IPCC errs on the side of least drama

Dec 17, 2012 1 Comment by

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is often accused of being alarmist but the journal Global Environmental Change has just published a study demonstrating that in fact the IPCC has consistently underestimated the damage caused by climate change. See the Daily Climate blog for more details.

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Caroline Whyte collaborated with Richard Douthwaite on an online update of his book Short Circuit: Strengthening Local Economies in an Unstable World in 2002-3 and went on to study ecological economics at Mälardalen University in Sweden in 2005-6, writing a masters thesis on the relationship between central banking and sustainability. She compiled the conclusion for Feasta's 2011 book Fleeing Vesuvius and was a contributor to the Feasta Climate Group's book Sharing for Survival in 2012. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

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