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IPCC apologises for Himalayan glacier melt error

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has conceded an error when stating in its last report, released 2007, that Himalayan glaciers are likely to melt by 2035. The claim has been criticized by numerous glaciologists for being highly unplausible (see Glacier estimate is on thin ice)  … Read more

Nature comments on emails stolen from CRU

An editorial in this week’s Nature comments on the email archives stolen from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia. The article is available in full here, but I’ve pulled out some extracts that are pertinent to the queries that have arisen on this blog and elsewhere as to whether the content of the emails calls into question aspects of climate science and the peer-review process.  Read more