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Omigosh! The panic about the supposed melting of the Himalayan glaciers that the “peer reviewed” scientists at the IOCC—all bow—claimed was imminent by 2035, not only isn’t, but was based on almost nothing at all.   From the story:

A WARNING that climate change will melt most of the Himalayan glaciers by 2035 is likely to be retracted after a series of scientific blunders by the United Nations body that issued it. Two years ago the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a benchmark report that was claimed to incorporate the latest and 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.

Are you kidding me?  This was a major proof of the need to dismantle our economies!  Wait.  It gets worse:
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. If confirmed it would be one of the most serious failures yet seen in climate research. The IPCC was set up precisely to ensure that world leaders had the best possible scientific advice on climate change.

The Himmalyan claim is soon to be dropped, the story says.  That should be the least of it!  This is a major science scandal.  

We are told that the glaciers are melting, just much slower than the Himalayan claim.  Maybe.  But the time has long past to open up the entire issue to renewed and independent analysis—with believers and skeptics all at the table.  No more blindly ”trusting the scientists.”

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