The IPCC at gunpoint

A recent article in The Economist reports on some unverified assertions concerning the future of himalayan glaciers having made their way into the latest IPCC report. They give details on the review process and some of its failings. The issue is giving yet more weight to those who are willing to maintain the status quo and not look into mitigation and adaptation options seriously. Just look at the comments and judge for youself. Note that the comments tell as much about the readership of The Economist as about the opposing sides of the debate…

The IPCC has replied to its critiques. You can read their statement here (pdf)

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