• IPCC Lead Author: I Knew Glacier Data Hadn’t Been Verified

    • Date: 24/01/10

    The scientist behind the bogus claim in a Nobel Prize-winning UN report that Himalayan glaciers will have melted by 2035 last night admitted it was included purely to put political pressure on world leaders. Dr Murari Lal also said he was well aware the statement, in the 2007 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate […]

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  • Pachauri: The Real Story Behind The Glaciergate Scandal

    • Date: 23/01/10

    Dr Pachauri has rapidly distanced himself from the IPCC’s baseless claim about vanishing glaciers. But the scientist who made the claim now works for Pachauri, writes Christopher Booker. I can report a further dramatic twist to what has inevitably been dubbed “Glaciergate” – the international row surrounding the revelation that the latest report on global […]

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  • An ‘Indian IPCC’ On The Way: Ramesh

    • Date: 22/01/10

    Minister for Environment & Forests Jairam Ramesh has said he feels “vindicated” by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) goof-up on Himalayan glaciers. Talking to the The Financial Express, the minister said India would soon have a well-equipped national agency for climate change assessment, as the UN body had proven unequal to the task. […]

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  • Democrats Join Push To Block EPA Global Warming Rules

    • Date: 22/01/10

    Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski has picked up three Democratic allies in her push to rein in the federal government’s power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming. Sens. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., and Mary Landrieu, D-La., on Thursday signed on as co-sponsors to a new resolution offered by Murkowski that would […]

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  • Jairam Ramesh: Rate Of Himalayan Glacier Melt ‘Practically At A Standstill’

    • Date: 21/01/10

    India’s environment minister, having faced accusations of practicing “voodoo science”, has been vindicated with the Nobel Prize-winning United Nations climate body’s prediction that the Himalayan glaciers would disappear by 2035 being exposed as inaccurate speculation. After suffering blows from the “Climategate” scandal and the tumultuous and essentially failed Copenhagen climate conference last year, the credibility […]

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  • UN Official: Copenhagen Deal At Risk

    • Date: 21/01/10

    Just a month after world leaders fashioned a tentative and nonbinding agreement at the climate change summit meeting in Copenhagen, the deal already appears at risk of coming undone, the top United Nations climate official warned on Wednesday. Facing a Jan. 31 deadline, major countries have yet to submit their plans for reducing emissions of […]

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  • Will Obama Become A Lame Green Duck?

    • Date: 20/01/10

    The Obama administration faces a challenge in Congress that could strip it of its powers to cut greenhouse gas emissions, barely a month after committing to action at the Copenhagen climate change summit. An Alaska Republican, Senator Lisa Murkowski, is expected to put forward a proposal for a vote as early as tomorrow that would seek […]

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  • Republican Senate Win May Kill Cap-And-Trade Bill

    • Date: 20/01/10

    Republican Scott Brown’s stunning win in the Massachusetts Senate race Tuesday does not bode well for Democratic plans to enact climate change legislation in 2010. At the very least, Brown adds another vote against a cap-and-trade bill – a plan the state senator attacked during his successful campaign against state Attorney General Martha Coakley (D) for […]

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