Thursday, February 4, 2010

AmazonGate & The Disreputable IPCC

Quoting Christopher Booker at
(I inserted the link):
“The IPCC made a prominent claim in its 2007 report, again citing the WWF [World Wildlife Fund] as its authority, that climate change could endanger ‘up to 40 per cent’ of the Amazon rainforest – as iconic to warmists as those Himalayan glaciers and polar bears. This WWF report, it turned out, was co-authored by Andy Rowell, an anti-smoking and food safety campaigner who has worked for WWF and Greenpeace, and contributed pieces to Britain's two most committed environmentalist newspapers. Rowell and his co-author claimed their findings were based on an article in Nature. But the focus of that piece, it emerges, was not global warming at all but the effects of logging…

A Canadian analyst has identified more than 20 passages in the IPCC's report which cite similarly non-peer-reviewed WWF [World Wildlife Fund] or Greenpeace reports as their authority, and other researchers have been uncovering a host of similarly dubious claims and attributions all through the report. These range from groundless allegations about the increased frequency of ‘extreme weather events’ such as hurricanes, droughts and heatwaves, to a headline claim that global warming would put billions of people at the mercy of water shortages – when the study cited as its authority indicated exactly the opposite, that rising temperatures could increase the supply of water.”
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And, on THIS BASIS, governments want to
ROB US of TENS of TRILLIONS of dollars?


Click here & explore GlacierGate/PachauriGate.
Click here for some basic climate change science.

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