Sunday, February 14, 2010
Another IPCC error.
The U.N. panel of climate experts overstated how much of the Netherlands is below sea level, according to a preliminary report on Saturday, admitting yet another flaw after a row last month over Himalayan glacier melt.
A background note by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said a 2007 report wrongly stated that 55 percent of the country was below sea level since the figure included areas above sea level, prone to flooding along rivers.....
The Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, the original source of the incorrect data, said on February 5 that just 26 percent of the country is below sea level and 29 percent susceptible to river flooding.
The IPCC stated,"The sea level statistic was used for background information only, and the updated information remains consistent with the overall conclusions".
Mistakes on any level does call into question the ENTIRE REPORT.
If you can't get the simple stuff straight, how can you be relied upon for the more complicated material?? When you wish to change the way the entire world operates, you must prove your case well beyond any doubt.