Copenhagen climate conference. They didn't seem to affect...Show More Summary
New research and findings are “sounding alarm bells” for urgent action to halt global warming, the United Nation’s top official on climate change, Christiana Figueres, told journalists. ||| New research and findings are “sounding alarm...Show More Summary
The UK police force tasked with investigating the hacking of emails and documents from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia seems to have quietly de-prioritized its investigation earlier this year.
shutterstock_73030483.jpg The UK police force tasked with investigating the hacking of emails and documents from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia (the debunked "Climategate") seems to have quietly de-prioritized...Show More Summary
“This appears to be a carefully timed attempt to reignite controversy over the science behind climate change…” – University of East Anglia, UK A new batch of emails and a curious message: In what appears to be a well-timed attempt to add controversy and confusion just ahead of the up-coming UN Climate meeting in Copenhagen, [...]Show More Summary
Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Whoever who took the Climategate emails from the Climate Research Unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia (UEA) are certainly playing the long game. Two whole years they waited before publishing the second group … Continue reading ?
A new United Nations report projects man-made global warming will boost the damage caused by heat waves, coastal floods, and droughts as they get worse by the end of the century. On the other hand, researchers probing weather damage reports have not been able to identify a global warming signal yet. Show More Summary
“What appears to be a new batch of emails and other documents from the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit has been released,” reports the BBC. The emails are accompanied by a new selection of pull-quotes that include words like “trick” and “deceptive” and “scheme,” causing right-wing hacks like the Telegraph’s James Delingpole to [...]
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
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 [...]
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’ [...]