Climate Change report pulled because of “significant” errors
In yet another embarrassing setback, the acolytes of the religion of Climate Change (global warming, climate disruption, whatever) were compelled to pull a recent report that predicted a 2.4 degree (Celsius) temperature increase and “massive worldwide food shortages” in the next decade – because it was all um, er, bullshit. (story here from AFP) A group of climate scientists pointed out numerous and significant errors in the report. Really? I’m shocked – shocked, I tell you!
A climate change study that projected a 2.4 degree Celsius increase in temperature and massive worldwide food shortages in the next decade was seriously flawed, scientists said Wednesday.The study was posted on the website of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was written about by numerous international news agencies, including AFP.
But AAAS later retracted the study as experts cited numerous errors in its approach.
“A reporter with The Guardian alerted us yesterday to concerns about the news release submitted by Hoffman & Hoffman public relations,” said AAAS spokeswoman Ginger Pinholster in an email to AFP.
“We immediately contacted a climate change expert, who confirmed that the information raised many questions in his mind, too. We swiftly removed the news release from our Web site and contacted the submitting organization.”
Scientist Osvaldo Canziani, who was part of the 2007 Nobel Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, was listed as the scientific advisor to the report.
The IPCC, whose figures were cited as the basis for the study’s projections, and Al Gore jointly won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2007 “for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change,” the prize committee said at the time.
Canziani’s spokesman said Tuesday he was ill and was unavailable for interviews.
In other words, “Oh shit, they caught me – I think I’m gonna be sick…” While “experts” questioned the validity of some of the report’s claims, they still cling to the idea that carbon emissions (man-made) are destroying the planet.
“This is something that people don’t appreciate. We tied a record in 2010 (for temperature records) globally. That is primarily from the C02 we put in the atmosphere in the 70s and early 80s, and we have been ramping up since then,” he said.
“So it is not good. We are seeing the response from a mistake we were making 20 years ago, and we are making bigger mistakes today.”
The public relations firm that issued the report on the UEF’s behalf said the group stands by the study and would issue a statement to that effect.
OK, so the study is bullshit but we stand by it. Huh? WTF kind of “science” is THAT?
As more evidence to the contrary emerges, one can only hope that the religion of “Climate Change” will be revealed for the scam that it is. This can’t happen soon enough…