climate deniers

Some examples of extreme weather events 2013

It’s common for climate change denialists to seize selectively on pieces of data or simply misinterpret trends either through ignorance of the scientific method or some other confirmatory bias. The recent ‘pause’ in temperature rise (actually a slow down the rate of increase) has also been accompanied by an increase in the rate of arctic ice loss and an increase in heat retention and acidification of the oceans. Prof Myles

Arctic Ice Loss

With the imminent launch of the 5th IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report, the usual suspects are dishing out their ill-founded assertions and distortions of the facts. One serial offender is Mail on Sunday journalist David Rose. He recently wrote an article where he claimed that Arctic ice had grown by 60% in 2013 which was only a true statement if you cherry pick the data and ignore the