(...) As temperatures have declined and climate models have failed to predict this decline, the IPCC has gained confidence in catastrophic warming and dismisses the pause as unpredictable climate variability.
Oceanic Cloud Decrease since 1987 Explains 1/3 of Ocean Heating
By Roy Spencer, His Blog, Oct 3, 2013
Numerous other prominent scientists — even many who have worked with the IPCC and accept some of its global-warming theories — have been equally critical. (...) “They are proclaiming increased confidence in their models as the discrepancies between their models and observations increase,” added Dr. Lindzen, who has published hundreds of scientific papers.