Himalayan glaciers

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Bidisha Banerjee and George Collins have written the definitive account of the error in the WG2 report about Himalayan glaciers: Dozens of articles and analyses of this situation, whether dashed-off blog posts or New York Times coverage, exhibit a curious consistency. Not a single article or analysis appears to include all relevant issues without introducing…

You can add the George Kaser to the list that includes Pielke Jr, Latif and Lal. It’s like he can’t help himself. Rose claimed that he was told by Kaser that he wrote to Lal: I’m not the only person in disagreement with Dr Lal. Georg Kaser, the Austrian glaciologist, insists (indeed, he told me…

Rosegate scandal grows

There have been new developments in the Rosegate, the scandal about the way David Rose sexed up his story about the IPCC and the Himalayan glaciers. Andrew Revkin has posted an email from Murari Lal, the scientist that Rose verballed: I am not a Glaciologist but a Climatologist and the statement attributed to me in…

Rosegate

Imagine, if you will, that the emails stolen from CRU had included fawning comments from an MSM journalist to a climate scientist like this: As a veteran member of the MSM (Vanity Fair and the UK’s Mail on Sunday) may I state for the record: Sir, I salute you. Bravo! or this: without Steve’s brilliant…

A beat up of Himalayan proportions

Newspapers such as the London Times are reporting that the IPCC is about to retract something from the AR4 WG2 report: A central claim was the world’s glaciers were melting so fast that those in the Himalayas could vanish by 2035. The claim was indeed wrong. John Nielsen-Gammon has written a detailed analysis of the…