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Amazongate: Blogs Beat MSM To Latest Climate Nonsense

AFTER ClimateGate and GlaciertGate, it’s AmazonGate.

The IPCC reported that global warming might wipe out 40% of the Amazon rainforest. Only, it  “was based on an unsubstantiated claim by green campaigners who had little scientific expertise.”

“Research” was based on a study published in Nature “which did not assess rainfall but in fact looked at the impact on the forest of human activity such as logging and burning. This weekend WWF said it was launching an internal inquiry into the study.”

Richard North looks at more global warming bollocks the mainstream media missed:

DESPITE the attempted sabotage of “Amazongate” by The Sunday Telegraph yesterday, the Daily Express does it big. The Guardian also mentions it and so does The Daily Mail.

The Daily Telegraph, on the ball as always, lifts the story done by The Times last Saturday on “Glaciergate”, disguising its source with the formulaic “it has emerged”.

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Posted: 1st, February 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment