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Beyond Ridiculous to Farce: IPCC Blows Yet Another One

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Yet another part of the “overwhelming evidence” is pure baloney:

A LEADING British government scientist has warned the United Nations’ climate panel to tackle its blunders or lose all credibility. Robert Watson, chief scientist at Defra, the environment ministry, who chaired the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) from 1997 to 2002, was speaking after more potential inaccuracies emerged in the IPCC’s 2007 benchmark report on global warming. The most important is a claim that global warming could cut rain-fed north African crop production by up to 50% by 2020, a remarkably short time for such a dramatic change. The claim has been quoted in speeches by Rajendra Pachauri, the IPCC chairman, and by Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general. This weekend Professor Chris Field, the new lead author of the IPCC’s climate impacts team, told The Sunday Times that he could find nothing in the report to support the claim.

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3 Replies to “Beyond Ridiculous to Farce: IPCC Blows Yet Another One

  1. 1 says:

    “conditions have not been this warm for some 55 million years”

    This is a quote from an Australian Christian meteorology lecturer Dr Mike Pope.

    Is this true?

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    Joseph says:

    Can Noble prizes be taken back? 🙂

    If someone gets a Noble on false pretenses the committee should be able to take it back.

    And if they don’t then Noble prizes aren’t worth anything- even though it comes with $$$.

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