No change in weather extremes, just a moving of the goalposts 

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A reading of the executive summary of the new GWPF paper is probably enough to confirm many suspicions about alarmist claims.
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A PAPER from the Global Warming Policy Foundation says that a recent shift in methodology by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has led to misleading claims about increases in weather extremes.

The review by physicist Dr Ralph Alexander finds that IPCC claims are largely unsupported by observational evidence, says Paul Homewood @ The Conservative Woman.

Dr Alexander says: ‘On almost every kind of extreme weather, with the possible exception of heatwaves, the evidence for significant changes is scant. But the latest IPCC report has introduced novel “attribution” statistics and now insists that things are getting worse. It’s yet another case of scientists trying to scare the public into compliance. . . The mistaken belief that weather extremes are worsening because of climate change is more a perception, fostered by media coverage, than reality. The IPCC’s new statistical method is playing an unworthy part in bringing this sorry state of affairs to pass.’

This is the paper’s summary:

Continued here.

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August 3, 2022

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