The Daily Climate reports:
The word early from scientists gathered in Stockholm is clear: The planet is changing, and humans are the cause.
But the message from media outlets in the days and weeks leading up to Friday’s release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessment presented a far murkier picture: Global temperatures haven’t risen in the past 15 years, Arctic Sea ice is growing and scientists are scrambling to explain why…
The denial camp has again won the PR battle here. Whether climate advocates and scientists can wrest back the debate as the IPCC rolls out the rest of its Fifth Assessment over the next few months is as much a question today as it was in 2010.