Climate Science Predictions Prove Too Conservative: Scientific American
"We're underestimating the fact that climate change is rearing its head," said Kevin Trenberth, head of the climate analysis section at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and a lead author of key sections of the 2001 and 2007 IPCC reports. "And we're underestimating the role of humans, and this means we're underestimating what it means for the future and what we should be planning for."Flashback: Kevin Trenberth’s REAL travesty « Climate Sanity
"It's like going to a doctor," said Princeton's Oppenheimer. "When data is weak you ask your doctor for his or her best judgment.
"That is what IPCC is supposed to do."
[Kevin Trenberth, October 2009] The fact is that we can’t account for the lack of warming at the moment and it is a travesty that we can’t.