Hyped 'climate' claim about Himalayas unfounded-UN climate chief stonewalls, wrath of hedge funds and organized crime looms
- Alleged man-caused melting of the Himalayas has been used to stir up hatred against US citizens and rob them blind for the rest of their lives. Citizens are left to defend themselves against these attacks by unelected, unsupervised thugs of the United Nations, and the billionaires and organized crime involved in carbon trading.
- most detailed research into the impact of global warming. A central claim was the
- world's glaciers were melting so fast that those in the Himalayas could vanish by 2035.
In the past few days the scientists behind the warning have admitted that it was based on a news story in the New Scientist, a popular science journal, published eight years before the IPCC's 2007 report.
- It has also emerged that the New Scientist report was itself based on
- a short telephone interview with Syed Hasnain, a little-known Indian scientist then based at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi.
Hasnain has since admitted that the claim was "speculation" and was not supported by any formal research....
- the journalist who carried out the original interview for the New Scientist."...
- "Like the common (but wrong) knowledge on disasters and climate change that originated in the grey literature and was subsequently misrepresented by the IPCC, on the melting of Himalayan glaciers
- the IPCC has dramatically misled policy makers
- and the public.
- Its reluctance to deal with obvious errors is an even greater problem
- NY Times: "Last month, the cabinet of Maldives donned scuba gear and held an underwater meeting to highlight the threat of global warming to that nation, the world’s lowest."...11/2/09, "Mt. Kilimanjaro ice cap continues rapid retreat, study says" (article notes Kilimanjaro is melting due to indeterminate causes).
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