• ‘Go Veggie To Save The Planet’ Claim Debunked

    • Date: 24/03/10

    Yet more United Nations analysis of the measures necessary to combat climate change has come under fire from scientists. This time, rather than the (in)famous 2007 assessment report from the UN’s International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the criticism is levelled at a 2006 report called Livestock’s Long Shadow issued by the UN Food and […]

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  • Questions Swirl Around IPCC’s Climate Auditors

    • Date: 18/03/10

    A little-known group called the InterAcademy Council has been made the voice of authority on the credibility of climate change, leaving critics scratching their heads — and some key questions unanswered. Acknowledging the rising tide of public skepticism toward global warming, the United Nations announced on March 10 that the IAC would act as an […]

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  • Many Western Nations Have Distorted IPCC Reports: Jairam

    • Date: 15/03/10

    Cautioning against “environmental propaganda” Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh told journalists here on Saturday that the West was using the science of climate change for political gains. Mr. Ramesh was on a visit to the Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay), where he met heads and faculty of all the seven […]

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  • IPCC Likely To Backtrack On Claim That Global Warming Will Destroy Rainforests

    • Date: 15/03/10

    The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is the world’s leading climate change group, is expected to backtrack over its claims about how rainforests would be devastated by rising temperatures, as one of its own scientists has said that the claim is “totally wrong”. According to a report in the Express, the latest […]

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  • IPCC Claims On Rainforests Were Wrong, Study Suggests

    • Date: 13/03/10

    The United Nations’ climate change panel is facing fresh criticism after new research contradicted the organisation’s claims about the devastating effect climate change could have on the Amazon rainforest. A new study, funded by Nasa, has found that the most serious drought in the Amazon for more than a century had little impact on the […]

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  • New Study Debunks Myths About Amazon Rain Forests

    • Date: 12/03/10

    A new NASA-funded study has concluded that Amazon rain forests were remarkably unaffected in the face of once-in-a-century drought in 2005, neither dying nor thriving, contrary to a previously published report and claims by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. “We found no big differences in the greenness level of these forests between drought and […]

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  • Prejudging IPCC Error Review: Press ‘Exaggerate’ Climate Controversy

    • Date: 10/03/10

    The president of the Royal Society has said press reporting of climate science exaggerates the controversies, but that it is “too much to expect” news editors to make different choices. “The press naturally highlights what is new, and that may not be the most important thing,” Lord Rees told Today presenter Justin Webb. —BBC Today Programme, […]

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  • UN To Review IPCC Errors

    • Date: 10/03/10

    The United Nations is to announce an independent review of errors made by its climate change advisory body in an attempt to restore its credibility. A team of the world’s leading scientists will investigate the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and ask why its supposedly rigorous procedures failed to detect at least three serious […]

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