First to bail out

Andrew Weaver has recognized a sinking ship in the IPCC UN climate reports. He is the first high level IPCC author to try to distance himself from the scandals that are plaguing this once revered report. A “gold standard” of science they used to say. The British Columbia government has followed Andrew’s advice by implementing policy such as a carbon tax. The government should follow Andrew’s lead now as they did before.

A senior Canadian climate scientist says the United Nations’ panel on global warming has become tainted by political advocacy, that its chairman should resign, and that its approach to science should be overhauled.

Andrew Weaver, a climatologist at the University of Victoria, says the leadership of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has allowed it to advocate for action on global warming, rather than serve simply as a neutral science advisory body.


Update on Andrew Weaver:

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