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RCP8.5 fever

...because… wait for it… the study is based on RCP8.5, the busted emissions scenario where coal use increases five-fold because countries become so rich they ignore the environment which collapses...

07 Oct, 2020| News Roundup

The RCP 8.5 Cheat

...afterward. Which brings us to the RCP scenarios including RCP8.5. Needless to say, RCP8.5 is off the charts. But even the others are looking suspicious. A recent study by experts...

03 Oct, 2020| Fact Checks

Right there in black and white

...RCP8.5 is not “business-as-usual”, only to say that it is: “RCP8.5 represents a future that could be consistent with limited or no climate change mitigation policies…. whereas RCP8.5 is generally...

30 Nov, 2022| News Roundup

Oh, scientists say, do they?

...hitting the RCP8.5 again, haven’t you? And of course they have. RCP8.5 is known to be a worse-than-worst-case scenario, a check on any modeling exercise because if your computer program...

07 Apr, 2021| News Roundup

Alarmists busted

...attached to them to indicate severity, from RCP2.6 (smallest change, least warming), RCP4.5, RCP6.0 and RCP8.5. The final RCP8.5 scenario was added as a speculative worst-case scenario, but to get...

12 Feb, 2020| Science Notes

Scientists say (4)

...to plant water consumption, a key component of agricultural productivity and global food security. Alarmists frequently misuse the bogus overheated RCP8.5 scenario but it has one good use: to look...

20 Jan, 2021| Science Notes

We need to raise your premiums

...to be 18% smaller than a hypothetical “no-climate change world”. A loss they computed by running a model powered by… you guessed it, RCP8.5. Such jiggery-pokery is common because it...

16 Jun, 2021| News Roundup

RPC8.5: still a scam

CDN readers are familiar with the RCP8.5 cheat in which climate modelers use a grossly exaggerated emission scenario to project grossly implausible warming over the coming century and then claim...

07 Dec, 2022| Science Notes

Ottawa has a plan

...it anyway because it almost certainly entails very large expenditures (in Calgary, $87 billion) on the basis of very dubious assumptions including, yes, our old friend RCP8.5, the exploded emissions...

13 Jul, 2022| News Roundup

Oh no, no snow

...the most likely outcome, it was credible.” Which immediately made us suspect that tired old comic-book-Dracula climate scare story the RCP8.5 scenario. We wrote that phrase before tracking down the...

13 Jan, 2021| OP ED Watch

A warm bath at the Hotel Climate

...fact the preposterous RCP8.5 scenario and “most scientists” knew it was bunkum though they were reluctant to say so. Finally telling us things we knew years ago, Wallace-Wells concedes: “Now,...

02 Nov, 2022| News Roundup

They just won't know what snowboarding is

...Games by the end of this century.” Of course they are saying this based on (need you ask?) RCP8.5. And of course to mark the occasion Toronto just had its...

26 Jan, 2022| News Roundup

17,000 peer-reviewed studies can't be wrong

...nearly 17,000 scientific studies have been published using RCP8.5, a bogus over-the-top emission scenario that is known to be hopelessly exaggerated, and which makes impossible assertions about future CO2 levels....

09 Dec, 2020| Science Notes

Scientists beginning to say

In the Wall Street Journal, Holman W. Jenkins Jr. offers some good news. Scientists are getting fed up with something too silly to ignore, namely the RCP8.5 catastrophe scenario we...

21 Apr, 2021| OP ED Watch

A cure for insomnia

...National Academies of Sciences, 2019).” As for “The recreation value of coral reef tourism in Florida, Puerto Rico, and Hawai’i is expected to decrease by 90% by mid-century under RCP8.5...

09 Mar, 2022| News Roundup

We are all going to die, part 44

...to increase”? Especially about what these wildly hypothetical models are using as their baseline scenario. Could it be… RCP8.5 on steroids? Why yes. Yes it could. And if one thing...

11 May, 2022| OP ED Watch

Have a cool one

...clock has only moved about 5 minutes in 67 years, there’s still time to debunk this one. Start with our video on the RCP8.5 scam. Or this one in which...

25 Nov, 2020| News Roundup

Out from his coffin

OK one more RCP8.5 story. There’s a video clip of Bobby “Boris” Pickett, whose musical career consisted of one huge success namely “The Monster Mash”, promising to sing “a medley...

07 Oct, 2020| News Roundup

Unbearable

...spinning toward extinction due to climate change again. We hardly need to point out that these stories depend on the discredited RCP8.5 scenario. Even the Guardian has announced that it...

29 Jul, 2020| News Roundup

Soup from nuts

...It is chock full of hyperbole from authoritative figures, references to work of the ‘planetary boundaries’ folks & RCP8.5 studies”. For some reason he did not link to it in...

19 Oct, 2022| News Roundup

We are all going to die of climate plagues

...we had merch for guessing that, yes indeed, once again it’s the exploded RCP8.5 scenario. “When you think about that being the average temperature, that also means the extremes of...

02 Sep, 2020| OP ED Watch

Awake because of woke science

...suspect the alarmists’ favourite exploded worst-case RCP8.5 scenario is lurking outside our steamed-up window. And bingo! Under “Annual individual sleep loss and short sleep projections” it’s the basis for their...

