• India Losing Trust In IPCC

    • Date: 04/02/10

    The Indian government has established its own body to monitor the effects of global warming because it “cannot rely” on the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the group headed by its own Nobel prize-winning scientist Dr R.K Pachauri. The move is a significant snub to both the IPCC and Dr Pachauri as he […]

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  • Obama’s Climate Policy Faces Collapse

    • Date: 04/02/10

    US President Barack Obama is under intense pressure from leading members of his Democratic Party to scale back climate change legislation as their support for his proposed cap-and-trade scheme for carbon emissions ebbs away. Mr Obama indicated yesterday he may be willing to accept a compromise in which a cap-and-trade scheme similar to one proposed […]

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  • Obama Retreats From Goal of Cap-Trade Bill

    • Date: 03/02/10

    President Barack Obama said for the first time Tuesday that legislation that would require industries to pay for emissions of greenhouse gases may need to be separated from a more popular “green jobs” bill in the Senate, a maneuver that could kill what once had been one of the administration’s top policy priorities. Answering a […]

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  • IPCC Shamed By Bogus Rainforest Claim

    • Date: 31/01/10

    [editor’s note: see the Sunday Times retraction of this news story at the bottom of the article] A startling report by the United Nations climate watchdog that global warming might wipe out 40% of the Amazon rainforest was based on an unsubstantiated claim by green campaigners who had little scientific expertise. The Intergovernmental Panel on […]

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  • IPCC Chairman Was Told Of False Glacier Claims Before Copenhagen

    • Date: 30/01/10

    The chairman of the leading climate change watchdog was informed that claims about melting Himalayan glaciers were false before the Copenhagen summit, The Times has learnt. Rajendra Pachauri was told that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessment that the glaciers would disappear by 2035 was wrong, but he waited two months to correct it. He […]

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  • New Studies: ‘Himalayan Glaciers Here To Stay’

    • Date: 27/01/10

    Glaciers are here to stay in the Himalayas. Studies conducted by glaciologists across the Himalayan region in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have shown that global warming has little to do with their melting. The conclusion was drawn by glaciologists after studying the behaviour of 35 Himalayan glaciers. The Mentossa glacier in Miyar […]

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  • New Documents Show IPCC Ignored Doubts About Himalayan Glacier Scare

    • Date: 24/01/10

    The Global Warming Policy Foundation today rejected as baseless claims by Rajendra Pachauri, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, that the IPCC’s erroneous doomsday prediction about the fate of Himalayan glaciers was an isolated and wholly uncharacteristic mistake. According to the GWPF, and contrary to Dr Pachauri’s claims, there is already ample evidence […]

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  • 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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