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Climate Bible Gets 21 ‘F’s on Report Card April 16, 2010

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Climate Bible Gets 21 ‘F’s on Report Card

Via Nofrakkingconsensus.com
April 14, 2010

21 of 44 chapters in the United Nations’ Nobel-winning climate bible earned an F on a report card we are releasing today. Forty citizen auditors from 12 countries examined 18,531 sources cited in the report – finding 5,587 to be not peer-reviewed.

Contrary to statements by the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the celebrated 2007 report does not rely solely on research published in reputable scientific journals. It also cites press releases, newspaper and magazine clippings, working papers, student theses, discussion papers, and literature published by green advocacy groups. Such material is often called “grey literature.”

We’ve been told this report is the gold standard. We’ve been told it’s 100 percent peer-reviewed science. But thousands of sources cited by this report have not come within a mile of a scientific journal.

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1. Bush bunny - April 16, 2010

Well it has be said before, check out this Washington Post article that would be enough to throw all modern day climate change skeptics into vapors.

Have we heard all this stuff before? Almost 90 years later?


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