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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

Glaciergate: The Resignation Of Rajendra Pachauri BBC Bias

GLACIERGATE, the latest climate change story the BBC isn’t talking about (see how the CRU story was sat on), is pretty bad news for Rajendra Pachauri, frequent flying chairman of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Richard North brings us the latest:

“You can’t say it’s careless science … it’s one mistake,” says Pachauri, referring to the use of the WWF “grey” reference (i.e., not peer-reviewed) to support the contention that Himalayan glaciers would melt away by 2035.

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Posted: 25th, January 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment