All pages with keywords: climate scientists

Why being right is not enough for climate researchers

a commentary by Bob Ward 20 April, 2018

Climate change researchers need to improve their public debating skills. That was my take-away message for the audience last week at a special event on ‘Exploring Science Denialism in HIV/AIDS, … read more »


Another researcher falls victim to the echo chamber of climate change denial

Another researcher falls victim to the echo chamber of climate change denial

a commentary by Bob Ward 2 April, 2012

An assistant professor of geochemistry at Syracuse University is the latest victim of the echo chamber of climate change denial which is used to mislead the public about the results … read more »


Anthropogenic global warming ‘stopped’ in 1997…and in 1996, 1995, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978 and 1972

Anthropogenic global warming ‘stopped’ in 1997…and in 1996, 1995, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978 and 1972

a commentary by Bob Ward 3 February, 2012

Self-proclaimed climate change ‘sceptics’ have for the past few years been recycling the myth that anthropogenic global warming has ‘stopped’. But these ‘sceptics’ always fail to point out is that, based on their logic, manmade global warming has actually ‘stopped’ nine times since 1970, in 1972, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1995, 1996 and 1997. And they fail to mention that the underlying anthropogenic warming trend is clear and unambiguous when temperature data for the past four decades are taken into account. read more »


Copenhagen climate conference: Emission impossible

Copenhagen climate conference: Emission impossible

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 30 November, 2009

Nicholas Stern and George Monbiot: Two of the top thinkers on climate change explain why the most important political gathering of our time will succeed or fail the Guardian