NC Media Watch

A quest for reason and accuracy in letters to the editor, guest editorials and other issues of interest to the citizens of Western Nevada County.

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Why does the IPCC Climate Change "hockey stick" matter?

It matters in California as our legislators and air quality organizations have used the UN IPCC climate change report (TAR) repeately to justify draconian greenhouse gas regulations, starting in 2009. Regulation that will cost California families and business millions if we are forced to implement air quality remediation based on flawed science. Now Ross McKitrick and Steve McIntyre, who discovered the flaws in the science that created the “hockey stick,” have accepted Roger Pielke Jr.challenge to themselves and Michael Mann, the primary hockey stick author, to explain why the ongoing hockey stick debate matters.

Full details here.

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