Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Wacky Global Warming News: More Glaciergate

Wow, I guess science isn’t what it used to be. At least not at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the United Nations. In 2007 the IPCC shared the Nobel Peace Prize (along with Al Gore) for their global warming/climate change report. It’s a report that politicians around the world point to when they want to take away our money and freedom to fight global warming. Well, at least part of the report is less about science than it is BS.

It turns out that the IPCC has been doing very little science regarding glaciers and mountain ice melt. In fact the news coming out sounds more like the IPCC is a bunch of third-graders lifting information from the encyclopedia for their report. First, news broke that the IPCC had included unsubstantiated “speculation” by one scientist contained in an 8 year old article to make a false claim that Himalayan Glaciers would melt by 2035. Then it was learned....Read the rest on Happily American: Wacky Global Warming News: More Glaciergate

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