It’s coming apart, slowly but surely.
A high-level inquiry into the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found there was “little evidence” for its claims about global warming.
It also said the panel had emphasised the negative impacts of climate change and made “substantive findings” based on little proof.
The review by the InterAcademy Council (IAC) was launched after the IPCC’s hugely embarrassing 2007 benchmark climate change report, which contained exaggerated and false claims that Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2035.
The panel was forced to admit its key claim in support of global warming was lifted from a 1999 magazine article. The report was based on an interview with a little-known Indian scientist who has since said his views were “speculation” and not backed by research.
Independent climate scientist Peter Taylor said last night: “The IPCC’s credibility has been deeply dented and something has to be done. It can’t just be a matter of adjusting the practices. They have got to look at what are the consequences of having got it wrong in terms of what the public think is going on. Admitting that it needs to reform means something has gone wrong and they really do need to look at the science.”
The statists who have been running this scam will not go down without a fight. They see it as a huge cash cow. The new taxes and other schemes they want to impose on us all are something they have been trying to implement for over a decade now. The political leaders presently in power are still trying to get laws passed. But the public is growing increasingly resistant and in tough economic times, these costs and measures will be economy killers. They will not get through before the November elections, and after that I would say the chances are next to nil.
But until Global Warming is dead and buried we shouldn’t celebrate yet. But it’s getting there.
UPDATE: Another shot to the foot