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Background

The 2009 report of the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC), Climate Change Reconsidered, was released on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at a press conference at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, DC, in conjunction with the Third International Conference on Climate Change. Heartland President Joseph Bast, editor of Climate Change Reconsidered, and authors Craig D. Idso Ph.D. and S. Fred Singer Ph.D. spoke at the press conference. Although this report is available for free download and viewing, donations are encouraged to help ensure the similar dissemination of future reports.

Watch the press conference by clicking on the videos to the right, or read the text of the report by selecting the Chapters below. The report may also be purchased from Amazon.com



2009 Report Contents

Full Report   PDF (7.8 MB)

Front Matter   PDF (0.4 MB)

Chapter 1
Global Climate Models   PDF (0.3 MB)

Chapter 2
Feedback Factors and Radiative Forcing   PDF (0.6 MB)

Chapter 3
Observations: Temperature Records   PDF (2.4 MB)

Chapter 4
Observations: Glaciers, Sea Ice, Precipitation, and Sea Level   PDF (0.8 MB)

Chapter 5
Solar Variability and Climate Cycles   PDF (1.1 MB)

Chapter 6
Observations: Extreme Weather   PDF (0.7 MB)

  Chapter 7
Biological Effects of Carbon Dioxide Enrichment   PDF (1.6 MB)

Chapter 8
Species Extinction   PDF (0.7 MB)

Chapter 9
Human Health Effects   PDF (0.5 MB)

Appendicies
Appendix 1: Acronyms   PDF (0.1 MB)

Appendix 2: Table 7.1.1 - Plant Dry Weight (Biomass) Responses to Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment   PDF (0.2 MB)

Appendix 3: Table 7.1.2 - Plant Photosynthesis Responses to Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment   PDF (0.2 MB)

Appendix 4: The Petition Project   PDF (1.8 MB)

Reviews   HTML

 

Press Conference Videos