Climate Mistakes III

The IPCC Chairman has apparently another error to explain.  This time the error was the inclusion of claim that mountain ice levels have reduced in the Andes, Alps and Africa due to global warming.  The problem is that their source for this claim was not a peer reviewed publication based on science.  Instead their sources were some very non-scientist like mountain climber's opinions.

At this point it should be very clear that there are some very serious flaws in the system the IPCC has to review these reports before publication.  It amazes me that there are some attempts to deny that a problem even exists.

Sanity seems to prevail over at least one contributor to the report:
"The IPCC should continue to ensure that its review process is as robust and transparent as possible, that it draws only from the peer-reviewed literature, and that uncertainties in the science and projections are clearly expressed."
There's a certain amount of doublespeak here. I a nutshell he's saying, "we have a good review process but we need to make sure it's working."

The IPCC Chairman continues to stand by the report despite these large errors. He can all he wants to. At the end of the day all that matters is credibility. Credibility is something that the report and the IPCC has completely lost by denying there is a problem to begin with.  Especially with errors as large and glaring as these.

Climate Mistakes II
Climate Mistakes I

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