Web Date: May 17, 2010
IPCC Procedures Probed
The external review of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change got underway on May 14 with the IPCC chairman explaining how a key error crept into the panel's landmark 2007 report.
That report incorrectly predicted that Himalayan glaciers are melting so quickly that they would disappear by 2035. The flawed conclusion about the rate of melting was eventually traced to a 1999 news report.
At the public meeting in Amsterdam, IPCC Chairman Rajendra K. . . .
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