01 Jun, 2022| News Roundup

And a special prize for the Canadian model

...RCP8.5). [It’s] bias, not uncertainty, and until the modeling community finds a way to fix it, the economics and policy making communities are justified in assuming future warming projections are...

02 Sep, 2020| Science Notes

The old cane pole

...third to three-quarters of the lakes in the state that now hold them.” No ifs, ands, buts, or citations… including to scientists speculating based on RCP8.5. What a fish story....

01 Jun, 2022| News Roundup

We have ways to make you notice

...Sensitivity) being very high and we smell RCP8.5 burning in the background. But in case it’s not scary enough, “We have already witnessed severe and historic weather events in Canada...

27 Apr, 2022| News Roundup

Or Yellowstone gets it

...global warming favors shrubs or grasslands in their ranges.” But when we hear “worst-case scenario” we start scanning the smoke-filled horizon for vast herds of RCP8.5. On this occasion we...

26 May, 2021| News Roundup

Climate climate everywhere

...But such predictions are based on the RCP8.5 scenario that is now being shown to have been absurdly over-the-top, as even the BBC admits. But presumably if the oceans refuse...

11 Mar, 2020| News Roundup

Code repetitive

...projections of greenhouse gas emissions, a crucial causal input at least inside the models, were no good. Particularly the noxious RCP8.5. Now it seems they have abandoned RCP for SSP....

18 Aug, 2021| News Roundup

Code snooze

...immediate risk. On the contrary, as Roger Pielke Jr. notes, it walks back earlier IPCC statements that the ludicrous RCP8.5 scenario was “most likely” and now rates it as improbable...

18 Aug, 2021| News Roundup

More money than brainosaurus

...RCP8.5 turns out to be right, is going to annihilate even humans let alone most of the non-bugosphere? Did even a high school science student vet this production? Oddly, an...

03 Nov, 2021| OP ED Watch

Chickens, meet green roost

...usual scenario. No, not RCP8.5. The one where a Deputy Prime Minister can get away with babbling “from my perspective this price increase in fuel costs is a reminder of...

13 Jul, 2022| News Roundup

Stop Them If You've Heard It Before

...that governments can’t resist commissioning and then beating people over the head with. But the first question to ask is: “Is the report’s ‘business-as-usual’ baseline by any chance the RCP8.5...

06 Dec, 2022| Fact Checks

Where did everybody go?

...even trying to reduce emissions. Which brings us to another key point about modeling. We’ve written many times about the grossly exaggerated RCP8.5 emission scenario. Its faulty prognostications are based...

30 Sep, 2020| Science Notes

Fact-free

...of three uncertainty. Climate model predictions of alarming impacts for the 21st century are driven by an emissions scenario, RCP8.5, that is highly implausible. Climate model predictions neglect scenarios of...

21 Jul, 2021| News Roundup

Not the right month to tell us warming is bad

...them. It relies on the now-debunked and discredited RCP8.5 emission scenario that even alarmists say is over-egged. And it hinges on the implausible ideas that climate has been stable in...

13 May, 2020| News Roundup

Wrong kind of green

...worse than the exploded RCP8.5. BTW the Bank of Canada’s mission statement is impeccable: “We are Canada’s central bank. We work to preserve the value of money by keeping inflation...

15 Jun, 2022| News Roundup

The 100,000 Year Problem or lack thereof

...fail and taste bad, Miami Beach will become Miami Seabed and poison ivy will grow legs and a long poisonous tongue and eat us all up if RCP8.5 comes true....

06 Apr, 2022| OP ED Watch

But... but... peer review!!!

...something other than pal review it would not be the case that, as Roger Pielke Jr. calculated a couple of years ago, nearly 17,000 peer-reviewed studies using RCP8.5 have been...

05 Oct, 2022| News Roundup

Clouding the picture

...order to weigh the chance of disaster, the predictions of RCP8.5 (that’s Representative Concentration Pathway 8.5 to those of you who speak English or something resembling it) are driven by...

03 Apr, 2019| Science Notes

Winters may be about to get colder

...on this model projection and demand politicians treat it as a slam dunk, just as we wouldn’t want them to treat RCP8.5 or other extreme climate warming projections as dead...

18 Jan, 2023| Science Notes

Speaking of math

...disappear by 2100, depending on how greenhouse gas emissions develop in the first half of the 21st century”. That the authors are using RCP4.5 and RCP8.5 instead of something that...

15 Sep, 2021| OP ED Watch

English weather

...the sulphur soup some day. The RCP8.5 scenario alarmists love to cite envisions temperature increases of between 2.6 and 4.8°C by 2100 and it’s that sort of rise that is...

27 Jul, 2022| News Roundup

Warming means fewer hurricanes

...scenario) and an enormous amount (RCP8.5). The result? “We find a reduction in overall global TC activity as climate warms.” So if the fabled computers are right, the more it...

15 Jul, 2020| Science Notes

Not so dumb after all

...if you read down far enough you discover that “their current trajectory” is the usual exploded RCP8.5 scenario the Climate Central study calls the scenario with “unchecked pollution” whereas “unchecked...

24 Jun, 2020| News Roundup

Sins of emission part 2

We reported last week on efforts by whistle-blowers in the climate science community to get their colleagues to stop using the RCP8.5 emission scenario as the so-called “business-as-usual” story since...

26 Feb, 2020| Science Notes
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