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Warning of rising seas alarmist and wrong


December 6th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Predictions that global warming could cause sea levels to rise by six feet in the next century are alarmist and wrong.The forecast made by the influential 2007 Intergovernmental ... Read more...

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Science writer Fred Pearce asks Dr. Pachauri to step down as IPCC Chairman


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of the Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has been urged to stand down by renowned science writer Fred Pearce because of ... Read more...

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Arctic to be ice-free in summer by 2050


July 21st, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arctic will have no ice during the summer by the mid-21st Century, says the head of the Russian Meteorological Centre. "In 30-40 years, the Arctic may have ... Read more...

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Dutch review supports key warnings of IPCC report


July 6th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A Dutch review of the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) brings to light a number of mistakes - some of them trivial, others more ... Read more...

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UN begins review of its climate panel work


March 11th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has announced an independent review of its Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that faced flak due to some wrong predictions in a report ... Read more...

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World’s temperature record to be re-analyzed


February 25th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Reports indicate that the whole of the world's instrumental temperature record is to be re-analyzed in an attempt to remove doubts about the reality of global warming.According ... Read more...

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UN climate change panel urged to review methods


February 16th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 16 (DPA) The United Nations was Tuesday urged to review the working methods of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), following recent disclosures of mistakes in the organisation's reports. The ... Read more...

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Climate expert admits loss of crucial weather data was ‘not acceptable’


February 16th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): The climate expert at the centre of a media storm over the release of emails onto the Internet has admitted that he did not follow correct procedures over ... Read more...

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IPCC scientist dismisses furor over Himalayan goof up


February 15th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): The scientist behind the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that falsely claimed the Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2035 has dismissed the furor over the errors ... Read more...

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Climate scientists blast IPCC’s ’sloppy’ melting Himalayan glaciers error


February 9th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Reports indicate that climate scientists who worked on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report say they are dismayed by 'sloppy' work by their colleagues that introduced an ... Read more...

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India needs more research on climate change: Shyam Saran


February 8th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) After a goof-up in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) report on melting of Himalayan glaciers, the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Climate Change Monday called ... Read more...

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EU offers to update IPCC report


February 6th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A day after it received Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's backing, the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), headed by R.K. Pachauri, Saturday got support from the ... Read more...

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Pachauri should stand firm: Farooq Abdullah


February 6th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Minister of New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah Saturday compared the embattled UN climate change panel chief R.K. Pachauri to Jesus Christ, Prophet Mohammad and Mahatma ... Read more...

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World leaders join Manmohan Singh in backing Pachauri (Lead)


February 5th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) World leaders Friday joined Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in backing the embattled UN climate change panel co-chair R.K. Pachauri, saying global warming has the potential to ... Read more...

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Pachauri insists science behind global warming remains ‘totally valid’


February 5th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5(ANI): UN Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief Dr Rajendra Kumar Pachauri has insisted that the science behind global warming remains valid, despite recent embarrassing mistakes which has ... Read more...

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World leaders rally in support of Pachauri


February 5th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) World leaders Friday rallied to the defence of beleaguered UN climate change panel co-chair R.K. Pachauri and asserted that the disclosures about the mistakes in the ... Read more...

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PM backs Pachauri, expresses full confidence in IPCC process


February 5th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Friday backed UN Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief Dr Rajendra Kumar Pachauri and expressed full confidence in ... Read more...

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India to have own panel on climate change: Jairam Ramesh


February 4th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) India would soon have its very own panel on climate change, union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh announced Thursday and added that the country could not depend only ... Read more...

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Pachauri should not resign: UNFCC head


February 4th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Chief of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Rajendra Pachauri should not resign succumbing to media pressure, according to Yvo De Beer, executive secretary of ... Read more...

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IPCC ignored leading scientists’ warning on false Himalayan glaciers report


January 31st, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 31 (ANI): The United Nations' climate watchdog was warned by leading scientists not to publish its bogus claims that the Himalayan glaciers would melt by 2035, but it ignored them.Austrian ... Read more...

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Don’t undermine IPCC study: Australian co-author


January 25th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 25 (IANS) An Australian professor, who co-authored the climate report that wrongly claimed Himalayan glaciers would melt by 2035, said the discovery of the error does not undermine the ... Read more...

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Pachauri accepts Himalayan mistake, but won’t resign (Third Lead)


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Ruling out his resignation as chief of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) after its goof-up on melting of Himalayan glaciers, Rajendra Pachauri Saturday said that ... Read more...

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Pachauri accepts mistake, rejects resignation (Second Lead)


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Ruling out his resignation as chief of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) after its goof-up on melting of Himalayan glaciers, Rajendra Pachauri Saturday said that ... Read more...

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Glacier goof-up scientist blames IPCC author


January 20th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Syed Iqbal Hasnain, the man behind the alarmist report that Himalayan glaciers would disappear by 2035, Wednesday blamed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) expert who ... Read more...

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‘UN warning over Himalayan glacier meltdown based on speculation’


January 17th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 17 (ANI): A UN warning that global warming will melt most of the Himalayan glaciers by 2035 was based on a "speculative" article published in New Scientist, experts behind the ... Read more...

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Climate change far worse than thought before


January 3rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Global alarm over climate change and its effects has risen manifold after the 2007 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Since ... Read more...

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Abrupt climate shifts may come within decades


December 20th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new U.S. government report has determined that abrupt climate shifts resulting in rising sea levels and severe droughts, may come within decades, which is sooner than ... Read more...

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Stats support glut of hot years clustered in last 17 yrs


December 18th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): New statistical research has supported the theory that thirteen of the hottest years, since records of global temperatures began in 1880, have clustered in the last 17 ... Read more...

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Sea-level to rise by one-metre this century: scientists


October 9th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Oct 9 (DPA) Global warming calculations have been too optimistic, and the sea level round the globe is likely to rise a full metre this century, two senior German scientists warned ... Read more...

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UN environment chief sounds dire warning


April 22nd, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
By Joydeep Gupta Singapore, April 22 (IANS) The global community runs the risk of the greatest policy failure in the history of mankind if negotiations on how to tackle climate change stay bogged ... Read more...

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Tackling global warming tougher than thought earlier: study


April 3rd, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Reduction of global greenhouse gas emissions that are leading to climate change is going to be a lot more challenging than society has been led to believe, according ... Read more...

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Local ecosystems can soften the impact of global climate change


February 18th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Environmentalists have said that adapting local ecosystems can soften the impact of global climate change.According to Charles Perrings, a professor of environmental economics at Arizona State University, While ... Read more...

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Global warming could make 30pct of land-bird species extinct by 2100


December 7th, 2007 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): With habitats fast shrinking due to global warming, a new study warns that climate change will accelerate the rate of extinction among birds and animals.The finding is based ... Read more...

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Greenpeace activists urge reduction in coal burning


November 14th, 2007 - 2:44 am ICT by admin
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Climate change has ‘already passed the danger point’, say environmental experts


November 14th, 2007 - 1:55 am ICT by admin
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