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NZ Herald: Stalemate on Glaciergate

Peter Griffin posted in on January 26th, 2010.

The NZ Herald features an article looking at the recent Glaciergate controversy, in which the IPCC incorrectly claimed in a recent document that Himalay’s glaciers could be gone by 2035. The mistake, brought to the attention of the IPCC by a reviewer, has served to further polarise opinions about the IPCC. An excerpt: (read in […]

Newsletter Digest: US science delegation visit, Himalayan glaciers and NZ publishing flurry

Peter Griffin posted in on January 22nd, 2010.

Clinton’s science advisor jets in Expect New Zealand’s unease with genetic modification and options for alternative energy production to be in the spotlight next week as the Government hosts a high-powered series of science workshops featuring key officials from the US Government. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have postponed her New Zealand visit […]

Glaciologist responds to doubts over Himalayan melt

Peter Griffin posted in on January 19th, 2010.

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is reexamining a report it issued that suggests Himalayan glaciers could vanish by 2035. The veracity of the claim is in doubt after it was revealed that information cited in the report was based on “grey literature”. It was taken from a WWF report that was not […]

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